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Vacancies

We have a small team of professional staff based both at the Opera House and at the offices at No 5 the Square, Buxton.


Chief Operations Officer/Deputy Chief Executive Officer

This full time role is responsible for ensuring a first class customer experience within the Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Arts Centre including the new cinema operation. This experienced venue manager will support the CEO and the organisation with its vision, planning and strategies and being an exemplary employer.

The Buxton Opera House is a stunning Edwardian Opera House in the Peak District and designed by Frank Matcham. The Opera House has an eclectic programme of theatre and cinema and is home to the annual Buxton International Festival. The Opera House is part of Buxton's iconic architectural heritage and at the heart of ambitious plans for Buxton to be a top spa and cultural destination. 

Hours: Full-time

Salary: Negotiable

Closing date: Friday 27 July

To apply, please complete the application form and return to: 

Pat Russell
Theatre Secretary
High Peak Theatre Trust  
No. 5 The Square  
Water Street  
Buxton  
SK17 6AZ

Email: prussell@boh.org.uk  Tel: 01298 72050


Fundraiser

Do you have what it takes to help support one of theatre’s most iconic buildings?

We have an amazing opportunity for an experienced fundraiser to join our small, dedicated team at Buxton Opera House. This grade II listed building is situated in the beautiful town of Buxton, overlooking the Pavilion Gardens. Our smaller venue, the Pavilion Arts Centre, is also home to the new and long-awaited Buxton Cinema. Known affectionately as the ‘theatre in the hills’, we’re famous for our warm welcome and year-round programme of entertainment.

Buxton is quickly becoming an exciting and vibrant town and we’re looking for someone who can help make sure that we are part of an exciting future.

Hours: Part-time, hours to be confirmed

Salary: £20-£23k per annum pro rata

Closing date: Friday 29 June

To apply, please complete the application form and return to: 

Pat Russell
Theatre Secretary
High Peak Theatre Trust  
No. 5 The Square  
Water Street  
Buxton  
SK17 6AZ

Email: prussell@boh.org.uk  Tel: 01298 72050


Trustees

We are looking to appoint additional Trustees (Non-Executive Directors) to the board of High Peak Theatre Trust. 

Trustees provide strategic and independent judgement on matters of performance, resources and standards of conduct within High Peak Theatre. By providing a creative contribution, to the Chairman and the Board, they support the company’s objectives with their specialist knowledge and insight into the broader industry whilst lobbying effectively for the resources necessary.

The Non-Executive also provides general counsel to the Chief Executive and the Senior Management team at a strategic level whilst maintaining objectivity and supporting delivery.

Your written application should include:

  • a letter of application which clearly identifies the relevant skills and experiences you bring to the role and provides evidence of your achievements
  • a full CV
  • the names and contact details of two referees who are able to comment on you professionally along with a brief over view of how long and in what capacity they have known you.

If you would like an informal conversation in relation to the role, please call Carol Prowse, Chair of the High Peak Theatre Trust on 01663 744760.

Applications should be addressed to:

Pat Russell 
Theatre Secretary 
High Peak Theatre Trust   
No. 5 The Square   
Water Street   
Buxton   
SK17 6AZ

Email: prussell@boh.org.uk