Exciting Opportunities at The Playhouse

Posted on 11 Feb 2020

Invitation to Quote / Specification- Lighting Designer / Production Manager

The Playhouse Theatre Peacebuilding Academy is inviting a Lighting Designer / Production Manager (Shared Duties) to quote for ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN 1972: Voices from the Heart of The Troubles by Damian Gorman, directed by Kieran Griffiths. Damian is working with seven people impacted by 1972, the worst year of the ‘Troubles’. Through this production seven people will tell their own story of that year.

The Lighting Designer /Production Manager should be available from end of February. Production dates at The Playhouse Wednesday 22nd to Saturday 25th April, and Seamus Heaney HomePlace for one performance on May 1st. Full specification available to download at www.derryplayhouse.co.uk. Please send your response (including the information stipulated in the full specification) to elaine@derryplayhouse.co.uk. The submission deadline is 6pm (UK Time) on 24 February 2020. A project supported by the European Union's PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).

Vacancy- Project Development Officer – Street Talk

The Playhouse in Derry~Londonderry are seeking a Project Development Officer to be responsible for the overall co-ordination, direction and programming of The Playhouse’s Street Talk Programme. 40 Hours Contract until December 2021. Salary: £25,900. Street Talk is a multi-year project that will improve relations between the PSNI and young people who have had negative encounters with the Police, are at risk of becoming offenders or who are victims of crime. This is a regulated position as defined by The Protection of Children / vulnerable adults and Vulnerable Adults (NI) Order 2003.

Download full job description, including Personnel Specification at www.derryplayhouse.co.uk. To apply please send your C.V, and a cover letter of no more than two A4 pages outlining how you meet the job specification to The Playhouse, 5-7 Artillery Street, Derry/Londonderry BT48 6RG or email max@derryplayhouse.com. Closing date for submissions is 5pm, Monday 24 Feb 2020.

This post is funded by BBC Children in Need and supported by the European Union PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body SEUPB.

 Vacancy- Chief Executive Officer

The Playhouse in Derry~Londonderry is seeking applications for the position of Chief Executive Officer. Accountable to Chair and non-executive board and responsible for Playhouse senior management team and finance manager. Hours 40 hours per week. Package £45,591- £48,529.

The Playhouse is based in Artillery Street, Derry~Londonderry, the second largest city in Northern Ireland.  One of Ireland’s leading award-winning, multi-disciplinary community art resource centres, The Playhouse was established in 1992 by Pauline Ross with a grant of just £300. The Playhouse is a recognised charity and registered company. Today, the Playhouse’s programme of activities includes hosting theatre, music and performance art to over 15,000 people annually; commissioning and producing contemporary theatre; delivering educational courses and outreach projects to people of all ages, religion and abilities; using arts activities to promote understanding and reconciliation, and to support the peace process; and hiring studio, theatre and accommodation to creative businesses.

Recruitment pack, including  full job description and criteria, available to download at www.derryplayhouse.co.uk. To apply please send CV and covering letter outlining how both essential and desirable criteria are met to aine@derryplayhouse.com before Friday 21 February 2020 at 5pm.