Shakespeare North Playhouse
£28k per annum
Closing Date
Employer Shakespeare North Playhouse

Catering and Events Manager

The Visitor Experience team are looking for their next Catering and Events Manager.

We are looking for an experienced Catering and Events Manager who may have experience within the arts or culture industry, who will have overall responsibility for delivery of a seamless catering and events offering for all audiences and customers, ensuring the customer journey encourages repeat visits and brand loyalty.   

The Catering and Events Manager will relish the challenge of overseeing the management of our café and bars, building-wide events, and catering offer. They will bring extensive professional experience and understanding of cultural venue hospitality including a strong knowledge of event trends and best practices specific to arts centres or similar. They will oversee the café, bars and kitchen teams. They will work with the Head of Visitor Experience & Operations to set and achieve financial targets and set the standards for exemplary customer service.   

This is an exciting time as we embark on a new model and Investment within this area. We are interested to hear from individuals who have worked on opening venues including launches and/or been involved with commercial fit outs, however this is not an essential criteria.  

The post-holder will report to the Head of Visitor Experience & Operations for Shakespeare North Trust and will have responsibility for the Head Chef, Visitor Experience team leaders and Catering & Events Assistants. 

The post-holder will work closely with the team of  3 x Visitor Experience Managers: (tours and heritage, commercial, and buildings). 

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