You could get paid to watch top West End shows with this amazing job opportunity

If you’re a lover of all things theatre, musicals and West End shows, then boy have we found the dream job for you.

Get your jazz hands ready, because SeatPlan is currently advertising for a theatre show and seat critic, a job that will see the lucky chosen candidate get paid to watch top West End shows and write reviews about them afterwards.

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Landing this job would mean you get to watch up to four West End shows a month from some of the best seats available in London’s best theatres – and get paid for the pleasure of doing so! London is host to a plethora of incredible shows, so you know each theatre visit is going to be a night to remember – you could be invited to watch some of the most iconic, well-loved classics including Wicked, Phantom of the Opera or Dirty Dancing, as well as newer hits such as Dear Evan Hansen, Pretty Woman: The Musical or & Juliet.

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The job description states that applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Be a UK resident aged 18 or over and based in London
  • Have the availability to regularly attend shows around the city
  • Have a passion for all types of theatrical performances (plays, musicals etc.)
  • Fantastic writing ability with an engaging style
  • Have a good eye for detail, so they can make notes about the theatre and its seating arrangements
  • Have a solid understanding of what makes a great show and an understanding of what will appeal to a wide audience
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Ben Jackson, founder of SeatPlan, commented on the job opening: ‘We believe it’s important to collect honest, insightful reviews on shows and seats across theatres, which is why we’re delighted to announce our latest job vacancy. We hope to have plenty of enthusiastic candidates apply, who are keen to showcase their expertise and give us that in-depth knowledge, to help us grow and flourish in 2022 and beyond!’

To apply for this dream job, submit your application here, including 200 words on why you’re the best candidate for the job, before 31 January 2022. Break a leg!