Working with us

Hackney Empire is situated in the heart of London’s East End and has been an iconic venue for the arts and popular culture since it first opened in 1901. It is now a unique variety theatre for the 21st century that embraces a local and global community of artists and audiences; and nurtures and presents work that is at once extraordinary, popular, inspirational and transformative.

Opportunities at Hackney Empire

Please see below for current opportunities at Hackney Empire.



Front of House Duty Manager

To be in charge of the smooth running of the Front of House during show times. To supervise FOH ushers and door staff throughout the evening.

Hours:  Casual shifts, depending on show scheduled

Person Specification: Experience in money handling • Experience of customer care  • Work well under pressure • Have some experience in managing staff • Confident with dealing with customers face to face • Experience in working in a theatre events environment.



Send a full CV and a covering letter (not more than two sides of A4) to

Shaniece Deleon  with the Job role Ref in the subject line.

Please also return with your application a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. This form is for statistical purposes only and will not be used in the assessment of your application.

Deadline: Ongoing

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK. Hackney Empire is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Speculative applications are retained for three months; if a suitable vacancy is available you will be contacted within that time period. If you have not received a response within three months, please resubmit your application.