Press & Marketing Assistant

St. James Theatre Productions Ltd are looking to recruit a Press & Marketing Assistant to provide support to our Press Manager and Marketing Manager during the run up to our Christmas production of Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne, in a new adaptation by Laura Eason.

The role is a fixed term contract for start in early September and will terminate on the 18th December 2015. Salary is £14,000 pro rata, dependent on experience.

Whilst the majority of time will be spent on the Christmas production, the successful candidate will also be required to provide press and marketing support for other shows at St. James Theatre. Some experience is preferred, either in a theatre environment or within a press and/or marketing department.

To apply please download the job description below, fill out the application pack and email to for the attention of Julia Peach, with Press & Marketing Assistant in the subject line.

Job Description – Press & Marketing Assistant
Application Pack – Press & Marketing Assistant


  • All applications must be received by 9am on Monday 24th August. Interviews will take place on Thursday 27th or Friday 28th August.

Internships at the St. James

From time to time, and connected to special projects and events, we are happy to offer internship placements for a maximum of 3 months to those aged 18+ to experience a busy theatre environment. You must be a student or graduate of a relevant further education course connected to one of the following departments:

  • Press and PR
  • Marketing
  • Business Development/Partnerships/Sponsorship
  • Production Management/Producing
  • Theatre Administration
  • Design (programmes, posters, etc)
  • Event Planning and Management

Please note that these are voluntary unpaid opportunities however travel expenses within the Greater London area will be reimbursed. To register your interest, please email us a full CV with details of all related training and work experience to and we will be in touch when relevant opportunities arise. Please include your department(s) of interest in the email subject line and a covering letter (not exceeding one page) detailing specifically why you would most be interested in gaining experience there and how this is relevant to your career progression.

St. James RE:act

St. James Theatre’s initiative designed to support emerging theatre talent and to start a creative conversation with its audiences, St. James RE:act.

We are inviting applications from writers, musical theatre partnerships, directors and theatre makers in the early stages of their career, to respond to the story, music, themes and characters within our main house show.

Please check back for information on how to apply for our next RE:act

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