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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.

The Lowry holds the Two Ticks accreditation symbol from Jobcentre Plus. The symbol is awarded to employers in England, Scotland and Wales who make a commitment to employ, keep and develop the abilities of disabled staff. For more information please click the Two Ticks logo. 

The Lowry will proactively encourage employees, volunteers, contractors, visiting companies, interns and placements to welcome diversity, respecting each person’s individuality and valuing their creativity. Everyone has a responsibility towards encouraging diversity within The Lowry.

Current Vacancies

In the Development department

Development Assistant – 12 months fixed-term contract – £15,500 per annum, plus staff benefits

The Lowry is an internationally acclaimed cultural landmark situated at the heart of MediaCityUK, one of the world’s most exciting culture and media destinations.

We are looking for a Development Assistant to provide a full range of support to the Development Team in its aim to raise funds to support The Lowry and specific work in the Lowry’s galleries, theatres and in the local community.

The Development Assistant will be responsible for the administration of the Development team, including corporate membership and individual giving schemes.  They will also be required to undertake research projects and to attend and support events across the year. This will include events linked to The Lowry’s 2020 Capital Project, a £5.5million scheme designed to improve facilities for visitors, future-proof the building and save costs.

The successful candidate will have excellent administrative and organisational skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills.  A confident and articulate telephone manner, and high standards of customer care are also required.

The role is an exciting opportunity offered as part of the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme, run by Jerwood Charitable Foundation with the support of Garfield Weston Foundation, Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation and J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust. 

The principles of the programme are about opening up access to opportunities in the arts, and talent development.  Positions are aimed at those who would not otherwise be in a position to develop their skills and CV through unpaid work experience in order to enter arts professions.

Applicants must therefore meet the following criteria:

  • have received a full maintenance grant during the full period of their course and be able to verify it with the necessary paperwork
  • have graduated since summer 2013, from a first degree (ie a BA or an NVQ 6, or MA if from a Scottish university) in the UK
  • have achieved a 2:2 degree or above
  • be full-time resident in the UK

Please see www.jerwoodcharitablefoundation.org/eligibility-criteria-3 for further details and FAQs

The application deadline for this vacancy is Friday 29 May 2015 at 10:00am.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 09 June 2015.

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

 

In the Retail department

Retail Shop Floor Supervisor – Maternity Cover 12 Months Fixed-Term Contract - 37.5 hours per week, £17,842.50 per annum plus staff benefits

The Lowry is an internationally acclaimed cultural landmark situated at the heart of MediaCityUK, one of the world’s most exciting culture and media destinations.

We are looking for a Retail Shop Floor Supervisor to maximise retail sales opportunities whilst providing all visitors with the highest standards of service and customer care. The successful candidate will have responsibility for supervising all staff and shop floor duties.

You will ensure that all merchandise is priced appropriately and correctly, keeping products and the retail environment clean, tidy, well-stocked and well-presented at all times. You will maximise sales opportunities by upselling and making recommendations to clients, and monitor merchandise displays.

You will have experience of providing excellent customer service and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The application deadline for this vacancy is Tuesday 26 May 2015 at 10am.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 02 June 2015.

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

 

In the Ticketing department

Ticket Sales Agent (Nimax) – 37.5 hours per week, £14,235 per annum plus staff benefits (3 year fixed term contract until 31 August 2017)

The Lowry is an internationally acclaimed cultural landmark situated at the heart of MediaCityUK, one of the world’s most exciting culture and media destinations.

We are looking for a Ticket Sales Agent to carry out booking transactions for Nimax and Quaytickets customers. You will be based in our call centre and will be required to process all phone bookings via a computerised box office system.

You will have strong communication and customer care skills and have the ability to organise and prioritise effectively. Experience of carrying out sales in a call centre environment and of dealing with difficult customers over the phone is essential. Knowledge of computerised box office systems is desirable.

***Please note that the successful candidates will be required to work flexible shift patterns so as to ensure that the duties and responsibilities of the job are fulfilled and the business needs are met***

The application deadline for this vacancy is Friday 22 May 2015 at 10am.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 26 May 2015.

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

 

In the Hospitality department

Casual Hospitality Assistant - £7.30 per hour (£8.00 per hour including holiday pay) plus staff benefits

The Lowry is an internationally acclaimed visual and performing arts centre situated at the heart of MediaCityUK, one of the world’s most exciting culture and media destinations.

To complement our amazing venue we are looking to recruit experienced Casual Hospitality Assistants to work in the following areas within The Lowry:

  • Conference and Events
  • The Lowry Restaurant
  • Theatre Bars
  • Tower Coffee Shop
  • Staff Canteen

In these roles you will be required to provide customers with exceptional customer service whilst ensuring operational procedures are followed. Working hours will be varied throughout the week, so flexibility is required.

You will have strong communication and customer care skills along with relevant experience.

The application deadline for this vacancy is Friday 29 May 2015 at 10am. 

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

The Lowry is a private limited company registered in England and Wales (no. 3255905) and a registered charity (no. 1053962).

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