The Old Fire Station is home to two organisations; Arts at the Old Fire Station and Crisis Skylight Oxford.  Working in partnership these organisations manage a refurbished building including a small Theatre, Dance Studio, Gallery, Shop, Six Artists Workshops, and a variety of classrooms including a music workshop, carpentry  workshop, IT suite and Art Room and a Café.  We are looking for people with bright ideas to join our small but enthusiastic team.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are keen to represent Oxford’s diverse community, and are committed to meeting access requirements.

Administration Assistant (part-time)

£17,500 – pro rata – 0.6 full time equivalent = £10,500

Arts at the Old Fire Station has grown substantially and now has a range of office and data inputting functions that need meticulous support across the areas of Bookings, Participation, HR, Marketing and Finance.

Key purpose:
To carry out general administrative tasks for the company under the direction of the Bookings and Administration Manager, including responsibility for the collating of data for evaluation and audience development, cash handling and invoice processing. Ensuring accuracy of data at all stages of the process will be key to the success of this position.

Please note that this role will be one of two administration assistants. There will be a shared responsibility across the two roles for providing support and delivering on the main duties and responsibilities outlined below.

Click here to download the job description.

To apply, please complete the following steps:

  • Send a CV (of no more than 2 sides of A4), a covering letter and the names of two referees to or by post to Recruitment, Arts at the Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ.
  • Complete the equal opportunities monitoring form: click here.

Deadline for applications: Monday 2 July 2018

Interviews: Friday 6 July 2018

Volunteer with Us

We are looking for people to join our lovely friendly team of Front of House volunteers. This role involves welcoming members of the audience on show nights, so is mainly evenings. You get to watch the shows too! Interested? Then drop an email to

Work experience

Arts at the Old Fire Station runs training and volunteer opportunities for homeless and vulnerably housed people. Unfortunately we do not have capacity to support school or college work experience as well.