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Work Opportunities

There are plenty of different ways to get involved with the Belgrade Theatre with a variety of career opportunities in both creative and administrative departments as well as in training and development.

There are many jobs ‘behind the scenes’ that go into running the theatre. The building is staffed from 6.30am to midnight, Monday to Saturday, with occasional Sunday opening. It is publicly funded and exists to provide cultural services to the public, to make our own productions and present the work of other theatre companies.

It is an incredibly busy environment and it is safe to say that no job is quite the same as its counterpart outside the theatre.

Apart from the actors and directors, there are numerous jobs available such as:

Wood-working – costume-making – prop-making – scenic painting – drama worker – stage-management – lighting technician – marketing – events – conferencing – operations – box office – chef – bar worker – administrator – waiter – fund-raising – accounting.

We advertise all permanent jobs on the Theatre’s website. Where appropriate we may also place ads in the local or national press. We are always interested to hear from people who want to know about working as an usher or on the bars or as a casual stage worker.

Job packs with further information and application forms can be found in the downloads section on the left of this page.

The Belgrade has an Equalities Team which monitors and develops the work the theatre is doing surrounding equal opportunities in the work place and diversity of the work force.

Belgrade Production Services (BPS) Administrator & Accounts Assistant

The post holder will assist the Director of Production and Head of Belgrade Production Services (BPS), along with the BPS Head of Construction in the day-to-day running of BPS’s office and office functions, including issuing and coordinating all information required and received for BPS work. The post holder will also work as part of the Belgrade’s Accounts team, providing general finance data input. The main hours will be spent on BPS work.

This post will be based both at the Belgrade Theatre workshop on Red Lane in Coventry and at the main Belgrade Theatre building.

Deadline for Applications: Fri 9 March, 6pm
Interviews: w/c 12 March

Disabled Dance Artist in Residency Opportunity – As Part off 11 Million Reasons to Dance

People Dancing and Belgrade Theatre are looking for a dance artist who identifies as having a disability or practitioner to work with Belgrade and Coventry partners to contribute to the ongoing delivery of a programme as part of People Dancing’s 11 Million Reasons to Dance project. Based at the Belgrade for select days between February and July 2018, the position will play an integral role in developing thinking around disability in the arts, and is an opportunity aimed at building an initial relationship with the Belgrade and Coventry partners.

For more information download a job pack on the left hand side of the screen.

Deadline for Applications: 23 Feb, 5pm
Interviews: 9 March

Coventry City of Culture Trust – Creative Director and Executive Director

Coventry has been awarded the title of UK City of Culture 2021, following in the footsteps of Derry/Londonderry 2013 and Hull 2017.

Coventry City of Culture Trust, established in 2015, now wishes to appoint a Creative Director and Executive Director to move the project forward to the next stage.

For more information and to download a job pack, visit the Coventry City of Culture website here.

Deadline for Applications: 2 March 2018

Catering Assistants (Casual)

The Belgrade is looking to recruit Casual Catering Assistants to help with the preparation, presentation and sale of food and beverages in the Belgrade’s cafe and bars in addition to events and conferences.

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

Ushers/Stewards (Casual)

The Belgrade is looking to appoint Casual Ushers/Stewards to support the Front of House Department’s aims, objectives and responsibilities in the Theatre’s varied and dynamic environment; providing a high standard of customer care and a wide range of services essential to the efficient day-to-day operations of the Belgrade Theatre, its staff, visitors and customers.

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

Freelance Carpenter

To offer Freelance Carpentry assistance to the Workshop department for the Belgrade Theatre and Belgrade Production Services (BPS), assisting with the building and construction of sets and scenery.

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

Freelance Fabrication Engineer/Welder

Assisting the Head of Workshop in the smooth running of manufacture and maintenance of sets and other scenery and furniture for Belgrade Production Services.

Deadline for Applications: N/A

Freelance Scenic Artist

Assisting the Head of Scenic Art the smooth running of Scenic Art and maintenance of sets and other scenery and furniture for Belgrade Production Services.

Deadline for Applications: N/A

Board Director

The Belgrade is seeking a new Director who has extensive local business contacts to serve on its Board. For details please download the job description on the left hand side of this page.

No Closing Deadline