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Front of House Stewards and Supervisors, In the Night Garden Live – Manchester

Off-stage Skin Performers, In the Night Garden Live – Manchester

Security Guard – Touring

Front of House Stewards and Supervisors, In the Night Garden Live – Manchester

Minor Entertainment was created in 2009 to create spectacular family theatre events in unique spaces. Over the last seven years our first production, In the Night Garden Live (ItNGL), has toured across the UK in a purpose-built inflatable theatre and has been seen by over 800,000 people. In 2017, ItNGL tours again to 4 venues in London, Birmingham and Manchester.

Role summary

We are recruiting fantastic, friendly Front of House Staff to look after our audiences during their visit to the In the Night Garden Live (ItNGL) Showdome at the intu Trafford Centre, Manchester. Customer service is extremely important to us and your contribution will be crucial to the experience our audiences have at ItNGL. Ideally, candidates will have experience of FOH work in a theatre or event environment, but you must have some experience of customer service. You should be friendly, confident, numerate, a good communicator, good with people and be able to show initiative in dealing with customer queries. Supervisor roles in the Front of House team are available, and we’re looking to fill these positions from the pool of Front of House applicants.

Dates and hours:

We are looking for staff with excellent availability during the performance period.

All staff will be required required for training on Friday 4 August 2017 and need to be available for work until Monday 28 August 2017. Performances start on Saturday 5 August 2017.

On each performance day there are 4 performances at 10:00, 12:00, 14.00 and 16.00, so you will need to be available until 6.30pm each day. Shifts will vary and you will be given a minimum of 1 day off per week.

Fee and expenses

Pay for Stewards is £7.75 per hour and for Supervisors is £8.25 per hour, which is based on you working all of your scheduled shifts (if you miss a shift you’ll be paid £7.50 per hour).

How to apply

To apply for a Front of House role, please view the full job description and complete our online application form.

Complete your application ASAP for the best chance of being considered. We will be holding a recruitment day in Manchester on Thursday 6 July 2017. Final application submission deadline is 5pm Monday 26 June 2017.

Off-stage Skin Performers, In the Night Garden Live – Manchester

Minor Entertainment was created in 2009 to create spectacular family theatre events in unique spaces. Over the last seven years our first production, In the Night Garden Live (ItNGL), has toured across the UK in a purpose-built inflatable theatre and has been seen by over 800,000 people. In 2017, ItNGL tours again to 4 venues in London, Birmingham and Manchester.

Role summary

We are recruiting skin performers for our Front of House ‘Meet a Character’ Experience (MaC), at our Manchester venue. We are looking for performers with experience of working in full character costume, and particularly those who have experience in working with children. In order to fit our costumes, performers must be of slim build and between 5’1’’ and 5’5’’ in height.

Dates and hours:

We are looking for staff with excellent availability to work during the performance period.

All performers will be required for training and costume fitting on Friday 4 August 2017 and need to be available for work until Monday 28 August 2017. Performances start on Saturday 5 August 2017.

On each performance day there are 4 performances at 10:00, 12:00, 14.00 and 16.00. MaC sessions take place directly after each show for approximately 1 – 1.5 hours. Your normal working hours on a standard four-show day will be approximately 10:15 – 18:15.

Fee and expenses

The rate of pay is £75 per four-show day and shifts will vary.

How to apply

To apply for a role, please view the full job description and complete our online application form.

Complete your application ASAP for the best chance of being considered. We will be holding a recruitment day in Manchester on Thursday 6 July 2017. Final application submission deadline is 5pm Monday 26 June 2017.

Security Guard – Touring

Minor Entertainment was created in 2009 to create spectacular family theatre events in unique spaces. Over the last seven years our first production, In the Night Garden Live (ItNGL), has toured across the UK in a purpose-built inflatable theatre and has been seen by over 800,000 people. In 2017, ItNGL tours again to 4 venues in London, Birmingham and Manchester.

Role summary
ItNGL tours in an inflatable showdome and you will take responsibility for the keeping the event site and Showdome secure at each of our venues. During the build and load-out at each venue you’ll monitor and control access to the site, patrolling regularly. During the performance period at each venue your main responsibility will be patrolling the site overnight and on non-performance days. Your role will not be public-facing and you will not be on shift whilst the show is open to the public. In addition to your primary security role, you will also take responsibility for keeping the site clean on a daily rota with the rest of the security team. You will report jointly to the Security Supervisor and the Site Manager.

Dates and hours
Contract dates would be ASAP to Thursday 31 August 2017. You’ll spend approximately four weeks weeks based at each venue the tour visits.

Your shift pattern will vary. During the build and load-out at each venue security will be required on a 24-hour basis split into day shifts and night shifts. During the performance period at each venue there will only be one day shift per week (on the day where there aren’t any shows) with all remaining shifts being overnight.

Person specification
Whilst you might not have toured in an inflatable showdome before, you’ll have had experience working as a security guard or door supervisor in some context whether this is at events, in bars, in retail or other static guarding roles. You have a current licence with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) as either a door supervisor or a security guard, which will remain valid throughout this contract. You work hard, you’re resilient and you’re a brilliant person to have in a team. You’re attentive to detail. You believe that, if a job is worth doing, it is worth doing well. You’ll ideally have some experience working in temporary events or temporary venues. You’ll deal with conflicting demands in the right order and with a good sense of humour. You don’t mind getting your hands dirty.

Fee and expenses
The salary range for this role is £450 per week (equivalent to an annual salary of £23,400 pro-rata), dependent on experience.

How to apply
For more information, and how to apply, please read the full job description.