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Gosforth Civic Theatre

Archived: Event Manager: Maternity Cover

We are looking for an experienced Events Manager to join our staff team at Gosforth Civic Theatre as maternity cover.

The Role

We’re looking for a values-driven, confident and experienced Events Manager who can plan, deliver and maintain a programme of cultural, corporate and private events working with the Operations team. The events will include performances, gigs, weddings, conferences and parties. Working directly with clients to plan and execute their event whilst being an advocate for the organisation’s mission of inclusion and encouraging return business.

You will join Gosforth Civic Theatre at a very exciting time. We are currently closed until Spring 2023 to carry out an ambitious capital development project that will improve heating and insulation in the building, install a new roof, build a new community space, expand the bar and café infrastructure to make it more accessible for our learning disabled volunteers to use and increase business, and make infrastructure improvements to our Theatre and backstage. As a crucial member of our events team you will play a key role in the relaunch of our building.

You will work closely with our Front of House Manager and Marketing and Programme Coordinator to develop new business and deliver a programme of events to welcome audiences back to Gosforth Civic Theatre.


Contract: 12 months (maternity cover)

Hours: 40 hours per week (including evenings and weekends)

Holiday entitlement: 30 days per year plus bank holidays

Salary: £25,000 (pro-rata)

Starting: Mid-May 2023

Place of Work: Gosforth Civic Theatre, NE3 3HD

For more information and to apply, visit

Closing date: Wednesday 22nd March 2023

Interviews for successful applicants will be held on Thursday 30th March 2023

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