Industry Vacancies

Industry Vacancies



Box Office Assistants

Chichester Festival Theatre are seeking Box Office Assistants to join our Box Office team for Festival 2018. The hours are part time, c. 25-30 hours per week from April to December 2018. The ideal candidate will need to have excellent communication skills, a commitment to outstanding customer service, the ability to work and remain calm under pressure and have a keen interest in theatre. This position will involve regular evening and weekend work.




22.5 hours per week

18 month fixed term

Would you like to help us build our position as a world famous National Motor Museum?

Are you excited by a 13th century abbey, a Victorian styled stately home, a unique wartime narrative - plus the nearby historic shipbuilding village of Buckler's Hard? If so, then read further.

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative practitioner to support our team to deliver a wide range of curiosity-generating learning opportunities for schools (KS 1 - 4 and SEN groups).

This is a new opportunity to lead the learning team at the National Motor Museum whilst contributing at the heritage sites of Palace House, Beaulieu Abbey and Buckler’s Hard.

Lead the National Motor Museum’s award-winning learning programme.

Reporting to the Visitor Access and Development Manager, you will lead and manage the National Motor Museum’s team of schools programme learning specialists, enabling them to offer a range of curriculum-linked and made-to-measure programmes.

Develop and deliver an exciting schools programme to engage and inspire children and young people to discover more about the History of Motoring. You will shape the programme direction and provide content for funding applications, devise new content, support the Heritage Learning team and deliver programmes for the National Motor Museum.

You will manage competing tasks, have exceptional planning, time-management and organisational skills, practical teaching skills together with the ability to motivate and inspire a team. You will be a collaborative team player who looks for positive creative solutions.

With around 10,000 school children visiting each year, this is a great opportunity to make a difference. Available learning facilities include a modern Lecture Theatre and purpose-built classroom.

Please download an application form from our website at . Alternatively please email or call 01590 614681 if you would like an application form posted to you.

Closing Date: 12 February 2018

Please Quote Ref: V104




Events Co-ordinator

As the Events Co-ordinator you will be involved in exciting major weekend events and will organise and co-ordinate rallies and smaller events.

It is essential you have a good understanding of computer programmes as well as detailed inputting, cash handling and organisational experience. Much of our work is dealing with clients and the public, either by phone or face-to-face so excellent interpersonal skills are required.

Would you like to develop a career in Events, do you have an interest in organising and co-ordinating outdoor events? If so, then come and join our busy team. This position will require you to work many weekends from April to September

Please download an application form from our website at . Alternatively please email or call 01590 614681 if you would like an application form posted to you.

Closing Date: Monday 29 January at 12.00 noon

Please Quote Ref: V101


 Festival 2018 Production department postings

We are recruiting for our Festival 2018 in our Production departments please click here for further details. 

Box Office Supervisor

Chichester Festival Theatre are looking to recruit a Box Office Supervisor to assist in the day to day running of the Box Office.

Applicants should have experience of supervising staff, handling enquiries and a good customer service manner. Previous experience of working within a Box Office environment and knowledge of the Spektrix CRM system is desirable.

Please contact Jenefer Pullinger for further details 

A Resident Assistant Director

The Resident Assistant Director will be the Assistant Director for two or three productions during the 2018 season. Alongside this, the Resident Assistant Director will support auditions, rehearsed readings and production development, work with the LEAP department to support production associated events and CFT’s community outreach work, participate in in-house meetings and gain experience of every department within the theatre.

Assistant Directors

We are looking for Three Assistant Directors for our Festival 2018 season to assist on one or two productions.



Foundation Degree (FdA) in Tourism and Hospitality Management

2 Year Working Degree delivered at Langley College

Validated by University College Birmingham

Click here for the full course details. 

If you wish to discuss the course further, please contact Dr Karen Cripps (Course Leader). Email: Tel: 01753 793440



The Mid Hants Railway is offering an exciting opportunity for a Machinist to join our small, but dedicated team, restoring steam locomotives and heritage rolling stock.

The successful applicant will be experienced in the use of manual lathes, horizontal + vertical mills, slotters and borers, making small batches of parts. Must be able work with imperial dimensioned drawings and produce components from those drawings.

The job will include the oversight of skilled volunteers and a third year apprentice. The post holder will be responsible for work scheduling, prioritisation and job allocation.

Normal working hours, 40 hours/week Monday to Friday 8:30 to 17:15 with 45mins lunch break.

Salary subject to experience.

Please apply to: David Sibley (Works Manager)

Mid Hants Railway, Alresford Station, Alresford, Hants, SO24 9JG

Title: General Manager

Type of Employment: Permanent Contract

Start Date:

Hours of Work: 40 hrs per week

Salary: Negotiable (depending on experience)

Reports to: Managing Director Mid Hants Railway Ltd

Based at:  Alresford 

Click here for the full job description. 


Visitor Experience and Events Manager

Mid Hants Railway, Alresford, SO23 9JQ

£32k pro rata

Part time role - 16 - 24 hours/week (flexible options possible). Weekends and bank holidays as required.

Click here for further information and full JD. 

To apply send a full CV and covering letter preferably by email in confidence to: The Chairman, Mid Hants Railway, The Railway Station, Alresford, Hants, SO24 9JG. Email  Closing Dates for applications is: 30th November 2017



 Solent Forts - No Man's Fort

Spa Therapist - Flexi Contract - £8 per hour .


We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified level 3 therapist with some previous experience to join our friendly team working from our Amazing Island Hotels in Portsmouth, Solent Forts.


The position will involve carrying out treatments of a high standard to members, hotel residents, and day guests, following all health & safety procedures, as well as covering the spa reception desk. With plans to expand the Spa offering, this is a great opportunity to be part of a developing team with exciting times ahead and also to enjoy working within a luxury environment and being part of a great team.Applicant Requirements:


NVQ level 2 & 3 or equivalent in Beauty Therapy (must include Face & Body).


We are looking for someone who is reliable and dependable, takes pride in the presentation of their working environments and themselves and cares about providing an excellent customer & colleague experience by delivering the detail. Ideal candidates are always looking  to help, support and develop the team, are positive, friendly and efficient and enjoy working as one big team to achieve overall goals.


This position requires flexibility as you will be required to work some evenings and weekends and due to the Forts unique location, candidates must be able to travel by boat for a journey lasting up to an hour. We offer in return:


Amazing Rewards retail discount scheme

‘Refer a Friend’ bonus

Employee discount scheme.


Candidates can apply for the role by emailing or visiting


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Chaperone Opportunities

CFT have lots of exciting opportunities for chaperones this season working with the CFYT and our Festival productions. If you hold a valid chaperone's license and are interested in working with CFT please submit a copy of your chaperone licence and a covering letter detailing relevant experience to


Work Experience and Training

Chichester Festival Theatre is keen to support people who are committed to pursuing a career in theatre or within the Arts sector, or would like to find out more about how it works. If you are passionate about working in theatre, music, dance or community arts and would like to experience working in a busy and vibrant theatre, please email for more information about Work Experience opportunities or download our Work Experience pack.


CFT encourage applicants from a variety of backgrounds to apply, including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, and disabled candidates.


If you would like to apply for Work Experience here at CFT, please complete an application form and return to, or post to LEAP Department, Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 6AP. 


Selected applicants will be invited for an interview at CFT before any offer of Work Experience.  

CFT aim to accommodate as many applicants as possible throughout the year; however, this may depend on capacity to support Work Experience, or suitability for particular areas such as backstage work.

CFT run a comprehensive Trainee and Apprentice programme, enabling us to develop the next generation of arts professionals.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships are advertised in the Jobs section of the website during the summer of each year.

Chichester Festival Theatre believes diversity is about celebrating and valuing individuals. The Theatre has an equality of opportunity approach and aspires to give everyone the chance to achieve their potential.



  Tour Guide vacancies for guides based in any of following locations: London, Bath, Stratford upon Avon, Oxford, Lacock Abbey, Highclere Castle, Cotswolds or Blenheim Palace, Chawton

 Visit Oxford Tours is based in Oxford but runs tours in other destinations via main website plus via other websites too.

 Tour guides wanted for casual work paid, as & when bookings, to guide one or more of ANY of the following types of guided tours below. Training provided but training is not paid for. 

 Pay rate is from £15-20/hour + any work related expenses + any tips + £10 bonus on any 4 start or 5 star tripadvisor reviews. Tours last from 2-3 hours. Busiest days will be weekend afternoons. You are free to accept or decline bookings, as suits you. Currently, customers on most tours must book at least 24 hours in advance, so you will have at least that much notice on most tours we run.

- Harry Potter film sites tour (London or Oxford or Lacock Abbey)

- Food tasting & sightseeing walking tours (all cities, especially London)

- General historical walking tours (all locations)

- Literary walking tours (all locations)

- Shakespeare & theatre related tour (London, Oxford or Stratford upon Avon)

- Inspector Morse Oxford tours or Midsome Murder Cotswolds tours

- Jane Austen life & times walking tours in either Bath or Chawton

TO APPLY, CONTACT:  Alasdair de Voil,

Text and call 07955482637 or email