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Job Vacancies at the Towngate Theatre

Running the exciting programme at the Towngate is a highly coordinated team effort, with people in a wide range of technical and creative roles from front-of-house to backstage to sound and light engineers, management, catering and janitorial.

Please don’t send us CVs and enquiries directly, as we don’t handle recruitment in house. Recruitment at the Towngate Theatre is managed by Basildon Council, and our job opportunities are advertised on the job vacancies pages of the Basildon Council website. To apply for any of the below advertised jobs please visit the Basildon Council jobs page here.

All vacancies are open to both internal and external applicants and are subject to the NJC conditions of service.

Job title: Duty Manager (Casual)

Job reference: RQ00819                                                                                                                                                               Application closing date: 02/09/2018                                                                                                                                                   Salary Pay Band 4: (£10.60 per hour inclusive of fringe)


(All posts are subject to the NJC conditions of service)

In preparation for the busy panto season fast approaching, the Towngate Theatre in Basildon is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join their Front Of House team.

We are looking for a welcoming and efficient Duty Manager to work as part of the front of house team at the theatre. The successful candidate will be responsible for the supervision and safety of patrons, front of house, cafe and bar staff and volunteer ushers for performances, events and functions.

The successful candidate should have demonstrable experience of facilitating and supporting large scale events, hires and activities. The post holder should also have excellent communication skills, as the role will involve liaising and negotiating with external bookers and visitors. A willingness to work evenings, weekends and public holidays as required is essential.

If you feel that you have the necessary qualities then we would like to hear from you.

click here to see the Job Description and Person Specification. Please complete the short application form and attach your CV detailing your relevant experience.

If you have any queries regarding this or any of our roles, please contact Human Resources on 01268 208242 or

Good Luck With Your Application