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Assistant House Manager

Vacancy Summary
Assembly Hall
£22,875 per annum (£12,375 pro rata per annum)
Assembly Hall Theatre
Working Pattern:
Evenings/Part Time/Weekends
20 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
24/09/2018 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

Assembly Hall theatre is a thriving 985 seat theatre in the heart of Tunbridge Wells town centre with an eclectic annual programme of shows ranging from children and family, comedy, West End touring musicals and dramas, popular music. There is also the exciting prospect of a new development

We are seeking a dynamic and engaging people manager to help lead a team of up to 50 casual workers and be responsible for all aspects of running the theatre at show times.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in a busy customer service environment, preferably bar and catering, and will have some knowledge of till systems operation, cash handling and stock control. The role is flexible involving evenings and weekends with some office hours for admin and organisational work. 

You must able to work calmly and effectively with a wide range of people, including artists and visiting production staff. You will have a confident and approachable manner, be able to work with minimal supervision, remaining calm and focussed whilst under pressure working to tight time schedules. The ideal candidate would also have skills in self-organisation as well as the organisation of others

For a general list of responsibilities and person criteria please see the Job Description and Person Specification below. If you would like an informal chat regarding the role, please contact Lisa Bridges on 01892 554175 or Chris Drever on 01892 554096

Additional benefits for this post include 22 days annual leave (increasing to 27 days after 5 years Local Government service), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme as well as invaluable training opportunities for continuing professional development.

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Interview Date: 2 October 2018

Equal Opportunities
Tunbridge Wells – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employee and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply
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