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Productions Manager

Guildford School of Acting is seeking an experienced Productions Manager who will lead the co-ordination, planning and delivery of more than 30 productions each year in our three venues. These productions range from small scale black-box to fully realised theatre productions and digital showcases.

The Productions Manager is responsible for creating and managing production schedules and budget forecasts, and ensuring that all productions are properly staffed and resourced. They lead the Productions department and manage a team of six including a Production Supervisor and colleagues in wardrobe and the scenic studios workshop. Working closely with the GSA Manager, the Technical Manager, and academic and technical colleagues, the Productions Manager will champion best practice in technical theatre, including the areas of health and safety and sustainability, to create an excellent training environment for our students.

Location: Guildford

Salary: £36,024 to £44,263 per annum

Post Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 06 October 2023

For an informal discussion please contact Pippa Treharne, GSA Operations & Engagement Manager [email protected]

Interview date planned 17th October 2023 on Campus at Guildford School of Acting.

For full information, job description and to apply please see the University of Surrey website

Course Leadership positions

Drama Studio London is currently offering a range of opportunities to take leadership positions in key areas of its three full-time actor training programmes, the BA in Professional Acting, MFA in Professional Acting with Independent Production and PG Dip/MA in Professional Acting. Roles include: Course Lead, Year Lead and Subject Lead (Acting/Professional Preparation).  If you think you have the qualifications, passion and commitment to the quality training of professional actors, please send your CV and Cover Letter to [email protected]

Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 dependent on role and experience

Start date: September – October

Application deadline: Midday 15 September 2023

For an application pack inc role description, person specification and application form please see the DSL website

Marketing Manager

The Marketing and Communications Manager is responsible for the marketing, advertising and branding of the school to its key audience groups. This involves managing the marketing of public productions including writing copy, creative design, creating print material, advertising and promotion, communication with industry members, box office management and front of house. Responsibilities also include managing social media accounts and campaigns, updating website content, coordinating DSL’s representation at external events such as careers fairs, coordinating DSL’s events such as open days, advising graduating actors on headshots and Spotlight and monitoring alumni graduate outcomes.

Closing date: Midday 9th October 2023.

For an application pack inc role description, person specification and application form please see the DSL website or contact [email protected]

For an application pack inc role description, person specification and application form please see the DSL website
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We’re looking to grow, strengthen and expand our People's Network, welcoming and encouraging applications from individuals who may identify as part of or belong to communities currently underrepresented in our workforce.

If you are interested in working with GSA on a freelance or permanent basis or would like to learn more, we invite you to register your interest via email to [email protected] and we will follow up to organise an informal discussion within the following 14 days.

We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you.

As part of the University of Surrey, Guildford School of Acting is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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