Vacancies

Bar Staff

  • Flexible hours 
  • Mostly evening bar work for a variety of different shows and events
  • Weekend day work for weddings also available
  • Hourly rate ~ £10 p/h and £12 p/h for weddings and private parties
  • Previous bar experience is useful but not essential  

Duties and responsibilities

The Marine Theatre has built a reputation for quality live music, comedy and live events. As part of the theatre team, the Marine bar staff are an essential part of the theatre’s face-to-face customer engagement. Bar staff responsibilities are serving drinks, restocking the fridges and washing & drying glasses. As part of the larger theatre team, bar staff are sometimes asked to help with other tasks in the theatre. 

In addition, we would love to hear from anyone with  experience of making cocktails.

Tasks include:

  • Preparing and serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Using our tablets to take orders and payments
  • Checking customer identification when necessary
  • Engaging with customers in a friendly and polite manner
  • Maintaining a clean and organised bar area, including quickly responding to spills and other health and safety hazards
  • Monitoring and replenishing bar stock
  • Selling bar snacks
  • Clearing glasses and cleaning bar tables, wiping surfaces and operating the glasswasher. Polishing all glassware to ensure quality service for all customers.

To apply please write to office@marinetheatre.com attaching your CV

Duty Manager

for evening shows and weddings) – £12 p/h and £14 p/h for weddings and private parties

The theatre Duty Manager is an important part of the event team, taking responsibility for the safety and wellbeing of people within the theatre; providing hospitality and support to artists before, during and after events; acting as communicator between artists, technicians and front of house team; overseeing the smooth running of front of house operations including providing direction, help and support to volunteers.

The position requires a team player, with an ability to remain calm whilst working under pressure.  The Duty Manager must be flexible and responsive with an approachable demeanour as the postholder will have responsibility for communicating with all areas of the team to ensure events run to time. 

For a full job description please send enquiries to office@marinetheatre.com 

To apply please write to office@marinetheatre.com attaching your CV

Stagehand

  • Flexible hours – ad hoc (when required)
  • Hours released monthly to fit around events
  • Heavy lifting: helping musicians load and unload equipment, stacking chairs for standing only events
  • £10 p/h
  • Preferably local to Lyme Regis

To apply please write to office@marinetheatre.com attaching your CV

TRUSTEES

The Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis is a 125 year old institution with a long history as a working arts venue providing a wide and diverse range of productions and events.

Our board has a rolling retirement cycle, as such we from time to time need new Trustees to join our management board, and we always welcome applications.

We’re particularly looking for trustees with a background of fundraising in the arts, awarding arts funding, working at theatres, arts centres and other venues, and experience of setting up a youth theatre

We’d welcome applications from trustees that contribute to our diversity.

What would you gain from being a Trustee?

  • A really fulfilling role in working to develop the Marine’s exciting location to its full potential while retaining its position at the heart of the vibrant community of Lyme Regis
  • An opportunity to work with like-minded people to look at ‘outside the box ideas’ whilst ensuring the theatre builds financial strength.
  • The satisfaction of being part of the renaissance of a much loved institution.

What would you need to provide as a Trustee?

  • A positive attitude and a real desire to make a difference
  • A willingness to contribute new ideas and to use your skill sets to help the Marine achieve its goals
  • Attendance at our quarterly management board meetings

What’s your next step?

Contact me via email at palladinehouse@gmail.com to arrange a meeting to discuss this opportunity.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Nigel Clegg
Chair of Trustees