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Job Vacancies

Towngate Theatre is an exciting and lively regional theatre based in Basildon, Essex, where we welcome over 100,000 theatregoers through our doors each year. We present an eclectic mix of theatre, music, comedy and dance across two performance spaces: the Main Auditorium (575 seats) and the Mirren Studio (220 seats).
We provide a friendly and polite welcome to a wide range of professional productions and community organisations, in addition to producing our own successful in-house pantomime.

Front of House Manager

Permanent Contract
Full Time: 36.25 hours per week
Salary: Band 4 (£21,199 to £23,706 per annum inclusive of fringe)
Deadline for Applications: 28 November 2021
(All posts are subject to the NJC conditions of service)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious person to be our Front Of House Manager, with suitable experience within theatre or a comparable industry, you will welcome the opportunity to be part of the dedicated team at the Towngate Theatre. 

As the Front of House Manager you will be able to motivate and lead a team of people. You will be experienced in providing first class service when dealing with customers on a daily basis and be responsible for managing the customer facing team in a safe and welcoming environment. A willingness to work evenings and weekends on a rota basis is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an amazing theatre aiming to achieve excellence and comes with a benefit package that includes a final salary pension scheme.

To apply for this position, please complete the application process here.

Chef

Permanent Contract
Part Time: 20 hours per week
Salary: Pay Band 3 (£11,000.28 to £11,430.62 per annum inclusive of fringe)
Deadline for applications: Tuesday 30 November 2021
(All posts are subject to the NJC conditions of service)

We are looking for a part time Chef to provide first class customer service with a high standard of presentation. The successful candidate will be required to operate commercial catering equipment, clean the equipment and surfaces, as well as recording the cleaning in the kitchen’s daily diary. The Chef will also be responsible for the rotation of stock and appropriate stock control. The post holder will be required to prepare and cook meals, to undertake temperature checks, hygiene inspections and records, and immediately reporting any issues.

The post holder should have demonstrable experience of working in a busy hospitality venue, be prepared to work as part of a team, and assist in all aspects of service. A willingness to work evenings, weekends and public holidays as required is essential. As the part time Chef, you will be required to hold Food Hygiene certification, preferably at Level Three.

To apply for this position, please complete the application process here.