Job vacancies

The list of job opportunities is regularly updated, so please check again if we don't currently have a vacancy that interests you.

Fundraising Manager: Trusts, Foundations and Major Donors 

The Yvonne Arnaud is looking to appoint a senior, experienced Fundraiser who can lead on Trust, Foundation and major donor fundraising and provide strategic direction for the theatre’s fundraising ambitions. This is an ideal opportunity for a confident, experienced career fundraiser who is looking for a senior role.  The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker with a pro-active, can do attitude, who can build on the success of the Theatre’s current fundraising and work with new Director Joanna Read to increase donor and philanthropic support. 

Salary: £40,000 - £42,000 per annum

Job Description - Please click here to view the Job Description for the Fundraising Manager: Trusts, Foundations and Major Donors role. 

Applications close: Friday 10th May 2019

How to apply:

Application is by CV and full covering letter explaining your reasons for applying and your suitability for the position.  

Please email your application to:    

For more information, please click here. 

Work Experience

NOTE: Please note that all placements are filled for all weeks till the end of August 2019. Places are available from September 2019 onwards.

Work experience placements are available in the Youth Department for those aged 15 and over, and Technical & Backstage department for those aged 18 and over. We encourage applications from anyone who has an interest in learning how a professional producing theatre operates.

For an information pack on Work Experience at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, please download it here or contact the Work Experience Co-ordinator on 01483 44 00 77 or email: If you are interested in applying please find the form here. Please print the form, handwrite it using block capitals, scan and email or alteratively copy and paste the text into word and email it over to the above address.

NB: The week that you want may not be available when you complete your application so make sure you list alternative weeks when filling in the form.


The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Recruitment

Each job for which we recruit will have specific skills that we are looking for that relate to that role.  However all jobs will require the following basic skills and understanding:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to manage your time effectively and meet deadlines
  • Passionate about whatever field you work in
  • Open and welcoming of all patrons, colleagues and people with whom your role brings you into contact within the organisation

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is committed to equality of opportunity.

Data Protection

If you apply for a job or work experience at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, we will need to collect certain personal data and special category data as part of your application.

By providing information within your CV and covering letter, you are consenting to its use for the purpose of processing your application and assessing your suitability to the position applied for.

If your application is unsuccessful, our policy is to delete/destroy the application six months after the closing date.  If we feel that your details would be useful to keep for a longer period, should an appropriate position arise in the future, we will seek your permission to maintain these records for longer than six months.