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Jobs at Storyhouse

Find out more about the latest opportunities to join our team, including full-time, part-time and freelance roles.

Storyhouse is one of the UK’s foremost cultural charities, and our home in Chester has become one of the most successful cultural buildings in the country with over 1 million visits per year. We pride ourselves on being a community hub and an essential part of the region’s cultural landscape.

We strive to have an exciting, broad range of voices in our workforce, people who share our values and vision and can bring their varying life experience and skills to our work.

We value lived experience and your perspective, as much as professional experience, so please don’t hesitate to apply if you feel your experience matches up with one of our roles.

A Storyhouse staff member in the Grosvenor Park theatre.

Our Diversity Statement

This house is your house.

Across everything we do, we work to give people the power to build their own creative communities, through inspiring stories and shared creative experiences: this house is your house.

As we blend theatre, library, restaurant and cinema services, we share inspiring stories and stage creative events which empower people to nurture their creativity and connect communities. We create belonging. Through our work, we hope to build a more connected, inclusive, creative community of communities.

The more open we are to the true and rich diversity of our communities, the more vividly we will fulfil our purpose. More engagement by more of our communities will make more of Storyhouse.

We are committed to creating a team which is representative of our communities and to bringing together those with a variety of skills and experiences to help shape what we do and how we work.

Current opportunities

Restaurant Supervisor

Apply by: Sunday 1 October

As a Restaurant Supervisor at Storyhouse, you will provide leadership to the teams under your management and offer a knowledgeable, efficient, friendly and professional customer service to all our visitors. You will supervise a team of service assistants with the smooth running of all service operations, including the bars, restaurant, events and general enquiries.

You will be based in The Kitchen and will work primarily on bar and restaurant service, providing general customer service support to other teams as and when required.

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Apply by: Friday 29 September

You will provide technical support and crewing during get-ins, fit-ups and get-outs, as required by the Technical Manager and other Senior Storyhouse technical staff. This is a perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and energetic individual with experience in a similar environment, to take on a fixed term contract until January 2024. You will have a positive and constructive attitude as well as good interpersonal and strong team working skills.

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Assistant Producer

Apply by: Friday 6 October

We are looking for someone to assist the Producer with a variety of tasks concerning our Storyhouse Originals productions plus the 3 Young Storyhouse shows we produce each year with our 5-25 year olds. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a similar role in the arts industry, with experience of managing budgets. Evening and weekend work will be required.

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Work Experience

Thank you so much for your interest in experiencing what it’s like to work as part of a busy arts and culture sector organisation.

Unfortunately, our work experience programme has closed for this year.

We will restart the programme in 2024, with applications going live later this year – we’d love to hear from you once they do!