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NST is a multi-award winning company, including Best Director UK Theatre Awards 2014 (The Seagull), Regional Theatre of the Year at The Stage Awards 2015, Best Design UK Theatre Awards 2015 (The Hudsucker Proxy), and the 2017 Renee Stepham UK Theatre Award for Best Presentation of Touring Theatre (Fantastic Mr Fox).  In 2017 NST took on the running of NST City – the north building within Southampton’s new city centre arts venue known as Studio 144 – whilst continuing to run NST Campus, its existing 500 seater theatre based at the University of Southampton. NST City houses a 450 seat main house theatre, a 133 seat studio, screening facilities, rehearsal and education spaces and a café bar and bistro. 

APPLICATION FORM EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

 

EXTRA ADDED - Student Internship

Extra Added is Nuffield Southampton Theatres’ Student Intern Programme aimed at giving students an opportunity to develop their skills and gain experience of working in a professional theatre company.

Your application must be emailed to [email protected] by 10am Friday 18 Oct 2019, or handed into the Box Office at NST City. 

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Trustees sought for the Nuffield Southampton Theatres (NST) Board.

NST is looking for five/six new Trustees who are interested in theatre and the arts and are keen to champion opportunities for theatre to benefit the people of Southampton and the wider region by helping ensure it makes a key contribution to the cultural life and economy of the City.

NST is a successful and ambitious producing theatre company based in Southampton with a new 400-seater venue in the heart of the Arts Quarter. It has a long history within the city dating back to 1964 through its second venue at the Campus, University of Southampton and in 1982 became an independent trust. It is an Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisation and is also funded by the Southampton City Council and University of Southampton.

We are looking for people who share our passion for theatre and our ambition for NST and its work. We value a diverse team and are keen to hear from individuals from all sectors of the community, including those who are new to non-executive/trustee board work and those with a proven track record in governance.

The Board meets approx. 6 times per year and you will also be invited to attend a number of press nights where you will have the opportunity to see new shows. Many trustees also sit on sub-committees or working groups often reflecting their strengths or interests.    

Application Process

To apply please send a copy of your CV together with a short letter explaining why the role interests you to our Vice Chair Mr Edward Rochead via [email protected] by 30 Oct 2019.  Please also contact Alison if you would like to have an informal chat with a current trustee to find out more information.

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Deputy Artistic Director

Nuffield Southampton Theatres (NST) is recruiting for a Deputy Artistic Director to work closely with the Artistic Director (JCE) in the articulation and implementation of NST’s artistic vision and strategy. The fixed-term role is designed for directors, designers, writers and theatre-makers with a strong track record in their own practice, who want to learn about the role of an artistic director in cultural leadership.

NST is one of the UK’s leading producing theatre companies, led by Sam Hodges. NST develops and produces work with some of the UK’s most exciting and dynamic regional theatres. NST won Best Director at UK Theatre Awards 2014 (The Seagull), Regional Theatre of the Year at The Stage Awards 2015, Best Design at UK Theatre Awards 2015 (The Hudsucker Proxy) and the 2017 Renee Stepham UK Theatre Award for Best Presentation of Touring Theatre (Fantastic Mr Fox). It has been nominated for three UK Theatre Awards in 2019 - Best Design and Best Performance in a Play for The Audience and Best Show for Children and Young People for Billionaire Boy the Musical.

The Deputy Artistic Director is a new, fixed-term role, being created to respond to NST’s evolving place in the city, following the opening of NST City in early 2018. The Deputy Artistic Director will take a leadership role in the commissioning, developing and programming of work and activity across a range of formal and informal spaces whilst also overseeing the company’s artist development programmes.

This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring artistic director to embed themselves within a producing theatre and its community and directly feed into all aspects of cultural leadership.

To apply you will need to complete the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form above and return them to: [email protected] no later than 9am Monday 21 October 2019.

If you have any questions about the position then please email [email protected]

Interviews to take place on Tuesday 29 October 2019.

Fixed term until 31 December 2020. This will be an initial fixed-term post but will be reviewed at 10 months with the potential to be extended.

Salary : £28,000

Hours: 35 hours usually worked Monday to Friday between 8.30am – 6pm with additional hours as required as necessary.

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Theatre Technician (Sound)

The Theatre Technician (Sound) is responsible for working across all aspects of the technical department, primarily Sound, for both Nuffield in-house productions, events and touring shows. This will include rigging, operating, maintenance and preparation of sound equipment and show running.

To apply you will need to complete an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form above and send them to Alison Thurley [email protected] by midday Friday 25th October 2019.

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Digital Marketing Officer

Nuffield Southampton Theatres (NST) is recruiting for a Digital Marketing Officer to join our busy Marketing Team, responsible for supporting the team in delivering campaigns, developing and managing NST’s website and digital strategy as part of NST’s Development & Communications Strategy. NST is one of the UK’s leading producing theatre companies, led by Sam Hodges. NST develops and produces work with some of the UK’s most exciting and dynamic regional theatres. NST won Best Director at UK Theatre Awards 2014 (The Seagull), Regional Theatre of the Year at The Stage Awards 2015, Best Design at UK Theatre Awards 2015 (The Hudsucker Proxy) and the 2017 Renee Stepham UK Theatre Award for Best Presentation of Touring Theatre (Fantastic Mr Fox). 

The Marketing Officer (Digital) is integral to this team, devising and managing campaigns with a working knowledge of all digital marketing channels  - SEO, PPC, CRM, CMS, advertising, direct marketing, and social media.  NST has ambitious goals in the areas of audience growth, revenue income and digital innovation.  This role will play a major part in helping to realise them.

To apply you will need to complete an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form above and send them to Alison Thurley [email protected] by Monday 28 Oct 

Interviews 7 Nov  

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NST is funded by Arts Council England, The University of Southampton, Southampton City Council and Hampshire County Council.  Registered Charity No: 286876