Music Assistant, Shakespeare’s Globe

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £22,500
  • Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Shakespeare’s Globe is currently seeking a Music Assistant who will work within the busy team of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Department, and alongside the Globe’s team of experienced stage managers and stage crew. No experience of music is necessary but a passion for live performance is.

The successful candidate does not need experience of music but a passion for live performance is vital.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the Head and Deputy Head of Music in ensuring the successful implementation of music into all the shows of the Globe’s theatre season.
  • Providing practical support and assistance, to assigned theatre-related events and those involved in them. This may also include attending planning meetings, liaising with other departments on logistics and providing practical support on the day.
  • Representing the music department at the majority of turnarounds between performances in the repertory system at The Globe.
  •  Coordinating and maintaining all turnaround-associated administration.
  • Helping to coordinate and set up rehearsals for principal and deputy musicians.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An enthusiasm to learn more about the practical side of putting on professional performances.
  • Excellent communication skills (including written) with the ability to deal effectively with a range of people at all levels.
  • A willingness to participate in practical and manual work within the theatre environment.
  • Good organisational skills with the proven ability to meet deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy.
  • A willingness to participate in practical and manual work within the theatre environment.

Please click here to view the full job description and person specification.

How to apply: Please click here to download the application form and return to recruitment@shakespearesglobe.com by midnight on Wednesday 21 October 2019.

About Shakespeare’s Globe: We celebrate Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world by conducting a radical theatrical experiment. Inspired and informed by the unique historic playing conditions of two beautiful iconic theatres, our diverse programme of work harnesses the power of performance, cultivates intellectual curiosity and excites learning to make Shakespeare accessible for all.