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Detailed below are our current job opportunities:

Role: Arts & Entertainment Finance & Business Manager
Salary: £36,371 - £40,578
Hours: 161 hours per month (37 per week)

The Arts & Entertainment Service that manages The Octagon Theatre and Westlands Entertainment Venue seek a passionate and talented Finance & Business Manager to bring their experience and knowledge to drive growth across both venues. With The Octagon Theatre's exciting development, you will lead the finance and administrative functions across the service and work with managers to improve financial performance. The successful candidate will develop business plans and have experience in financial management and a passion for the theatre and cultural sector. As part of our management team, you will play a vital role in the management and development of our venues, leading, motivating, and managing the team to deliver exceptional service

Please contact Adam Burgan, Arts & Entertainment Venues Manager on 07971111951 should you wish to discuss the role in more detail.

Apply via the South Somerset District Council website.

Closing Date: 23/08/22 10:00am

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Role: Casual Duty Manager
Salary: £8.91 per hour + £1.07 per hour holiday pay
Hours: Casual – As required

The Arts & Entertainment Service that manages The Octagon Theatre & Westlands Entertainment Venue is seeking a Duty Manager to work closely with the Front Of House Manager and the front of house teams to ensure a friendly, welcoming, professional, efficient and accessible service to all visitors.

As Duty Manager, you will be responsible for the safe, smooth and efficient day-to-day running of the Octagon Theatre & Westlands Entertainment Venue’s front of house operations. The successful applicant will need to be enthusiastic, flexible and good at communicating with members of the public. Experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

Please contact Louise Field-Rowe, Front of House Manager on 01935 462478 should you wish to discuss the role in more detail or if you require any assistance to apply.

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Role: Casual Housekeeper
Salary: £8.91 per hour + £1.07 per hour holiday pay
Hours: Casual – As required

We are seeking friendly and enthusiastic individuals to be part of the housekeeping team that ensures our venues are sparkling clean and welcoming to all. Previous experience in the housekeeping industry is desirable. The work is usually early mornings and could be in either of our venues. In addition to cleaning, you may also be asked to help set up areas for meetings and events.

If interested, please email louise.field-rowe@southsomerset.gov.uk (Front of House Manager) or call 01935 462478 to discuss the role further.

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Role: Casual General Assistant
Salary: £8.91 per hour + £1.07 per hour holiday pay
Hours: Casual – As required

We are seeking friendly and enthusiastic individuals to be part of the team that prepares the venue for events and meetings. You will be involved with the setting up of rooms and auditoria, shifting tables, chairs and other equipment or furniture In preparation for meetings, functions and events Previous experience in the hospitality industry is desirable.

If interested, please email louise.field-rowe@southsomerset.gov.uk (Front of House Manager) or call 01935 462478 to discuss the role further.

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