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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

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The redevelopment project and Heritage Activities Programme marked a major milestone in the life of The Witham, providing an opportunity to focus on the rich heritage and history of Barnard Castle through the ages. The project has enabled local people and visitors to engage with the history and heritage of the building and the wider town, ensuring that it remains alive, active and relevant for future generations.

The Witham is an exciting arts centre at the heart of Barnard Castle, Teesdale offering a wealth of entertainment and events for communities and commerce.

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The Witham is located in the middle of the main street, Horse Market, in Barnard Castle. Access is from Horse Market and also at the rear of the buildings from Morrison's car park.

Barnard Castle - listed in The Sunday Times Best Places to Live in Britain - is one of the 50 best preserved towns in England, and the Grade II listed Witham building is an important feature of the townscape, located on the curve where Horse Market meets the Market Place.

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