We are looking for outstanding and ambitious individuals to join our team at the Unicorn Theatre - the UK's leading theatre for young audiences.

The Unicorn is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applicants from the broadest range of backgrounds, with different skills and experiences to bring into our organisation.

All candidates who identify as disabled and demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for an interview, in line with the Equalities Act 2010. If you need the job information in an alternative Accessible format, please contact

The Unicorn is seeking a friendly and efficient Stage Door Administrator to work at the hub of our building. This part-time position works three Stage Door shifts a week, acting as a first point of contact for visitors to the building and answering enquiries via phone and email. This is a safety-critical role, with responsibility for monitoring fire and security systems whilst on shift. The Stage Door Administrator works closely with the General Manager to support the wider Stage Door team.

Salary: £9.64 per hour
Contract: 20 hours guaranteed per week, worked across three shifts. 1 year contract, subject to a two-month probationary period.
Closing date for applications: 10am Monday 2 July 2018
Interviews:  Thursday 12 July 2018

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Work Experience

The Unicorn offers one-week work experience placements to Year 10 and Year 11 students. Around 10 placements are offered each year. During the week, students move around different departments to get an understanding of how the theatre is run. Depending on what’s going on while you're with us, you might:

Observe rehearsals
Spend time with the marketing department
Help set up for workshops and other events
Spend a day with the Front of House Team, ushering performances
Spend time with the fundraising department
Help Stage Management source props for a show

Work experience slots are now booked up until August 2018. If you are available to join us for a week between August and December 2018, please email, and we’ll see if we can help. Include a copy of your CV if you have one.

University Placements

The Unicorn offers placements to University students as an integrated part of their course.  As these placements are unpaid, your University or College must approve the placement and offer you supervision (eg. The placement may be an accredited part of your coursework). Placements may currently be offered in:

Community producing
Stage Management

To find out more, please email, including your available dates and the terms your University sets for the placement.