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.
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 RepTalent@birmingham-rep.co.uk
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.
Stage Door Receptionist (Closing date: Wednesday 20 December at midday)
The Stage Door Receptionist is crucial to the smooth running of our operation and will be accountable for providing a first class visitor experience every time. You will be an ambassador for The Rep and represent the company mission, vision and values in every customer interaction. The role is responsible for welcoming visitors and staff to backstage areas, for administrative support and for operating the switchboard – ensuring that enquiries are dealt with efficiently and courteously.
Stage Door is the theatre’s principal entrance to its backstage areas and it’s opening hours are Monday – Saturday from 08:30 – 23:00. Our Stage Door Receptionists have a key role to play in ensuring the security of backstage areas and that all theatre rules relating to access to the building are adhered to.
Deputy Head of Sound and AV
Working alongside the head of the department, the Deputy Head of Sound and AV has responsibility for all Sound and AV requirements for Rep productions and will assume a hands-on role in the day to day running of the department. You will ensure excellent service is consistently provided to staff, freelancers, and customers and visitors to The Rep and UVB events. This role will require you to deputise for the Head of Sound and AV and ensure the efficient technical management of events and productions. There is also a responsibility to ensure that both digital technology and sustainability are at the heart of every project.
Pay: £30, 521.40 per annum
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.
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: https://members.bectu.org.uk/advice-resources/library/2586
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.