Thank you for your interest in working at 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.

Heritage Officer (Part Time)

 £22,500 to £24,000 (pro rata) depending on experience.

This new position will form part of the team delivering Theatre Royal’s 200th Anniversary Project. The post is 3-days-a-week and will start in June/July 2018, finishing in December 2019. 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. It is also a fully operational theatre providing a year round programme of drama, music, dance and comedy.

For suitably qualified applicants, this role offers 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, experience and gain greater understanding of practice.

Please download the application pack and return the completed form to Natalie Sinnadurai via email or post it to Recruitment, Theatre Royal, Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1QR by midday on Thursday, 7 June 201

New Non-Executive Directors

The Board is seeking new non executives, initially to be appointed for three years but with the prospect of a second three year term.  The roles are unpaid.

As is the case with most small charities, as well as performing a governance role, trustees are expected to provide practical assistance and support to the executive team in areas in which they are qualified to do so.

Read the Full Non-Executive Directors Role Description and If you feel you might be interested in this role please email a CV and short covering letter to Polly Turner.


Do you love theatre and want to learn more from behind the scenes? Enjoy meeting new people and have some spare time during the week? Then Theatre Royal has the perfect opportunity for you! We are looking for volunteers to join our friendly distribution team to help with the following:

  • Distributing flyers to the general public in the town centre
  • Visiting the local shops, eateries and businesses on our distribution list to deliver posters and flyers
  • Delivering leaflets to local schools on our distribution list (if transportation allows)
  • Helping to prepare mailings for customers when necessary

Or alternatively, we are always looking for people to join our Advocate list in which we send print to your address for you to display in your local area. To talk about any of the above roles or for more information please contact