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Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is one of the most successful and well-respected conservatoire drama schools in the UK. The School is anticipating that it will recruit for several roles in the coming months as part of plans to enhance its operations and the student experience. Please check back regularly for details of new opportunities.

If you have any further enquiries relating to these roles, please contact the relevant hiring manager as indicated in the further information pack.

Chair of Trustees

BOVTS is delighted to be working with Moon Executive Search, who will be leading the search campaign for a new Chair of Trustees throughout January and February 2022.

The appointment of the new Chair will be fundamental in helping BOVTS through a time of change and progression. Whilst the landscape ahead for drama schools is challenging and complex, this is an exciting time to be joining BOVTS, as the School refreshes its vision, values and strategic priorities.

The role of Chair of Trustees is pivotal in offering leadership and support to the Board of Trustees and to the Principal & CEO, helping raise the profile of the School both nationally and internationally and identifying opportunities and new ventures for the School to pursue.

The role is unremunerated with reasonable expenses reimbursed and requires of a commitment of approximately 3 days per month.

The successful candidate will have:

• a genuine interest in the School and the creative industries sector;

• experience from a similar role in a not-for-profit organisation and of effective governance in an arts, charity, or commercial sector organisation;

• an understanding of the difference between governance (the responsibility of the Chair) and executive management (the responsibility of the Principal & CEO, Artistic Director and Finance Director).

A full candidate briefing pack is available – please contact Sandy Hinks, Head of Charity Practice at Moon Executive Search on 01275 371 200 or email [email protected] The closing date is 13 February 2022.

Administration Assistant (Marketing Team)

Kickstart – Administration Assistant (Marketing Team)

If you’re aged between 16 and 24 and are looking for work in a fast-paced and friendly office environment, we’d love to hear from you. You must be currently claiming Universal Credit in order to apply for this role. For further details, please see the Government’s Find a job webpages.

Closing date: 31 January 2022
Contract: Temporary
Salary: £10 per hour

Students developing and growing in confidence during their time here, seeing their work reaching professional standards in approach and execution; a student who intends to be a stage manager producing a wonderful sound design; a first year student making a lovely recording of a song for their recording project; tracking the careers of former students and seeing them be successful; being able to find a job opportunity for a recent graduate. Frank Bradley, Sound Tutor