Thank you for your interest in working at the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds.


All our current vacancies are listed on this page with application packs for download. If there are no listings do check back regularly to view any opportunities that may arise, you can also look out in our News section for newly listed jobs.


Heritage Officer


We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and driven individual to join our team to deliver the Theatre Royal’s 50th Anniversary project supported by The Heritage Lottery Fund of the National Lottery. This is a part time post and the role will ensure the delivery of the Heritage components of this project ensuring we successfully engage people at all stages, professionally and as volunteers and participants in accordance with the bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The post will start Dec 2014/Jan 2015 and finishing Dec 2015 and applications are welcome from those engaged or wanting to work in the Heritage sector. Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is a Grade 1 listed building and a National Trust property.  We are also a fully operational theatre providing a year round programme of drama, music, dance and comedy.  For suitably qualified applicants this project is the opportunity to take a lead on a high profile heritage project within a major arts organisation.  For applicants with less experience this is a great opportunity to be part of an arts and heritage project, develop key skills and experience and gain a greater understanding of practice.


Fee or Salary: £7800

Hours of work: An average of 8-16 hours per week depending on experience. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

Place of work: Whilst not all activities relating to this project will be based at Theatre Royal, it is expected that this post-holder work from an office base within Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds and as part of the wider staff team.


Download the application pack here to find out more information

Download the Application form here to apply


Applications should be sent to no later than 12.00pm Monday 24th Nov.

Interviews will be take place on Monday 1st December.

We will expect the successful candidate to start work on this project as soon as possible.


Casual Bar Staff

We currently have vacancies for casual bar staff to work in our Greene Room Bar.  If you are over 18yrs and are interested in the role please apply with your CV and a covering letter, outlining your experience, and what you could bring to enhance our customers experience at the bar.


Send your application to, drop it into the Box Office marked FAO of Emma Haley or post to Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1QQ.


For any further enquiries please contact, 01284 829944