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The Watermill Theatre has developed a reputation as one of Britain's most exciting regional theatres. Over 67,000 people attend shows or one-off events at The Watermill each year, and our extensive outreach and education programme provides opportunities for over 19,000 people of all ages to take part at The Watermill.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and access for all irrespective of their age, gender, class, marital status, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, religious belief or sexual orientation. We aim to create a working environment which values and respects the variety of life styles and cultures found within theatre and within our local community.

We are dedicated to ensuring that no employee, audience member, or any other person connected to the work of The Watermill Theatre, experiences unlawful or unfair discrimination or harassment. We are committed to equality of opportunity in which individuals are selected for employment and treated on the basis of their relevant merits.
 

Current Vacancies 

Browse the tabs below for details of current vacancies. 
 
Role Information
 
We are seeking to work with new Creatives: Lighting Design, Sound Design and Composers to join the Creative Team for an upcoming production (yet to be announced).
 
Dates required to be available:
 
Lighting Design: Monday 11 – Monday 18 October 2021 (inclusive)
 
 
Sound Design: Monday 11 – Monday 18 October 2021 (inclusive)

 

Composer: Monday 20 September – Monday 18 October 2021 (not required full time, with initial work completed prior to rehearsals beginning on Monday 20 September)
 
 
How To Apply
 
The Watermill Theatre is committed to equal opportunities for all. We actively encourage applications from people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skills. We also encourage people who don’t necessarily meet these criteria but believe they could challenge our thinking and ensure the theatre’s future resilience.
 
  • Please complete this Application Form (https://forms.gle/fbWP8NXZaJdZj9y77) You will need to upload a CV as well as a short Cover Note outlining your interest in the role. We encourage you to use the format that works best for you.
  • Please also complete a Monitoring Form (https://forms.office.com/r/is71T57qy8)
 
Deadline: Friday 6th August
 
Meetings to be held during w/c 9th August
 
Fee: £1,632
 
 
If we can support your application by offering an alternative format please do let us know. Likewise, we want to ensure interviews are as accessible as possible so please do let us know in your application if there is anything we can do to support this.

The Watermill Theatre are currently expanding their network of freelance drama facilitators and assistants to support the delivery of their Outreach programme. We are particularly interested in hearing from practitioners who have experience of working with people with additional needs including young people with autism, young people or adults with mental health difficulties and adults with learning disabilities.
 

The Watermill Theatre is committed to equal opportunities for all. We actively encourage applications from people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skills. To find out about current regular projects and groups please visit the Take Part pages on our website, www.watermill.org.uk/takepart

Because of the remote location of The Watermill, applicants should ideally have access to their own transport and be prepared to travel.

If you're interested in becoming part of The Watermill's Outreach team, please: 

  • Send your CV and a short covering letter or introduction video telling us why you would like to work in the department to Outreach Director, Heidi Bird (heidi@watermill.org.uk).
  • Complete a Monitoring Form (https://forms.office.com/r/is71T57qy8)
Fee: £38 per hour, plus pastoral fee of £15 per session (where applicable)
 

Deadline: Friday 31st August 

Successful applicants will need to complete a DBS check and provide two references for us to contact.