An Operations Manager is responsible for the smooth running of all Front of House (which includes the Front of House team members and managers, the box office and Ushers) and Theatre and administrative areas, working to ensure the best possible audience experience and staff working environment. They are responsible for carrying out and maintaining the theatre’s policies including health and safety policies.
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You do not require a formal qualification to be an ideal candidate for the role of a Theatre Operations Manager. However, a qualification in one or more of the following subjects would make you a more desirable candidate for the role:
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You can work your way up to an Operations Manager by starting in a Front of House role. If you have previous experience of managing a team you can begin in a Front of House Manager role and this could lead to more senior roles such as a Production Manager or Commercial Director within a larger theatre and group.
There is no set salary for a Theatre Operations Manager, however the salary can be very competitive. Salaries can range from £37k to £49k.
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Published: 23 October 2019