We are hiring for 3 new roles!

We are currently looking for a Marketing and Communications Manager, Board Trustees and a Trainee Stage Manager! 


1. Marketing and Communications Manager:


(22.5 Hours – Part-Time 0.6 FTE)

The Marketing & Communications Manager will be responsible for all of 20 Stories High’s exciting audience-facing operations, including marketing, press, social media, and will work collaboratively with the 20 Stories High team on our audience development strategies.

They will manage 20 Stories High’s communications strategies to ensure all its communities understand and promote 20 Stories High’s purpose and programming. They will manage the website, all media engagement, narrative development, brand and publicity.

It is important to us that the Marketing & Communications Manager shares the company’s values, and is committed to contributing to our developing practice in terms of both wellbeing and EDIA (Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Activism).

Application Deadline: 9am Wednesday 11th May 2022.

Shortlisting: Successful applicants will be invited to a recruitment day by Wednesday 12th May 2022.

Recruitment days: will be held Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th May 2022.

Apply Here: https://www.20storieshigh.org.uk/marketing-and-communications-manager-recruitment-2022/

2. Board Trustees:


To help us achieve our aims and make as big an impact as possible we would love applications from people including Finance professionals, Marketing & Communications Specialists, Digital Audience Developers and people living with disabilities or with experience of working with disabled people.

This list isn’t exclusive and if you feel there’s a contribution you could make then please let us know.

Role Title: Trustee, 20 Stories High Board

Direct Report: Chair

The Board of 20 Stories High has the ultimate responsibility for the making sure 20 Stories High is well run, financially secure and delivers its objectives for the benefit of the public.

Application Deadline: 9am, Wednesday 11th May.

Shortlisting: Successful applicants will be invited to interview by Friday 20th May.

Interviews: Friday 27th May.

Apply Here: https://www.20storieshigh.org.uk/board-recruitment-2022/

3. Trainee Stage Manager:

*Opportunity for people of colour*

We are looking for a Trainee Stage Manager to work with us between May and the end of July on our Youth Theatre show, Chapters of a Teen. 

20 Stories High has a Youth Theatre for ages 14-21. We are currently working with Abby Melia (Director) and other guest artists to create a show which will be performed at the Unity Theatre in July. The group is made up of approx 25 young people who represent the community we work with and for – culturally diverse, working class young people. We meet on Tuesday evenings 6-9pm in term times.

The Trainee Stage Manager will work closely with the team to manage specific elements of the production.

As part of this training role, the Trainee will receive support and mentoring from an experienced Stage Manager who will help guide you through this role, enabling you to gain skills and experience in Stage Management. For full information on your duties, see the objective section below.

To apply for this role, you must:

  • Be free all (or most) Tuesday evenings, starting immediately up until the show
  • Be free for all of the week starting Monday 18th July – Saturday 23rd July (see full show schedule below)
  • Be a person of colour
  • Be 18+
  • Be interested in exploring whether a career backstage in the arts is for you
  • Be willing to learn on the job (with the support of the mentoring Stage Manager) – taking on tasks and challenges that may be new to you
  • Consent to 20SH undertaking a DBS check

You do not need to have any experience to apply for this role.

Application Deadline: 5pm, Wednesday 18th May 2022.

We will then invite you to come and meet us in a meeting/interview before offering the role to someone. The meeting will be on 23rd or 24th May and we will let everyone know before Friday 20th May.

Apply Here: https://www.20storieshigh.org.uk/trainee-stage-manager-recruitment-2022/


We are committed to making this recruitment process as accessible as possible. All the recruitment documents are available in a variety of formats, however if you require the information in a different format to what is available, please get in touch with amy@20storieshigh.org.uk

If you have any access requirements around attending interview, please let us know by emailing amy@20storieshigh.org.uk