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Stage Door Keepers

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Start date: 14 June (induction and training)


Newcastle Theatre Royal Trust is an independent charity that runs Newcastle Theatre Royal.  The 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 winner of the Most Welcoming Theatre, North East award, we are committed to giving the highest quality of welcome and of service to everyone, on-stage and off.

 Newcastle Theatre Royal Trust invites applications for Stage Door Keepers to ensure visitors and staff at the Theatre Royal Stage Door are met with the highest possible levels of care, attention and courtesy, and to provide effective Stage Door security and services.


Role 1 Stage Door Keeper

20 hours per week plus cover – 4 x 5 hour shifts (must be able to work regular weekends and evenings)

Role 2 Stage Door Keeper

15 hours per week plus cover – 3 x 5 hour shifts (must be able to work regular weekends and evenings)

Role 3 Stage Door Keeper

10 hours per week plus cover – 2 x 5 hour shifts (must be able to work regular weekends and evenings)

Person Specification:

The post holder should:

  • Be personable and presentable
  • Be committed to Customer Care and have the ability to work with diverse customers
  • Have a friendly and helpful manner in person and on the phone
  • Possess tact, discretion, honesty and diplomacy
  • Have basic IT skills and be computer literate
  • Be able to communicate with people at all levels


The Theatre has a 7 day operation as per the needs of the performance schedule. The standard Stage Door rota is Monday-Saturday with overnight cover as required. Weekend work will be on a fixed rolling rotation. Please note that cover shifts will include Sunday working and may also include some overnight work. Applicants will be asked to submit shift availability prior to interview.

How To Apply:

If you are interested in applying please complete the application form by referring to the job description provided as guidance and return to Deb Dovinson at

Please state clearly on the application form which ROLE you are applying for.

Closing date for interested applicants: 9am, Monday, 26 April 2021

Interview date: Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Please note that if external applicants have not received a response to your application within 5 working days of the closing date, you have not progressed to interview stage.  Please do not let this deter you from applying for other positions which may arise in the future.