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Front of House Assistant, Royal Shakespeare Company


Job Summary

The RSC is currently looking for a number of dynamic individuals with infectious enthusiasm to join our Front of House team. The team is responsible for welcoming visitors to the theatre and hosting the public areas of the building, whilst ensuring the safety of the public during their visit.

Job Description

Seven days a week, between 10am - 11pm, the Front of House Assistants create an enjoyable and relaxed environment in which visitors can explore the building and engage with the work of the RSC. The team take a positive and proactive lead role in providing a genuine welcome to the public, promoting the RSC, assisting audiences during performances and hosting all our daytime activities. In doing so, the team must ensure the best possible experience for our visitors from all social, economic and ethnic backgrounds and of all ages. The team consistently works collaboratively in ensuring the safe and smooth running of all public events, responding promptly and appropriately in a variety of unplanned situations.

Successful individuals will demonstrate that they:

  • Are fun, confident communicators with strong interpersonal skills
  • Enjoy identifying and solving problems as well as acting on their own initiative
  • Radiate positivity, possess an adaptable attitude and an ability to work under frequently changing conditions
  • Remain calm under pressure and dependable in an emergency
  • Can be flexible in-regards-to offering availability which covers the RSC's varying operating hours

With a range of shifts available, these roles may well suit someone studying, as a second job, or with other personal commitments. With four performances on Saturdays, successful applicants will need to be able to provide regular weekend availability.

In October we will be holding two assessment centres in order to recruit new Front of House Assistants to welcome audiences and visitors back to the building now both the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Swan Theatre are again open.

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How to Apply

All applications should be made online using the RSC website.    

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