For over a century Watford Palace has created great theatre, comedy and events. Our guests are at the heart of our work, but what really makes us tick are our people. To our peers we’re a top-class regional curator of innovative performance and community engagement – but we know that the true magic behind the curtain is the heart and vision of our staff. If you want to be part of an organisation that values its employees and freelancers, read on.

We cast actors, and employ technicians and creatives, but we offer a range of roles, including administrators, marketers, and drama facilitators – all playing a part in making our theatre look and feel amazing. We also have training and young talent opportunities, so please take a look below for all our current opportunities.

Herts Film Festival Producer (part-time, fixed term)

Watford Palace Theatre is looking for a dynamic part-time producer (fixed term 11 months) to deliver our Hertfordshire Film Festival.  Supported by Warner Bros. Studio Leavesden (a name synonymous with ground breaking filmmaking) and in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire and Cathartic Arts CIC, Hertfordshire Film Festival provides opportunities for young people aged 11 – 25 to explore pathways into the creative industries and  develop a lifelong passion for film and creativity.

For more information, a job description and how to apply please click the link below.

Deadline for applications: noon on Friday 7 June 2024

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Deputy Technical Manager

Watford Palace Theatre’s Production Team delivers first-class technical service to all aspects of our programme – WPT productions, co-productions, visiting work, events, youth and community activities.  Would you like to join the team?

We are looking for a Deputy Technical Manager to lead the technical staging aspects of the work.  The postholder will also be expected to deputise, as appropriate, for the Technical Manager,

For more information, a job description and how to apply please download the recruitment pack below.

Deadline for applications: 5pm on Friday 7 June 2024

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Casual Technician

We are always keen to hear from you if you are interested in joining our pool of Casual Technicians.

For more information, please click below for a full job description and how to apply.

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Welcome Team Host

If you’d love to be the face of Watford Palace Theatre, welcoming guests, and working in a creative environment with a friendly team, then we’d love you to apply to us as a Welcome Team Host!

What you’ll get:

  • Full training and ongoing development opportunities
  • Complementary and discounted show tickets
  • Discounts in the café and bar
  • Flexible working patterns

What we’re looking for:

  • Customer-facing experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organisation and time management skills
  • A strong team player
  • Good attention to detail
  • Sensitive to the needs of others

Sound like a bit of you? Download the recruitment pack below to learn more!

Assistant Facilitator

We also need Assistant Facilitators to join our pool of talent at Watford Palace Theatre!

If you’re creative, empathetic, proactive, local to the Watford area and interested in working with a range of participants in workshops and events, this could be the role for you!

Download the Assistant Facilitator pack below to find out more!

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Training and young talent

Palace Young Company

Are you 16-25? Looking for an opportunity to develop your creative, technical, or performance skills, in a self-driven, collaborative, and inclusive group? Want a rewarding way to get back out in the world and have fun? Then the Palace Young Company is for you!

Find out more about the Palace Young Company

Onstage

We don’t have any open opportunities right now BUT if you feel like this is a place you would love to work, bookmark this page and keep checking. We’d love to meet you!

The exterior of Watford Palace Theatre at night
Front facade of Watford Palace Theatre in 1908
Photo taken from the stage facing out into the the auditorium. The Palace Youth Theatre are sitting on the stage taking notes form the Director who is facing them from the auditorium during rehearsals for a show.