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Vacancies - Creative Engagement Officer

Purpose of Job

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate to join our team at an exciting point in the development of the historic Hyde Park Picture House, which is part of the Leeds Heritage Theatres.

The Creative Engagement Officer will work to develop and deliver our National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) supported Activity Plan by working with a range of pre-existing and new community, creative and academic partners. This includes working with the Head of Cinema, the Young Audiences Officer, and other staff at the Picture House to arrange screenings, events and activities as well as engaging with and supporting people of all ages to become actively involved in the Picture House through volunteers and developing training opportunities.


About You

You will be passionate about film in any form and eager to work with us to find ways of making the cinema more inclusive and welcoming.

You will be able to work well with others and comfortable with joining an organisation at a period of great change as the cinema undergoes its refurbishment work.

More information on this job opportunity why not take a look at the Job Description.

About Us

Leeds Heritage Theatres is a registered charity united by a single cause; to bring people together, create the extraordinary and provide a positive environment in which to entertain and educate.

Our three venues – Leeds Grand Theatre, City Varieties Music Hall and the Hyde Park Picture House – collectively present the very best in live performance, music, comedy and film; drawing audiences of around 350,000 a year from the Leeds city region and beyond.

We’re proud of who we are and what we do. With our combined, unique skills, we make a real difference. We inspire one another. We become stronger. Everyone is welcome to share in this labour of love.


Adult holding a microphone standing in front of a big screen with a laptop

Salary and Benefits

Contract Type: Permanent

Responsible to: Head of Cinema

Salary: £22,188 pro-rata

Holiday Entitlement: 20 days pa plus bank holidays 


  • Generous average salary pension scheme
  • TOIL (time off in lieu system)
  • Regular staff offers and discounts for our own venues and local businesses 

Probation Period: Six months 

Notice Period : One month 

Hours: 18.5 per week (flexible start/finish times). Some evening and weekend work required 

To apply

Please email a completed application form to

The deadline for receipt of applications is Tue 11th May 2021

Creative Engagement Officer – Job Description

Creative Engagement Officer – Application Form

Leeds Heritage Theatres – Recruitment Pack