Jobs & Placements

About the company

Tramshed (previously Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre GLYPT) has an established reputation, built over 45 years, as a leading creator of accessible and innovative participatory and performance work for young people.

Tramshed runs an extensive participatory programme including 18 weekly workshops in drama, dance and radio, for ages 5-25. Tramshed also delivers participatory education and outreach projects, and produces professional theatre touring schools and at its venue, The Tramshed in Woolwich.


General Manager

We are looking for a General Manager to be an integral part of Tramshed’s operations and strategy across the organisation.  The General Manager will have responsibility for ensuring efficient running of the Tramshed office and administration functions alongside the day to day reporting and supporting discrete areas of finance.  The General Manager also provides effective support to the Senior Management Team in terms in terms of delivering the organisation’s business plan and broader strategy.

To learn more about the role, please read the General Manager Recruitment Pack, and the General Manager Application Form.

To apply, send a completed Application Form to: with ‘General Manager’ in the subject line.
Applications close Wednesday 4 September, with interviews provisionally scheduled for week commencing 9 September, 2019.


Community Programme Assistant

We are looking for a highly motivated & organised individual able to provide essential administrative & producing support to the Community Programme Manager.
Tramshed have been successful in securing funding from Big Lottery Reaching Communities to develop its existing programme of community activity at the Tramshed; including a series of music events, comedy nights, Adults with Learning Disabilities (ALD) events and more. As we continue into the second year of this funding, the role will support the Community Engagement Manager in cementing the Tramshed as a community hub and a safe space for all to enjoy.

This role is a fixed term post for 12 months.

To learn more about the role, please read the Community Programme Assistant Job Description, and the Community Programme Assistant Application.

To apply, send a completed Application Form to: with ‘Community Programme Assistant’ in the subject line.
Applications close Wednesday 21 August, 2019 with interviews provisionally scheduled for Friday 23 August, 2019.

Front of House /Usher Volunteers

We are looking for people to assist the Tramshed team to run efficient Front of House services for our shows and events. We are currently looking for a team of enthusiastic people to help us with our 2019/2020 theatre season.

If you are interested please download the Application Pack HERE, read, complete and email it back to us.


Participation Volunteers

We are looking for people to assist on our Participation Programme. This could be our Youth Theatres in Greenwich and Lewisham, or our supportive programmes: Shout, Reach, and Whatever Makes You Happy.

Please find our volunteer pack, application form, and equal opportunities monitoring form to the right of this page. Please email completed applications back to


University/ College Placements and Internships

Tramshed offer University and/or College Placements and Internships throughout the calendar year, and cover a range of roles and experience which may include administration, workshop facilitation/stage management practice, marketing, or assistant directing.

If you are interested in a Work Placement or an Internship, please request an application form at 

UPDATE: All of our placements for the 18/19 academic year have been filled. Please check back in September 2019 for more opportunities to engage with us as a placement.


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