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Jobs and careers with The Lowry

The Lowry has a standard application form. Please note that The Lowry does not accept CVs as a method of application.

Please return your complete application form to recruitment@thelowry.com or by post to the Human Resources Department, The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, M50 3AZ.

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Current Vacancies


 

In the Learning and Engagement Department;

Engagement Manager (9 month fixed term contract) – 30 hours per week, £21,000 pro rata p.a. plus staff benefits

We are looking for an Engagement Manager to lead on the development, delivery, evaluation and legacy of The Lowry’s targeted project work. Key projects will be focused on creative engagement with groups with a range of specific needs and issues.

This role will require you to produce a seasonal informal learning offer connected to the theatres and galleries programme whilst ensuring that these projects & programmes support the objectives of The Lowry as well as providing more informal opportunities for people of all ages to have their first creative engagement with The Lowry, or to continue their association post-project. 

A proven ability to work with children, young people and community groups is essential.  As is the ability to drive creative ideas from conception through to completion. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Salford geography and communities as well as key agencies and networks.

The application deadline for this vacancy is Tuesday 9 September 2014 at 10am.

Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing Monday 22 September 2014.

To apply for this position please download an application form and recruitment pack.

 

Learning and Engagement Administrative Assistant (9 month fixed term contract) – 15 hours per week, £13,650 pro rata p.a. plus staff benefits

As Learning and Engagement Administrative Assistant you will provide full administrative and office management support to the Learning and Engagement department. You will process, file and maintain records of expenditure, ensure efficient and effective administration processes are in place and make improvements as required. You will monitor, collate and report on qualitative data to support the departmental evaluation programme.

You will have good IT, organisational and administration skills, numeracy skills and the ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines. The ideal candidate will have an Arts Administration qualification and an interest and passion for the arts, culture and education.  

The application deadline for this vacancy is Friday 12 September 2014 at 10am.

Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing Monday 29 September 2014.

To apply for this position please download an application form and recruitment pack.

 

Youth Dance Ambassador – 24 week placement, 2 days per week, starting October 2014

As Youth Dance Ambassador (YDA) you will support the Marketing and learning and Engagement teams to deliver and promote the YDA scheme while building upon your knowledge and skills of working within a professional dance role. You will develop content for the newsletter and digital channels, assist in the planning and promotion of open days and training evenings and promote The Lowry’s programme of dance to a youth audience.

Enthusiasm for the arts and audience development is essential as is knowledge of the dance sector in the North West. The ideal candidate will have experience of delivering workshops in a variety of settings with young people from a variety of backgrounds. 

The application deadline for this vacancy is Thursday 18 September 2014 at 10am.

Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing Monday 29 September 2014.

To apply for this position please download an application form and recruitment pack.

 

In the Finance Department;

Finance Manager – 37.5 hours per week, c. £40-45,000 p.a. (dependent upon experience) plus staff benefits

We are looking for a Finance Manager to manage the finance functions of The Lowry and its subsidiary companies. Reporting directly to the Group Finance Director you will lead and manage a busy finance team, working to strict deadlines, to ensure effective and efficient financial management and control.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and develop all financial systems and processes
  • Prepare management accounts and financial reports as required, including balance sheet, cash flow statements and management reports
  • Establish and monitor internal controls and procedures
  • Manage and control cash flow
  • Manage the payroll including calculation of payment of all employees
  • Manage key internal and external relationships including those with auditors, insurance brokers, pension providers, suppliers and government agencies, and internal department heads

The company uses Sage Line 200 and Sage 50 payroll as its principal financial systems.

The successful candidate will hold a full CCAB accountancy qualification, and have previous experience of working within a complex and diverse organisation in a senior finance position. Excellent communication, interpersonal and management skills are essential. Knowledge of Charities SORP legislation is desirable.

The application deadline for this vacancy is Monday 15 September 2014 at 10am.

To apply for this position please download an application form and recruitment pack.

 

In the Hospitality Department

Head Chef – 40 hours per week, salary dependent on experience

We are looking for a Head Chef to assist the Executive Head Chef in the management of all kitchen areas to meet the daily requirements of all Lowry customers.  In this role you will ensure that quality and standards are maintained throughout food service to agreed specifications, whilst maintaining excellent customer service levels.

In conjunction with the Executive Head Chef you will create, implement and monitor menus, manage the kitchen team effectively and ensure that all health & safety requirements are upheld in the kitchen.

You will have experience of a high volume, fast paced, multi outlet kitchen with a preference for working with local, fresh, seasonal produce wherever possible. Excellent communication skills and the ability to efficiently delegate tasks and empower employees is essential. The ideal candidate will be passionate about quality food, fresh ingredients and have proven success in delivering outstanding menus.

Benefits include:

  • Free car parking
  • Staff meals
  • Straight shifts

The application deadline for this vacancy is Monday 1 September 2014 at 10am.

For more information about this role please download a recruitment pack.

To apply for this position send your CV to recruitment@thelowry.com.


Sous Chef – 40 hours per week, £22,600 p.a plus staff benefits

We are looking for a Sous Chef to ensure the efficient preparation and delivery of high quality food that exceeds customer expectations across the multi outlet operation of The Lowry’s catering business.  Our multi outlet operation includes a high quality pre theatre restaurant, a busy banqueting business and cafes and bars.  This role offers the opportunity to be involved in all areas of the kitchen in line with the needs of the business.

As Sous Chef you will work in any section where required and assist in the day to day running of the kitchen as directed by the Executive Head Chef. You will assist in the compilation of menus, food ordering/costings and stocktaking procedures.

You will have experience of a high volume, fast paced, multi outlet kitchen with a preference for working with local, fresh, seasonal produce wherever possible. Excellent communication skills and the ability to efficiently delegate tasks and empower employees is essential. The ideal candidate will be passionate about quality food, fresh ingredients and have proven success in delivering outstanding menus.

Benefits include:

  • Free car parking
  • Staff meals
  • Straight shifts

The application deadline for this vacancy is Tuesday 2 September 2014 at 10am.

For more information about this role please download a recruitment pack.

To apply for this position send your CV to recruitment@thelowry.com.

 

Head of Conference and Event Sales – 37.5 hours per week, c. £40,000 p.a. (dependent upon experience) plus staff benefits

We are looking for a Head of Conference and Event Sales to maximise profits through the development and implementation of a strategic sales and marketing plan. This role will require you to effectively manage the Conference & Event Sales team, ensuring business targets met working closely with operational teams. You will identify and maximise sales opportunities from all market segments; develop the conference and event product and profile and ensure events are co-ordinated effectively in-line with client expectations.  

You will be a confident communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to effectively manage a team of staff. Strong financial acumen is essential as you will be expected to set budgets, analyse data and produce reports. The successful candidate will have a significant experience in the sale and co-ordination of large and high profile conferences and events.       

The application deadline for this vacancy is Friday 29 August 2014 at 10am.

To apply for this position please download an application form and recruitment pack.


Head of Hospitality – 40 hours per week, c. £40,000 p.a. (dependent upon experience) plus staff benefits

We are looking for a Head of Hospitality to develop, implement and monitor operational strategies and procedures for all aspects of our hospitality business. Responsible for all operational aspects of the Hospitality department including front of house, back of house and the kitchen you will maximise profit and ensure that the hospitality service exceeds the expectations of our customers. You will identify and exploit any potential new opportunities to generate additional profits.

You will be a confident communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to effectively manage and empower a large and diverse team of staff. Strong financial acumen is essential as is the ability to produce business plans and reports and manage financial budgets. The successful candidate will have extensive management experience in the large scale hospitality industry.       

The application deadline for this vacancy is Friday 29 August 2014 at 10am.

To apply for this position please download an application form and recruitment pack.

 

Casual Chef - pay subject to experience or role plus staff benefits.

We require the following casual chefs:

Casual Commis Chef - £7.00 per hour plus holiday pay (£7.67 per hour)
Casual Chef de Partie - £7.72 per hour plus holiday pay (£8.46 per hour)
Casual Junior Sous Chef - £9.66 per hour plus holiday pay (£10.59 per hour)

Required to work in our busy, exciting, vibrant kitchens preparing a wide range of dishes and styles of foods for our different outlets.

You will be required to assist the existing brigade, working closely with our chefs to maintain the high levels of service provided.

The application deadline for this position is: ongoing

To apply for this position please send your CV to recruitment@thelowry.com.

 



 

 

 



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