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

By | Published on Wednesday 25 July 2018

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 – Box Office & Marketing, you will oversee all ticketing and box office activity, be responsible for all social media posts and work closely with the Assembly Hall team on overall marketing strategy. You will also support the team with relevant administrative duties.

You will be expected to coordinate a wide range of events taking place in the venue as well as duty managing a minimum of 45 events per annum.

We are seeking an ambitious individual with a passion for venues. You must have great attention to detail, enjoy admin and take pride in seeing jobs through to completion.

The successful applicant will have experience of working within a box office or marketing environment and delivering a high level of customer care, ideally within the live music industry and will have a desire to progress in venue management.

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).

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.

You should demonstrate on your application form how you meet each of the essential criteria from the Person Specification. Please ensure that you address each one of the criteria as this will be used to assess your suitability for the post.

If you have any questions, please contact

Closing date for all applications: Sunday 5th August at 23:59
Interview and test date: Tuesday 14th August 2018

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.

To apply for this position please click here to visit the job application page. Please note that the council only accepts online 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 e-mail