General Vacancies

General Job Vacancies

Details of job opportunities at The Courtyard, whether general job vacancies or volunteer work will be posted here.

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BAR & CATERING ASSISTANT casual

Job Reference: CYT100/007
Location: The Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR
Rate: over 25s NLW, under 25s applicable NMW
Benefits: show and film tickets and food discounts
Closing Date:  extended to 12 noon on 28 August 2018
Interviews: We are interviewing suitable candidates on an ongoing basis so do not wait until the closing date to apply!

The Courtyard is the primary performing arts venue in Herefordshire presenting a dynamic mix of cultural activity all day, every day and welcoming over 350,000 visitors every year. The Courtyard Café Bar is at the heart of our public areas and offers everything from artisan coffee and homemade cake to pre-show dining, champagne and canapés. Aside from serving customers attending The Courtyard for shows and events, the Café Bar also aims to attract customers in its own right.

We are seeking cheerful and hard-working individuals aged 18+ to work in our busy café bar serving customers, clearing tables and generally providing excellent standards of customer service. We need people to cover all shifts – weekday and Saturday daytimes and particularly evenings and weekends – and who can start as soon as possible.

Application packs, including a full job description, can be found in the download on the right of this page. Alternatively please contact Mel Langford on 01432 346507, or email mel.langford@courtyard.org.uk. If you wish to apply you will need to complete and return the application form – we do not short list from CVs.


COMMIS CHEF casual

Post Reference: CYT100/018
Tenure: Part-time casual, as and when required
Rate: Over 25s £7.83 + holiday pay, under 25s up to £7.38 + holiday pay
Benefits: Free parking, free show and film tickets, food discounts
Location: The Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR
Closing Date:  extended to 12 noon on 28 August 2018
Interviews: We will be interviewing suitable candidates on an ongoing basis so please don’t wait until the closing date to apply!

Are you passionate about food? Enjoy cooking at home? Then you may be who were looking for!

You will play an integral role within the kitchen aiding us in preparing and cooking freshly prepared meals. The role is varied day to day covering all areas of the kitchen: helping us to prepare our famous quiche and salads for the salad bar is just one aspect.

You will be a hard working individual, able to follow instruction to ensure consistency throughout all jobs assigned to you.

This job requires no prior experience and full training will be given. We just ask for a willingness to learn. We are a small team, and therefore it is important you have strong communication skills.

Apprenticeship training can be provided if you are keen to progress in the industry.

If you would like to join us we would love to hear from you!

Flexibility is essential as we need someone who can cover morning and evening shifts weekdays, weekends and some bank holidays. However food service stops at 7.45pm so no late finishes!

Please click on the download on the right of this page which contains the application pack. Alternatively contact Mel Langford on 01432 346507 or mel.langford@courtyard.org.uk. If you wish to apply for this position you will need to complete and return our application form as we do not short list from CVs.


 

FAMILY FESTIVAL VOLUNTEER

Do you love the arts? Would you like to take part in the organisation and the running of a Family Arts Festival? An exciting opportunity has arisen to assist with the co-ordination of our 5th Family Festival. The Festival will take place throughout the Autumn half-term (29 Oct – 2 Nov 2018) and will be centred at The Courtyard, as well as around the county on other days of the week.

The Courtyard is offering a six-month voluntary opportunity (up to 16 hours/2 days a week) to work with the Community Relationships Manager.  You will assist with planning, and running of the Family Festival. This will include arranging workshops and practitioners for each day, working closely with the Marketing team to provide information as they design all marketing materials and helping to ensure the smooth running of the festival.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone whose career aspirations lie in arts marketing, event management or festival planning.

Basic travel expenses will be paid and lunch will be provided in The Courtyard’s Café Bar.  There will also be opportunities to see shows and films.

If you are interested, please email a full CV and covering letter to: mel.langford@courtyard.org.uk with ‘Family Festival Volunteer’ in the subject line.  The covering letter should state how much time you can commit to this role.


FUNDRAISING VOLUNTARY OPPORTUNITY

Do you love the arts and would you benefit from hands-on fundraising experience across both individual giving and corporate sectors in a busy community arts organisation in the centre of Hereford?  This is an exciting time to come on board as we’re planning a range of exciting events and activities including a glitzy Gala Dinner to celebrate 20 years of The Courtyard this autumn!

The Courtyard is offering a six-month voluntary opportunity (up to 16 hours/2 days a week) to work with the fundraising team.  You will assist with planning, marketing and running fundraising events and activities, as well as administration connected to Business Club, sponsorship and advertising.  This could include chasing ad copy, getting raffle prizes or organising a book fair.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone whose career aspirations lie in arts administration as it covers many areas eg fundraising, communications/marketing, events management and corporate partnerships.

Basic travel expenses will be paid and lunch will be provided in The Courtyard’s Café Bar.  Working in a busy regional arts centre means there will opportunities to see shows as well.

If you are interested in finding out more, please download the pack from the right of this page.