Lighthouse is the leading Art Centre of the South West and the UK’s largest regional art centre. We all work with one aim – to deliver great art and ensure we offer the best possible experience to our customers, whether they are ticket buyers, artists, promoters, agents, café users, our colleagues or our funders. Lighthouse offers a progressive, friendly working environment driven by our values as an organisation to be Aspirational, Welcoming and Excellent. Our staff wellbeing is a key priority guided by our Investors in People accreditation to help support Mind, Body and Togetherness.

Technician

Full-time (40 hours per week annualised) / Permanent annualised contract / £21.5k
Plus, overtime & additional theatre payments.
Contributory pension scheme.
Staff discounts on retail food/drink & tickets.
Uniform / Workwear provided.

Lighthouse is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our technical team to ensure a safe, responsive, accurate and efficient technical service for all events and activities promoted by Lighthouse, including the operation of sound and light desks for performances.

You will help promote and maintain high standards of care and attention to all incoming companies in all operation. You will participate in receiving, erecting, constructing, adjusting, repairing, maintaining, dismantling and seeing off the premises all productions, performances and events promoted by Lighthouse as required by the Technical Manager or his deputies.

Lighthouse offers a progressive, friendly working environment driven by our values as an organisation to be Aspirational, Welcoming and Excellent. Our staff wellbeing is a key priority guided by our Investors in People accreditation to support Mind, Body and Togetherness.

Applications: Please email your current CV, a completed monitoring form and a covering letter to hr@lighthousepoole.co.uk. You will need to tell us about yourself and why you would be excellent in the role.

Closing date: 20th August 2022

Job Description

Monitoring Form

Senior Technician (Sound)

Full-time / Permanent annualised contract / £26.6k
Plus, overtime & additional theatre payments.
Contributory pension scheme.
Staff discounts on retail & tickets.
Uniform / Workwear provided.
Relocation Benefit up to £2k

Lighthouse is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our technical team as the Senior Technician (Sound) to support the technical operation of performances and events across our multi-venue arts centre.

You will take lead responsibility for the delivery and management of all sound requirements for visiting productions, related projects and contribute to the creation of the highest standards in all the centre’s work. You will assist in ensuring the safe, efficient, and effective running of the venue, with respect to incoming companies and hirers.

Lighthouse offers a progressive, friendly working environment driven by our values as an organisation to be Aspirational, Welcoming and Excellent. Our staff wellbeing is a key priority guided by our Investors in People accreditation to support Mind, Body and Togetherness.

Applications: Please email your current CV, a completed monitoring form and a covering letter to hr@lighthousepoole.co.uk. You will need to tell us about yourself and why you would be excellent in the role.

Closing date: 31st August 2022

Recruitment Pack

Monitoring Form

Senior Technician (Stage)

Full-time (40 hours pw) / Permanent annualised contract / £25k
Plus, overtime & additional theatre payments.
Contributory pension scheme.
Staff discounts on retail & tickets.
Uniform / Workwear provided.
Relocation Benefit up to £2k

Lighthouse is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our technical team as the Senior Technician (Stage) to support the technical operation of performances and events across our multi-venue arts centre.

You will take lead responsibility for the delivery and management of stage requirements for visiting productions, related projects and contribute to the creation of the highest standards in all the centre’s work. You will assist in ensuring the safe, efficient, and effective running of the venue, with respect to incoming companies and hirers.

Lighthouse offers a progressive, friendly working environment driven by our values as an organisation to be Aspirational, Welcoming and Excellent. Our staff wellbeing is a key priority guided by our Investors in People accreditation to support Mind, Body and Togetherness.

Applications: Please email your current CV, a completed monitoring form and a covering letter to hr@lighthousepoole.co.uk. You will need to tell us about yourself and why you would be excellent in the role.

Closing date: 20th August 2022

Recruitment Pack

Monitoring Form

Technical Assistant

Part-time (15hrs pw annualised) / Permanent annualised contract / £10 ph.
Staff discounts on retail & tickets.
Uniform / Workwear provided.

Lighthouse is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our technical team to ensure a safe, responsive, accurate and efficient technical service for all events and activities.

You will ensure the preparation of all rooms to a high standard at Lighthouse in accordance with planning from the Technical Manager or Duty Management staff. Assist with the installation of works in all gallery spaces and perform venue housekeeping duties to ensure all technical spaces and work areas are kept tidy, organised and clean at all times.

Lighthouse offers a progressive, friendly working environment driven by our values as an organisation to be Aspirational, Welcoming and Excellent. Our staff wellbeing is a key priority guided by our Investors in People accreditation to support Mind, Body and Togetherness.

Applications: Please email your current CV, a completed monitoring form and a covering letter to hr@lighthousepoole.co.uk. You will need to tell us about yourself and why you would be excellent in the role.

Closing date: 20th August 2022

Job Description

Monitoring Form

Assistant Cook

Part-time Permanent 30 hours PW / £11.50ph
Contributory pension scheme.
Staff discounts on retail & tickets.

Have a passion for amazing food and brilliant customer service?

Want to work in one of the largest regional arts centres in the UK?

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Cook to help support our Chef in the planning and preparation of food at The Beacon. You should have a proven track record in catering for large numbers of customers and providing interesting and varied buffet options. The Beacon closes at 8pm (Tuesday to Saturday) and you will rarely be working later than nine each evening. This is a challenging and often fast paced role and will suit someone who can manage demanding service periods, in a small team environment.

An interest in the arts is an advantage, a flexible, positive attitude and a sense of humour is essential. If you can demonstrate success in a similar role, have the skills and ability and are ready for the next challenge in your career path we would like to hear from you.

Interviews will involve a practical element. Candidates should be prepared to produce and serve several set dishes.

Lighthouse offers a progressive, friendly working environment driven by our values as an organisation to be Aspirational, Welcoming and Excellent. Our staff wellbeing is a key priority guided by our Investors in People accreditation to support Mind, Body and Togetherness.

Closing date: 15 August 2022

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Bar Manager

Full time, 1 year fixed term contract (Maternity Cover) with a possible option to extend
Contributory pension scheme.
Staff discounts on retail & tickets.

Are you an experienced Bar Manager with a passion for providing excellent customer service?

You will be responsible for the management and continuing development of the Studio Bar, Main Bar and the delivery of Meetings, Conferencing and Events in collaboration with the Corporate Sales & Events Manager.

Lighthouse offers a progressive, friendly working environment driven by our values as an organisation to be Aspirational, Welcoming and Excellent. Our staff wellbeing is a key priority guided by our Investors in People accreditation to support Mind, Body and Togetherness.

Closing date: 20th August 2022

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Bar Steward 

Casual, £10 an hour

Contributory pension scheme.
Staff discounts on retail & tickets.

We are currently hiring for our busy period and seeking to recruit bar staff with excellent customer service and previous bar experience to serve food and beverages and offer friendly greetings to customers.

If you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, your enthusiastic and have a passion for the arts please get in touch.

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Senior Bar Steward 

Casual £11 an hour 

Contributory pension scheme.
Staff discounts on retail & tickets.

We are looking for enthusiastic and optimistic people who are energetic and want to work in a fun and friendly working enviroment. 

Responsible for the day to day running of the bar and to contribute to the continuing development of theretail operations of Lighthouse. Working as part of the front of house management team to ensure that
the highest standards are maintained across the building in relation to service

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Steward

Casual Contract, £10 ph.
Staff discounts on retail & tickets.
Uniform / Workwear provided.

Do you have excellent customer service skills? Do you enjoy working with people? We are looking for Stewards to join our front of house team. You will provide the highest standard of customer service resulting in the optimum sale of consumable products and other services, enhancing the customer experience of visiting Lighthouse.

Lighthouse offers a progressive, friendly working environment driven by our values as an organisation to be Aspirational, Welcoming and Excellent. Our staff wellbeing is a key priority guided by our Investors in People accreditation to support Mind, Body and Togetherness.

Closing date: 22nd August 2022

Please note if we receive a high number of applications the closing date will be brought forward.

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Senior Steward (Beacon) 

Casual Contract, £11 ph.
Staff discounts on retail & tickets.
Uniform / Workwear provided.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Beacon Cafe we are now recruiting for a senior steward. 

To manage and work as part of a team in taking food orders, preparing and serving food and beverages, ensuring high standards of cleanliness are maintained.

Experience in a catering enviroment is essential. Delivering excellent customer service is Important to us to keep our customers happy. 

To apply and for a full job description click here.

Steward (Beacon) 

Casual Contract, £10 ph.
Staff discounts on retail & tickets.
Uniform / Workwear provided.

We are looking for reliable and committed café staff who have a strong ability to work well under pressure and work as part of a team in taking food orders, preparing, and serving food and beverages, ensuring high standards of cleanliness are maintained.

A good understanding of food handling and hygiene regulations is required.

Experience of working within a catering environment and a valid food hygiene certificate is desirable but not essential.

To apply and for a full job description click here.

Lighthouse is committed to employment and development practices that promote diversity and inclusion and so very much welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.

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