Work Experience at Storyhouse

Work Experience at Storyhouse

Our work experience programme has been designed in response to the high number of enquiries we receive from school and college students for work experience opportunities. These opportunities are available to 15 – 19-year olds only.

We are delighted to be able to offer 3 students a work experience placement this year in two very different areas of our organisation.

To apply for these places please ensure you are available during the dates and times specified. Complete the application document below before the closing date and we will be in touch with successful students to book an interview.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer work experience placements outside of these dates.

Please note, the deadline for applying for either of these Work Experience placements is 31st January 2022. We will be making selections within 4 weeks of the closing date for applications.

 

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT x 2 

Dates: 28 June – 8 July 2022

Times of work: 

Tuesday 28 June                   1pm – 5pm 

Wednesday 29                       1pm – 5pm 

Thursday 30 June                 1pm – 5pm 

Friday 1 July                         1pm – 5pm 

Monday 4 July                      10am – 6pm 

Tuesday 5 July                      10am – 6pm 

Wednesday 6 July                 PERFORMANCE TBC (could include evening) 

Thursday 7 July                    PERFORMANCE TBC (could include evening) 

Friday 8 July                         PERFORMANCE TBC (could include evening) 

 

Outline

Students will be appointed to work on our Young Company Performance as Production Assistants. They will be managed and mentored by Hayley Lindley-Thornhill, Young Storyhouse Manager & Kim Curzon, Young Storyhouse Officer and work alongside members of the technical department across the weeks. During this they will gain insight into staging a production at Storyhouse and gain production, technical and stage management experience. Students must have an interest in this area of work, be able to multi task and be willing to work the evenings and weekends required in this line of work.

Role Description –

  • Assist the Young Storyhouse team in running Young Company rehearsals
  • Assist the technical and stage management teams with technical runs and rehearsals across the 2 weeks.
  • Assist the Directors of each production, undertaking production assistant tasks.
  • Create any necessary programmes for upcoming productions.

During the week students will also:

  • Undertake a workplace induction
  • Complete their Bronze Arts Award
  • Attend a CV writing and interview skills workshop with the HR Manager and Library Team Leader

 

LIBRARY ASSISTANT x 1

Dates: 2 weeks commencing Monday 27 June 2022

Times of Work: 9am to 4pm.

Outline:

Students will work as part of our library team for two weeks. They will be managed and mentored by our Library Team Leader, Linda Tyson and other relevant members of the team. During the placement the student will gain valuable insight into the library operation and will interact with our service users. The student must have a keen interest in books and be confident dealing with people.

Role Description –

  • Returning borrowed books to the shelves.
  • Creating displays and keeping the stock tidy and in order.
  • Dealing with customer enquiries.
  • Helping with events, workshops and craft activities.
  • Dealing with IT enquiries.

During the week students will also:

  • Undertake a workplace induction
  • Complete their Bronze Arts Award
  • Attend a CV writing and interview skills workshop with the HR Manager and Library Team Leader

 

HOW TO APPLY
Please fill out the below form to apply for one of these roles:
Please note, the deadline for applying for either of these Work Experience placements is 31st January 2022.

 

Work Experience Application

  • If yes, please detail them here.
  • An emergency contact can be your parent, carer, guardian or family member.
  • This cannot be a parent.

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