The below correspondence is posted here by kind permission from the Society of London Theatre
The Society of London Theatre (SOLT) is an organisation that works with and on behalf of their Members to champion theatre and the performing arts.
Daily Contact Testing
DCMS have confirmed that organisations with workforces of 10 or above can apply to take part in Daily Contact Testing pilots. Previously applications were open to organisations that had workforces of over 50 FTE employees.
For further info, and to log your interest in applying with DCMS, please use this Google form and we will pass your information onto DCMS. Please complete the form by 12pm Tuesday 28 September.
Live Events Insurance Scheme
DCMS have now published the Live Events Insurance Scheme rules, along with how to apply. It confirms that it is likely to be of limited use for our sector.
Book now: exhibitor spaces at TheatreCraft UK careers events – Members Exclusive
The UK’s largest offstage careers fair for 16–30-year-olds returns and not only is it celebrating its 15th year, but also it’s the first time the event is being held online via Whova app, as well as in-person at the Royal Opera House. You’re invited to be an exhibitor in our virtual marketplace where attendees across the UK can visit your virtual booth and request to talk to you directly via chat or video call throughout the day.
For more information click here.
Deadline for submitting applications: Friday 1 October 2021, 12pm.
Global Citizen Live Events takeover – Saturday 25 September
Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour worldwide anti-poverty, climate change and education campaign, is taking place this Saturday (25 September) with a global broadcast and live event across six continents, featuring 50 of the world’s biggest artists and celebrities alongside world leaders and philanthropists. Please get involved over the weekend by reposting Global Citizen Live’s posts, or by using copy / assets from this toolkit.
New online resource for Rethinking Recruitment launched by Spektrix
What are you looking for when you recruit? And how do you attract people who’ll bring new perspectives to your team and valuable insight to your relationships?
Rethinking Recruitment is a new resource from Spektrix, offering practical, step by step ideas for finding and hiring great people. In as little as an hour, small changes to your language, selection and onboarding for customer and donor relationship management roles can transform your talent pool and bring fresh ideas to your organisation.
Information provided by UK Theatre sponsor Spektrix.
Reminder: Meeting Room and Office Space Hire – Members Exclusive
SOLT and UK Theatre are offering, exclusively to members, the chance to hire office / meeting room space at their location at 32 Rose Street, London WC2E 9ET. There are four spaces accommodating up to 12 people that are available for hourly or daily hire, with secure wi-fi available – details are available here. Longer hires may be available on request. Please contact email@example.com or call 020 7557 6718.
Job opportunity at SOLT: Listing Administrator (6 month fixed term contract)
We are seeking a Listing Administrator to join our team and work within the Content team ensuring our customer facing website is up to date. As a Listing Administrator you will be responsible for adding and maintaining news updates, listings, access listings and multimedia on OfficialLondonTheatre.com, plus sharing updates on social.
The closing date for applications is 8 October 2021 .
Coronavirus Recovery Guidance
- Coronavirus Recovery Updates and Guidance – for SOLT Members
- Coronavirus Recovery Updates and Guidance – for UK Theatre Members
- Media Briefing Notes
- See It Safely Toolkit
- Working Safely During Coronavirus – Guidance
- Coronavirus Government Guidance Library
Wellbeing and mental health support for you and your staff
- Theatre Helpline
- Wellbeing resources webpage
- Mental health and wellbeing webinars (TheatreMeansBusiness.info)
Jobs & careers in the sector