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Do you want to light up children and young people's lives? Do you thrive in a creative environment? If you would like to join our fun, friendly team, we could have just the job for you!

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Vacancies

We're on a mission to boost children and young people's self-esteem through the power of performing.
Join us on our quest!

Current vacancies

Unexpected Places is excited to be inviting applications for a variety of roles within our Board of Trustees. We are interested in hearing from people who feel they can make a valuable contribution towards the running and governance of Unexpected Places. Although your role will play an instrumental part in the leadership of the organisation there are also many benefits to joining a board. Including:

 

  • Opportunity to boost your career, developing new skills and experience to add to your CV.

  • Training and development opportunities to in areas such as governance and charity finances.

  • Challenge of trying a new opportunity, meeting new people and stretching your skills.

  • Giving back to a community through volunteering.

  • Being a trustee is a great way to dedicate time, skills and energy to a cause that you think is important.

 

If you believe in children and young people’s entitlement to great theatre and creative experiences, and/or you want to contribute to a local charity then the Unexpected Places Board of Trustees would love to hear from you.

Chair/Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees

Unexpected Places is inviting applications from experienced professionals who are passionate about the performing arts and supporting young people through creativity to join our board as our new Chair and Vice-Chair. To learn more, please download the job pack. 

Treasurer of the Board of Trustees

Unexpected Places is inviting applications from experienced professionals who are passionate about the performing arts and supporting young people through creativity to join our board as our new Treasurer. To learn more, please download the job pack. 

Trustees

Unexpected Places is inviting applications from people who are passionate about the performing arts and supporting young people through creativity to join our board as trustees. To learn more, please download the job pack. 

What difference will you make?
 

As a small charity, much of our growth derives from our board so you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact and contribution through the skills, experience and enthusiasm that you will bring to the charity. There is huge scope for future development not least through expanding our networks, improving our sustainability and building on our previous work and partnerships.

 

Registering your interest:
 

To have a conversation about the role and register your interest please email courtney@lightupdrama.org.uk

 

We welcome CV’s and letters of application but realise that this may not suit all roles or applicants who are interested in the available positions. 

We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion and so welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. For this reason and to ensure that our recruitment process is accessible for all candidates, should you have any additional requirements to complete your application form, contact us and we'll put you in touch with HR who can provide further support.

 

We post all our job vacancies on Indeed, the Arts Jobs website and on our social media feeds. Follow us to be the first to hear about vacancies as they're announced.

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