Recruitment

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Equal Opportunities

LW Theatres is an equal opportunities employer. We are a family of individuals who celebrate equality and diversity not just in our audiences but also within our company. We have developed policies and procedures that ensure no job applicant, employee or audience member receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their age, disability, gender (including transgender identity), race (including colour, ethnicity or national origin) or sexual orientation; are married or in a civil partnership, are pregnant or on maternity leave.

Gender Pay Gap Report

LW Theatres is committed to addressing and ensuring gender balance in our team. We are proud of the percentage of women we employ and that we compensate and promote people based on their roles, experience and performance.

Please click here to read the LW Theatres Gender Pay Gap Report 2019.

Please click here to read last year’s report: LW Theatres Gender Pay Gap Report 2018.

Employment at LW Theatres

Our aim is to make the recruitment process as straightforward and accessible as possible. There are three simple steps to complete your application which should take only a short time to complete;

  • Right to work screening
  • Have your CV and cover letter at the ready!
  • Equality and Diversity monitoring (this section is optional – please be assured that the information given is not attributable to individuals and it is not available to, or used by, the selection panel)

We welcome talented candidates from diverse and neurodiverse groups as part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion. If there is anything that we can do to make this process more accessible, please email us at recruitment@lwtheatres.co.uk.

Vercida ‘Recite’ accessibility tool: We have formed a partnership with VERCIDA (the UK’s largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site) which uses assistive technology to allow candidates to view our job description in a different format. To use this function please click on the ‘VERCIDA’ logo here.

Recruitment FAQs

Q: Can I still apply if I have a UK visa or work permit?
A: Unfortunately, we are unable to progress any applications from candidates who do not have the right to work in the UK.

Q: Can I apply for more than one role?
A: Yes, please feel free to apply for more than one role.

Q: Do I have to apply via your website?
A: Yes we can only accept applications via our website, however if there’s something that we can do to make this recruitment process more accessible for you, then please do let us know at recruitment@lwtheatres.co.uk

Q: What should I include in my cover letter?
A: We would love to hear more about you. Your cover letter is an opportunity to let us know more about yourself, how your previous experience relates to the position you are applying for and our Company values and what transferable skills you could bring to this role.

Q: After applying for a role, what happens next?
A: We’ll be in contact once your application has been reviewed. We’ll explain more about next steps if you are successful at this stage as our interview processes are as unique and individual as the people that work here.

Q: What should you expect when applying for a job at LW Theatres?
A:
As our roles are so diverse, there is not one recruitment process used across the board. Each recruitment process is designed in a manner that candidates are best able to demonstrate the skills and experience required for that role. This can be in the form of a technical assessment, a competency-based interview or an assessment centre and you will be informed of the process when being invited for interview.

Q: What do we look for in candidates applying for roles at LW Theatres?
A: We are united by our values and therefore seek to recruit people who are able to demonstrate these qualities in their application and at interview.

Q: What happens with my personal data when I apply for a role at LW Theatres?
A: Please read our ‘Job Applicant Privacy Notice’ available here. Our Modern Slavery Statement is available here.