house: Opportunities

Front of House Manager – Sales and Trading

THE CORN EXCHANGE IS LOOKING A FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER – SALES AND AUDIENCE EXPERIENCE
Full time 40 hours. Flexible working required and able to work evenings and weekends.
SALARY: £22,500 - £25,000

The Corn Exchange Trust is a flagship arts centre for the South East and manages three key spaces; the Corn Exchange theatre, cinema and café bar; 101 Outdoor Arts Creation Space; and a Learning Centre. We also operate The Base, a dedicated visual arts and crafts space.

We are looking for someone who will thrive on developing our hospitality activity and transforming our café and bar into a distinct and exciting food and drink destination. You will ideally have had experience in managing bar and restaurant type venues and display a passion for excellent customer focussed service. You will have an entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to identify areas that need improving to encourage revenue growth and be comfortable with overseeing the growth of our trading activity to include commercial and private hires and other initiatives. You will be a great people person able to lead and motivate your team and work collaboratively with other departments. The successful applicant will be a visible member of the Trust’s management team and lead by example in embodying the organisation’s core values.

You will be working closely with the Front of House Manager responsible for Sales and Audience Experience.

For further details and application pack visit www.cornexchangenew.co.uk

Closing date: 9am Friday 25th June 2021

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Front of House Manager – Sales and Audience Experience

THE CORN EXCHANGE IS LOOKING A FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER – SALES AND AUDIENCE EXPERIENCE
Full time 40 hours. Flexible working required and able to work evenings and weekends.
SALARY: £22,500 - £25,000

The Corn Exchange Trust is a flagship arts centre for the South East and manages three key spaces; the Corn Exchange theatre, cinema and café bar; 101 Outdoor Arts Creation Space; and a Learning Centre. We also operate The Base, a dedicated visual arts and crafts space.

We are looking for someone who will thrive on running a busy front of house, creating a first-class audience experience and loves working with the public. Ideally you will be a self-motivated ‘Arts Manager’ with at least 2 years’ experience of managing a team. You will be comfortable overseeing the Box Office functions and maximising the Spektrix ticketing system. You will display a passion for excellent customer service, with an entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to identify areas that need improving to encourage revenue growth. You will be a great people person able to lead, motivate and develop your team, managing the effective running of the department. The successful applicant will be a visible member of the Trust’s management team and lead by example in embodying the organisation’s core values.

You will be working closely with the Front of House Manager responsible for Sales and Trading. For further details and application pack visit www.cornexchangenew.co.uk

Closing date: 9am Friday 25th June 2021

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Board Trustee

Corn Exchange Trust, Newbury is seeking new Trustees to join it's Board of Trustees.

The Corn Exchange Trust is a flagship arts centre for the South East and manages three key spaces; the Corn Exchange, 101 Outdoor Arts Creation Space and a Learning Centre. We also operate The Base, a dedicated visual arts and crafts space.

The current Board is made up of 7 Trustee Directors. We are seeking a diverse range of applications with a variety of experiences: previous experience as a Trustee is not necessary.

Focusing on what we can do rather than what we can’t it is time to bring our Board back to full strength and broaden the range of knowledge and perspectives as we look forwards and ambitiously plan for resilience, inclusion, relevance and dynamism into the next 5 years

We welcome interest from people with particular expertise in the areas of: Fundraising; Education; Arts, Health and Wellbeing; Arts engagement; Public relations.

A Trustee Role Description and more information about the Corn Exchange Trust is on the website www.cornexchangenew.co.uk

To express interest, please forward your CV and a covering letter outlining the skills and expertise you would like to offer and reasons for your interest in the role of Trustee to jessicaje@cornexchangenew.co.uk

Expressions of interest will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with a view to appoint before the end of June 2021.
The Board will shortlist and appoint new Trustees based on expertise and experience, ensuring a balanced and relevant membership to take the Trust forward.

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Assistant Marketing Manager, Wycombe Swan HQT&H – d/l 12pm, Mon 21 June 2021

We are looking for a well-organised, self-motivated team player with a strong passion for Theatre to join our dynamic marketing team.

You will directly support the Marketing & Sales Manager in the day-to-day running of the Marketing Department and be responsible for the creation, management and implementation of multi-channel marketing campaigns for shows, hospitality-led events and other corporate and outreach initiatives.

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Theatre Administrator, Wycombe Swan HQT&H – d/l 12pm, 21 June 2021

We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and creative Theatre Administrator, who should possess fantastic interpersonal skills and can be a strong leader.

The administrator post is at the heart of the venue’s relationships with promoters, hirers and event organisers and is the conduit for event critical information between internal and external stakeholders.

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Marketing and Communications Officer, Applause – d/l 23 June 2021

This is a pivotal role in the organisation supporting all areas of our activity. The Marketing and Comms role at Applause forms part of a small team including Director, Community Engagement Lead, Programme Lead, a project manager and an administrator.

Applause is an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation working throughout Kent, East Sussex and West Sussex as well as further afield to ensure communities access professional theatre, music and other performing arts. Our office base is in Tunbridge Wells and the role will require partial office presence.

3.5 days per week flexible hours, Salary: £24,000-£26,000 pro rata

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Front of House Supervisor – Regent Centre Christchurch, d/l 25 Jun 2021

We are looking for somebody with the right skills and experience to join our team at an exciting time as we move forwards following an extensive refurbishment and reorganisation plan. Our team is made up of people who are experienced in theatre and cinema, complimented by a large community of vounteers.

The role involves facilities supervision of the building, particularly whilst we are in performance mode. Often working with a group of volunteers, you will take the lead in ensuring the smooth and safe running of front of the building itself during busy times. You will be responsible for stocking sales points and tills, keeping the building clean and tidy, ensuring events run to time, and for taking a broad overview of customer care and supervision. This role is for a minimum of 20 hours per week, usually worked over 2.5 days with the requirement to work up to 40 hours for cover where needed, so we are looking for somebody who is able to work with us on flexibility.

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Head of Media and Communications, Norwich Theatre, d/l 12pm, 14 June 2021

Norwich Theatre is now looking for an experienced, creative and dynamic Head of Media & Communications to take on an exciting new role in our newly restructured marketing and communications team.

As the Head of Media & Communications, you will shape Norwich Theatre’s communications and media strategy, manage our website and social media channels and lead innovative and creative communications campaigns across a range of activities and programmes. You will play a key role in articulating Norwich Theatre’s brand, vision and strategic priorities in order to enhance brand profile and drive audience engagement and loyalty across multiple platforms. You will inspire and lead the communications team in the delivery of a range of media and communications campaigns to increase Norwich Theatre’s profile, with a focus on audience development.

The successful candidate will have significant experience in communications and media strategy, including media relations, content planning, copy writing, social media and stakeholder management. A confident and strategic communicator with extensive knowledge of the media landscape and thorough understanding of the diverse needs of our audiences and communities. They will have experience of leading an extremely busy team and workload whilst keeping abreast of the latest trends and developments in media communications.

For the full job description, further information and to apply, please visit our website. Other roles: Media & Content Manager and Sales & Campaigns Manager (d/l Monday 7 June)

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New Work Producer, Oxford Playhouse, d/l 9am, 17 June 2021

Oxford Playhouse are seeking a dynamic, creative and pro-active New Work Producer to deliver and grow the theatre’s Playhouse Artists programme, as well as produce commissions, projects and productions as required. This role will be responsible for taking forward the artist development programme at a critical point in its development, and integrating it further with OP’s Playhouse Communities and Presented Programme.

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Young People’s Producer, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, d/l midday 14 June 2021

Bury St Edmunds and West Suffolk have a wide range of communities often characterised by their rurality. We are seeking a dynamic and motivational individual, capable of delivering an ambitious and accessible programme for young people with a wide range of needs. This individual will have great interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and inspire young people in West Suffolk.

For more information and an application form visit the Theatre Royal Website.

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Marketing Officer, Bridport Arts Centre, d/l 21 June 2021

We are an arts charity and NPO based located in the heart of Bridport, in a Grade 2 listed Wesleyan Chapel, a multi-arts venue presenting a year-round programme of visual arts, music, theatre, dance, film and screenings, live comedy and spoken word. We also run an international creative writing competition and are currently developing an online programme and a new strand of creative activity curated by and for young people.

We’re looking for an experienced Marketing Officer with a creative flair to help us ensure that we attract returning and new audiences from all walks of life for our brilliant exhibitions, events, and projects. You’ll have a good understanding of how to achieve great results using audience insights and your own creative skills, to create great copy and imagery for print and online advertising and to use our social media channels, website and membership database to keep our and audiences engaged and inspired.

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Co-ordinator for house, Farnham Maltings, d/l Fri 11 June 2021

house was establishedto ‘increase the range, quality and audience for theatre across south east England.’ We work through a network of 180 venues across the south and east of England to collaboratively programme contemporary performance, working at developing a regional ecology, training, shared projects, festival visits and networking. When we started this work the South East was, according to Arts Council, the region that toured the least in the country. It is now the region that tours most and house, we believe, has played a part in this transformation.

We are seeking a full-time Co-ordinator for house to join our team. The successful candidate will be somebody who is confident in their abilities, is good on detail, responds to opportunities and is keen to take on new challenges. More specifically, we are looking for someone with a passion for theatre and an enthusiasm for our ambition.

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Technical Theatre Co-ordinator, Arts at the Old Fire Station, d/l 10am, 14 June 2021

Arts at the Old Fire Station is a small Centre for Creativity in the Heart of Oxford. We have a Theatre, Dance Studio, Gallery and Cafe. We share our building with Crisis UK, and seek to involve homeless and vulnerably housed people in all aspects of our work. We are seeking someone for this new role. You will provide technical support for visiting and in-house shows (both in-person and online). You will manage rotas. You will be involved in training freelancers, young people and people facing tough times.

If you’d like to know more, you can join us for a Zoom chat on Wednesday 9 June at 5.30pm. More details in the job description.

Applications are encouraged from people who have experienced discrimination. We are keen to learn more about the barriers to inclusion and it would be really helpful if you could fill in the demographics monitoring form. This is anonymous and is for us to assess how well we are doing in terms of attracting applications from people who experience discrimination. (ie. Racism, disability or class among others)

We are a Living Wage Employer.

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Summer Residency 2021: Developing a New Musical

The North Wall Arts Centre in Oxford are looking for early-career performers, designers & technicians aged 18 - 25 to take part in a two-week ArtsLab Summer residency to create a brand new musical, with theatre-makers Harry Blake and Jen Fletcher.

Spend two weeks in Oxford celebrating all things music and dance, whilst undergoing professional training, resulting in a public sharing on Saturday 24 July.

Dates: 12 - 25 July 2021.

It’s free to take part, and all meals and accommodation will be provided.

Apply via The North Wall website by 16 May:

https://www.thenorthwall.com/artslab-projects/summer-residency-2021-developing-a-new-musical/

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cultural recovery fund (april-june 2021): full guidance

This investment is to support cultural organisations as they transition back to a viable and sustainable operating model during April-June 2021.

Grant range: Between £25,000 and £3,000,000
The grant is designed to cover the 3-month period from April - June 2021

Application Open Date: 12pm (midday), Wednesday 6 January 2021
Application Deadline: 12pm (midday), Tuesday 26 January 2021

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