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Box Office and Digital Sales Officer

Salary £25,000 per annum, 37 hours a week (maternity cover, fixed term until December 2017)

Eastleigh Borough Council is an ambitious and progressive council. We are recognised for our innovation and achievements, whilst delivering high quality service to our customers and the community. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Box Office and Digital Sales Support Officer to join the team at The Point in Eastleigh and The Berry Theatre in Hedge End. 

The Point, an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation, and its sister venue The Berry Theatre, are innovative, state-of-the art, world-class venues, offering varied programmes of theatre, dance, aerial, drama, cinema, outdoor festivals, creative learning, community projects and comedy programmes for everyone. This post provides a unique opportunity for a keen individual to gain invaluable and varied experience of working in an Arts Council supported National Portfolio Organisation and be part of a busy, dynamic team working across both venues.

You will provide sales support for the venues including the smooth running of the Box Office, technical support of websites and online sales systems. You will manage the sales infrastructure for major events and campaigns, which will involve interacting and responding to internal and external customers through multiple channels. You will work with your colleagues to improve customer service and opportunities for empowering customers.

To be successful, you will have good working knowledge and experience of digital sales infrastructure, online sales systems and design. Strong IT skills and ability to learn new systems quickly and effectively is essential. A proven track record in developing and supporting processes to ensure an easy customer journey both online and offline is desirable.

You will be a self-starter with initiative, strong administrative, analytical and communication skills and experience of online box office systems.

If you are excited by this opportunity and feel you have the skills, experience and attitude we are looking for we would love to hear from you. At Eastleigh, we are committed to supporting and developing all our staff and creating a culture that is inclusive, innovative and enjoyable. We offer a good range of benefits and facilities.

Closing Date: 9th June 2017
Interview Date: 16th June 2017

For more information and to apply click here

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Theatre Technician

Salary within the range £18,435 - £21,470 a year

We are currently seeking a dedicated technician to join our team working closely with the technicians at our sister venue The Berry Theatre. You will get the opportunity to work on a variety of events with a range of technical equipment.


This is a great opportunity to increase your skills and gain further experience in the technical field.

You must have technical knowledge and experience, ideally within theatre.

Closing Date: 21 Jun 2017
Interview Date: 28 June 2017

For role profile, person specification and to apply click here
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Eastleigh Unwrapped

Call Out for Student Volunteers interested in Outdoor Arts Festivals

Eastleigh Unwrapped returns this summer to once again fill the streets of Eastleigh Town Centre with stunning aerial theatre, circus, interactive performance and live music.

In 2016, over 8,000 people watched in awe at a variety of inspiring performances from some of the most exciting artists and performers in the UK and beyond. This year is set to be even bigger and better and we need your help! We are currently on the look-out for Technical Event Volunteers to get involved in Eastleigh Unwrapped.

If you are interested in helping out with technical support in running live events then we are interested in you.

We are looking for people with a passion for live events and the skills to help them run smoothly. If you have some backstage experience or are interested live performance you could assist our technical team to run the performance stages at Eastleigh Unwrapped. We are on the look-out for people interested in live PA or sound and stage management, although this is not essential.                                                     

Eastleigh Unwrapped takes place in Eastleigh town centre on Saturday 17th June 2017 and volunteers will be needed from 8am until 6pm.

If you feel you have the skills and are interested in the above role, please email us at thepointtechnical@eastleigh.gov.uk to express your interest with a short paragraph as to why you think you would be suitable for the role.

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Volunteering

We are always looking for dedicated volunteers of all ages from 16+ to join our friendly team.

For further information on Volunteer Ushering or to arrange an informal chat, please contact us at pointnews@eastleigh.gov.uk or call 023 8065 2333.