Purpose of Role
This role is a new position in readiness for our move towards re-opening and an increased variety of activities at London City Island, the home of English National Ballet. The post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the building, managing a team of up to 7 people, administration, including invoice processing, record keeping, ordering stock, day-to-day management of the building’s soft facilities contracts, event set-up and support.
Having a flexible, “can do”, attitude, with a “no-nonsense” and keen to get “stuck in” approach are pre-requisites for operating in a proactive and practical manner across a broad range of tasks. You will support the Building Operations Manager to ensure our building is running smoothly, is safe and compliant with the highest standards for health and safety [i.e. it is Covid secure].
Experience and Knowledge
- Proven experience of working in Building Operations, Front of House, Events or similar, within the performing arts or cultural sector
- Proven experience of working in a busy customer-orientated
- Proven experience of line managing staff and supervising ad hoc/temporary workers
- Demonstrable experience of administration [i.e. statutory, compliance and streamlining]
- Willingness to work evening and weekend shifts
- Experience of fire marshal duties
- An understanding of the operational workings of performing arts organisations and the practical requirements for the successful delivery of artistic productions
- Experience of using Tessitura or similar ticketing and payment software
- Experience of high-quality event set-up and setting up event technologies (AV equipment, Wi-Fi, etc.)
Skills and Abilities
- Ability to work across a wide range of tasks, being flexible and with a proactive approach
- Excellent organisational skills and ability to multi-task
- Good administration skills and proficient in using Outlook, Word and Excel
- Able to learn quickly and work
- Proven ability to organise and prioritise a demanding and varying workload
- Clear and effective written, verbal and IT communication skills
- First aid
- Personal licence
- IOSH or similar
£30, 000- £32, 000 per annum, depending on complementary experience.
Hours of working
35 hours per week, on varied shifts between 7.45am-10.30pm, with occasional events outside of these hours.
Normal place of work
English National Ballet, Mulryan Centre for Dance, 41 Hopewell Square, London E14
Deadline for applications: 9am, Tuesday 13 April 2021.
Selection Process: First interviews will be held via Zoom and are likely to commence the week beginning 19 April 2021.
How to apply