Operations Manager for Family Concert Series (Maternity Cover)

Operations Manager for Family Concert Series (Maternity Cover)
Employer: Bach To Baby
Salary: £15,000 - £25,000 Pro rata
Location: London

Are you outlandishly organised but at the same time flexible and diplomatic? Are you a pro-active self-starter who can create a strong and effective work environment? We’d love to hear from you, and have you become part of our innovative and fast-moving team at Bach to Baby.

Bach to Baby, the critically acclaimed concert series for babies, children and their families, is looking for an enthusiastic, confident and practical person with superb people skills to liaise with team members, suppliers and venues. Multi-tasking and good time management skills are essential.

Location: London Bridge

Job Description
Ensuring that the concert delivery teams have everything in place to deliver concerts on a daily basis around London
Creating and managing the schedules of concert managers, stewards and photographers
Ensuring that all necessary concert supplies are ordered and delivered to concert managers
Being available as part of a rota to support the concert delivery teams and deal with any issues that arise before, during or after a concert
Recruiting and training up new concert team members as and when required
Manage the day to day running of the office
Be able to step in for stewarding / concert management roles in an emergency
You will work mainly at our office by London Bridge
Requirements
Significant previous experience managing operations of an arts organisation
Excellent organisational skills, methodical, with attention to detail, and the ability to prioritise complex workload
Diplomatic with good interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a team of diverse individuals
Ability to work on own initiative - creative problem solver and self-starter
Ability to work to and meet firm deadlines under pressure
Adaptable and ready to embrace the entrepreneurial spirit of the company
Proficient in Word and Excel, and able to embrace new technology
If this describes you, please write to us!

Flexibility
We are committed to making work work for families. This is a part-time position (20 hours/week), with flexibility to work longer or shorter hours, fitting around school or some work-from-home hours possible.

At the same time, this is a small company that cherishes hardworking entrepreneurship. Certain duties and responsibilities are difficult to define and may vary from time to time, sometimes overlapping in areas with other members of a close-knit team. Team members have the ability to think and work flexibly; a can-do attitude is required to meet the rapidly changing operational requirements while also making the time to think outside the box, explore, develop and improve operational management within Bach to Baby.

Working hours:
This maternity cover position is offered for 8 months from April 2018 – November 2018. This is a self-employed position of around 20 hours a week, with a preference for weekday mornings. Engagements will be based at our office in London Bridge.

Application
Email dreamteam@bachtobaby.com for consideration with the following:

Email subject - Operations Manager Maternity Cover position
Please tell us how you found out about this position / on which website.
CV detailing education and relevant experience (max 2 pages)
Cover letter explaining why you'd like to work for Bach to Baby and what you'll bring to our Dream Team.
Application Closing Date: 5pm, Monday 26 March , 2018

1st Interview: w/c 26 March with second interview to follow.

Start date: April 2018

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