Job Vacancy – Casual Duty Manager

Job Vacancies – Casual Duty Manager

The Elgiva Theatre is at the heart of Chesham’s Community. Due to the growth of the theatre’s events programme, an exciting vacancy has now arisen for a Duty Manager to assist with the operation of this vibrant community entertainments venue.

An energetic person with a focus on excellent customer care to ensure the public get the most out of their experience when visiting the Elgiva. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate first class service delivery to support the existing Management Team. The role will require clear leadership, event management and entrepreneurial skills. Working with visiting artists, hirers and theatre staff and volunteers to ensure that events meet the expectations of both audience and artists in a welcoming and safe environment.

POST TITLE:  Duty Manager (Casual)

The Elgiva Theatre




PURPOSE OF JOB: To support the Management Team in the efficient running of events at the theatre, maximising income and customer service, help organising and training of staff and volunteers.
ORGANISATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: The post holder will be responsible to the Deputy Manager and have regular contact with the Theatre Manager, Administrative and technical staff, members of the public and artists.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS: Experience of dealing with the general public; numeracy and cash handling; computer literate; excellent interpersonal skills; positive attitude with ability to listen; ability to stay calm under pressure; proven organisational skills; reliability and flexibility are key.
DESIRABLE SKILLS: A good standard of education; experience of dealing with volunteers; knowledge of basic first aid or willingness to attend training; basic knowledge of health and safety; previous theatre / arts related experience.
HOURS: Casual hours to cover various evenings / weekends / Bank Holiday and occasional daytime shifts. Shift patterns agreed and confirmed monthly in advance.
SALARY:  £10.45 per hour (including Outer Fringe Allowance)

Obtain an application form HERE and the Job Description HERE.

CVs are not acceptable forms of application.

Completed application forms should be emailed to Deputy Manager Tracey Hatchett on Closing date for applications: Noon on Friday 30th August 2019.


8th August 2019