Kickstart Programme

New roles, government funded for young professionals

Love theatre? Are you aged 16 - 24, unemployed and claiming Universal Credit? If yes, then this job could be the perfect match for you and help you kickstart your journey into the theatre industry.

Applicants only accepted if referred by your DWP work coach.  Please visit your local JobCentre for more info.

To read more on the Kickstart Scheme set up by the government, please visit: www.gov.uk/government/collections/kickstart-scheme

Trainee Box Office Manager

Icarus Theatre Collective requires an enthusiastic staff member to train in Box Office Management at a leading fringe theatre for an estimated two months, and then go on to run the Box Office at a fringe theatre which we are in the process of acquiring.

Closing Date: Noon Friday 4th February 2022

Interviews Begin: ASAP

Estimated Start Date: Monday 21st February (negotiable)

IT Administrator

The IT Administrator is responsible for upkeep of our two websites. They will make updates/design changes as necessary, ensure all pages are neat and consistent with our brand, and liaise with the Social Media and Brand Design Departments on curating our virtual image.

Closing Date: Noon Friday 28th January 2022

Interviews Begin: ASAP

Estimated Start Date: Monday 14th February (negotiable)

Tour Booker

Managed by the Company Manager, the Tour Booker is responsible for venue outreach to our database of theatre contacts, to book performances of our upcoming tour of The Lesson by Eugene Ionesco.

Closing Date: Noon Friday 28th January 2022

Interviews Begin: ASAP

Estimated Start Date: Monday 14th February (negotiable)

Kickstart System Online

Please note that, unfortunately, not all the roles listed above may yet be officially live on the Kickstart system. Check with your Work Coach which positions are currently available. The positions that are not currently live will be made live as soon as possible and even more new positions will be announced in due course. If you would like to apply for a job that is mentioned below but is not yet live, feel free to apply via a different position and inform us at the first available point of contact. Thank you for your patience and we apologise for any confusion.