Jobs & Work Experience

Arcola Theatre actively encourages people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills and stories to join us and influence and develop our working practice.

We are particularly keen to receive applications from people of the global majority and disabled candidates. All candidates who self-identify as disabled who demonstrate that they meet the person specification will be invited for an interview. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation. 

Arcola Theatre is committed to ensuring applicants have an equitable experience when applying for a role, attending an interview, or working for our company, so please make us aware of any support you need. If you require the pack in large print, or alternative format or wish to discuss any queries please email


Freelance Technicians

We are looking for skilled theatre Technicians to join our freelance technical pool, particularly those with a broad skillset encompassing lighting and sound and good at problem solving particularly under pressure. 

You will work as part of Arcola’s Technical team as a duty technician overseeing the delivery of afternoon and evening performances. You will also be part of the team helping to deliver Arcola’s new work and maintaining the technical provision in our theatre.

If you are a skilled theatre or events technician with abilities in a broad range of areas, who is dedicated, friendly and enjoys taking pride in your work, we want to hear from you. Please contact with your CV.

£12.00/hr, shift based.


Head of Marketing and Communications

We are recruiting an experienced Head of Marketing and Communications to lead us through our next chapter. Please read the Job Pack here to get a feel for the role. If you think you are a suitable candidate for the position, please fill out the Application Pack and Equal Opportunities Form and email it to with your name and the position in the subject of the email. We look forward to hearing from you!