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The Dream Factory
Stratford Road
Warwick CV34 6LE
United Kingdom​

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House Manager

Playbox Theatre seek a lively, enthusiastic person with high levels of commitment and work ethic to join their Team. This post is central to our guest care policy and vital in ensuring that The Dream Factory is a safe and welcoming venue for all ages.

Reporting to the Customer Relations Team Manager, responsibilities as House Manager will include:

  • Health and Safety Supervision within The Dream Factory during all Playbox Productions.
  • Supervision and organisation of the company’s Front of House volunteer staff for performances.
  • To request Risk Assessments from all production directors and to identify potential hazards in advance.
  • Supervision of programme and merchandise sales at performances.
  • To be a friendly and supporting ‘face’ of Playbox Theatre Company, able to deal with a host of public enquiries – some simple, some complex. All with a calm and understanding demeanor. 
  • Meet and greet guests and liaise with café manager re interval hospitality etc.

Playbox Theatre requires a House Manager with a calm and engaging personality for this important role. A love of theatre and the performing arts will help, as will a real enjoyment of dealing with the general public who make up our diverse and demanding audiences. Full training will be given.

 

You should have the following skills:

 

  • Enjoy a role that involves using communication skills to a high standard.
  • A willingness for flexibility of hours.
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills and timekeeping.
  • Be prepared to approach the general public and interact with confidence.
  • Basic First Aid training.

 

Hours:

Please see Playbox Theatre performance schedule. The post holder will be required 1 hour before the start of each performance until 30 minutes following (approx. 4 hours per performance)

Hourly rate:   £12.50 per hour

 

All staff employed by Playbox Theatre are required to obtain a DBS check. 

 

Applicants should send an email of interest to:

info@playboxtheatre.com

by Tuesday 25th October 2022.

Interviews will be held shortly after the deadline.

 

Please refer to website for performance times and dates https://www.playboxtheatre.com/whats-on/

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We’re always looking to expand our wonderful team at Playbox Theatre so if you are a scenic artist, designer, workshop facilitator or director, you are very welcome to send a letter of introduction and a CV to info@playboxtheatre.com and we will be happy to read it.