Venue Manager - Adam Smith

Organisation: OnFife

Salary: £40,245 - £48,373

Location: Kirkcaldy

Location: Adam Smith, Kirkcaldy
Working Hours: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary Banding: £40,254 – £48,373
Reference: ON000407

Our Opportunity

We are OnFife and as Fife’s largest cultural organisation we specialise in making jaws drop, hearts warm, eyes light up and imaginations run wild. We work with a huge range of partners, artists and creatives and our spaces are some of Fife’s favourite places. A leadership oriented organisation, we’re built on strong values, and those values make us who we are – Fearless, Inviting, Fair and Exciting. As our organisation continues to grow and develop, we are committed to keeping the needs of our customers at the forefront of our thinking – we need an exceptional individual to lead and inspire the talented team that supports our customer growth and influences service delivery.

The Role

Our organisation has had the honour of operating Adam Smith theatre since 2012, the building has been a local treasure for over 100 years and over the past 2 years it has been undergoing a huge transformation and will be returning to communities later this year.

The venue will be a creative and cultural focal point for Kirkcaldy and Fife and the right candidate will be someone who can bring the venue to life, bringing back communities who have been long term supporters whilst engaging new audiences and visitors to the venue. You will be the kind of person that is bursting with ideas and inspiration coupled with the mindset and attention to detail that brings your ideas into reality.

A people person you will be skilled at forming relationships and taking the lead when required, taking forward this new exciting venture will require a leader who can bring people together with a shared vision. An excellent communicator you will work collaboratively with OnFife colleagues, embracing an equitable and co-ordinated approach to service delivery and development, demonstrating the vision, empathy, and agility to contribute at the highest level.

You can view the full job and person spec on our current vacancies page.

The Successful Candidate

We’re looking for someone who has demonstrable experience in the field of venue management. You will be able to show an understanding of what is needed to run an operation that is people focused whilst meeting the demands of a large multi-faceted venue. Experience of budget management, meeting targets, ensuring a H&S conscious work environment and customer engagement across different fields is essential.

You love working with people and have a hunger and drive to push others to produce their best work, demonstrating your belief in the team as the sum of its parts. A solutions provider, you can think fast, multitask and translate ideas into action. Confident in who you are, you lead from a place of authenticity, demonstrating the resilience and adaptability to inspire others in the face of significant and complex change.

The successful candidate will join a coaching oriented company who are vested in personal development and who offer an exciting leadership development programme. In addition, you will profit from a contributory pension scheme, employee discounts, generous annual leave, flexible working along with a range of wellbeing initiatives.

This is a truly unique and exciting opportunity for the right person to join an organisation that’s committed to excellence in cultural delivery for the people of Fife.

How to Apply

Visit our current vacancies page where you can download our application form. When you’re ready to apply, submit your completed form along with a completed equal opportunities monitoring form to our HR Team.

We will review applications as they are received. We recognise that it is a competitive market for talented people right now and would encourage anyone interested in the post to get in touch and submit an application in a timely fashion.

For a conversation about the position please contact Marcus Kenyon.

Closing date for applications is 12noon on Friday 17 February 2023.

OnFife is an equal opportunities employer.