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Front of House Supervisor / Admin Assistant

Permanent full-time (Salary dependent on experience)

Closing Date: Sunday 2 October 2022

As the Front of House Supervisor, you will work alongside the Front of House manager to run The North Wall’s front of house operations, deputizing for them in their absence; and assisting with a range of day-to-day administrative and marketing tasks.

The post-holder will cover Duty Management shifts for performances and events as required, supervising FOH volunteers and overseeing bar operations, with additional responsibility for handling box office and bar takings, stewarding Gallery exhibitions and maintaining the safety and security of the building.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a busy public-facing role, with the ability to take charge, lead and manage situations involving many different people. A calm, capable manner and a strong commitment to giving all visitors to The North Wall the best possible customer experience are essential.

A full job description is available:
JD FOH Supervisor Administration Assistant Sept 22.

Theatre Technician

Permanent full-time (£24,000 pa)

Closing Date: Thu 29 September 2022

If you offer technical theatre or equivalent experience, particularly in the use of lighting and sound systems, this position offers an exciting opportunity to play a key role supporting performances and events at our award-winning arts centre.

As the Theatre Technician, you will work alongside the Technical Manager and a second Theatre Technician in maintaining a very high standard of technical service to all incoming theatre companies, artists and hirers of the building and various in-house training, outreach and production projects. You will also support in serving the technical requirements of curricular and extra-curricular Drama at St Edward’s School and possibly support taking productions on tour and to festivals for certain periods of the year.

The successful candidate will need to have an all-round understanding of and competence in theatre technical work, including lighting, sound and audio-visual, and the set-up, operation and basic maintenance of technical equipment in the North Wall Theatre and other performance spaces within the building.

A full job description is available here.

More Information

If you would like further information about these posts, please contact The North Wall Co-Director Ria Parry, preferably by email: parryr@thenorthwall.com

Visit the St Edward’s School vacancies page to download an application form.

Completed forms should be emailed to recruitment@stedwardsoxford.org or posted to Recruitment, St Edward’s School, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 7NN.

St Edward’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we aim to create and maintain a safe environment for our pupils, where they feel respected and supported. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to become familiar with our policies and procedures for child protection and security. All staff are required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

opportunities
  • If you’re an emerging artist aged 18-25, we offer professional development opportunities through our ArtsLab programme
  • Want to volunteer with us? Our front of house team is always looking for volunteer stewards and bar staff.
  • We offer work experience for secondary school pupils, both through Oxfordshire County Council’s Local Enterprise Partnership, and for students organising their own work placement. Contact Abie Walton on waltona@thenorthwall.com to apply, stating your preferred dates.
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