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Aberdeen Performing Arts (APA) is a creative hub and focal point for the performing arts, community engagement and talent development in the North-east.

Our three iconic city centre venues are all on a national and international touring circuit for the performing arts and a vital part of Aberdeen and Scotland’s cultural infrastructure. We present, produce and commission diverse and distinctive arts and cultural programmes of regional and national reach and impact. We support talent and help develop professional practice. We run a wide range of creative activities, projects and workshops for all ages and stages in our own venues as well as in schools and community settings. We provide a box office service for 30+ venues in the North-east. We run 6 bars, two cafes and a restaurant in-house across our venues.

All our vacancies will be posted on the jobs page of our website. 

If you have any questions or want to get in touch with us about our vacancies, please contact recruitment@aberdeenperformingarts.com 

Sous Chef

As we prepare for the re-opening of the Music Hall, we are seeking an experienced Chef to join our team.  You will assist the Head Chef in the operations of the kitchen delivering high-quality food services in our restaurant and cafes as well as for functions, events and corporate hospitality in our venues.

You will assist with staff management and development, and ensure the efficient and smooth running of our kitchens across all three venues.

If you have a passion for food and at least two years’ experience as a Sous Chef or three years’ as a junior Sous Chef, we want to hear from you!

For full information and apply online click here.  Alternatively, send your cover letter and CV to recruitment@aberdeenperformingarts.com.  

Closing date for applications:  11 November 2018

Chef de Partie

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Chef de Partie to join our team working to deliver a high-quality service in our restaurant and cafes as well as for functions, events and corporate hospitality in our venues.

You will have overall responsibility for your section of the kitchen, so previous experience is essential along with the ability to work at a fast pace with your team.

If you have a passion for food and a willingness to learn and progress around the kitchen, we want to hear from you!

For full information and to apply online click here.

Closing date for applications:  11 November 2018

Kitchen Porter

We are looking for a Kitchen Porter to assist with the smooth operation of our catering team, based in our three city-centre venues, His Majesty’s Theatre, the Music Hall and the Lemon Tree.

You will ideally have experience of working as a Kitchen Porter or working in the dishwash area of a busy kitchen.  You’ll be someone who is a real team player, has high standards, with a “can do” attitude.

Due to the fluctuating nature of our business and the differing requirements of each venue, the shifts available will vary.  Daytime, evening and weekend working will be required.

Apply online here or send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@aberdeenperformingarts.com.

Closing date for applications: 11 November 2018

Waiting/Café Bar Assistant

We are seeking enthusiastic, hard-working individuals to join our food and beverage team.  The role will involve providing exceptional customer service and a friendly, professional welcome at our iconic city-centre venues, His Majesty’s Theatre, the Music Hall and the Lemon Tree.

You will prepare and serve food and drinks, providing the highest standards of customer care, while cash handling and day to day cleaning.  You will be a friendly, helpful and experienced team player, who will embrace our mission, vision and values.

Due to the fluctuating nature of our business, the shifts available will vary.  Daytime, evening and weekend working will be required, and due to joining us during our busiest period, good availability to work a variety of shifts during November and December is preferred.

If you are passionate about customer care, with a flexible approach, we want to hear from you!

Click here for more information and to apply.

Closing date for applications: 11 November 2018

Cleaners (Seasonal)

We require seasonal Housekeeping staff to join our team providing support over our busy festive period and the re-opening of the Music Hall.  We pride ourselves in efficient cleaning services, maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness at all Aberdeen Performing Arts venues and events.

Seasonal opportunities are available both on a part-time and casual basis.  The roles may offer upwards of 16 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, including weekends, day-time and evening work.  Hours are variable and can be determined at interview stage.

The successful candidate will be part of a team providing first class services to our artists, performers and customers with a responsibility to ensure compliance with all Health and Safety requirements.  Previous cleaning or housekeeping experience is essential, although training will be provided.

Candidates may apply here or submit a CV with cover letter, explaining why you wish to work for Aberdeen Performing Arts and outlining your desired working hours to recruitment@aberdeenperformingarts.com.

Closing date for applications: 14 November 2018