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The Young Vic is looking for an experienced, proactive and collaborative individual to lead on the management of our building and our visitor experience.

A registered charity and theatrical powerhouse, the Young Vic is synonymous with inclusivity, accessibility and creativity. We create performances that catalyse debate and are priced accessibly for our audiences, giving 10% of tickets away to those who experience barriers to engaging with the arts. We are deeply rooted in our local communities of Lambeth and Southwark, through Taking Part, at the same time as being internationally recognised for productions made with the world’s finest performers and creative teams. We are also proud to develop the next generation of emerging talent through our Directors Program.

About the role

The Head of Theatre Operations is a Senior Management role and holds responsibility for theatre management, including our building, people and visitors, environmental sustainability, and forward planning on capital expenditure as it relates to our building and front of house operations.  This role is key in proactively identifying challenges for our staff and visitors in their use of the building and providing inclusive solutions such that all those who enter our premises feel safe.

We are keen to hear from candidates that have a strong track record of managing Health and Safety in a busy venue and who are committed to providing anti-racist environments for all who enter our spaces.

We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills and stories to join us and influence and develop our working practice. We are particularly keen to hear from Black and Global Majority people, and candidates who self-identify as disabled. All candidates who self-identify as disabled who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for interview. The Young Vic is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum, dependent on experience.

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Apply by: 9am on Monday 17th May 2021

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