Work with Hijinx

The Hijinx team is small, but nimble, and punches far above its weight.

We develop and encourage our employees to grow in their roles and to be the best they can be. We aspire to have a collaborative approach to work whereby staff help and support each other in any way needed to ensure the smooth running of the company and delivery of the work.

If this sounds like the place for you, then read on!

Vacancies.

Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to speculative enquiries for roles, but all available opportunities are listed here on our jobs page. We are also unable to accept CVs (unless requested) or keep CVs on file, but you can check our website for opportunities or follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.

Academy Director (Maternity).

We have a need for a talented theatre professional to join us for one year to hit the ground running and drive our Academy programmes forward.

The Academy Director is responsible for the effective and efficient management of our five Hijinx Academies across Wales, ensuring they deliver high-quality professional drama training for our 60+ Hijinx Actors.

To succeed in this role you will need to have a good knowledge of drama training and professional skills development. You will need to be an organised, self-directed team-player with strong communication skills and love of working with a wide range of people. As such you will have an established network within the creative sector, and be comfortable building new relationships and projects.

(Fixed-term, one year, maternity cover)

Closing date for applications: midnight, 12 December 2021

North Wales Hub Coordinator.

We are currently recruiting for a part-time Coordinator for our North Wales hub to support the Hijinx Academies and Pawb activities in this area.  This is a great opportunity to join this busy and exciting theatre company and make a positive impact.

The North Coordinator is responsible for the effective and efficient co-ordination of Hijinx’s range of Academy and community activities in North Wales in support of the Heads of Departments – including Academy training, Drama Foundations courses, and Young People’s Theatre- to ensure they deliver high-quality experiences for all of our participants.  To succeed in this role, you will need to be an organised, self-directed team-player with strong communication skills.

Closing date for applications: midnight, 12 December 2021

Kickstart.

We’re working in partnership with Charityworks, the UK-non-profit sector’s Kickstart gateway as part of a collaborative effort to power up our sector with exceptional talent and make a real impact on youth unemployment.

 

As part of the government’s Kickstart scheme, the roles are available to anybody aged 16-24 and in receipt of Universal Credit and young people can apply by visiting their local job centre and speaking to their Work Coach and referencing the job title and reference number.

Each role includes a supported 6-month development programme delivered by Charityworks. The programme will equip you with the connections, experiences, tools and insight needed to succeed at work, help you to build a peer community of fellows and give you the skills to transition well beyond the placement, and develop long term careers in the non-profit sector.  

Team Assistant – Pawb (Kickstart Placement).

We are currently recruiting for a six-month placement for a Team Assistant through the Kickstart Scheme – this placement is open to candidates aged 18-24 and in receipt of Universal Credit.

You must be referred to us via your Job Centre Work Coach for this role – just quote this code and ask them to refer you KS3D2E6C20/ CF10 5AL.

This placement offers the opportunity to work in an exciting and fast-moving environment, with an ambitious and agile team. The chance to help develop ideas with team members; have ownership of small projects; and have a meaningful contribution into larger ones. We are always open to new ideas and encourage team members to share their thoughts and suggestions and see them become real and tangible projects.

Closing date for applications: 15 December 2021

Opportunities.

From time to time, we engage committed and experienced consultants for targeted support on specialised projects and if this sounds like an organisation and purpose you would like to be involved with, read on!

Equal Opportunities.

Hijinx recognise, respect and value individual difference. We are committed to the wellbeing of our staff, to being an Equal Opportunities employer, and attracting diverse talent from sections of the community currently underrepresented in the culture sector to help us to develop a more diverse workforce.  

Disability Confident Employer.

Hijinx is a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

Volunteering

If you’d rather invest your time, we have a number of regular and temporary volunteering opportunities. We also offer placements for students who want to gain valuable experience in the arts industry.

Volunteer