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Job Opportunities

  • Chair of the Board of Trustees

    Leeds Playhouse is seeking a new Chair to join the Board of Trustees.

    Leeds Playhouse is is entering a pivotal and exciting new chapter. We have recently completed a major redevelopment project and will also be celebrating our fiftieth anniversary this year.

    The new Chair will provide strategic leadership and direction to a high performing Board of Trustees, supporting the outstanding joint Chief Executives to bring to life the vision of creating a vital theatre and great artistic beacon of the North, rooted in the community and creating exceptional art.

    Passionate about performing arts, the new Chair will ideally have an affinity with Leeds and strong networks across the region. An open and inclusive leader, the Chair will actively engage with diverse stakeholders, experience of community organisations and arts funding will be helpful.

    We are an ambitious organisation going through significant change. The new Chair is likely to have experience of leading or sitting on similar Boards in the not for profit or commercial sector and will bring strong leadership, governance, commercial acumen and change experience.

    We welcome expressions of interest from individuals with a range of backgrounds and experiences who share our passion for creating a contemporary and vibrant theatre for all.

    How to apply

    To apply for this post, please contact consultant Louise Gatenby to arrange a confidential discussion at louise@thegoodboard.com.

    You can find further information on the role here:

    Chair of the Board of Trustees Job Description

  • Food & Beverage Supervisor

    Leeds Playhouse is seeking a Food & Beverage Supervisor.

    The Food & Beverage Supervisor will be required to cover all aspects of F&B service delivery in each area of operation. The supervisor may oversee more than one area at a time depending on business levels and will have oversight of a staff group made up of several team members.

    Reporting to the Food & Beverage Manager and the Senior Supervisor, the supervisor will monitor and champion Playhouse standards. They will be responsible for leading their team on shift to ensure the best service is provided to all customers across the range of F&B services.

    With a new vision unfolding and our newly redeveloped building just launched, this is an exciting time to join the Playhouse.

    How to apply

    To apply for this role, you will need to complete an online application and diversity monitoring form below. Please read through the guidance notes and job description before you start the application form:

    The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday 24 February 2020 at 9am. 

    Interviews will be held at Leeds Playhouse w/c 2 March 2020. 

     

  • Premises Supervisor

    Leeds Playhouse is seeking a Premises supervisor.

    The Premises Supervisor is a crucial role responsible for ensuring the safety of all visitors, staff and property at the Leeds Playhouse. This is a customer facing role based in our frontline team and it is their responsibility to be present during all performances to ensure all licensing and fire regulations are adhered to.

    The successful applicant will be SIA registered, fully versed in all security practises and have excellent customer service skills upon joining the premises team.

    With our newly opened main building and exciting programming and events, this is an exciting time to join the Playhouse.

    How to apply

    To apply for this role, you will need to complete an online application and diversity monitoring form below. Please read through the guidance notes and job description before you start the application form:

    The deadline for receipt of applications is Wednesday 19 February 2020 at 9am. 

    If shortlisted for an interview you will hear from us by Friday 21 February 2020. 

    Interviews will be held at Leeds Playhouse Thursday 27 February 2020. 

     

  • Financial Controller

    Leeds Playhouse is looking for a new Financial Controller.

    In this pivotal role you will be responsible for the management accounts and monthly reporting, provide in-depth analysis and guidance to budget holders, prepare the annual budget and ongoing forecasting, manage grants and organisational cash flow and take a lead role in upgrading the accounts system.

    You will be a qualified accountant with a proven track record of working in a finance function in a hands-on role and substantial experience of management accounting, budgeting and reporting. You will have a flexible business-partnering approach, which you’ll use to facilitate the smooth running of our finance department and maintain good working relationships across the organisation.

    You will also have experience of working proactively to set up, improve and manage effective financial processes. An outstanding communicator, with excellent relationship-building skills and the ability to convey financial information in a clear and understandable way, you will also have experience of regular reporting and managing a varied and demanding workload.

    With a new vision unfolding and our recently completed capital redevelopment, this is an exciting time to join the Playhouse.

    How to apply

    To apply for this role, you will need to complete an online application and diversity monitoring form below. Please read through the guidance notes and job description before you start the application form:

    The deadline for receipt of applications is Wednesday 19 February 2020 at 9am. 

    If shortlisted for an interview you will hear from us by Friday 21 February 2020. 

    Interviews will be held at Leeds Playhouse w/c 24 February 2020. 

     

  • Head Chef

    We’re looking for a Head Chef who can be an inspirational leader, motivating and developing the team whilst creating a culture of passion and enthusiasm for the preparation and service of food.

    We believe in a high challenge and high support management style, so we need an experienced individual that will embrace this approach and take our catering offer to the next level.

    The Playhouse Kitchen is a high volume catering outlet that services our visitors, staff and the local artistic community. We are planning to relaunch the Playhouse Kitchen offer in the coming months in order to welcome audiences and visitors whilst delivering a first class experience which lives up to the high standards of the Playhouse brand. The Head Chef will play a key role in designing and delivering the relaunched offer.

    The Kitchen Brigade, led by the Head Chef, plays a pivotal role in delivering an outstanding customer journey to our customers as well as providing a substantial operating profit that helps to underpin the Playhouse’s core activities. The Kitchen team operates the Playhouse Kitchen but also supplies the Front Room Café and Events operations.

    How to apply

    To apply for this role, you will need to complete an online application and diversity monitoring form below. Please read through the guidance notes and job description before you start the application form:

    The deadline for receipt of applications is 9 a.m. on 23 March 2020.

    If shortlisted for an interview you will hear from us by 26 March.

    Interviews will be held at Leeds Playhouse on 30 March.

 

 

 

 

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Major funders
Arts Council England Leeds City Council The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation
Principal Capital and Families Partner
Caddick Developments
Principal Capital and Access Partner
Irwin Mitchell Solicitors