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MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION

As the UKs largest theatre owner and operator, the Ambassador Theatre Group is proud
to offer a groundbreaking and unique Graduate Scheme to develop future leaders in
commercial theatre. This is your chance to train for two years alongside the industrys
top managers and administrators. What better way to kickstart your theatre career?

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PLACEMENTS

MENTORSHIP

TRAINING

Youll spend the first six months in

A senior mentor will guide you through

Your path through the Graduate Scheme

one of our 39 UK venues learning

the Graduate Scheme and advise you on

will be unique, but you will join other

how a typical commercial theatre

your choices and learning experiences.

Graduates and colleagues to complete

operates. Following this you will build


your working knowledge of a wide
range of centralised departments
to develop an understanding of the

Youll learn about their role and career


history, and they will offer support for your
next steps at the end of the two years.

bigger picture. Youll expand your


experience of the theatre industry
and find out what makes ATG a unique
and exciting company to work for.
In the second year, you will have the
chance to specialise, enabling you
to identify a suitable career path
within ATG.

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relevant training, to underpin your


workplace learning.

WHEN WOULD I START?


Graduates join ATG annually in September,
and are engaged on a fixed term contract
for two years.

WHERE WOULD I WORK?


ATG owns theatres all over the UK and its
head offices are in London and Woking.
The first year of the Graduate Scheme
would mostly take place in or near to
London; the location of the second year
will depend on your individual placements.

HOW MUCH WOULD


I BE PAID?

WHAT KIND OF CAREER


WILL IT LEAD TO?

Graduates will be paid a competitive

After working with ATG for two years you

A job will not be guaranteed, but your

starting salary, with a pay rise in the

will be well-placed to apply for a broad

mentor will help you to negotiate your

second year depending on performance.

range of management and administration

career progress, and its expected that

Benefits include annual leave, a pension,

roles within the theatre industry. This

job vacancies will arise at ATG which

staff ticket offers and relocation assistance

could include any career from venue

will interest you.

(where required).

management to marketing to ticketing.

WILL I BE GUARANTEED
A JOB AT THE END?

This Graduate Scheme is not designed to


lead to a career in theatre producing.
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IF YOU ARE THINKING OF APPLYING,YOU MUST:


Be within one year of your undergraduate or postgraduate degree graduation

date on the date of application. You can apply before or after graduation.

Have achieved (or be predicted) a 2:1 degree, preferably in a subject relevant

to the commercial theatre industry. However, exceptional graduates who

dont fulfill the degree requirements may be considered.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR GRADUATES WHO:





Are ambitious, self-motivated and can manage their own time efficiently.
Are proactive and will take initiative to create their own opportunities.
Have the desire and potential to lead and inspire others.
Are confident communicators, with a willingness to get stuck in, learn, meet

people, absorb information, and build positive relationships with a variety of

different stakeholders.

Are interested in the commercial possibilities of theatre.


Can demonstrate creative flair with regard to problem-solving and

engaging with others.

Are devoted to a career in theatre. You may not know yet exactly which role

will suit you best, but you will be passionate about working in our industry.

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Our recruitment process will include an application


form, online competency tests, an assessment day and
an interview. Youll need to be determined to succeed,
as the recruitment is likely to be competitive. Have a look
at our website to register your interest and find out when
and where to submit your application.

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Co-founded by Sir Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire OBE in


1992, ATG has grown to be the UKs largest theatre group, with a
total of 40 venues in Britain and on Broadway, and productions
touring across the globe. Our three main functions are theatre
operations, ticketing, and production (though please note that the
Graduate Scheme focuses on management and administration,
and not production).
ATGs impressive portfolio of West End theatres includes Apollo
Victoria, Donmar Warehouse, Duke of Yorks, Fortune, Harold Pinter,
Lyceum, Phoenix, Piccadilly, Playhouse, Savoy and Trafalgar Studios
1 & 2. In New York ATG owns the Foxwoods Theatre, the largest
theatre on Broadway. ATGs regional venues include New Victoria
Woking, Theatre Royal Brighton, Bristol Hippodrome, Liverpool
Empire, Palace Theatre and Opera House Manchester, Richmond
Theatre, and New Wimbledon Theatre, amongst many others.

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