FRONT OF HOUSE ASSISTANT (Part-Time)

Salary: £7.50 – £8.43 per hour, approx. 15-18 hours per week

We are looking for a friendly and motivated individual to join our busy Front of House team which plays a crucial role in promoting DanceEast’s year round programme of activities, developing audiences and supporting fundraising.

DanceEast is one of the UK’s leading dance organisations with an outstanding international reputation. It provides opportunities for everyone to engage with great dance and presents a programme of work that champions excellence, engages the public and inspires artists.

If you enjoy working In a Customer Service environment and have experience of delivering the highest levels of Customer Care and maximising income, we would love to hear from you.

Further information can be found here:

To apply, the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form should ideally be completed electronically and emailed to HR@danceeast.co.uk or sent by post to Bill Armitage, Head of Operations & Resources, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich IP4 1DW, marked “Private and Confidential”. Please note that CV’s will only be considered when attached to a fully completed Application Form.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9am, Monday 7th August. Applications received after this time will not be considered. Successful applicants will be invited to interview at the Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich on Friday 11th August, and candidates should be available on this date.

CREATIVE TEAM COORDINATOR

Salary: £18,800 – £22,922 pa

DanceEast is looking for two Coordinators to support the work of the Creative Team. One post will work full-time (37½ hours/week) and the second post will work part-time (18¾ hours/week). As a member of the Creative Team, the Coordinators provide organisational and administrative support for the team to ensure the effective delivery of the performance & participatory programmes and events within and beyond the Jerwood DanceHouse.

Applicants should be educated to degree level or have equivalent professional experience and have strong administrative and communication skills. You should have a positive attitude; be enthusiastic, reliable, and self-driven; as well as having the ability to multi-task.

Further information can be found here:
Cover Letter – Creative Team Coordinator
Creative Team Coordinator Candidate Briefing
DE Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

To apply, the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form should ideally be completed electronically and emailed to HR@danceeast.co.uk or sent by post to Bill Armitage, Head of Operations & Resources, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich IP4 1DW, marked “Private and Confidential”.

Please note that CV’s will only be considered when attached to a fully completed Application Form.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12.00 noon, Monday 24th July. Applications received after this time will not be considered. Successful applicants will be invited to interview at the Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich on Friday 28th July, and candidates should be available on this date.

VOLUNTEER USHERS

Our Volunteer Ushers help us to create a safe and friendly environment, so that we can deliver a varied programme of exciting, innovative and educational works performed by both world renowned companies and community groups.

Ushers don’t just check tickets, they work as part of a wider Front of House team during performances and events; providing excellent customer service, acting as a point of contact for our audiences, and essentially supporting health and safety procedures in the event of an emergency.

Ushering at DanceEast is a great way to learn new skills, meet new people and experience a diverse programme of performances from both up and coming and internationally established artists.

Most ushering shifts last between 2 and 4 hours; the majority of which would be spent in the theatre watching the performance and staying vigilant to report any potential issues, such as unauthorised filming or photography. As a general rule we would like prospective ushers to commit to 2 or more shows a season, this ensures we maintain a good standard of customer care. Each season we host a variety of events and performances, we send our ushers a list of upcoming performances and rota these shows on a voluntary basis dependant on your availability.

As a thank you Volunteer Ushers receive one complimentary ticket to a DanceEast performance of their choice (subject to availability) per 5 events ushered.

For further details or to apply please download our role description and application form and return to Jane Arkley-Crouch, Customer Services Manager at DanceEast via email jane.arkley-crouch@danceeast.co.uk or post Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1DW.

Enquiries for further information welcome via phone on 01473 295230 or email (as above).


VOLUNTEER TUTOR ASSISTANTS

DanceEast hosts a diverse programme of classes and children’s dance courses, from Hip Hop to Musical Theatre. If you have dance experience and are interested in growing your skills by assisting a professional tutor in a class environment, this could be the voluntary post for you!

Tutor Assistants commit to one or more classes which take place weekly throughout term time (terms run in line with local schools), many stay with their chosen class term after term, building a great rapport with our tutors.

For further details or to apply please download our role description and Tutor Assistant Application Form and return to Jane Arkley-Crouch, Customer Services Manager at DanceEast via email jane.arkley-crouch@danceeast.co.uk or post Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1DW.

Enquiries for further information welcome via phone on 01473 295230 or email (as above).


FREELANCE TECHNICAL STAFF

We are always looking for new freelance technical staff to join our technical department at DanceEast. Ideal candidates will have experience working in professional live events, with a understanding of the techniques used in performing arts and dance. If you are interested in joining the Technical Team, please complete the Technical Team Questionnaire Form and return to technical@danceeast.co.uk


FREELANCE DANCE TUTORS

If you are a freelance dance tutor, please send your CV to alison.hartley@danceeast.co.uk