The Royal Exchange Theatre (RET) is a team of around 70 people who are employed in permanent and fixed term positions.

The RET also has a team of around 60 casual Visitor Experience Assistants and Hospitality Assistants. Over the course of a year the RET engages Actors, Stage Management, Creative Teams and Technicians on freelance agreements and short-term contracts.

We are a Disability Confident employer, a Real Living Wage employer, and a supporter of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter.

At our core we uphold values of Openness, Honesty and Accountability which guide our every action and decision.

We firmly believe that a truly creative space is one that thrives on the richness of different perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. By actively seeking diversity in our team, we aim to create a collaborative and inclusive culture where everybody’s voice is heard and respected. We value the unique contributions that individuals from all walks of life bring to our organisation, and we are committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone. We are dedicated to fostering and encouraging an inclusive and creative environment that truly reflects the diverse demographics of Greater Manchester.

Central to pursuing our EDI mission is building diverse and inclusive teams in which everyone has a sense of belonging. We particularly welcome applications from people we would like to see better represented in our organisation and sector – people from the global majority, LGBTQ+ people, Deaf, disabled, neurodivergent, and learning disabled people.

If you are Deaf or disabled, neurodivergent or learning disabled and meet our minimum criteria you will be guaranteed an interview for this role, and we will provide reasonable adjustments as required. We follow the social model of disability and have experience of using Access To Work. Flexible working patterns will be considered.


To apply to one of the vacancies below: please download and complete the application form, and return it to