The Operations Supervisor is a member of our Operations Team, assisting with the day to day running of our busy building and the delivery of our public facing activity. You will support the Operations Team to ensure compliance and best practice across all areas of the operation by conducting regular checks of facilities and equipment and assisting with the management of service contracts and suppliers.

    You will support the Head of Operations with the running of the Theatre Bar and FOH areas, ensuring income targets are met and compliance and best practice is achieved at all times.

    You will work closely with the Operations team to recruit and deliver a range of hires of our spaces, working these events where possible to ensure smooth and efficient delivery.

    The Operations Team at Tobacco Factory Theatres is led by the Head of Operations and consists of a Technical Manager, Operations and Events Administrator and a team of Bar and FOH staff.

    This is a four day per week position (32 hours per week). Hours are worked mainly during office hours however some regular weekend and evening work will be required. We are happy to discuss working patterns at interview.


    The unforgettable experiences we offer are built on the values of curiosity, kindness, collaboration and inclusion. We want everyone who attends Tobacco Factory Theatres to feel equally welcome, respected and valued.

    To achieve this, we are working to ensure that our programme and spaces are accessible and relevant to all. We are thus committed to embodying and championing diversity and inclusion across our audiences, beneficiaries, staff and board.

    We strongly welcome applications from people whose identities or backgrounds are under-represented in the arts industry. If this applies to you, please refer to this in your application and we will guarantee an interview if you meet the criteria listed in ‘Person Specification’.


    To apply for this position please email with the subject ‘Operations Supervisor’ and include all of the following:

    • Your CV
    • A cover letter (max 2 sides of A4) or short film/audio file detailing relevant experience and why you want this role
    • A completed Equalities Monitoring form

    Deadline:                   10am on 14 September
    Applications received after that time cannot be considered

    Interviews:                Week beginning 19 September

    Start date:                 ASAP following offer

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