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Volunteer Ushers (Aged 18+)
The Royal Exchange Theatre is one of the best known theatres in the UK, and puts on more than 500 performances in the Theatre and the Studio every year.

The Royal Exchange building is one of the most amazing buildings in Manchester City Centre.

Volunteer ushers are members of our Front of House team, whose main role is to welcome the public into the theatre in a warm and friendly way, and ensure that all visitors are able to enjoy all of the areas occupied by the Royal Exchange Theatre Company in a safe and welcoming environment.

All of our volunteers receive full training and induction, together with a uniform and badge. Volunteers will also be able to take advantage of free tickets to see our shows, and free programmes.

The theatre is easily accessible via public transport and discounted city centre parking is also available.
Our flexible volunteer usher programme provides a rewarding opportunity for people who love theatre to join the Royal Exchange Team and work together in a great environment.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer usher, please download and complete our Application Form, and send this to: Lynne Yates, Front of House Manager, Lynne.yates@royalexchange.co.uk 
 
Part-Time Sales Assistant - Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover up to 12 months)

The Royal Exchange Theatre are looking for motivated and flexible individuals to join our team of Sales Assistants in our Craft Shop.

The Craft Shop sells and promotes crafts handmade in the UK, Flexible hours are operated on a six week rota system linked to the Theatre’s opening times – usually Monday to Saturday from 10.00am to 9.30pm approximately and Sunday from 11.00am to 5.00pm.

The role will include actively selling stock from the Craft Shop, handling payments, opening and closing the shop, computer work and maintaining displays.

For more information please download an application pack.

Closing Date   :          12 noon Friday 3rd October 2014

The Royal Exchange Theatre is strongly committed to the principles and practice of equal opportunity. We particularly welcome applications from those underrepresented in our organisation.

 
Development Manager (Corporate Fundraising) Fixed Term (upto 12 mths Maternity Cover)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Development Department at an important time for the Royal Exchange Theatre. 

Reporting directly to the Development Director, this key role has responsibility for securing funds from businesses through sponsorship and corporate membership.

The successful candidate will have experience of raising funds from businesses, possess strong business acumen and have a good knowledge of the corporate sector in the north-west.

A proven ability to develop relationships at all levels together with a creative, pro-active approach will be essential.

The candidate must be in a position to start on 10th November 2014.

For more information see: www.royalexchange.co.uk        

Deadline for applications:  Monday 6th October, 12.00 pm

Shortlisted candidates invited for interview : Tuesday 14th October

Salary : In the range £22,000 - £24,000


The Royal Exchange Theatre is strongly committed to the principles and practice of equal opportunity. We particularly welcome applications from those underrepresented in our organisation.

 
CALL OUT FOR FREELANCERS

The Royal Exchange Theatre is looking to expand its pool of freelancers to deliver the Participation & Learning programme. We are seeking expressions of interest from artists and practitioners from across the full range of the theatre and performing arts.

 

At the Royal Exchange Theatre, we believe that participation is key to providing access, broadening reach and deepening engagement for all. We run a comprehensive participation and learning programme working with young people, schools, higher education, individual adults, communities and families. Our priorities are to open the world of professional theatre and participative theatre-making to people of all ages, backgrounds, circumstances and abilities; develop dynamic, high quality, artistically adventurous work; and, provide an inspiring programme of training and skills development for young people.

 

Please submit a maximum of one side of A4 detailing your relevant skills and experience, why you are interested in working for the Royal Exchange Theatre, and two referees. Please note that all artists and practitioners must be based in the North West.

 

Further information about the Participation & Learning Programme can be found on the Royal Exchange Theatre website.

 

 

Please submit expressions of interest to chris.wright@royalexchange.co.uk

 

Deadline: 5pm on Friday 17th October.

 

 

The Royal Exchange Theatre is strongly committed to the principles and practice of equal opportunity. We particularly welcome applications from those underrepresented in our organisation.