Winter Gardens Entertainments Manager: Job Vacancy Advertisement
Ventnor Winter Gardens is an iconic entertainment venue enjoying a fabulous cliff top position in the ever popular resort town of Ventnor, on the south coast of the Isle of Wight.
It currently has a four hundred capacity auditorium with sprung dance floor. In addition there are two bars, (both with beautiful outdoor areas), full catering facilities and a function room.
An exciting opportunity is now available with the newly created six month post of Entertainments Manager at the Winter Gardens.
Varied programming required
Although there are currently bookings for amateur theatrical productions, musical events, exhibitions and local community activities, the programme offer needs to be expanded to include far more varied activities and much more intense usage of the facilities.
The successful applicant will want to hit the ground running and deliver a full calendar of activities at the Winter Gardens between now and Xmas.
They will have responsibility for events programming; publicity and advertising; technical management of the theatre; health & safety; and management of staff (one full time technician, casual staff and volunteers when needed).
In addition to skills covering these areas, experience of cash handling and managing to a budget is essential along with computer literacy.
What skills are needed?
The successful applicant will also need to be personable, with excellent people skills, and a willingness to work flexible, and sometimes extended hours to cover all events. A current UK drivers’ licence is essential.
Salary in the region of £26,000 pa (pro rata to 6 months), a mileage allowance and meals during the working day.
Find out more and apply
For more information and a copy of the job description, please email to [email protected], phone David Bartlett on 01983 855162 during office hours (07720 771114 out of hours).
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to David Bartlett, Winter Gardens, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 1SX.
The closing date for applications is 31 May with interviews to be held on 9 June.