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

Box Office Manager

We are seeking a new Box Office Manager with strong communication skills, good attention to detail and an interest and instinct for data analysis. We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced individual who would enjoy the opportunity to manage our busy Box Office team, support audience and income retention and growth across community groups, schools and families, and who could play a key role in delivering and developing audience analysis and insight. 

Contract: Full time, permanent
Closing date for applications:
 10am on Tuesday 3 April 2018
First interview: Tuesday 10 April 2018 (with the possibility of a second round the following week)
Salary: £21,000 - £24,000 per annum, dependent on experience

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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.