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Jobs and Vacancies

Come and join us!

If you’re interested in a career in theatre we’d love to hear from you. All open vacancies are advertised on our website below.

To apply for any role, please read the job description carefully, then click on the “apply here” button under each position. This will redirect you to our application portal where you will need to submit your CV.

You can find a flowchart of the stages on our application portal here.

We accept other forms of submission including video and audio recordings. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch to discuss any other reasonable adjustments. For any further information about a role or application process, or if you are unable to submit your application through the portal, please email

The Rep is a part of the Disability Confident Employer scheme. If you would like to apply under this scheme please let us know in the “Questions” stage. We are pleased to be a Top 75 Employer for Social Mobility.


Social Mobility Foundation - Top 75 Employer 2023

Communications Assistant (Closing date: Sunday 3 December at 5pm)

The Rep invites applications for this exciting role as Communications Assistant  in our Audiences and Media team. The successful candidate will assist in the communications and promotion of all Rep shows and activities including new world premiere productions of musicals, comedies and new writing across our three performance spaces.

Working in a busy, exciting and fast-moving marketing, PR and communications office, you will support on a range of marketing activity that promotes the work of The Rep (on and off stage) in an imaginative, relevant and inspiring way. You’ll contribute to campaign planning and delivery in order to develop audience retention, loyalty and frequency. This role would suit someone early in their career but eager to progress in the world of PR, communications and social media.

Birmingham is one of the most diverse cities in the UK and our location means over 4.5 million people can access our theatre within 45 minutes. If you’re not already a West Midland’s resident, you’ll want to get to know Birmingham and its people first-hand and will be a passionate advocate of theatre being for everyone regardless of background.

 Pay:  £23,605.92. per annum

Download the Communications Assistant job description (Word)

Download the Communications Assistant job pack (PDF)


Freelance Stage Management Opportunities

The Rep are looking to expand our pool of freelance Stage Managers and are currently recruiting for our 2024 shows. We would love to hear from CM’s SMs, DSMs, ASMs and ASM Book covers who are available from January 2024. We welcome all applications but are particularly keen to hear from those from the Global Majority or who identify as D/deaf, Disabled or Neurodiverse as these are underrepresented in our workforce and the industry.

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Casual Technicians (Stage)

The Rep is looking to expand it’s pool of casual technicians.  Casual Technicians will provide technical services, install, operate and maintain staging, lighting & sound technical equipment for The Rep productions, visiting companies and conferences as required.

Casual Technicians will at times be required to flexibly support across all disciplines to ensure that all technical, maintenance and operations are delivered efficiently and effectively.

Please note: By submitting your CV you are agreeing for your details to be held in a pool. Therefore, a Rep member of staff will only be in contact if and when any availability arises.

Pay: £10.90 per hour, subject to overtime over 39 hours and all other additional payments in line with BECTU.  Enhanced rate available for additional duties including Duty Technician.. Pay rate of £11.80 per hour for enhanced duties, e.g. Duty Technician.

You can read more about BECTU payments here: 

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Freelance Scenic Construction Workshop Opportunities

The Rep are looking to expand its pool of experienced Freelance Scenic Construction Workshop Staff. We welcome all applications from experienced and competent makers, and we are particularly keen to hear from those from the Global Majority or who identify as D/deaf, Disabled or Neurodiverse in order to encourage diversity and inclusivity within our in house teams.