Casual Host, £8.25 per hour

Our busy Cafe Bar requires additional casual support.

You will be able to contribute to the efficient delivery of ticket bookings and the efficient operation of the Cafe Bar. You must also be able to contribute to stimulating ticket sales.

You must have experience of directly dealing with customers in a sales-based environment and possess good basic IT knowledge.

An ability to work well under pressure is a must, as is a good telephone manner and an ability to show initiative.

Although previous experience of working with ticketing software is an advantage, this is not essential and full training will be provided.

For more information please contact Jessica du Preez: Jessica.dupreez@harlow.gov.uk

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Please note: This vacancy is an open-ended application and there is no closing date. We currently are at full capacity for this role, however if you would like to still apply, send through your application and you’ll be put on a waiting list.


Casual Duty Front of House Manager, £10.29 per hour 

The Playhouse requires casual Duty Front of House Managers for shows that primarily are evening and weekend but can occasionally be daytime.

The Duty Front of House Manager is the senior member of staff responsible for the Front of House during performances. The position involves supervising staff and volunteer ushers, and liaising with visiting companies regarding programme and merchandise sales. The Duty Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Health and Safety of audiences.

Ideally you should have management or supervisory experience, preferably in a leisure or entertainment venue and proven ability to provide a high standard of customer care. You will hold a personal licence and basic certificate in first aid or be prepared to undertake the necessary training.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Brian Palmer on 01279 446701 or email brian.palmer@harlow.gov.uk

Job Description

Employee Profile

Application Form (Word)

Please note: This vacancy is an open-ended application and there is no closing date. We currently are at full capacity for this role, however if you would like to still apply, send through your application and you’ll be put on a waiting list.


Casual Technical Assistant, £11.33 per hour 

Harlow Playhouse is looking to expand its team of experienced casual technicians to help with the backstage responsibilities of running this increasingly busy venue. You will be working with people who have an established reputation as one of the best and most customer focused teams in the country.

Responsible to the Technical Manager, duties will include assisting ‘get-ins’ and ‘get-outs’, Lighting, Sound or Flys operation and Stage Management.

Knowledge of technical theatre is essential to this role and the ideal candidate will have experience of working backstage in a theatre environment or have completed a recognised technical theatre qualification.

To apply please complete an application form (see link below) and return to Emily Brown, Technical Manager by post or email to Emily.Brown@harlow.gov.uk 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us via email or telephone 01279 446747.

Job Description

Employee Profile

Application Form (Word)

Please note: This vacancy is an open-ended application and there is no closing date. We currently are at full capacity for this role, however if you would like to still apply, send through your application and you’ll be put on a waiting list.


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