Duty Manager (Arts & Events)

Tamworth, Staffordshire
£24,491 – £27,041 per annum pro rata
03 Jun 2021
11 Jun 2021
Job Type
Contract Type
Part time permanent
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Operations and Leisure

Arts and Events


Duty Manager (Arts & Events)


£24,491 – £27,041 per annum pro rata


2 x 26.5 hours per week

based on a 5-day rota including weekends and evenings subject to theatre programming & events

1 x 15 hours per week

based on a 5-day rota including weekends and evenings subject to theatre programming & events

Permanent contract

With the easing of restrictions and the re-opening of the Tamworth Assembly Rooms and our outdoor events programme, an opportunity has arisen to join the Arts and Events team at an exciting time. The Assembly Rooms underwent a multi-million pound refurbishment but unfortunately was open for a mere 8 weeks before all theatres were closed down due to Covid-19. In preparation for our live show programme commencing July, we are recruiting for these exciting roles that are integral to the success of Tamworth’s Arts & Events Team. Directly reporting to the Theatre Services Officer, these roles will help lead on the smooth and efficient running of all venue operations; and leading a FOH team. You will work rostered shifts alongside technical, catering, and event teams to ensure a successful role out of live shows, cinema screenings, conference meetings, events and private hires. On a daily basis you will line manage casual stewards, ushers and bar staff.

The Assembly Rooms comprises of an auditorium, the Claymore Lounge café, Saxon Suite, Green Room and Public Realm space, and on your shift, you will take responsibility to ensure all spaces work effectively and display a standard of professionalism.

Although based at the Assembly Rooms, these roles will require you to help with outdoor events such as our annual Fireworks display, Drive in Cinema, arts events and act as Duty Manager as and when required. Shifts will take place in the town’s Castle, Town Hall, or Castle Grounds.

Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills, be adaptable on a daily basis and be comfortable working in a busy, fast paced customer facing role. You will need to be a team player, be comfortable making decisions and have previous team management experience. You will need to demonstrate experience in working FOH and managing a team in either a theatre, leisure or hospitality based venue.

So if you are ready for a challenge, love working with people and can help create exciting events, then this is the role for you. No two days are the same and the role offers the opportunity to work in the Multi-million pound refurbished Tamworth Assembly Rooms, the towns historic Castle, and the Gold Britain in Bloom winning Castle Grounds.     

The authority offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, a non-contributory health scheme, Local Government pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement. 

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work in the UK check, medical clearance and DBS check.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Adey Ramsel (Theatre, Artistic & Events Manager) on adey-ramsel@tamworth.gov.uk or 01827 709314.

For further information and to apply please visit https://recruitment.tamworth.gov.uk/.

If you have any queries about the recruitment process please contact recruitment@tamworth.gov.uk.

Closing date: 11th June 2021

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted.  Agencies need not apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.

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