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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

Director of Finance and People

Apply by: Monday 4th December

We are recruiting for a Director of Finance and People, who will be responsible for the overall company-wide management of the organisation’s finances, including financial reporting to the Chief Executive and Board of Trustees.

This role will also be responsible directly for our Finance, Legal, Governance, People, and volunteering strategies.

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Restaurant Supervisor

Apply by: Sunday 31st December

We are recruiting for an experienced Restaurant Supervisor to join our team on a 30-hour basis. 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 also help and assist with ticketing, library enquiries when needed.

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Creative Learning Practitioner

Apply by: Sunday 17th December

We are recruiting for an experienced Creative Learning Practitioner to plan, deliver, and evaluate weekly workshops as part of Storyhouse’s thriving partner schools’ programme, and deliver sessions with a variety of Storyhouse Youth Theatre groups, with children aged between 5 and 17 years old.

Applicants must be available for interview on Wednesday 20th December.

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If you need any support with your application, or would rather apply using a video or audio application, just get in touch at – we’re here to help!

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!