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Interim Centre Manager

Having successfully built a reputation for delivering a wide range of quality performances and events, as well as running an increasingly popular small café/bar, The Witham is ready to hire a commercially-aware Centre Manager with experience of customer-focused operations to lead our small in-house team to deliver the programme and financial plan for the coming year. 

The successful candidate will be passionate about ensuring a good customer experience in a safe and welcoming environment. He or she will collaborate closely with a small number of accountable Trustees who will use their relevant skills and expertise to help ensure continued artistic success whilst working with the Centre Manager to improve commerciality and financial stability.  

This is a busy, hands-on operational role; some evening and weekend work will be required.

The salary will be in the range of £26 - £29,000 per annum. 

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Please apply with CV and covering letter addressed to Shelagh Avery to admin@thewitham.org.uk

Candidates invited for interview will be sent information about what to expect and how to prepare. 

Closing date for applications: 3 December

Interviews: 11 December

Cafe Assistants (part-time)

We’re looking for part time cafe assistants for The Dispensary Café/Bar at The Witham to help with the daily running of our busy café/bar. Reporting to the Café/ Bar Manager this role requires a lot of can-do attitude, positivity and team player attributes. Ideally the candidate will have previous experience within the hospitality industry, they must be friendly and enthusiastic, yet professional and willing to get their hands dirty. A passion and understanding for healthy food is also beneficial. Please email your CV and covering letter to admin@thewitham.org.uk

Bar Assistants (part-time) for The Dispensary Cafe/Bar at The Witham to help with the running of our busy (predominant) evening bar. Great to have alongside a 9 - 5 job. Reporting to the Café/ Bar Manager this role requires a lot of can-do attitude, positivity and team player attributes. Ideally the candidate will have previous bar work experience. The ideal candidate will possess bags of personality and enthusiasm. This role will include working some weekends and late nights. Please email your CV and covering letter to admin@thewitham.org.uk

The Witham is a community arts centre based at the heart of Barnard Castle in Teesdale. With an art gallery, box office shop and café bar open five days a week and for evening events, The Witham is a great place to socialise, whilst enjoying good food and drink and the excellent array of gigs and events coming up.

Our programme includes live music, dance, film, live theatre, screenings, comedy gigs, lectures and markets. There are also regular weekly sessions for a variety of groups including Meditation, Pilates, the youth theatre group, Turrets and Wiggles and Wobbles (a music and movement group for 0 – 4 years).

The Witham has rooms for hire for commercial events and functions as well as studios for longer-term lets. Please contact 01833 631107 or email us on info@thewitham.org.uk to come and view the spaces available.

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