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AUDIENCES & OUTREACH ASSISTANT

(37.5 hours per week – annualised)

Wolverhampton Grand is a long-established Theatre in the heart of the Midlands. It receives a wide range of touring productions including drama, musicals, ballet, dance, opera and one of the biggest pantomimes in the UK, with audiences from across the region and beyond.

We are currently recruiting for the new position of Audiences & Outreach Assistant within our Outreach and Audiences Department.

The purpose of this role is to provide strong administrative support and facilitate the aims and functions of the Theatre’s Outreach and Audiences Department which includes Creative Learning, Access, and Audience Development.

Responsibilities include all Grand Arena Youth Theatre and youth membership administration and to support ongoing Outreach initiatives such as accessible performances, access register applications and community projects. The Marketing assets and content will also be devised and disseminated by the assistant with input and direction from the Manager.

The role holder will report to the Outreach Manager – Access & inclusion.

We are looking for individuals who are educated to degree standard or with equivalent relevant experience who have enthusiasm and interest in the Theatre, Education, Inclusion and Marketing with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Closing Date is Wednesday 31 August 2022.

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EVENTS CO-ORDINATOR

(15 hours per week – annualised)

Wolverhampton Grand is a long-established Theatre in the heart of the Midlands. It receives a wide range of touring productions including drama, musicals, ballet, dance, opera and one of the biggest pantomimes in the UK, with audiences from across the region and beyond.

We are now seeking a part-time Events Co-Ordinator.

This role will be vital in the organising and facilitating of all internal and external events at the theatre.

The role holder will make certain internal and external events are set up to the highest standards and will ensure the smooth running of events on the day. The successful candidate will be responsible for ordering relevant stock for events, ensuring the theatre is equipped with the correct items for events including glassware, crockery, cutlery etc.

The successful candidate will ideally hold a degree or equivalent qualification in Event Management or have comparable work experience. Outstanding communication skills will be required along with excellent organisational and coordination skills. The role holder will have a good understanding of Event Management procedures and proven customer service skills with the ability to multi task and prioritise.

The nature of the theatre is varied and fast-paced, so the candidate will need to be adaptable and demonstrate excellent time-management skills whilst displaying an optimistic, can-do attitude and work well under pressure.

Closing Date is Friday 5 August 2022.

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EVENTS ADMINISTRATOR

(22.5 hours per week – annualised)

Wolverhampton Grand is a long-established Theatre in the heart of the Midlands. It receives a wide range of touring productions including drama, musicals, ballet, dance, opera and one of the biggest pantomimes in the UK, with audiences from across the region and beyond.

We are now seeking a part-time Events Administrator.

The main purpose of the role is to work closely with the Head of Commercial and Events in the planning, administration and organising of all internal and external events at the theatre.

The role holder will have strong administrative and time management skills, including the ability to prioritise a varied workload. Strong interpersonal skills are required with the ability to communicate with a wide range of people, to work well as part of a team, flexibility and enthusiastically.

High levels of attention to detail are essential to ensure every detail of the event is accurately recorded along with experience of working with external and internal stakeholders.

The successful candidate will ideally hold a degree or equivalent qualification in Event Management or have comparable work experience. We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised and motivated individual with event experience and the ability to use their initiative to solve day to day queries and problems.

Closing Date is Friday 5 August 2022.

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PART TIME CONCIERGE AND SECURITY TEAM MEMBER

(23 hours per week – annualised. Worked on a flexible basis over days, evenings and weekends)

Wolverhampton Grand is a long-established Theatre in the heart of the Midlands. It receives a wide range of touring productions including drama, musicals, ballet, dance, opera and one of the biggest pantomimes in the UK, with audiences from across the region and beyond.

We are now seeking a part-time member of our Concierge and Security Team.

The purpose of this role is to undertake Front of House doorkeeper, security, and concierge duties. The role will provide a high standard of customer service and assist with the creation of an exciting, welcoming, and friendly environment for theatre patrons.

The successful candidate will be trained to a minimum of SIA Door Supervisor or Close Protection Level and be responsible for the security of the Front of House areas during theatre opening hours. The role holder will also provide a visible security contact for all and be vigilant at all times. As a key member of the Front of House team the candidates will be extremely customer focused, and undertake duties such as checking tickets, carrying out bag searches, ensuring health and safety policies are adhered to and assisting with crime prevention and detection.
The candidate must be a strong communicator and be able to think in fast paced situations.

The hourly rate for this role is £9.72 per hour. Closing Date is Friday 22 July 2022.

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FOH ASSISTANTS

(Zero hours contract)

Wolverhampton Grand is a long-established Theatre in the heart of the Midlands. It receives a wide range of touring productions including drama, musicals, ballet, dance, opera and one of the biggest pantomimes in the UK, with audiences from across the region and beyond.

We are looking for dynamic, highly motivated, and out-going people to join our Front of House team. You will work in all areas of Front of House operations, such as merchandise selling, hosting, and waiting on private booths, ushering inside the auditorium and bar service. You will ensure the presentation and cleanliness of all Front of House points including bars are of the highest possible standard. You will also be required to provide information and directions to audience members requiring assistance during performance times.

Customer service, cash handling and experience of working behind a bar is essential.

If you are confident, energetic, and enthusiastic; can engage with both children and adults to ensure our customers receive the best possible service and perfect theatre experience and can contribute to achieving sales targets then we want to hear from you.

You must be able to keep calm under pressure and remain professional at all times.

Must be available daytime, evenings, and weekends. The ability to work predominately weekends is essential.

 

To apply for one of these exciting new roles please send a video application accompanied with a CV of no more than 5 minutes to katie@grandtheatre.co.uk. During this video we would like to hear about you, your previous experience, your personal and professional skills and why we should appoint you!

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