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Aberdeen Performing Arts (APA) is a major cultural hub for the North East of Scotland, inspiring, exploring and engaging through live performance and creative projects in our three distinctive city centre venues - His Majesty’s Theatre, the Music Hall and The Lemon Tree.

Aberdeen Performing Arts, a not-for-profit company with charitable status, manages and operates His Majesty's Theatre, the Music Hall and The Lemon Tree, as well as Aberdeen Box Office and the 1906 Restaurant.  One of the largest and most successful arts organisations in Scotland, we had a turnover of over £10m in 2012-13 and employ 260 full and part time staff.

We attract the best of the West End shows to the His Majesty's Theatre, host Scotland’s major orchestras and concerts by major artists in the Music Hall and have made The Lemon Tree a go-to venue for small scale drama, music, comedy and dance. We also run an extensive creative learning programme, particularly for young people, and produce and tour our own in-house productions.  We were the first arts organisation in the UK to win the Customer Service Excellence accreditation for the quality of our customer service. We recently agreed an ambitious five-year Business Plan and are about to embark on a major redevelopment of the Music Hall, towards which we have raised £3.75m including an award of £1.5m by Creative Scotland.

 

Front of House Manager

Aberdeen Performing Arts manages three city centre venues, His Majesty’s Theatre, The Lemon Tree and the Music Hall and is a thriving cultural hub for the North East of Scotland.  This is a great opportunity for a talented and experienced manager at an exciting time of growth and development within the company.
 
Responsible for all operational aspects of front of house and the provision of a high quality service to our customers, clients, visiting companies and performers at His Majesty’s Theatre, the Lemon Tree and the Music Hall the post-holder will provide leadership and customer service excellence front of house during performances and events ensuring our audiences, visitors, customers and clients have memorable and safe experiences in our venues and at our events
 
You will bring vision and creativity to play a pivotal role in strategic planning, people management and the operation of our venues and services
 
For an application form and pack please contact recruitment@aberdeenperformingarts.com or apply in writing to Organisational Development Manager, c/o Aberdeen Performing Arts, His Majesty’s Theatre, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GL. Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 3 October 2014.
 
Salary circa £23,000 p/a. Interviews will be held on 9 October.

 

Bar Team Member

A key role in the organisation, the post holder will provide exceptional customer service and a friendly, professional welcome in our venues to ensure that our customers have a safe and memorable experience. Playing an active role in the team, you will be responsible for bar cash transactions, preparation and set up of bars and café, ensuring adequate levels of stock at all times, ensuring bar hygiene is maintained and ensuring the security of the bars at all times in our venues, you will be expected to play your part in creating and maintaining an enthusiastic, positive work climate within the company, modelling behaviour as a champion of the company’s mission, vision and values and contributing to organisational development. You will be expected to work across all APA venues and sites as required and show a regular presence in all three venues.

Working varied hours, including evenings and weekends will be required.

For an application form and pack please contact recruitment@aberdeenperformingarts.com or apply in writing to Organisational Development Manager, Aberdeen Performing Arts, His Majesty’s Theatre, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GL.



Applications close on Tuesday 23rd October.

Cleaners

This post provides critical cleaning services and has a requirement to maintain standards of cleanliness at His Majesty’s Theatre, The Music Hall and The Lemon Tree
 
You will be a member of the cleaning team working with colleagues to build our reputation regionally and nationally for providing first class services to our artists, performers and clients. You must also be able to deal courteously with members of the public acting as an ambassador for APA at all times.

You along with the team will provide cleaning and housekeeping services throughout our venues with a responsibility to ensure compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act.  

You will play a pivotal role in the day to day cleaning of our venues, operating as a member of a high performance team in a target oriented workplace.  

Provide cleaning at all Aberdeen Performing Arts venues and events, carrying out tasks to the standard required by APA and work to the highest standards of customer service.

For an application form and pack please contact recruitment@aberdeenperformingarts.com or apply in writing to Organisational Development Manager, Aberdeen Performing Arts, His Majesty’s Theatre, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GL.



 

Cook / Chef de Partie – Competitive Salary

Full Time Posts including temporary Cover for Maternity Cover (1 year)

With some line management responsibilities, you will be required to run the kitchen of a busy city centre venue. You will be able to produce and present high quality food, managing the production and planning of dishes and menus for customers in day to day activities and special events.

You will be qualified to City and Guilds level or equivalent and have food hygiene qualification and demonstrable waste management experience. Your base is the Music Hall although you may be required to work across all APA venues and sites.



With a competitive salary and employee benefits and salary, you will work a 40 hour week, Monday to Saturday. A willingness to work some varied hours, including evenings and weekends is essential.



For an application form and pack please contact recruitment@aberdeenperformingarts.com or apply in writing to Organisational Development Manager, Aberdeen Performing Arts, His Majesty’s Theatre, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GL.



CVs will be accepted in the first instance from online applicants however those who meet the skills and experience criteria will be asked to provide a written application form before being selected for interview.