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Job Vacancies at The Courtyard Hereford

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GENERAL JOB VACANCIES

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


CUSTOMER SALES & RETAIL MANAGER
Job Reference: CY10/024
Hours: full time, 40 hours per week
Location: The Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR
Salary: £20,000 – £22,000
Closing Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS EXTENDED TO 12 NOON ON MONDAY, 27 JANUARY 2020 
Interviews: Wednesday, 29 January 2020

This is an exciting opportunity to join the busy Sales team at The Courtyard, leading a lively, friendly and dedicated bunch of front-line staff in all Box Office and direct sales aspects at The Courtyard.

The new role will also be leading on the set up and launch of a new retail space, including:

  • Leading on the development of the space
  • Researching products/stock
  • Networking with suppliers and artists
  • Establishing an identity and product range that reflects The Courtyard brand
  • Purchasing and negotiating product acquirement
  • Monitoring the performance of retail products to maximise the profitability of the department

Applicants will need managerial experience and be able to lead and motivate the team.  Experience of using customer relationship management systems is essential as is working in a sales/customer-facing environment.  Working in retail is preferable.  You’ll assist the Head of Marketing & Sales with the development and implementation of a range of sales and marketing strategies to increase attendance and generate income.  Your creative thinking and problem solving skills will be invaluable assets.

In return, The Courtyard offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Chance to join a dynamic company where you will play a role in the success of a brand new part of the business
  • Complimentary show tickets
  • Staff discount on food and drink
  • Free on-site parking

If you are interested in finding out more, please download an application pack from The Courtyard’s website at https://www.courtyard.org.uk/job-vacancies/.   If you wish to apply you will need to complete and return the application form by the closing date.


JUNIOR SOUS CHEF
Post Reference: CYT100/020
Contract: full time, permanent
Start: asap after interview/trial shifts
Salary: £17,123
Benefits: free parking, free show and film tickets, food discounts
Location: The Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR
Closing Date: 12 noon on 27 January 2020
Interviews/Trial Shifts: we will be assessing applications and offering interviews and trials shifts on an ongoing basis, so do not wait until the closing date to fill in and return the application form!

Do you love cooking and would you like to work in our busy, friendly kitchen?  We are seeking a cheerful and hard-working individual to join the team in the kitchen here at The Courtyard.  You will be reporting directly to the Head Chef and Sous Chef and you will have opportunities to develop your skills within in a fast-paced and vibrant environment.

The Courtyard is a thriving and busy arts venue, attracting both regular and new visitors.  Our popular Café Bar is open all day, six days a week, plus selected Sundays.  Food service is available lunchtimes and early evenings with all dishes freshly prepared on the premises.  Pre-show dining brings the challenges of preparing and serving food in a relatively short time window but does mean that food service usually ends by 7.45pm.  You will also be involved with catering for conferences, birthdays, business meetings and receptions, so there is ample opportunity to showcase your creative cooking skills.

A full job description and person specification are contained within the job pack which you’ll find on the downloads tab.   If you wish to apply you will need to complete and return our application form by 12 noon on Monday, 27 January 2020.


CATERING ASSISTANT/KP casual
Post Reference: CYT100/018
Tenure: part-time casual, as and when required
Rate: NMW/NLW
Benefits: free parking, free show and film tickets, food discounts
Location: The Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR
Closing Date: 12 noon on 27 January 2020
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 helping 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.

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!

A full job description and person specification are contained within the job pack which you’ll find on the downloads tab.  If you wish to apply you will need to complete and return our application form by 12 noon on Monday, 27 January 2020.  If you need help downloading the pack please contact mel.langford@courtyard.org.uk, 01432 346507.


CATERING ASSISTANT / KP p/t
Job Reference: CYT100/009
Contract: part time, 20 hpw, to start January 2020
Location: The Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Edgar Street, Hereford, HR4 9JR
Salary: £8,562
Benefits: show and film tickets, food discounts, on-site free parking, wellbeing activities
Closing Date: 17 January 2020 at 12 noon
Interviews: we are interviewing suitable candidates on an ongoing basis so do not wait until the closing date to apply!

We’re looking for a hard-working and enthusiastic person to join our friendly kitchen team.

THE COURTYARD

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 attracts customers in its own right as a successful food destination.

THE ROLE

The role of Catering Assistant / KP, which is integral to the kitchen team, involves washing up, kitchen cleaning and some food preparation.  The 20 hours per week would normally be worked over three days, but at busy periods and during staff holidays some flexibility will be required.  We need someone who can work lunchtime and evening shifts, weekdays, weekends and the occasional bank holiday.

The application packs, including a full job description, can be downloaded from 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.


Application packs, including a full job description, can be found on the downloads 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.

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