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Venue Officer

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Cambridge City Council
£26,446 - £30,095 pro rata
Corn Exchange
Closing date:
26 May 2022 at midday


Hours: 30.5 per Week
Contract: Permanent
Starting Salary: £26,446 - £30,095 per annum (City Pay Band 4), pro rata for part time + enhancements for weekend and bank holiday working
Working Pattern: On a rota to include some weekend and evening working
Location: Cambridge Corn Exchange
Closing Date: 12 noon, 26th May 2022
Interviews: TBC

The Venue Team are key to the customer experience and they ensure that all of our events are delivered to the highest standards, creating lasting memories of great nights out for all our customers.
This is a dynamic event management role where you will play a leading role in the front of house team to ensure that the day-to-day operation of the venues is delivered effectively. Not only will you be involved in planning the delivery of individual events, activities and projects, you’ll also liaise with members of other teams, including technical, programming, box office, and finance as well as with external promoters to deliver world class events.

The venue will be your responsibility during events, ensuring that it operates safely and effectively, in line with all relevant policies and legislation, including licensing, health and safety, and safeguarding. You will brief and direct a large event team made up of stewards, security, bar staff and others. You will need to keep accurate event and financial records and write and submit daily show reports.

The Corn Exchange is not just the biggest venue in the area it is also the busiest. We put on a whole range of events from the latest bands to children’s theatre, from huge corporate events to graduation ceremonies, from classical concerts to raves, weddings, parties and conferences.

This is a great opportunity for event managers who want to step up and work at an iconic venue – it is your time to shine. In return we can offer:

 Family friendly policies
 Generous annual leave allowance
 Access to the highly valued Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
 Agile and flexible working
 An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
 Confidential advice and support via the Employee Assistance Programme
 Health and wellbeing programme for staff
 Staff Reward and Recognition Framework

We would love to chat to you more about this exciting role and tell you all about what we do. If you would like to find out more, please contact Tom Thurbon, Front of House Manager via email

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