Job Opportunities

Careers

As one of the UK's leading regional theatres Wycombe Swan presents a diverse and exciting range of productions throughout the year. This makes for an inspirational working environment and one that attracts many talented and passionate individuals. With a range of opportunities on offer we are always looking for ambitious people to join the team and help us spread the word about the venue and its programme.

WHY WORK WITH US? CURRENT JOBS VOLUNTEERING SUCCESS STORIES

Why work with us?

A career with Wycombe Swan is never dull, often challenging but at the same time fun and rewarding.

  • Our business model is unique and our specialisms are broad.  You will learn and grow with us. 
  • Our teams are super people to work with – we know because they regularly tell us!
  • We expect staff to express their views, to listen to ours and to be part of decision-making processes.
  • We’re proactively committed to diversity and equal opportunity for all.
  • We’re very supportive of our staff achieving a happy work-life balance.

Students

Working with the Wycombe Swan is popular with students as we offer a range of casual opportunities within hospitality, technical and marketing that can work around your studies.

Types of Roles

Hospitality

Providing an innovative dining, drinking and conference facilities with theatrical flair requires a range of talented chefs and friendly servers over a range of levels and employment types.  

Ticket Office

The approachable Ticket Office team provide excellent customer service while proactively selling tickets in this customer-facing role offering fun and flexibility.

 

Technical

Often the hidden function of a theatre, these heroes make the show happen from assisting with the ‘get-in’ to managing the sound and lighting. 

 

Marketing

The marketing and promotions teams ensure our customers know about the broad-range of incredible events within the venues' many spaces in this busy but exciting department.

 

Administration and Management

Off the stage a gifted group of administrators, finance and management teams ensure the venues run smoothly. 





 

Current Vacancies

We currently have vacancies for: full time, part time, and casual roles. Please find below our Application Form, which you may be asked to fill in if you are applying, and our Staff Privacy Notice.
    

Application Form                               Staff Privacy Notice

Venue Technician | Full Time

Job Description: Download Here
Salary:
£24,000 p.a. dependent on experience, ability and potential.
Closing date: Tuesday 6th June 2022
How to apply: Please complete an Application Form and submit with a covering letter to admin@wycombeswan.co.uk with the subject title ‘Venue Technician’. 
  

Stage Door Keeper | Part Time

Job Description: Download Here
Salary:
£10,108.80 p.a. dependent on experience, ability and potential.
Closing date: Tuesday 6th June 2022
How to apply: Please complete an Application Form and submit with a covering letter to admin@wycombeswan.co.uk with the subject title ‘Stage Door’. 

 

Casual Vacancies 

Recruitment for these roles are ongoing and due to the high volume of applications, if you haven't heard back within a fortnight please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.
   

Box Office Assistant | Casual

Job Description: Download Here
Salary: £9.50 per hour
How to apply: Please submit a CV & covering letter to admin@wycombeswan.co.uk with the subject title ‘Ticketing Assistant'. 
Closing date: Ongoing
 

Theatre Technician | Casual

Job Description: Download Here
Salary:
£10.70 per hour plus UKT/BECTU rates for Get Outs ONLY when applicable and holiday payments.
How to apply: Please send your CV and covering letter to admin@wycombeswan.co.uk with the subject title ‘Casual Technician’. 
Closing date: Ongoing
 

Bar & Restaurant Team Member | Casual

Job Description: Download Here
Salary:
£9.50 per hour 
How to apply: Send your CV and a covering letter to admin@wycombeswan.co.uk with the subject title ‘Bars & Restaurant’. 
Closing date: Ongoing
 

Do you love theatre and the arts?

Have you ever considered Volunteering?

Volunteers There are lots of reasons why people volunteer. It may be that you want to make use of your skills (or learn new ones). Perhaps you would like to broaden your work experience, give something back to your community...or perhaps you simply want to meet people and make new friends. Whatever the reasons, volunteering with Wycombe Swan is a really rewarding experience!

As a Wycombe Swan Volunteer Usher you’ll be the face of the theatre, meeting and greeting our guests and ensuring that they have a fantastic experience when they visit us. We’ll train, guide and support you so that you can volunteer for us with knowledge and confidence. We know that everyone has commitments in their lives, so we’re flexible about when you volunteer. 

Volunteering with Wycombe Swan is an opportunity to taste, first hand, life in a theatre environment. If you have time to spare and would like to find out more, we’d love to hear from you.

Apply via email

 

About HQ Theatres & Hospitality

Wycombe Swan is one 12 venues within HQ Theatres & Hospitality’s (HQT&H) current portfolio of regional theatres and concert halls. HQT&H currently manages 18 auditoria on behalf of local authorities, with capacities ranging from a 200 seat arts centre to a 2,400 seated/standing theatre. Last year HQT&H programmed a total of 2,354 shows which attracted attendances of over 1.5 million.

HQ Theatres & Hospitality (HQT&H), the UK’s second-largest venue operator, is a division of Trafalgar Entertainment.

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Wycombe Swan is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.  The aim is to ensure that all employees are treated equally and are employed solely on the basis of their ability and potential to do the job, regardless of their race, colour, gender, sexuality, disability, age, religion or beliefs. Read modern slavery statement