TEAM Administrative Assistant
National Theatre Wales is fuelled by the pursuit of connection. We see theatre as a tool to bring people together to reflect, explore and be inspired by the stories of our nation. We want everyone in Wales to see themselves, their communities, their experiences and their futures imagined in the work we make. Our staff are at the heart of us fulfilling that purpose.
About the role
The TEAM Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to National Theatre Wales’ (NTW) TEAM programme. You will perform a range of tasks, from booking travel and accommodation, updating TEAM member records, market and work events, coordinate and facilitate meetings, connect NTW staff with TEAM members, promote the TEAM model externally, and run the TEAM social media platforms.
You could spend your day arranging an event in Wrexham, minute-taking at a TEAM Panel meeting, discussing a potential new project, whilst drafting posts and managing the TEAM social feeds.
TEAM is a Wales-wide, internationally recognised community network which engages with all levels of NTW’s activities, rooted in a model of local community leadership. TEAM members input into all levels of NTW’s work, advocate for the company in their communities, and get involved in artistic engage with the processes of production, debate and evaluation.
Who we think you might be…
We think you might be someone who is capable and enthusiastic, with a passion for the power of community and a commitment to breaking down barriers to enable life-changing opportunities. You won’t necessarily have experience of working in the theatre sector, but you will have skills from other areas of your life or work, including volunteering and education that will be transferable and hugely valuable in connecting and engaging with communities.
We need a workforce that represents an entire spectrum of lived experience. The more diverse the perspectives we have influencing what we do, the stronger and more meaningful our work will be. We encourage applications from all communities, faiths, backgrounds and from anyone who experiences racism, or ableism. We recognise the social model of disability and are committed to working with our employees to remove barriers to inclusion.
Salary: £21,000 per annum, pro rata
Hours: 2 days per week (a minimum of 14 hours, to include a compulsory one-hour lunch break, taking it to a total of 16 hours). We will consider flexible working arrangements for the right candidate.
Holidays: 25 days, pro rata (excluding statutory Bank Holidays)
Term: This is a Part-time, Fixed-term contract (until December 2022)
Closing Date: Friday 9 July, 12pm
- Shortlisting: w/c 12 July
- Interviews: w/c 19 July
How to apply
You can either write a cover letter of no more than 2 pages OR film a video of yourself lasting no more than 5 minutes – either format is equally acceptable, and neither is preferable so choose what suits you best. In your cover letter or video, tell us about you, your experiences, skills and attributes relevant to the job, and your life aspirations. Where would you like to be in 3 years-time? What changes would you like to make to our society? What do you enjoy doing? What do you believe in? Send your cover letter or video with your CV, of no more than 2 pages plus references, to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 12 pm on 9th July 2021.
If you are shortlisted, we’ll invite you to interview over zoom, likely in the week starting 19th July 2021. These are friendly, largely informal 30-minute conversations with three people including a member of NTWs’ Collaboration department and a TEAM panel member. We’ll send you a rough outline of the questions we’ll ask you, and short biographies of the above in advance.
Please also complete the Equal Opportunities form here.
If you have any questions or would like to talk about whether this job might be for you, please get in touch at email@example.com
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds. Applications can be received in English or Welsh.