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  • Want to work for Kazzum?

    Kazzum HQ holds a small but dedicated team that does a brilliant job of dreaming up the shows, developing them, delivering workshops, fundraising and managing everything.


    But when the time comes, we welcome in the extra performers, freelance theatre artists, workshop tutors and volunteers to help put each project or show on the road.


    Keep checking here for vacancies, or sign up to the Arts Council England’s Arts Jobs site and bulletin where we also advertise our vacancies.


    We currently do not have any EVS placements available. Our sending organisation for EVS placements is Jugend Info in Austria.


    Current opportunities


    Artistic Director


    Kazzum are seeking a new Artistic Director to succeed Heidi Vaughan, who is leaving to join Bristol-based company Travelling Light as Artistic Producer. The ability to offer great ideas and energy alongside strong artistic leadership is essential for this role, as is a passion for creating high quality, inclusive productions and projects for young people.


    This is a fantastic opportunity to shape the artistic programme and direction of a dynamic Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.


    For more information download the recruitment pack and equality monitoring form below.


    Recruitment Pack Artistic Director_2017

    Equality Monitoring Form 2017


    Salary: Up to £36,000 (Dependent on experience)
    Deadline: Friday 30th June


    First round interviews: w/c 10th July
    Second round interviews: w/c 17th July


    Location: Bethnal Green, East London


    Volunteer Fundraiser

    Kazzum is an arts organisation for young audiences. We create innovative, outdoor and site-specific theatre, as well as installations, and a wide range of training and development opportunities for young people and emerging artists.


    We are looking for a Volunteer Fundraiser to support Kazzum’s fundraising activities. Creative ideas, energy and a friendly approach are essential for this role, as is a genuine interest in making art accessible to young people, especially those with limited opportunities to take part in creative activities.


    Description of tasks:

    Identify ways of raising additional funds by internet research and talking with companies

    Develop databases for corporate companies, local companies and individual givers

    Prepare fundraising materials to be distributed

    To assist the company in organising fundraising events and campaigns

    We are looking for volunteer(s) who are able to commit to 2 hours on a regular weekly/fortnightly basis. Work can be undertaken flexibly.


    If you have occasional spare time and would like to do your bit for charity, this is the perfect role for you. Meet new people, listen to people’s stories and experiences and spread the word of what a fantastic job Kazzum are doing!


    You will be given induction training into the various aspects of the work and receive ongoing support from the Artistic Director.


    To apply please email us with a recent CV, and reasons why this role appeals to you. If this is fitting to the company, we will then invite you in for a chat.


    For more information download:



    Disabled Performers/Dancers

    We are always interested in hearing from disabled performers/dancers who would like to join the company to tour nationally.


    We encourage applications from disabled artists at any point in their career. Please send a copy of your CV and any links to your work to recruitment@kazzum.org.


    Please also let us know of your accessibility needs.


    Kazzum is an approved Equity/ITC management company and always pay equity recommended fees. We are an equal opportunities employer, who is actively seeking to employ people currently under-represented in the creative and cultural sector. This includes young people, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities.

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