Could Polka Theatre be looking for you?

  • Are you excited to work at a pioneering national theatre for children as an inspirational senior leader who enjoys managing people?
  • Do you combine an intuitive and data-driven approach that looks to bring continual improvement and commercial success in areas such as retail, food & beverage and hires?
  • Do you have a strong understanding of Health and Safety in a public building?

A pivotal member of the team, we are looking for an inspirational Head of Operations and Visitor Services who enjoys managing people and will be an active member of the Senior Management Team.

We want to help people achieve their potential while working at Polka. We prioritise our mental health and the culture of working at Polka by having regular team days to share and learn from each other and a range of social events. We invest in our people through training opportunities which help us learn and understand more about working together.

What would you be doing?

You will ensure that Polka provides a friendly and efficient Visitor Service operation, and a welcoming, inclusive and safe environment for visitors including families, schools and artists. You will be responsible for delivering key areas of commercial activity, including our thriving café and growing shop, and be passionate about continuously improving our environmental impact. With a strong knowledge of Health and Safety, you will have oversight of premises safety, management and security. You’ll be at the heart of making sure that Polka runs as efficiently as possible, helping to keep up our reputation as one of the UK’s most welcoming theatres.