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Casual Duty Manager, The Place


The Place, London’s creative powerhouse for dance development, has been leading the way in dance training, creation and performance for 50 years. In a changing landscape, our vision for the future is steadfast: we are powering imagination through dance, championing new ideas, embracing risks and creating optimal conditions for dance artists and enthusiasts to realise their full potential.

We are currently looking for Duty Managers to lead our Front of House, Reception and Box Office teams during the world-class dance performances and events we host in our theatre. We pride ourselves on creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere for our audiences and participants and providing the highest levels of customer service. Our Duty Managers play a vital role in this and are also responsible for ensuring that the premises and its staff adhere to current licencing and Health & Safety requirements.

If you have experience of working in a theatre or arts venue at a supervisory level, have excellent customer service skills, are confident with cash handling and reconciliation and share our passion for contemporary dance then we would love to hear from you.  

For an application pack, visit 

We will be holding an Information Event for this role on Monday 11 November between 6pm-7pm. This will provide an opportunity to learn more about The Place, to meet some of the Visitor Services Team and to ask questions about the role and application process. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to 

Salary: £10.00 plus holiday entitlement of £1.21 per hour.

Deadline for Applications: 12 noon Tue 19 Nov 2019.

Interviews will be held: Wed 27 and Thu 28 Nov 2019 at The Place. 

We actively encourage BAME and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams. 

The Place, 17 Duke's Road, London WC1H 9PY 

No CVs, no agencies please.

Oct 2019

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