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Systems Officer, Darlington Hippodrome


Darlington Hippodrome is a 1000 seat, grade II listed Edwardian theatre. It is owned and operated by Darlington Borough Council and is at the heart of Darlington's cultural offer and its sense of community.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the theatre team at a key time, following a recent £13.7m restoration funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and playing an integral role in our re-opening after closure due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

We are looking for someone with an interest in theatre, who can develop and manage the theatre's IT systems including CRM, ticketing, sales, marketing, event management and telephony. You should be able to analyse data and produce relevant management reports, contributing to the continuing success of the theatre.

The rewards for working at the Council go beyond the salary you will receive, with numerous additional benefits such as:

31 days annual leave
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
Enhanced Maternity/Paternity and Adoption Leave Payments
Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
Cycle to Work Scheme in partnership with Halfords
Access to Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services
Reduced membership to the Dolphin Centre's 'Fit 4 Life' package

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

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For a further informal discussion, please contact Heather Tarran-Jones, Programming and Development Director, on 01325 406104 or Julian Cound, Acting Marketing Manager, on 01325 405511.

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