Bridport Arts Newsletter

Jobs & Volunteering

Job Opportunities

Marketing Officer (part time- 20hrs/wk)

Marketing Officer (part time) Bridport Arts Centre: Advert

We are an arts charity and NPO based located in the heart of Bridport, in a Grade 2 listed Wesleyan Chapel, a multi-arts venue presenting a year-round programme of visual arts, music, theatre, dance, film and screenings, live comedy and spoken word. We also run an international creative writing competition and are currently developing an online programme and a new strand of creative activity curated by and for young people.

We’re looking for an experienced Marketing Officer with a creative flair to help us ensure that we attract returning and new audiences from all walks of life for our brilliant exhibitions, events, and projects. You’ll have a good understanding of how to achieve great results using audience insights and your own creative skills, to create great copy and imagery for print and online advertising and to use our social media channels, website and membership database to keep our and audiences engaged and inspired.

If you are interested in this post, please email [email protected] for an application pack. You must fill the application form out to apply as no CVs will be accepted.

  • Applications must be received by 9am on Tuesday 1st June 2021. Interviews for the post will take place on 10th and 11th June 2021. Interviews for the post will take place on 10th and 11th June 2021 at Bridport Arts Centre, or via Zoom if necessary.

Application Pack download


External Duty Management posts 2021

£40 per event (hours vary), paid monthly by BACs

A bank of up to 5 trained Duty Managers required to provide flexible, as-and-when cover for Bridport Arts Centre’s varied programme of events.  Some theatre knowledge preferred and /or familiarity with Bridport Arts Centre’s Marlow Theatre. This is not a key-holder position.

We have an ongoing, varied and lively schedule of events planned for 2021, starting on Friday 21 May with the regular Jazz Cafe. This is a responsible but extremely enjoyable post working alongside a knowledgeable and efficient team of trained stewards.

For further details, or to express an interest in training for, and joining, our Duty Management team please contact Dee Fenton, Operations Manager 01308 427183 or [email protected]
Training times (1hr maximum) by agreement during May 2021.

Volunteer Opportunities

Stewards Rotas

Please click the below links to view.

Theatre Stewards Rota - Updated 26th June 2021

Gallery Stewards Rota - Updated 26th June 2021

Front of House Stewards- Training refresher date to be advised, once further Government guidelines have been confirmed on 21 June

Come and join the BAC Front of House Team and get involved in a lively programme of theatre, dance, comedy and more! The role involves working at our performances and events to make sure that our visitors are safe and happy. Full training given during the pre-event briefings.

If you would like to become a Front of House volunteer please email Dee on [email protected]. to get access to the online rota.  Thank you for your interest, if you would like to be part of the team or have any questions, please get in touch.

Gallery Stewards – Training refresher date to be advised, once further Government guidelines have been confirmed on 21 June

Do you love art? Do you have a few hours to spare?

We’re looking for stewards to work at least two hours a week to provide a friendly presence in the Allsop Gallery.  Stewards enhance all aspects of the visitor experience interacting with people about exhibitions and maintaining the appearance of the space where appropriate.

In return we offer full training and tickets to selected theatre shows. Please contact Dee on [email protected] for more information.


There are many reasons why you may want to join our team, some people want to learn new skills, others enjoy meeting new people while others simply love the arts.

We are extremely grateful Last year our volunteers contributed hours of their time and w.

We think volunteering at the Arts Centre is fun, here’s what our stewards have to say about it:

“Being a steward at the Arts Centre has offered many things to me, ...opportunities to meet stimulating people, to contribute to the  running of this great community asset, to see  and enjoy a wide variety of entertainment which otherwise might pass me by, and,  not least, to share fun and laughter with the dedicated staff who keep it all going.”
“I enjoy being a steward, it is fun and gives you a chance to meet people and be part of a team contributing to the running  of a great Arts Centre”