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Current Vacancies 

Light UP/Unexpected Places is excited to be inviting applications for a variety of roles within our Board of Trustees. We are interested in hearing from people who feel they can make a valuable contribution towards the running and governance of Unexpected Places. Although your role will play an instrumental part in the leadership of the organisation there are also many benefits to joining a board. Including:

 

  • Opportunity to boost your career, developing new skills and experience to add to your CV.

  • Training and development opportunities to in areas such as governance and charity finances.

  • Challenge of trying a new opportunity, meeting new people and stretching your skills.

  • Giving back to a community through volunteering.

  • Being a trustee is a great way to dedicate time, skills and energy to a cause that you think is important.

 

If you believe in children and young people’s entitlement to great theatre and creative experiences, and/or you want to contribute to a local charity then the Unexpected Places Board of Trustees would love to hear from you.
 

Chair/Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees

Unexpected Places is inviting applications from experienced professionals who are passionate about the

performing arts and supporting young people through creativity to join our board as our new Chair and

Vice-Chair. To learn more, please download the job pack. 
 

Treasurer of the Board of Trustees

Unexpected Places is inviting applications from experienced professionals who are passionate about the

performing arts and supporting young people through creativity to join our board as our new Treasurer.

To learn more, please download the job pack. 

 

 

Trustees

Unexpected Places is inviting applications from people who are passionate about the performing arts and

supporting young people through creativity to join our board as trustees. To learn more, please download

the job pack. 

 

What difference will you make?
 

As a small charity, much of our growth derives from our board so you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact and contribution through the skills, experience and enthusiasm that you will bring to the charity. There is huge scope for future development not least through expanding our networks, improving our sustainability and building on our previous work and partnerships.

 

Registering your interest:
 

To have a conversation about the role and register your interest please email courtney@lightupdrama.org.uk

 

We welcome CV’s and letters of application but realise that this may not suit all roles or applicants who are interested in the available positions. 

We encourage applications from groups who are underrepresented in the cultural sector. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and are committed to equal opportunity, regardless of age, disability, gender, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, or sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic.

If you have any questions about any of our advertised roles please email courtney@lightupdrama.org.uk.

Youth Theatre Team Members

Job Title: Youth Theatre Team Members

Estimated Salaries: Freelance Teachers: £20 - £25 per hour. Party Leaders: £60 a party. Officer: £21K - £23K a year.

Location: Some travel will be required to the sites we operate in. We offer flexible working arrangements.

 

Application Deadline: Ongoing


Interview Date: TBD

Job Description: We have a variety of gaps in our team at present and are specifically looking for inspirational teachers to run our after-school classes and expand our home education provision.

 

We are also looking for diligent and proactive individuals who want to be involved in the running of Light UP and its growth. We have roles in administration, marketing, planning, production management and producing Light UP performances and events. These roles may be joined together to form a full-time role, or parts added to create a part-time role.

 

Unexpected Places is always growing, and there are always new and exciting opportunities to get involved with.

For more information, please download the Youth Theatre Job Pack here.

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