Front of house staff at Deda

Derby City Centre

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Front of House team to gain valuable skills within one of Derby’s leading cultural organisations. Déda is a creative venue in Derby specialising in Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work. Applicants should be able to demonstrate outstanding customer service, teamwork, communication and sales technique.

Our mission is to deliver an exceptional programme of Dance and Physical Performance to as wide an audience as possible and our Front of House are integral in making that happen. This is why we are looking for engaging, enthusiastic and motivated individuals to start in September ready for our exciting autumn programme of classes, performances and events. You will also get the opportunity to sit in the theatre on performance nights to ensure the comfort and safety of audiences.

Hours of work vary and will include afternoons, but mostly evening and weekend shifts.

Download job description here

To apply please send your CV and a cover letter detailing how your experience meets the job description to

Closing date – 29 August 2019

Interviews – Week commencing 2 September 2019

Volunteer Vacancies

Front of House Volunteers

We are looking for friendly and reliable Front of House Volunteers to join our team. Contact the Front of House team if you are interested in gaining great experience supporting the smooth running of our performances and events.

Youth and Community

Many of our volunteering opportunities are available through our Youth and Community programmes. Email Clare Limb at or call 01332 374681 for details.

Apprentice Dance Artist Scheme

For further information on our Apprentice Dance Artist Scheme contact Isobel Davis, Dance Development and Learning Co-ordinator, on 01332 374671 or via email

Placements and Internships

Déda has also worked with the University of Derby in order to offer various placements and Internships within our organisation - see our blog pages for evidence of their time here.

I have really enjoyed my time at Déda and learnt so much. I am very grateful for volunteering and working for such an amazing place
Alice Pashley, Dance Development & Learning Volunteer


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