The JdP (Jacqueline du Pré Music Building) seeks an energetic and committed individual, with experience of music administration/marketing, to join the JdP’s friendly and hard-working team. This might suit a music graduate or someone with an interest in music and the arts as well as good organisational skills. The successful applicant will have strong initiative, excellent communication skills, and a good knowledge of music and the arts. This important role encompasses day-to-day administration of the office along with box office and marketing responsibilities, as well as event organisation and supervision duties. With the Manager’s direction, you will contribute to the marketing and development of the JdP’s brand and help to raise its profile within its university setting at St Hilda’s College, locally in Oxford and more widely (regionally, nationally and
internationally). PLEASE READ THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERSON SPECIFICATION BELOW.
To apply, please complete the application form and Equal Opportunities monitoring form below along with a CV and covering letter responding to the job description below, and send it to the JdP Manager (email@example.com) by midday on Monday 2nd July 2018. Interviews will take place w/b 9th July 2018. Proposed start date: 3rd September 2018.
The primary role of a steward is to assist with the delivery of an enjoyable and safe experience for concert audiences and other visitors of the JdP Music Building. Stewards help the JdP to maintain a high level of customer care and provide practical assistance both inside and outside the venue. These individuals are as much the “face” of the venue as the full-time staff. It is therefore important that Stewards present themselves in a positive and professional manner at all times.
Help the Front of House Manager and team to set up the venue.
Greet the audience upon arrival.
Check tickets of those arriving and sell tickets on the door.
Show audience members to their seats.
Answer simple questions from audiences members.
Sell programmes and drinks/snacks at the bar.
Help to clear the venue at the end of the performance.
In the event of an emergency, assist the Front of House Manager as appropriate.
Concert Stewards are normally required for approximately four to five hours per performance.