We’re Hiring: Operations Assistant

October 26, 2022
3:09 pm
Kitty Bew

This vacancy is now closed.

Role: Operations Assistant, 21 hours/week, permanent, £12,600 per annum pro rata (£21,000 FTE)
Closing date: Sunday 13 November 2022, 17.00
Interview Dates: Thursday 17 November 2022

Phoenix Art Space is seeking an Operations Assistant to join our small and dynamic staff team. The Operations Assistant is the first point of contact for anyone wishing to hire our temporary spaces on the ground floor and is an important role as the link between venue hires and our other activities. Evening and weekend working will sometimes be required.

The role incudes: Maintaining the Front of House area, welcoming visitors, updating information, and organising the spaces, helping with rotas, timetables, and sales. Assisting with promotion and coordination of our ground floor spaces, building relationships with current and potential venue hire clients. Providing administration for contracts, ensuring risk assessments are conducted, insurance in place and payments made. Setting up spaces for venue hire, arranging access and storage, and advising on technical issues. Assisting with maintenance of ground floor workshops for arts courses and events.

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How to Apply
Closing date: Sunday 13 November 2022, 17.00
Interview Date: Thursday 17 November 2022

To apply please send your CV (maximum 3 sides of A4) with a covering letter detailing how your skills would meet the requirements of the role (Maximum 2 sides of A4). Applications should be sent to: info@phoenixbrighton.org

If you would prefer to apply through an alternative process or media or if you have any questions prior to applying, please contact Belinda Greenhalgh via info@phoenixartspace.org / 01273 603700 to discuss further. Your application should detail why you are interested in the role, how your skills, knowledge and experience meets the requirements of this role and the person specification. Please also supply 2 referees and instructions of how to contact them. We would also encourage applicants to complete and include in their application an equal opportunities form, which can be downloaded here.*
Interviews will take place on online.

We would like the successful candidate to start the role January 2023. Candidates may email the Interim Executive Director, Lucy Day, to arrange an informal conversation before applying via lucyday@phoenixartspace.org

Phoenix Art Space is overseen by the Board of Trustees. The Executive Director reports to the Board and line manages the management team. 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, particularly those with lived experience relevant to our mission to reflect the communities we work in. By taking positive action around diversity, we will guarantee interviews to candidates who meet the minimum criteria as outlined in the Person Specification and identify as Global Majority, Deaf or disabled.

* Phoenix Art Space is committed to an equal opportunities policy in its employment practices with the aim of ensuring that everyone who applies to work for us receives fair treatment. To help us achieve this aim we ask you to complete the monitoring form and enclose it within your application email. This information will be used to monitor the effectiveness of our Equal Opportunities Policy and is not used as part of the recruitment assessment process.

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