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Job Opportunities

Maintenance/Backstage Supervisor

The Maintenance Person will be responsible for all maintenance aspects of Mitchell Arts Centre which includes general repairs around the building and general cleaning duties.
This will also include communicating with incoming theatre companies and other users to ascertain their requirements and advising on equipment that is available for their use also offering advice on where to obtain the level of technical support needed for their production.
The role also includes monitoring of the backstage fire panel and air handling unit.
You will be required to display a flexible attitude to your work, whilst maintaining professional standards and customer service.
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Casual Technicians

To act as duty technician for the MAC during hires and in all duties relating to the technical operations of the theatre including shows, fit-ups and get-outs as well as the maintenance of technical equipment and buildings facilities. To ensure health and safety is adhered to and reducing the risk of injury and accidents
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Casual Duty Managers

The Duty Manager is part of the Front of House team responsible for the security, health and safety of Mitchell Arts Centre building staff and the public as well as oversees Bar Staff and managing the volunteers on a shift basis. The Duty Manager will be required to maintain a regular physical presence in the lobby, theatre and public spaces and assist the Front of House Manager in their daily duties.
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Bar Staff

The Mitchell Arts Centre operates a fully licence bar and café open to the public and those visiting the building for performances. As part of a dynamic team this role will support existing café/bar staff and
volunteers with the following roles, responsibilities and duties.
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How to apply?

Please send us your CV and a covering letter and state the role you are applying for and why you think you would be suitable for the role based on the job description. You must provide details of two referees. Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK, evidence will be required prior to appointment. Unfortunately we cannot reply to every applicant. If you have not heard from us two weeks after the closing date, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Email your completed application to or post to Mitchell Arts Centre, Broad Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 4HG.

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteers are a key part of making MAC successful. If you are interested in the arts and would like to get more involved, you may like to join our team as a Volunteer.

Education Volunteers

MAC runs a ‘Mini Makers’ session on selected days as well as delivering a school holiday programme of activities. We are always on the look out for volunteers who can assist with developing events, ideas, assisting on the day, marketing and welcoming children and their families to the venue.

Volunteer Ushers

If you love theatre and can offer a warm and friendly welcome to our visitors, whilst getting the chance to watch the latest shows, you might like to be a volunteer usher.

To get more information about volunteering please email us about the volunteer role you're interested in along with a cover letter to

Work Experience Opportunities

We are able to offer two work experience placements each year in customer service/admin roles for students at school or college. If you would like to be considered please contact