The Lyceum Theatre in Crewe 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 Lyceum Theatre is never dull, often challenging but at the same time fun and rewarding.
Working with the Lyceum 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 facilities 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.
Deputy Building & Technical Manager
Salary: £25,000 to £27,000 dependant on experience, ability and potential
Deputise for the Building & Technical Manager, lead the full time, casual, and apprentice technicians in providing the highest standard of technical, maintenance and health and safety support for visiting companies, external hirers and venue teams.
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Salary: £18,500 per annum
Supporting the Building & Technical Manager in the day-to-day upkeep and running of the building and taking responsibility for general housekeeping. Undertaking essential maintenance and ensuring high-standards of presentation, safety and security are upheld at all times. This is a key role within the Theatre team, combining practical maintenance (basic carpentry and plumbing) and housekeeping with some administrative tasks and facilities support. It would ideally suit someone with operational / facilities support and / or practical maintenance experience who is looking for a flexible role within a busy creative environment.
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Come and join us!
Our volunteer team are the faces of the Lyceum, they provide the welcoming smile and cheery goodbye to all of our patrons and do all they can to enhance the customer experience and provide a top class service.
As a Volunteer Usher, you will assist the Duty Manager in welcoming and dealing with enquiries from all our patrons to ensure the smooth running of the performance. If you are aged 16+ and can offer to help us (ideally for a minimum of 2 shifts per month) and would like to support the Crewe Lyceum by becoming a volunteer usher, we'd love to hear from you!
This can be a physically demanding role as you will form a key part of our evacuation and emergency procedures.
This could be a great first step to give you an insight into how a theatre works, maybe the start of a potential new career or simply a fun way to give back to the community. This is a very social role and you will be interacting with hundreds of people each shift.
As a member of our team you will be able to apply for 2 free tickets for selected performances (depending on availability) to bring a friend along to enjoy a performance and then all we ask is that you fill in our feedback form to tell us about your experience as an audience member.
If you would like to become a Volunteer Usher, please apply via email below and let us know why you'd like to volunteer. From time to time, there are also opportunities for our volunteers to let their other skills shine, so please let us know what you have to offer. We receive many applications and if successful we will contact you to arrange a face to face casual interview.
We'd like to say thank you to everyone who works for the Crewe Lyceum on a voluntary basis. Our voluntary staff are very important to us and we value their help and support in providing our audience with the best possible service.
About HQ Theatres & Hospitality
Lyceum Theatre is one 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.
Lyceum 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