Careers and Casting Opportunities

The wonder of the audience is what makes working for NoFit State so thrilling. As the most innovative contemporary circus company in the UK, we are responsible for some of the most exciting and innovative work around today.



Please see below for our current vacancies. To keep informed about future career opportunities with NoFit State, please subscribe to our mailing list for news about upcoming jobs.



Resource Manager




This role will manage the company’s technical and physical resources and support the company’s creative programme in an environmentally sustainable, efficient and cost effective manner.


Pay scale £20,000 – £23,000 per annum depending on experience.

Read the full job description here



Please apply for this position by completing the application form beneath the job description and e-mailing it beth@nofitstate.org. Alternatively you can apply by post by sending your application to Beth Coffey, NoFit State, John Street, Cardiff, CF10 5PE. All applications must be received by Friday 5th December at 5pm. We would also appreciate it if you could complete an equal opportunities monitoring form and submit this with your application. This information is used for monitoring purposes only and will not be provided to the selection panel.



Interviews will be held on 12th/13th Dec in Cardiff.







NoFit State Archive Project Job Opportunities



With support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) NoFit State, the UK’s leading contemporary circus company, is launching a new archive project of its 30 year history. In that time hundreds of thousands of people have engaged with the company as performers, participants, and audience members. We want to discover and document their stories, collect and rediscover original materials and photos and archive the material for future generations.

To deliver this project we are looking to recruit two new temporary part time positions. Both roles will run for 12 months (Jan - Dec 2015) the equivalent of 2 days a week. A flexible approach to work is desired with flexi hours (occasional evenings and weekends) to be discussed with successful candidates.


Role 1 - Assistant project manager/volunteer coordinator




This role will support the Project Manager (Ali Williams - founder and Creative Director of NoFit State) to manage the project. They will also recruit and manage community volunteers and ensure they deliver to the aims of the project as funded by Heritage Lottery Fund and be involved in the monitoring and evaluation of the project.


Pay scale £24,000 pro rata

Read the full job description here



Role 2 - Project Archivist




This role will manage the collection of materials, stories and oral histories, and be responsible for preservation and interpretation of the physical and digital archive created by the process. They will ensure that the Archive created is delivers to the aims of the project as funded by Heritage Lottery Fund and assist with the monitoring and evaluation of the project.


Pay scale £24,000 pro rata

Read the full job description here




Please apply for either position by e-mail by sending your CV and a covering letter explaining how your experience qualifies you for your chosen role to olivia@nofitstate.org by Friday 28th November 5pm. We would also appreciate it if you could complete an equal opportunities monitoring form and submit this with your application. This information is used for monitoring purposes only and will not be provided to the selection panel



Interviews will be held on 10th/11th Dec in Cardiff.