The Churchill Theatre is an exciting place to work and we are always looking for talented and enthusiastic people to come and join us in a range of roles across different departments. We are extremely proud of our venues and enjoy working in an ever-changing environment with people who have true passion and drive. If you're looking to work in unique surroundings and drive your interests and ambitions forward, we may have just the job for you.
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Why work with us?
A career with Churchill Theatre is never dull, often challenging but at the same time fun and rewarding.
Working with the Churchill Theatre is popular with students as we offer a range of casual opportunities within hospitality, technical and marketing that can work around your studies.
Types of Roles
Providing an innovative dining, drinking and conference facility with theatrical flair requires a range of talented chefs and friendly servers over a range of levels and employment types.
The approachable Ticket Office team provide excellent customer service while proactively selling tickets in this customer-facing role offering fun and flexibility.
Often the hidden function of a theatre, these heroes make the show happen from assisting with the ‘get-in’ to managing the sound and lighting.
The marketing and promotions teams ensure our customers know about the broad-range of incredible events within the venues' many spaces in this busy but exciting department.
Administration and Management
Off the stage a gifted group of administrators, finance and management teams ensure the venues run smoothly.
Hospitality General Manager
The Churchill Theatre is a vibrant, multi-use venue, boasting an impressive Hospitality offering, as well as an eclectic programme of Studio and Main House Theatre Events. We are looking for an individual with a genuine passion for the Hospitality industry who can inspire and lead a team, ensuring the highest standards for all Hospitality and Front of House activities, including the newly refurbished in-house restaurant and bars as well as bespoke Dining Events and Private Functions. With customer care at their heart, the successful candidate will be hardworking, organised and a dedicated professional. The candidate must be adaptable and forward-thinking, with creative flair and meticulous attention to detail.
Do you love theatre and the arts?
Have you ever considered Volunteering?
There are lots of reasons why people volunteer. It may be that you want to make use of your skills (or learn new ones). Perhaps you would like to broaden your work experience, give something back to your community...or perhaps you simply want to meet people and make new friends. Whatever the reasons, volunteering with Churchill Theatre is a really rewarding experience!
As a Churchill Theatre Volunteer Usher you’ll be the face of the theatre, meeting and greeting our guests and ensuring that they have a fantastic experience when they visit us. We’ll train, guide and support you so that you can volunteer for us with knowledge and confidence. We know that everyone has commitments in their lives, so we’re flexible about when you volunteer.
Volunteering with Churchill Theatre is an opportunity to taste, first hand, life in a theatre environment. If you have time to spare and would like to find out more, we’d love to hear from you.
Meet the team
We’re committed to training and developing our staff, preparing them for their next step in whichever direction that might be. Here’s the proof.
Ed first joined the Churchill Theatre team as a casual technician in 1990. He gained fulltime employment as Sound Technician in 2000 before moving into the Technical Managers role in 2003.
Ed says: ”No two shows are the same. I have had the pleasure of working with many great designers, lighting designers, sound designers and technicians over the years and still enjoy the buzz you get from an audience’s reaction after a 60 hour production week!”
Bob joined the Churchill Theatre in 2004 as a Handyman before becoming Maintenance Technician in 2005.
Bob says, "I love working with the team at the Churchill Theatre – they’re a happy bunch and there is never a dull moment!"
About HQ Theatres & Hospitality
Churchill Theatre is one of 12 venues within HQ Theatres & Hospitality’s (HQT&H) current portfolio of regional theatres and concert halls. HQT&H currently manages 18 auditoria on behalf of local authorities, with capacities ranging from a 200 seat arts centre to a 2,400 seated/standing theatre. Last year HQT&H programmed a total of 2,354 shows which attracted attendances of over 1.5 million.
HQ Theatres & Hospitality (HQT&H), the UK’s second-largest venue operator, is a division of Qdos Entertainment Ltd, one of the largest entertainment Groups in Europe.
Churchill Theatre is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. The aim is to ensure that all employees are treated equally and are employed solely on the basis of their ability and potential to do the job, regardless of their race, colour, gender, sexuality, disability, age, religion or beliefs.