Vacancies

Bar Staff

  • Flexible hours 
  • Mostly evening bar work for a variety of different shows and events
  • Weekend day work for weddings also available
  • Hourly rate ~ £10 p/h and £12 p/h for weddings and private parties
  • Previous bar experience is useful but not essential  

Duties and responsibilities

The Marine Theatre has built a reputation for quality live music, comedy and live events. As part of the theatre team, the Marine bar staff are an essential part of the theatre’s face-to-face customer engagement. Bar staff responsibilities are serving drinks, restocking the fridges and washing & drying glasses. As part of the larger theatre team, bar staff are sometimes asked to help with other tasks in the theatre. 

In addition, we would love to hear from anyone with  experience of making cocktails.

Tasks include:

  • Preparing and serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Using our tablets to take orders and payments
  • Checking customer identification when necessary
  • Engaging with customers in a friendly and polite manner
  • Maintaining a clean and organised bar area, including quickly responding to spills and other health and safety hazards
  • Monitoring and replenishing bar stock
  • Selling bar snacks
  • Clearing glasses and cleaning bar tables, wiping surfaces and operating the glasswasher. Polishing all glassware to ensure quality service for all customers.

To apply please write to office@marinetheatre.com attaching your CV

Duty Manager

for evening shows and weddings) – £12 p/h and £14 p/h for weddings and private parties

The theatre Duty Manager is an important part of the event team, taking responsibility for the safety and wellbeing of people within the theatre; providing hospitality and support to artists before, during and after events; acting as communicator between artists, technicians and front of house team; overseeing the smooth running of front of house operations including providing direction, help and support to volunteers.

The position requires a team player, with an ability to remain calm whilst working under pressure.  The Duty Manager must be flexible and responsive with an approachable demeanour as the postholder will have responsibility for communicating with all areas of the team to ensure events run to time. 

For a full job description please send enquiries to office@marinetheatre.com 

To apply please write to office@marinetheatre.com attaching your CV

Stagehand

  • Flexible hours – ad hoc (when required)
  • Hours released monthly to fit around events
  • Heavy lifting: helping musicians load and unload equipment, stacking chairs for standing only events
  • £10 p/h
  • Preferably local to Lyme Regis

To apply please write to office@marinetheatre.com attaching your CV

TRUSTEES

The Marine is a beautiful Theatre in picturesque Lyme Regis, presenting a thriving year-round programme of events and activities. It also is an integral part of the local community. LymeArts Community Trust manages the Marine with a small staff and a huge enthusiasm for performance, music, education, and fun.

Our mission is to provide a varied range of events and performances that appeal to local audiences as well as the considerable number of tourists who visit the area. We are at a planning stage to expand the educational and outreach programmes and to look at options of Arts Council funding

We are an independent charity and aim to generate enough surplus to provide financial strength. This enables us to use some income to provide support and interest in our community across diverse age groups and needs.

We are now looking for additional Trustees with the ability to work effectively as part of our team with specific skills who can bring their energy and innovation to the Marine. This is an exciting time to be joining us having recently received approval to expand our audience capacity, and with plans to develop further screenings, youth theatre, a literary festival, wedding bookings and private hires on top of our current extensive musical programme and occasional theatrical performance, including our highly successful community play.

We are looking for Trustees with some or all of the following areas of expertise and attributes

  • Arts theatre experience
  • Business skills
  • Donor and sponsor development (including major sponsors
  • Financial skills
  • HR, coaching and team development skills.
  • Knowledge of processes of local authorities and statutory bodies
  • Legal skills
  • Local community knowledge and involvement
  • Networking ability
  • Operation of membership schemes experience
  • Management and operation of an entertainment experience
  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • A Charismatic style with strong networking capabilities

As a Trustee you’ll be very much a part in the future direction and development of the Theatre

LymeArts Trust is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee. Members of the Board are therefore, simultaneously, Directors of the company and Trustees of the charity. In this document we’ll usually use ‘Trustee’.

The Directors of the company have certain legal, financial, and fiduciary duties under company law and, as Trustees they must also comply with charity law. The requirement of some funding bodies also place some responsibilities on the company’s Directors. 

The day to day running of the Theatre is the responsibility of the appointed Theatre Director, their line manager is the Chair of the Trustees who operates in a CEO type role. They Theatre Director and the Chair of the Trustees will keep the Board informed of their decisions via a weekly update.

It is important that all Trustees understand the current position of the Theatre and keep abreast of other issues that may affect the Theatre.

The role specification that follows is intended to act as a checklist of these responsibilities and to define any other duties expected of the Trustees. A process for the annual review of the Board is included in this document. It is intended to be a helpful process to support the smooth running of the Theatre.

Board membership policy

Board membership is based on the principle that the Board of the Theatre should comprise people who are able to fulfil the skills requirements of the Board and will therefore support the work of the Theatre.

Board recruitment

The Board carries out an annual review of its skills and recruits new members accordingly. Vacancies are advertised through the Theatre website and through PR activity.

Role of the board

  • In conjunction with the Theatre Director, to set and maintain the strategic vision, aims and objectives for the Theatre, ensuring the necessary resources are in place for the Theatre to operate and to provide a varied programme whilst benefiting the local community.
  • In conjunction with the Theatre Director, to formulate strategy, contributing to and approving medium- and long-term plans for the Theatre.
  • To be accountable and ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and the Theatre’s governing documents.
  • To ensure the sound financial management of the Theatre. Approving budgets, monitoring financial performance and protecting the assets, while ensuring that resources are correctly managed and deployed and that risks and opportunities are identified and correctly managed.
  • To act as ambassadors and advocates for the Theatre.
  • To provide support, expertise, and encouragement to the Theatre.
  • To ensure the Theatre’s effectiveness, including succession planning.
  • To Champion the principles and practice of equality and diversity.

Employment and human resources

  • Defining the Theatre’s employment policies, including equal opportunities and diversity policies. Recruitment, pay, grievance and disciplinary, appraisal, sickness, holidays and training
  • Agreeing the role descriptions of the employees of the Theatre
  • Reviews outline terms and conditions for staff including an annual review of levels of pay
  • Ensuring the safe and efficient use of premises for both staff and public

Management

  • Establishing working or sub-groups to undertake detailed work on specific matters.

Time commitment

There are currently four Trust meetings per annum with other meetings and specific events as required, the maximum commitment is likely to be one day per month. Meetings are held at the Theatre.

What’s your next step?

Contact us via email at palladinehouse@gmail.com to arrange a meeting to discuss this opportunity.