JOBS, JOBS, JOBS – January 2016 castings now available…

NEW YEAR castings include opportunities in Ireland, England and overseas – with Sky, ITV, RTE, Olympia Theatre, The Star, Alton Towers, radio stations and holiday parks among the major companies looking for talent.

Actors, musicians, singers, dancers, performers, models, reporters, presenters, speciality acts, extras, children and audience members are all needed.

Check out the list below…


RTE opportunity for families…

RT is seeking families to take part in a financial makeover.

Do you run out of money half way through the month, throw out half of what’s in your fridge, or pay your bills without even looking at them Would you like to afford a nice holiday or a new car and have no idea why you can’t If so, RTE1 want to hear from you!

A new series, produced by Animo Television for RTE 1, will show money-wasting families how they can live like kings without earning an extra penny.

A team of experts will be on hand to teach you how to negotiate the best deals on your bills, show you where you are wasting money subconsciously and find you that wad of cash you think you don’t have to spend on something you REALLY want.

If you and your family are interested in taking part, contact us on 01 5313864 for more information, or email…



Don’t Tell The Bride is casting for new grooms.

Apply for the brand new Sky1 series by emailing…



Have you and your family relocated to Australia during the last few years, months – or are you about to If so, RTE wants to hear from you.

Families Down Under is a new documentary series telling the stories of ordinary Irish people who have relocated – or are in the process of emigration – to cities in Australia.

The makers of the popular RTE documentary series Garda Down Under are following up this story of Irish emigration to Australia with a new series, this time following a variety of Irish families and couples who have started new lives in Oz in recent years.

The series producers, Encore Media, are looking for additional participants to feature in the series.

RTE want to include your stories of emigration in a documentary series that is engaging, informative and respectful of its participants.




Louise Kiely is casting a very nice television project and is looking for native English boys, aged 8-12, who are living in Ireland.

Please include:

  • A recent clear photo of the boy
  • The boy’s full name & date of birth
  • The boy’s height in cm
  • Parent/Guardian’s contact details: Full name, email address, address, mobile number

Acting Experience is a bonus but not essential. Please do mention any acting experience.

This is a fully paid job if cast.

Parents/Guardians contact


ONCE-OFF casting is recasting several roles in ONCE – THE MUSICAL, which will open in the Olympia Theatre this July.

Producers are looking for male actor/musicians from early 20s to 40s. Applicants must be able to play guitar, piano and/or cello to a high standard AND sing.

Guy Guitar and Vocal

Bank Manager Cello & Guitar and Vocal

MC Guitar & Piano and Vocal

The production will be directed by John Tiffany and is written by Enda Walsh based on the original movie script by John Carney.




Freelance sub shifts available from next week at The Irish Star.

Applicants must have at least one year s newspaper experience.



RADIO job…

One of Ireland s leading Independent radio stations, Shannonside FM, has a vacancy for a News Editor.

The successful candidate will:

  • Lead and develop an experienced newsroom team in sourcing, breaking and reporting on news in the Longford, Roscommon and Leitrim areas.
  • Work in the compilation of News & Current Affairs content for Shannonside FM including two daily speech programmes.
  • Read and present news bulletins.
  • Have strong people management and communication skills.
  • Work as part of the wider management team at Shannonside FM.
  • The successful candidate will possess excellent editorial judgement, a knowledge of media law, strong research skills, and an ability to generate ideas. It is important that the successful candidate has a strong awareness of what matters in Longford, Leitrim, Roscommon.

A minimum previous 5 years’ experience at senior journalist level is required and previous radio experience would be desirable. The role will be based in Longford and a full driving licence is required

To apply, send your CV and short voice demo to Martin Howard, Shannonside FM, Mastertech Business Park, Athlone Road, Longford or email by Friday January 22.


SPINIS wanted…

Spin 1038 is recruiting for its Street Team.

These are full time roles, for male and female candidates.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Motivated and enthusiastic person
  • Positive attitude with outgoing personality
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Flexible
  • Team Leadership
  • MFull Clean Drivers Licence
  • Self Motivated
  • Effective communicator with both consumers and clients
  • Ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Experience in or interest in Broadcasting/Journalism/Marketing or similar discipline.

Send your CV and cover letter to



Father and Son (5-10) wanted for casting next week.

No actors or models.

Please send pictures to



Enhancing Entertainment, which supplies staff to over 100 holiday parks, complexes and hotels in the UK and abroad are auditioning for the 2016 season on Wednesday January 27, 2016 in Somerset.


  • Entertainers
  • Show-team
  • Event Co-ordinators
  • Entertainment Managers

Please send CV and recent photo with phone number to


MEN 30-45…

Casting for men 30-45 years of all ethnicities for a leading men’s grooming brand.

This casting is only open to men without any professional acting or modelling experience. There will be castings in central London at the end of next week. Filming in February, possibly abroad, so applicants must have a valid passport.

Please email a picture, name, age and your contact details to



Resort Entertainments are looking for enthusiastic hosts to join the existing team in a wonderful location on the Norfolk coast.

The role includes hosting professionally choreographed full scale production shows and award-winning activity programmes. The ability to sing is a minimum requirement.

Pay starts at 290 per week. Full training will be given. On site accommodation, amenities, uniform and food are also included in the package. Contract, February – November 2016.

Applicants may be invited to attend an audition workshop on Saturday January 16, 11am, at Dance Attic 368 North End Rd, London SW6 1LY

Alternative audition dates and venues may be available.

Please send your CV, photo and cover letter to



Alton Towers Resort is holding open auditions for versatile, talented and enthusiastic performers for its 2016 shows and entertainments team.

  • Attraction and Street Theatre Actors
  • Costume Animators 5 5 -5 9 (meet and greet)
  • Costume/Show Performers 5 2 -5 9 (good dance and presenting ability)


  • January 26 – Derby D da Centre
  • January 28 – London – Pineapple Dance Studio
  • January 29 – Stoke-on-Trent – Mitchell Arts Centre
  • Costume Animators and Costume/Show Performers 9:30am Registration
  • Attraction and Street Theatre Actors 1:30pm Registration

Please bring proof of right to work in the UK.

For important information please visit



Leader and hosts – vocalists, dancers and general all-rounders are required for Shorefield Holidays for the 2016 season.

Contract runs from February 2016 to January 2017. Accommodation provided

Audition January 18, 2016 at Oakdene Forest Park

Email CV & covering letter to



The Welsh National Opera is seeking a talented and experienced soprano to join its chorus.

The successful candidate will have the ability to perform consistently to a very high standard with confident and accomplished stagecraft and a professional work ethic.

Deadline for applications: Friday February 12, 2016 (12 midday)

Potential Start Date: Monday August 1, 2016

For further information and an application pack go to:



Fun exercise group (male & female) all shapes/sizes sought for filming guided by Olympic hero.




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Midlands 103 is looking for an enthusiastic news journalist to join its award winning team.

The ideal candidate should have on-air experience, a strong broadcasting voice, a keen knowledge of local and national current affairs, the ability to write scripts, edit audio and file stories to tight deadlines.

Experience in using Burli and having a clean driving licence would be advantageous.

Anyone interested in the position should apply before Friday January 22. This is a part-time Offaly-based weekend role.

Please send a CV, cover letter and demo by email to



Lead vocalist, dancers and specialty performers needed for sunny Spain!

RJP Entertainment is looking to expand its team of professional performers performing in hotels and bars.


Audition and Interview dates:

  • Birmingham January 23, 2016
  • London January 24, 2016



Do you want to be part of a fun entertainments team performing in seven shows a week at a top holiday park

Duties include singing and dancing in professional production shows, compering, running activities for all ages, mascot skin work and lots more.

Vauxhall Holiday Park, Norfolk, are also looking for enthusiastic, reliable, organised, fun and friendly children s entertainers with excellent communications skills. You will be required to host various activities and games for children of all ages and teenagers up to the age of 17 years, making sure they have a fantastic memorable holiday experience.

Please attach CV and headshot. You need to be 18 or over.

Contact to arrange an audition.



KCLR96FM, the local station for Carlow and Kilkenny is looking for freelance news journalists.

If you re interested in News, Sport and Current Affairs, have experience in a fast-paced newsroom, a good speaking voice and are time flexible, get in touch.

There will also be opportunities to work on production of talk programming.

Send an MP3 Demo and CV (no longer than 2 mins) to…



Judge Rinder are looking for real people with real cases. Apply now!




Are you a mum-to-be with a unique, unusual or complicated pregnancy

Producers are looking for pregnant women who know that their pregnancy is out of the ordinary, or that their lifestyle challenges perceptions of a pregnant women.

Are you a woman who is already different and currently pregnant Perhaps you are very small or very large. Or maybe your life is already complicated by a disability, allergy or genetic type.

Or it could be that your lifestyle goes against what people expect. Are you an older mother, a runner, fitness fanatic, a policewoman or manual labourer



Sporty men 30-45 (no actors or models) wanted for casting.

Please send pictures name age & contact to…



Married but prefer living apart

Or know couples like this

Seeking couples for a magazine. Email…


PASSIONATE people wanted….

Kate and Lou Casting are casting for an ad campaign for a major drinking water brand.

They are looking for interesting, modern young people aged 18-28.

Applicants must have a talent or passion they are currently pursuing i.e. musicians, artists, bloggers, poets / writers, athletes, fashion designers, chefs, tattoo artists etc.

But they must also have a passion they never dared to admit to anyone ideally one that is in opposition to a talent / passion they already have.

For example:

A young rapper who secretly loves opera singing.

A footballer who loves figure skating.

A law student who left everything behind to become a painter.

If you fit the above brief and are interested in attending a casting session in central London, please send your FULL NAME, CONTACT DETAILS, PHOTO & a little BLURB on how you fit the brief to…