Job Opportunities

Jobs in Hastings

The White Rock 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 venue 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.

WHY WORK WITH US? CURRENT JOBS SUCCESS STORIES

Why work with us?

A career with White Rock Theatre is never dull, often challenging but at the same time fun and rewarding.

  • Our business model is unique and our specialisms are broad.  You will learn and grow with us. 
  • We expect staff to express their views, to listen to ours and to be part of decision-making processes.
  • We’re proactively committed to diversity and equal opportunity for all.
  • We’re very supportive of our staff achieving a happy work-life balance.
  • Our vision is quite simply to be the UK’s premier provider of live entertainment and hospitality and we know that our people are our most important asset.

Students

Working with the White Rock 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

Hospitality

Providing an innovative dining, drinking and conference facilities with theatrical flair requires a range of friendly servers and ushers over a range of levels and employment types.  

Ticket Office

The approachable Ticket Office team provide excellent customer service while proactively selling tickets in this customer-facing role offering fun and flexibility.

 

Technical

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. 

 

Creative Learning

The team connect the theatre with the community by arranging a wide range of opportunities for schools, families, young people, and adults to engage with the theatre.

Marketing

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. 

Current Vacancies


Senior Technician

Do you want to work in a dynamic, exciting, fast paced and varied environment, where no two shows, concerts or events are the same?
Hastings White Rock are looking for a full time, permanent Senior Technician to join the venue's back stage team. 

Job description 

If you are interested in applying for the above post, please send your CV to adam@whiterocktheatre.org.uk  

Show and Events Team Member

  • Do you like live entertainment?
  • Do you see yourself working in a fast-paced, vibrant venue?
  • Come and join our dynamic events team at the White Rock Theatre!

Job description 

If you're interested in joining the team, send your CV to npassley@whiterocktheatre.org.uk

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.

Jo Stead-Burgess

Jo joined our company in 2009 as a chaperone, but was soon gaining experience in front of house, as a dresser and in Youth Theatre as an assistant. Her passion for the venue and enthusiasm for creative learning didn’t go unnoticed and she went on to be Youth Theatre Lead Cover and then in 2016 became Creative Learning Manager.

Jo says: ' I feel very lucky to be in a job I love. My role is varied, exciting and extremely rewarding. I genuinely enjoy coming to work, how many people can hand on heart say that?!’

 

About Trafalgar Theatres

Our venue is one 14 venues within Trafalgar Theatres' portfolio of theatres and concert halls. Trafalgar Theatres currently manages 20 auditoria on behalf of local authorities, with capacities ranging from a 200 seat arts centre to a 2,400 seated/standing theatre. Last year Trafalgar Theatres programmed a total of 2,354 shows which attracted attendances of over 1.5 million.

Trafalgar Theatres is the UK’s second-largest venue operator and is a division of Trafalgar Entertainment.

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White Rock 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. Read modern slavery statement