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Job ad: Islington Assembly Hall – Assistant Venue Manager, Operations (London)

By | Published on Tuesday 9 July 2019

Islington Assembly Hall

Islington Assembly Hall is a busy 890 capacity venue with over 220 events per year. The majority are live music, but we also host conferences, weddings, dinner dances and internal events.

As Assistant Venue Manager, Operations, you will be one of the first points of contact for new and current business, proactively responding to enquiries and be able to negotiate rates in order to maximise profits. You will co-ordinate a wide range of events, planning logistics and requirements to ensure the smooth operational running of all events.

You will be responsible for booking contractors and ensuring that the venue is appropriately staffed, maintaining a high level of customer service and ensuring health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times. You will oversee procurement of these contracts to ensure that the venue is operating within the law.

You will manage the Events & Operations Assistant.

You will need to demonstrate significant experience in a similar role, be somebody who has a passion for detail and loves working at events. You will be required to work flexible and unsocial hours including bank holidays, weekend, late-night and early-morning shifts (to be recompensed by taking time off in lieu).

The position requires excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to form productive, professional working relationships with a diverse range of individuals and groups.

You will be committed to the Council’s core values of public service, quality, equality and empowerment and to demonstrate this commitment in the way duties are carried out.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

If you have any questions, please contact

Salary: £33,759 – £34,986 pa
Hours: Full time – 35 hours per week
Closing date for all applications: Sunday 21 Jul 2019
Interview and test date: Tuesday 30 Jul 2019

Islington Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff, and volunteers to share this commitment. Islington Council is also committed to flexible working and will consider requests where possible. Islington also operates random drug or alcohol testing for safety critical roles or for where there maybe just cause.

How to apply

To apply for this position please click here to make an online application. Please note that the council only accepts on-line applications, no CVs or alternative forms of applications are accepted. If you are unable to use the online process, please contact the Recruitment team on 020 7527 2155 or email