Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Oxford


(pro rata)

Do you enjoy the thrill of events? Are you a practical and customer orientated person? Do you have an appreciation for unusual and historic buildings? If you are excited by the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people from the world of film, music, literature and politics then this offer is for you.

The Sheldonian Theatre reaches a landmark birthday of 350 in the year 2019. This celebration signals an exciting period of change. We are diversifying the range of events we host, and are reaching out to the local community and visitors to Oxford to welcome them into our magnificent building.

We are a small on site team who is responsible for the safe and smooth operation of the building, and the delivery of the events we host. The primary purpose of the post is to manage the safe delivery of events to the standard defined; ensuring the building is set up for the event, coordinating and supervising stewarding staff and liaising with the customer. You will receive comprehensive training and support.

To be successful in applying, you will: have a background in operations, hospitality or events; be a team player with a hands-on approach and a can-do attitude; relish the challenges that come with events, especially in an unusual, historic and A-listed building; have an appreciation of the building, history and culture; understand and provide excellent customer service at all times; have a commitment to quality, and pride in what you do; be an accomplished communicator, able to work with individuals both from within and outside of the University at all levels; contribute to our culture of continuous improvement and embracing change; be flexible and available to work the minimum hours for the post, most of which will be during evenings and weekends, plus additional hours as business needs dictate.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 20 May 2019.

Contact Person : Recruitment Administrator Vacancy ID : 140631

Contact Phone : Closing Date : 20-May-2019

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