Events Manager (Stock)

  • Category: Front of House
  • Job reference: MKEVENTS
  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Closing date: 12 January 2018
  • Contract term: Full time (40 hours)

More information

Milton Keynes Theatre is looking for an outgoing, conscientious and self-motivated individual with a proactive approach to work, to showcase our fabulous venue and put on a range of events. As part of the Front of House Management team, the Events Manager delivers a premium customer experience, handles all event enquiries for the theatre and acts as the Event Duty Manager for all confirmed events and full venue hires. Our Event Manager will manage the whole process from the planning stage, right through to running the actual day itself and the post-event evaluation.

With responsibility for venue Stock Control, the Event Manager also ensures effective stock management across the Front of House Department and is responsible for weekly stock counts, venue ordering and procurement, reporting, and creating, implementing and over-seeing effective stock procedures

The role is very hands-on and often involves working as part of a team.

Essential Skills

  • Stock management experience
  • Organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Time-management skills and the ability to work under pressure to ensure the efficient running of an event
  • Problem-solving skills and diplomacy
  • The ability to manage budgets

Closing Date for applications: Friday 12th January 2018

Interviews: week commencing Monday 15th January 2018


Application forms and vacancy information

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How To Apply

Please send your completed application form, so it reaches Ambassador Theatre Group by 12 January 2018, quoting the job reference - MKEVENTS, to:

  • Email:, quoting the job reference (MKEVENTS) in the subject line
  • By post: Louise Henderson, Deputy General Manager, Milton Keynes Theatre, 500 Marlborough Gate, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 3NZ

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