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Duty Manager – Brighton Festival at Brighton Dome and Brighton Festival

We are seeking talented event professionals to work as Duty Event Managers during Brighton Festival taking place May 2021.The Festival is delighted to be working with Lemn Sissay, continuing his role as guest director following last year’s cancellation due to the coronavirus pandemic

We are seeking talented event professionals to work as Duty Event Managers during Brighton Festival taking place May 2021.The Festival is delighted to be working with Lemn Sissay, continuing his role as guest director following last year’s cancellation due to the coronavirus pandemic. We are thrilled to be able to serve our community and support artists by providing an opportunity to safely enjoy the arts after such a difficult year. The Festival has devised, in addition to an online offer, a series of reduced capacity, socially distanced in person experiences and events, following all government guidance. The front of house team are key to ensuring that activities are carefully managed ensuring that our audience, artists and team are as safe as possible. These positions present an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of our visitors’ experience of the Brighton Festival this year.

2 x Festival Duty Event Manager - Duke’s Lane. Manage venue16th-31st May + training and induction prior to show start date, minimum 100 up to 140 hours TBC on appointment

1 x Festival Duty Event Manager – Outdoors. Looking after an exciting outdoor installation taking place at Shoreham Port followed by another in Brighton town centre. 1st-31st May + training and induction in April contract for around180 hours TBC on appointment

1 x Festival Duty Event Manager - external venues. Variable hours, casual contract, 6th-31st May + training and induction prior to show start date

Duke’s Lane
We are seeking two Duty Managers to look after two units in Duke’s Lane from 17th-31st May. Candidates must be fully available for the length of the contract. You should expect long days and up to six days per week for the length of the contract period. This post requires a proactive and confident person who is able to deal effectively with visitors and artists, time manage, think on their feet and work on their own initiative to respond to the exciting and demanding Festival environment. We are seeking a candidate with experience of working Front of House with a knowledge of health & safety, fire and security but we are particularly interested to hear from people who also have experience in unusual, pop up or temporary venues.

Outdoor
This post is required to manage challenging and exciting outdoor activity over Brighton Festival. Post- holders must be available throughout May to manage two outdoor events. Successful candidates must have significant experience in managing similar complex events and be prepared for long hours and demanding shifts in all weathers. You should be confident and proactive with a strong history of working with health and safety aspects of events. You should be able to think on your feet in a fast-paced dynamic work environment. Candidates should have great customer service skills and the ability to forge strong working relationships with a variety of artists and colleagues, building a strong team around them.

External Venues
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work across the city in several Festival venues. Candidates should be confident working independently with experience managing small to medium sized events. We are seeking someone who has experience dealing with front of house, health and safety, evacuation and customer service. We need someone who is well presented and professional, with excellent communication skills and who can instantly build rapport with a team and artistic company to deliver exceptional events. The hours for this post are not yet confirmed but the candidate must be fully available from 17th-31st May with training to be arranged prior to this.

To download a job description and an application form please visit our website https://brightondome.org/about/jobs/ Completed applications should then be sent to applications@brightondome.org

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Deadline for applications

19 Apr 2021

Salary

£11.33 per hour

Hours per week

varied

Categories

Arts / Music / Culture

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https://brightondome.org/about/jobs/