The Young Vic is looking for an experienced, creative problem solving and hands on individual to lead on keeping our building safe and looking its best for all who enter our doors.
A registered charity and theatrical powerhouse, the Young Vic is synonymous with inclusivity, accessibility and creativity. We create performances that catalyse debate and are priced accessibly for our audiences, giving 10% of tickets away to those who experience barriers to engaging with the arts. We are deeply rooted in our local communities of Lambeth and Southwark, through Taking Part, at the same time as being internationally recognised for productions made with the world’s finest performers and creative teams. We are also proud to develop the next generation of emerging talent through our Directors Program.
About the role
The Facilities Manager reports to the Head of Theatre Operations and holds responsibility for overall building safety and maintenance, ensuring compliance with health & safety regulations, and ensuring our building is managed in a sustainable way. This role is key in keeping our building running smoothly and proactively identifying the needs of different departments in relation to their use of the building.
We are keen to hear from candidates that have experience of handling operational issues in a busy venue and who are committed to providing anti-racist environments for all who enter our spaces through inclusive building management practices.
We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills and stories to join us and influence and develop our working practice. We are particularly keen to hear from Black and Global Majority people, and candidates who self-identify as disabled. All candidates who self-identify as disabled who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for interview. The Young Vic is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation.
Salary: £33,000 per annum
Contract: Permanent, Full time
Apply by: 9am Tuesday 1st June 2021
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