We offer great benefits and competitive salaries across a huge range of roles. Here’s what you get when you join the RSC.

Free theatre tickets

All staff can take advantage of our fantastic staff ticket policy, which means you can have one free ticket and one £10 ticket for every production.

Financial benefits

  • Money: As a registered charity we offer competitive salaries, benchmarked within the charitable and not-for-profit sectors. Some of our roles are unionised, so pay gradings apply. Our pay is positioned to attract talented people.
  • Help getting to work: subsidised car parking, a cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans
  • Childcare assistance: childcare vouchers, maternity/paternity/adoption leave, shared parental leave
  • Life assurance
  • RSC discounts: 20% discount in RSC shop, restaurant and cafes

Health and wellbeing

Our onsite occupational health service will support you in your work when you need it, helping to make any adjustments that you need. We also offer a contribution to the cost of eye tests, flu jabs and sickness pay, as well as a BUPA cash plan.

Employee Assistance Programme

Unlimited access to a 24-hour free, confidential telephone helpline, with advice and information on a range of issues, from legal and financial, as well as offering face-to-face counselling where required.


Access to our Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ children’s nursery for employees and the local community.

25 days holiday

Rising to 28 days after three years’ service plus 8 public holidays (all calculated pro-rata if you work part-time). 

Discounts in the town

We play an important role in the life of Stratford-upon-Avon and our employees are welcomed by many businesses across the town with discounts in shops, restaurants and more. Just show your staff ID security pass to access them. 


Membership of the NOW contributory pension scheme with salary exchange arrangements.

Green Room

Subsidised canteen facility with tasty food and amazing views over the River Avon.

Training and Development

We will give you the tools to do your job to the best of your ability. We want you to feel supported and we will help you to progress your chosen career whilst you are with us.

When you start your job you will receive induction training, both inside your department and with the wider organisation. This will help you understand the important role you play in our work, learn more about the Company and meet people working in different departments.

We also offer an in-house programme of learning and development opportunities. These include tours and talks, IT skills training with specific software packages, project management courses, as well as soft skills, such as emotional intelligence.

We also support your personal development in your role through:

  • Attending conferences
  • External training
  • Study for professional qualifications
  • Team building activities

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