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Salary details: £32029 - £34788

Full Time Equivalent Salary (based on a 37 hour working week):
£32029 - £34788
Hull City Hall and New Theatre HU1 3HF
Contract Type:
Hull Culture & Leisure
Closing date:
19 January 2020
Short listing Date:
22 January 2020
Interview Date:
27 January 2020
For an informal discussion please contact:
Janice Wincott, Theatres and Halls Manager
Contact Telephone:
01482 614311
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Position:   Operations Manager

Position Number: 91074676

JE Number :  HCL146

Salary – Grade 9  £32,029 - £34,788

Hours: 37 contracted hours

Location Hull City Hall & Hull New Theatre

Contract Type: Permanent

Organisation: Hull Culture & Leisure Ltd

Division: Theatre & Halls

Closing Date: Sunday 19th January 2020

Shortlisting Date: Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Interview Date: Monday 27th January 2020

For an informal discussion please contact: Janice Wincott, Theatres and Halls Manager

Contact telephone 01482 614311

Hull New Theatre and Hull City Hall are two prestigious venues operated by Hull Culture & Leisure Ltd on behalf of Hull City Council providing diverse world-class programmes of events coupled with community engagement and learning opportunities for all within the region and further afield.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the service at an incredible time with Hull still very much in the spotlight having been awarded UK City of Culture status in 2017 and continuation of establishing Hull New Theatre’s reputation as a world-class theatre following re-opening after major refurbishment.

We are seeking a dynamic and innovative Operations Manager to join the senior management team and contribute to the overall leadership of the Theatres and Halls service including development of the venues and growth of our artistic programmes and events.  This role is also key to ensure the smooth operation of the buildings through facility management, service delivery and customer management.

The successful candidate will provide inspired leadership for the front-line and back-of-house teams responsible for the operational planning and efficient, safe delivery of the artistic programmes and events ensuring excellent customer care is provided to all customers, performing artists and visitors.

Significant industry experience within all associated operational elements in comparable major venues is essential plus demonstrable track record of leading and managing teams in a complex environment with multiple deadlines.

As a member of the senior management team leadership skills are essential with the ability to think strategically as well a high level of organisation, communication and interpersonal skills to build and manage effective relationships with multiple stakeholders.

The post holder will be expected to oversee the operational budgets for the Theatres and Halls service and must be able to demonstrate sound business skill in budgeting and financial cost control coupled with ensuring commercial success by maximizing profitability for front-line trading activities.

It is essential that the successful candidate has up to date knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and experience of leading in the development and implementation of effective policies and procedures within this key area.

Due to the nature of the role, a flexible approach to working, including the ability to work unsociable hours is essential.

Hull Culture & Leisure is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Hull Culture and Leisure Ltd reserve the right to close any recruitment campaign before the advertised closing date.

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