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Club Manager, Walthamstow Trades Hall


Job Description

The Trades is redefining the role of Working Men's Clubs in the 21st Century. As a not for profit social enterprise, serving a diverse East London community, we host and run a variety of events from baby groups to tea dances, rock bands to reggae nights, alternative new music, DJs, comedy nights and choirs. Our 700+ membership continues to grow, and as an inclusive and progressive venue, we host a broad variety of patrons across different demographics.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to support and continue the Club's recent rapid growth; someone with the progression and development of the Trades at the core of all their work.

You are a multiskilled, experienced club or venue manager who passionately believes in the value that social spaces can offer to the vibrant community in which we are based.

Job Requirements

To be ultimately responsible for the day to day operational running of the Trades. This will involve managing day-to-day club administration and finance, employee performance and oversight, building security and welfare, and events operation. Reporting directly to the Club Executive Committee, you will oversee the delivery of the club strategy, managing risks and escalating as appropriate, to ensure the smooth running of the Club. Candidates should hold a personal license and have a minimum of 3 years in a management position within a similar environment.

Job Responsibilities

To enable the club to operate effectively and prosper by:

  • Managing the day to day operations of the Club
  • Supporting membership engagement, to embed the venue as a hub for the local community
  • People management and oversight of Staff in direct reporting line
  • Managing relationships with hirers of event spaces and ensuring operational running of events
  • Managing the building including repairs, cleaning, maintenance and safety
  • Working collaboratively with the various Committee and subcommittees on Strategic initiatives
  • Management of risks and issues as they arise and escalation to the Executive Committee members as required

How to Apply

Please send an expression of interest and an up to date CV to Secretary@tradese17.com and we will share the full job description if we would like to discuss further with you.

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