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Details of job opportunities at The Courtyard, whether general job vacancies or volunteer work will be posted here. Find out more about Courtyard Careers.


CUSTOMER SALES ASSISTANT
Hours: casual
Job Reference:  CY10/022
Location: The Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR
Salary: £NMW / £NLW
Closing Date: 12 noon on Thursday, 17 June 2021
Interviews: w/c 21 June 2021

Do you love meeting members of the public and can you sell proactively?  We are seeking a hard-working and enthusiastic Customer Sales Assistant to join The Courtyard’s busy and friendly Box Office team.  The successful candidate must have experience of working in sales, retail or marketing/promotion, possess excellent customer service skills and be confident using database systems.  This is an excellent opportunity to assist in the implementation of a range of sales strategies to increase attendance and to develop new audiences.  The Customer Sales Assistant will support the Customer Sales Manager and Head of Marketing & Sales in all box office and direct sales aspects of The Courtyard as the primary performance arts provider in Herefordshire.

The Courtyard’s box office is open Mondays to Saturdays 10am to 8pm and for an hour before any Sunday shows.  Post holders will be required to cover a variety of shifts with evenings, weekends and bank holidays forming part of their normal hours of work.

Application packs, including a full job description, can be downloaded from the ‘downloads’ tab above. Alternatively please contact Mel Langford on 01432 346507, or email mel.langford@courtyard.org.uk.

If you wish to apply you will need to complete and return the application form by the closing date – we do not short list from CVs.


COMMIS CHEF
Post Reference: CYT100/020
Contract: full time, 40 hpw, permanent
Start: asap after interview
Salary: £18,583
Benefits: free parking, free show and film tickets, food and drink discounts
Location: The Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR
Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday, 21 June 2021
Interviews: 28, 29 & 30 June 2021

Do you love cooking and would you like to work in our busy, friendly kitchen?  We are seeking a cheerful and hard-working individual to join the team in the kitchen here at The Courtyard.  You will be reporting directly to the Head Chef and Sous Chef and will have opportunities to develop your skills within in a fast-paced and vibrant environment.

The Courtyard is the primary performing arts venue in Herefordshire presenting a dynamic mix of cultural activity all day, every day and welcoming over 350,000 visitors every year.  The Courtyard Food and Drink is at the heart of our public areas and currently comprises two distinct spaces, The Courtyard Café Bar and The Courtyard Chase Lounge.

With its vibrant and relaxed atmosphere, the Café Bar is ideal for those in search of delicious, locally-sourced, homemade food.  Set in the heart of The Courtyard’s stunning glass building, The Courtyard Café Bar offers an extensive menu for those wishing to grab a pre-show bite or those looking for a beautiful setting to enjoy a relaxing lunch with friends.  It is the perfect spot to visit for a hearty brunch, lazy lunch, or delicious dinner.  The Courtyard Café Bar is supported by Westons Cider.

The Courtyard’s mezzanine restaurant has been extended and transformed into an exciting new dining space – The Courtyard Chase Lounge, created with the support of Chase Distillery.  Serving a mixture of innovative small plates and traditional main dishes, The Courtyard Chase Lounge offers a unique culinary experience.  Locally sourced, seasonal produce is our focus with sophisticated, nutritious dishes and excellent service.

The restaurant boasts classic elegance with a trendy twist.  The lounge bar is a classy yet comfortable space to relax with friends and sample a range of cocktails, fine wines and local Chase gin.  The newly built rooftop terrace offers al fresco dining and a comfortable lounge area, serving up Mediterranean evening vibes.

An application pack, including a full job description, can be downloaded from the ‘downloads’ tab above.  Alternatively please contact Mel Langford on 01432 346507 or mel.langford@courtyard.org.uk.  If you wish to apply you will need to complete and return the application form by the closing date – we do not short list from CVs.


CATERING ASSISTANT casual
Post Reference: CYT100/018
Tenure: casual, as and when required
Rate: NMW/NLW
Benefits: free parking, free show and film tickets, food discounts
Location: The Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR
Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday, 21 June 2021
Interviews: w/c 28 June 2021
To Apply: you will need to complete and return The Courtyard’s application form

The Courtyard is the primary performing arts venue in Herefordshire presenting a dynamic mix of cultural activity all day, every day and welcoming over 350,000 visitors every year.  The Courtyard Food and Drink is at the heart of our public areas and currently comprises of two distinct spaces, The Courtyard Café Bar and The Courtyard Chase Lounge.

With its vibrant and relaxed atmosphere, the Café Bar is ideal for those in search of delicious, locally sourced, homemade food.  Set in the heart of The Courtyard’s stunning glass building, The Courtyard Café Bar offers an extensive menu for those wishing to grab a pre-show bite or those looking for a beautiful setting to enjoy a relaxing lunch with friends.  It’s the perfect spot to visit for a hearty brunch, lazy lunch, or delicious dinner.  The Courtyard Café bar is supported by Westons Cider.

The Courtyard’s mezzanine restaurant has been extended and transformed into an exciting new dining space.  Serving a mixture of innovative small plates and traditional main dishes, The Courtyard Chase Lounge offers a unique culinary experience. Locally sourced, seasonal produce is our focus with sophisticated, nutritious dishes and excellent service.  The restaurant boasts classic elegance with a trendy twist.  The lounge bar is a classy yet comfortable space to relax with friends and sample a range of cocktails, fine wines and local Chase gin.  The newly built rooftop terrace offers al fresco dining and a comfortable lounge area, serving up Mediterranean evening vibes.

If you would like to join us we would love to hear from you!

Flexibility is essential as we need someone who can cover morning and evening shifts weekdays, weekends and some bank holidays.

An application pack, including a full job description, can be downloaded from the ‘downloads’ tab above.  Alternatively please contact Mel Langford on 01432 346507 or mel.langford@courtyard.org.uk.  If you wish to apply you will need to complete and return the application form by the closing date – we do not short list from CVs.


ASSISTANT DIRECTORS
FOR IN-HOUSE PRODUCTIONS: HOPELESS ROMANTICS BY NICK LANE AND MARRY ME A LITTLE BY STEPHEN SONDHEIM
Start/Finish: Hopeless Romantics – full time from Mon, 5 July to Tue, 20 July 2021 (plus attendance at pre-production Zoom meetings)
Start/Finish: Marry Me A Little – full time from Mon, 19 July to Tue, 3 August 2021 (plus attendance at pre-production Zoom meetings)
Location: The Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR
Fee: £1,200, to include £200 contribution towards travel & subsistence
Closing Date: 12 noon on Thursday, 17 June 2021
Interviews: w/c 21 June via Zoom

The Courtyard in Hereford is seeking two dynamic, exciting and fresh Assistant Directors for its summer season 2021 to work on its main stage productions of either Hopeless Romantics by Nick Lane or Marry Me A Little by Stephen Sondheim.

The successful candidates will work alongside directors Nick Lane and Jason Marc Williams, gaining valuable experience of working in a producing theatre.  Our aim is to motivate and nurture emerging talent and to create a network of up-and-coming directors.  This is a unique opportunity for emerging and enthusiastic directors and we are particularly keen to encourage those from under-represented and minoritized communities to apply, though all applications will be equally considered.

To find out more, please access the application pack on the downloads button above.  If you’re struggling with the downloads, please contact Mel Langford on 01432 346507 or mel.langford@courtyard.org.uk.