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Opportunities at Fuel

If you are passionate about contemporary performance and fresh ideas we would love to hear from you!

See below for regular updates on jobs, internships and opportunities.

Fuel is currently looking for a highly-organised, dynamic and enthusiastic individual to become part of our busy programme team and provide critical support across the UK tour of Barber Shop Chronicles.

We also run a regular producing internship scheme for students enrolled in relevant full-time study, on a rolling basis, part time for 3 months. In partnership with higher education organisations, our internships aim to inspire and train through practical, on-the-job experience.

Applications are now open till the 20th of December 2018.


We are currently accepting applications for the following opportunities:

Programme Assistant (Barber Shop Chronicles)

Fuel is looking for a highly-organised, dynamic and enthusiastic individual to become part of our busy programme team and provide critical support across the UK tour of Barber Shop Chronicles.

The purpose of the role is to work closely with the Lead Producer and provide project and financial administration assistance, including organising travel arrangements and itineraries, drafting contracts and collating invoices and pay schedules. This is a full-time, fixed term contract from February to December 2019.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone in the early stages of a producing career to gain first-hand experience of the industry in a busy, fast-moving and hands-on producing environment.

We are open to discussion about flexible working. These roles are intended to make a significant contribution to Fuel’s ability to achieve its mission. BAME applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please  download  info pack and application form below.

Please email completed application form to admin@fueltheatre.com with Programme Assistant BSC in the subject line.

Closing date: 9:00am on Monday 28 January, 2019.

Producing Internship

This part time position is ideal for someone interested in arts administration and/or theatre producing, as part of or alongside a full-time higher education course. You will work closely with Fuel’s Producer to learn how a busy producing office works and get involved with a variety of projects by different artists. This is a part-time, fixed term voluntary position working three days a week.

Applications are now closed. Check here for updates.

Please download the most recent producing intern person specification below.

“Fuel were open and honest about their work and learning on-the-job meant I got the fullest experience possible. My input was welcomed and encouraged and I felt my contributions were really valued. During the internship I gained an incredible insight into how Fuel work and received invaluable mentoring and support from the team. The experience has played a big role in helping me carve out my future career in theatre.”

Philippa Wilkinson, Producing Intern

Creative Careers Academy - Somerset House

The first Creative Careers Academy work placements began on 1 June 2018 and will run until the end of February 2019. They are hosted by Somerset House Trust with Improbable, British Fashion Council, Fuel, Creative United and Mighty. They have enabled five young people unrivalled access to the creative community of Somerset House through 9-month full time London Living Wage employment.

The Creative Careers Academy offers young people aged 18-25 work placements and workshops to support early professional development in the creative industries. We aim to tackle the challenges faced by under-represented young people struggling to establish their careers.

For more information on how to apply visit: https://www.somersethouse.org.uk/creative-careers-old

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