We currently have a number of vacancies.

The Unicorn is the UK’s leading professional theatre for young audiences, dedicated to inspiring and invigorating young people of all ages, perspectives and abilities, and empowering them to explore the world – on their own terms – through theatre.


We are looking for a dynamic Trusts’ fundraiser to join the Development team. The Development Manager (Trusts & Foundations) reports to the Development Director and is currently supported by a part-time freelance Trusts’ fundraiser and a team Administrator. You will work closely with the Development Director to manage and deliver the Trusts’ strategy for the department and contribute to ambitious overall income targets at the Unicorn. You will be an energetic, focused fundraiser, with a strong track record, and the drive to take on and own substantial targets and to follow applications through to conclusion.  

Salary: £27,000 - £33,000 depending on experience
Contract: Full-time following a three month probation
Closing date for applications: Monday 12 September 2016, 10am
Full Job Description, Application Form | send your completed application to


We are looking for enthusiastic, committed and reliable individuals to work as part of our small Box Office department to enhance our audience’s experience and to support growth of audiences and income. Box Office Assistants will take bookings and be the first point of contact for answering queries, and for ticket collection for any performances, functions and events organised by the Unicorn. 

Salary: £7.96 per hour (excluding holiday pay)
Closing date for applications: Monday 19 September 2016, 10am
Interviews: week 26 September
How to apply: Please send a CV, equal opportuntiies form and covering letter (no more than 1 side of A4) to
Full Job Description | Equal Opportunities Form


We are always looking for lively folks to join our team. Are you an enthusiastic, committed and reliable individual who is willing to work early mornings and lots of weekends with a big smile and a friendly face? Our Ushers are a small team of busy bees who cover all Front of House responsibilities from ripping tickets, selling ices, giving backstage tours to watering the plants. Our Unicornershop Assistants are a dedicated team who run our small theatre shop and cafe. Located in the foyer, the Unicornershop is our one-stop destination for hand-picked and ethically sourced food, toys and books, all at pocket money prices. We also offer a range of items and packages online – take a look here

The new season at the Unicorn promises to be a lot of fun and a lot of hard work. With up to 5 shows a day in three separate spaces your ability to keep calm under pressure will be tested!  We need you to be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for young people and their enjoyment. You need to be committed to providing the highest level of customer service to all our visitors both the children and their grown-ups. 

Previous usher, cafe and shop work is desirable but not essential; however to apply for a Unicornershop Assistant position you must have cash-handling experience and be at least 18 years old.

How to apply: If you would like to apply for either role, and feel you have the skills we are looking for, please send a covering letter and CV to or by post to Front of House Manager, Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley St, SE1 2HZ and we will be in touch very soon.