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Paid employment opportunities will be advertised below as they become available. Please contact Joana Cooper, HR Manager, if you have a question about any of our job vacancies, email joana.cooper@stables.org

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Creative Producer, IF: Milton Keynes International Festival

Freelance contract until Autumn 2023; fee c.£40K dependent on experience and availability

The Stables is looking for an experienced Creative Producer to work across the development and delivery of a range of projects, including IF: Milton Keynes International Festival and associated signature events.

The right candidate will have an appetite and aptitude for making the impossible possible. You will need to be able to articulate project ideas to a wide range of stakeholders, bringing cross-discipline teams together to develop new commissions and engage diverse communities.

Your experience will demonstrate ambition realised, detail delivered and life-long memories created. You will be excited to work on a range of projects - from live to digital and from sonic art to large-scale outdoor spectacles - engaging with nationally and internationally acclaimed artists, locally based practitioners, and companies and communities in Milton Keynes.

A full job pack can be downloaded below.

The deadline for applications is midday on Monday 23 May

Please submit a CV with covering letter that details your interest and suitability for the role with particular reference to how you meet the skills and experience required. Submit your application by email to joana.cooper@stables.org or post to Joana Cooper, The Stables, Stockwell Lane, Milton Keynes, MK17 8LU.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role or have any access support requirements, please contact Joana by email or phone on 01908 280828.


Casual Duty Theatre Managers

currently £12 per hour; part-time role

The Duty Theatre Manager has responsibility for the safe delivery of events at The Stables and in other venues including temporary spaces for events such as IF: Milton Keynes International Festival.  As a keyholder with responsibility for opening and locking the building, leading a large team of duty staff and volunteers the DTM role supports the Visitor Services Manager in ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for our artists, customers, students and other visitors. 

 A full job description & person specification can be downloaded below. Applications should be made using The Stables job application form (also downloadable below).

 We are always keen to hear from you if you'd like to become a Duty Theatre Manager - before applying, please contact Joana Cooper, HR Manager joana.cooper@stables.org to find out whether we are currently recruiting for this role.


Casual Bar Managers

£10 per hour; part-time role

 We are currently looking for casual bar managers to join The Stables team.  You will be responsible for all bar activities, specifically the serving of all bar stocks to members of the audience and to the artiste(s), the organising and serving of all interval orders, the cashing up of all monies at the end of the evening and the maintenance/cleanliness of all bar equipment in line with health and safety regulations.

 Some bar experience is required and full training will be given.

 A full job description & person specification can be downloaded below. Applications should be made using The Stables job application form (also downloadable below).

 Please send completed application form to Joana Cooper, HR Manager joana.cooper@stables.org