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.


Discover Drama Leader (Maternity Cover)

Part time / Freelance position

£300-500 per term, dependent on experience

The Yvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre is recruiting an experienced workshop leader to cover the role of Discover Drama Leader from April 2019. Discover Drama provides theatre workshops for young people with learning disabilities.

To view a full Job Description and for details on how to apply, please click here.

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

Closing date for receipt of applications: 22 February 2019

Interviews will be held on: 13 March 2019


Casual Waiting Staff

We are currently looking for reliable and enthusiastic waiting staff to join our catering department over the festive period.

If you’re interested in a Christmas job, please send your details to the Catering Manager Edina Szabo at


Casual chefs

We are currently looking for talented, enthusiastic and reliable casual chefs to join our team.

The main duties include:

 -To ensure that we deliver a high standard of food at all times ensuring all dishes are served at the correct portion size, quality and temperature.

 - To ensure that all Health and Safety legislation and guidelines are implemented and adhered to, in respect of kitchen production, employees, equipment and hygiene.

 - To maintain exceptional standards of cleanliness around all areas of the kitchen.

 - To minimise wastage through good management.

 - To ensure stock holding and rotation is implemented.

  - The desire to be part of a dynamic kitchen team and to learn new culinary skills.

To apply please send your CV to


Work Experience

Work experience placements are available throughout the year* 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.


Guildford’s 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

Guildford's 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.