Welcome to the Human Resources (HR) section of our website and thank you very much for your interest in working for the Really Useful Theatres Group.
At Really Useful Theatres Group we recognise that the success of our organisation depends on its people. Our employees are selected on the basis of a wide variety of skills and positive attitude, flexibility and whole-hearted commitment are high on the list of essential qualities for all of our roles. It is our aim to create a productive environment where everyone has an equal chance to succeed and where everyone is encouraged to give their best. If you are successful in your application you will find inspiring, entertaining and rewarding employment with a unique employer in a uniquely captivating industry.
The application process may vary depending on the role, but will largely involve submitting a CV or application form, allowing you to clearly demonstrate how your skills match the individual requirements of the role.
There are a wide range of exciting roles within our Theatres, including front of house, back stage/technical, bars, box office and management.
Rolling recruitment takes place for Front of House - Ushers, Bars and Technical Stage Crew and this is handled directly by each Theatre. If you are interested in being considered for any of these positions please send a CV and covering letter directly to postal address of the Theatre you are interested in working at. Postal addresses are available on the Our Group page of this website.
Casual Front of House and Bar Staff - London Palladium
We are seeking casual members of staff to join the bar and Front of House team at the iconic London Palladium.
The theatre is hosting a busy timetable of high-profile concerts and variety acts throughout the remainder of 2017 including Scouting for Girls, Alison Moyet, Beverley Knight, Grayson Perry, Michael McIntyre and an enchanting new production of Dick Whittington produced by Qdos Entertainment, the world’s biggest pantomime producer, and the team behind last year’s record-breaking Cinderella.
We are looking for staff who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and who are able to provide world class customer service to the wide variety of audiences visiting the London Palladium this year.
Experience working on a bar would be advantageous as well as a willingness to get involved with all aspects of the operation.
We operate an ongoing recruitment program at the London Palladium. However, our requirements continually change so we will respond to applications as and when we have suitable vacancies. We regret that we cannot reply to all applications received.
To apply please send your CV to Palladium.email@example.com
Front of House Staff - New London Theatre
New London operates a rolling recruitment program looking for enthusiastic and confident Front of House staff to join the team.
- Front of House Assistants
- Bar Assistants
We take pride in our reputation for providing the highest levels of customer service in order to ensure that our guests experience a first class visit to our theatre.
We’re always on the hunt for people to join our team and help us maintain these high standards. If you have the ability to deliver exceptional service and the desire to work here, we want to hear from you.
Previous retail, bar and hospitality experience would be desirable although not essential as training will be given.
Although we operate an ongoing recruitment program our requirements continually change, so we will respond to applications as and when we have suitable vacancies. We regret that we cannot reply to all applications received.
A full job description is available by clicking here (pdf).
To apply: Please apply in writing with an up-to-date CV by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Front of House Assistants - Adelphi Theatre
Broadway’s Tony Award winning musical Kinky Boots is currently delighting audiences at the Adelphi Theatre in the heart of London’s West End. Kinky Boots is an uplifting musical inspired by true events and based on the hit movie taking you from the factory floor to the glamourous catwalks of Milan.
The Adelphi Theatre is currently seeking Front of House Assistants to join their team.
Successful applicants will drive retail sales whilst delivering the highest levels of customer service in order to ensure that our guests experience a magical visit to our theatre. Applicants should have a confident and positive attitude, be highly motivated, proactive, be willing to work unsociable hours and able to work well under pressure. Previous experience of either retail, bar, hospitality and/or visitor service is essential.
Contract type available: -
8 shows per week:
Monday to Saturday evenings and Wednesday and Saturday afternoons
Basic hours 30 per week with the potential for some overtime
Applicants must be available to work all shifts as per the contract type with the exception of holiday allowance and must be available to work throughout the Christmas period.
Contract will be for the remainder of the show at The Adelphi Theatre and all terms and conditions of employment will be as per the SOLT/BECTU agreement.
Rate of pay: from £33.75 per shift (3 hours 45 minutes)
Please send a cover letter along with your CV for the attention of Jeremy Roberts by email to: email@example.com
Please note that due to the large volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.
Closing date: 2nd December 2017
Front of House Staff - Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane is recruiting enthusiastic and confident Front of House staff to join the team for the run of 42nd Street.
Front of House
- Red Coats
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane is one of the world’s leading theatre venues.We take pride in our reputation for providing the highest levels of customer service in order to ensure that our guests experience a first class visit to our theatre. Previous retail, bar and hospitality experience would be desirable although not essential as training will be given.
To apply: Please apply in writing with an up-to-date CV by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We regret that we cannot reply to all applications received.
Front of House Staff - London Palladium
- Front of House
- Merchandise Sales
Hot on the heels of last year’s record-breaking Cinderella, The London Palladium are hosting an enchanting new production of Dick Whittington and are recruiting for the roles listed above over the Christmas period.
Successful applicants will drive sales in Front of House and Bar Operations at the Palladium whilst delivering the highest levels of customer service in order to ensure that our guests experience a magical visit to our theatre.
Applicants should have a background in customer service, be highly motivated, be verbally fluent in English and well presented. Applicants should have a positive attitude and be able to work well under pressure. You should also be confident, proactive and able to work well under your own initiative.
Previous retail, bar and hospitality experience would be desirable although not essential as full training will be given.
This is a contract to cover the busy Christmas period, so availability throughout the holiday season is essential. We are looking for people to work 6-12 shows a week, Tuesday – Sunday. A full schedule is available on request.
Please apply with an up-to-date CV by email to: Palladium.Recruitment@reallyuseful.co.uk or by post to London Palladium, Argyll Street, London. W1F 7TF
Applicants must be available from 9th December 2017 for the five week contract.
Contracts will be for the duration of the run of the show at the London Palladium and all terms and conditions of employment will be as per the SOLT/BECTU agreement.
Click here for further information on the London Palladium.
Closing date: 28th November 2017
Head Office Vacancies
The head office team is based at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and provide dedicated support to all our Theatres. Roles at head office may include IT, Finance, Programming, HR, Operations, Works and Hospitality.
The Really Useful Theatres Group Ltd is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and is opposed to all forms of unlawful discrimination and harrasment.
The Really Useful Theatres Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. We have developed policies and procedures to ensure no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, race, colour, nationality or ethnic or national origin, or is so disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be justifiable.
This policy is implemented throughout the whole recruitment process, from advertising, through to interviewing and appointment of the successful candidate. To help us confirm that our policy is working, we may ask during the application process for information on factors that help us understand the diversity of candidates who apply to us, such as ethnic background and disability. Any information you provide will not be used by or made available to the recruitment panel during the course of the selection process.
If you require information or assistance please call the HR team on 020 7557 7300 and we will do our best to accommodate your requirements.