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Operations Manager (Fixed Term)

The Executive Committee of the ADC Theatre wish to appoint a full-time Operations Manager from January 2019 - September 2019, with the potential to extend the contract until September 2020.

The ADC Theatre is a department of the University of Cambridge. The Theatre's aim is to provide a well-equipped and safe environment in which all building users can enjoy, learn about and become involved in different aspects of theatre. The Theatre is primarily student focused, with the majority of its activity centred around the University Terms. The Theatre is run by a small management team, overseen by the Executive Committee. The ADC Theatre also manages the Corpus Playroom and runs an external ticketing service.

The main purpose of the role is to run the ADC Theatre efficiently and safely, providing a professional environment for student theatre and unforgettable experiences for audiences. This includes financial and Front of House management, as well as line-managing casual staff. In line with the ADC Theatre's aims, this role provides an opportunity for the holder to gain experience in the management of a venue and to learn about all aspects of theatre operation.

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Please note, interviews will take place on the 18th December.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 8 months in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check, a health assessment, a security check and a standard Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please email if you have any difficulty applying online or if you have any questions. Please do not send CVs.

Please quote reference XA17541 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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