Vacancies

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.

Theatre Technician

£10,500 0.6 full-time equivalent £17,500

Arts at the Old Fire Station is looking to appoint a permanent, part-time theatre technician, with good all round skills in lighting and sound, to join the team in our busy producing and receiving arts centre. Potential for extra paid shifts when available.

Click here to download the job description.

To apply, please complete the following steps:

  • Send a CV (of no more than 2 sides os A4), a covering letter and the names of two referees to recruitment@oldfirestation.org.uk 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: 10am Monday 5 February
Interviews will be held Tuesday 13 February

Casual Duty Manager and/or Front of House Assistant (evening)

£10/h for Duty Manager – £8.45/h for Front of House Assistant

Arts at the Old Fire Station works in partnership with many individual artists, groups and organisations to deliver our programme and services, as well as hiring our spaces to generate income. The Front of House team serves the box offcie office and shop during the day and run the box office office and bar on event evenings, supervising the building during performances, classes and other events during the evenings.  We are looking for people to join our front of house team to help run our programme of evening events. We are looking for people who are passionate about customer care with an eye for the bottom line.

Click here to download the job description.

To apply, please complete the following steps:

  • Send a CV (of no more than 2 sides os A4), a covering letter and the names of two referees to recruitment@oldfirestation.org.uk 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: 10am Wednesday 7 February.
Interviews will be held Thursday 15 February.

Casual Box office and Shop Assistant (daytime and early evening)

£8.45/h

Arts at the Old Fire Station works in partnership with many individual artists, groups and organisations to deliver our programme and services, as well as hiring our spaces to generate income. The Front of House team serves the ticket office and shop during the day and run the ticket office and bar on event evenings, supervising the building during performances, classes and other events during the evenings.  We are looking for someone to join our shop and box office team to help with afternoon and early evening box office and shop supervision. We are looking for people to join the team who are passionate about customer care with an eye for the bottom line.

Click here to download the job description.

To apply, please complete the following steps:

  • Send a CV (of no more than 2 sides os A4), a covering letter and the names of two referees to recruitment@oldfirestation.org.uk 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: 10am Wednesday 7 February.
Interviews will be held Friday 16 February.

Offbeat Festival Assistant

Fee: £2,700 for approx. 30 days/240 hours.

Offbeat is looking for an enthusiastic, intuitive and proactive person to join our team and help the third Offbeat festival be the best yet!

The assistant will be key in helping co-ordinate the festival between its two host venues – the Oxford Playhouse and Arts at the Old Fire Station. We are looking for someone with excellent communication, problem solving and administrative skills, who also has a positive outlook and a love for exciting and innovative performance.

Click here to find out more.

Deadline for applications: 12noon, Monday 12 February.
Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 19 February.

Chair of Trustees

After 8 years in office, our founding Chair will be standing down in September 2018 so we are now looking to recruit a new Chair of Trustees.

We are seeking an outstanding individual who will bring creative vision and act as a passionate champion of the role art plays in public cohesion and transforming people’s lives.

Arts at the Old Fire Station (AOFS) is known and respected for its values-led approach and passion for social change, and all trustees are expected to share that commitment.

We value diversity and welcome and encourage applications from everyone.

If you would like to be part of our next chapter we would be delighted to hear from you.

Click here to download the recruitment pack.

If you would like to be part of this unique organisation, please email Justine Malone (justine.malone@oldfirestation.org.uk) with the following:

  • A comprehensive CV
  • A supporting statement of around 500 words, explaining how you believe your skills
    and experience match the requirements of the role and why you wish to become Chair.

We would also be grateful if you could provide us with the details of two referees who will only be contacted with your prior consent.

Deadline for applications: 5pm, 31 January 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 volunteer@oldfirestation.org.uk

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.