Assistant Manager

The Rio Cinema


Salary: £26,000 per annum

The Rio Cinema is looking for an Assistant Manager to help run the day-to-day operation of the site.

The Rio in Dalston is one of London’s best loved independent cinemas. With two screens and a lively café bar, the Rio hosts a diverse programme of films as well as live music, comedy and special events. The Rio is also home to several London’s film festivals. The Rio is run as registered charity, with a unique policy of community access and local involvement.

“The Rio is one of London’s most iconic cinemas and an important cultural asset to the diverse community of Dalston.” London Mayor – Sadiq Khan.

The Role

As part of the core management team, you will help run the day-to-day operation of the site and lead your shifts by providing exceptional customer service, maintaining H&S standards, and offering support to your staff members. You will help manage the smooth running of events, sometime non film related. The Assistant Manager will also be the point of contact for schools and groups of young people and will manage film bookings for them and liaise with teachers and carers.

Our ideal candidate will have a passion for the arts and be driven in developing the venue into a thriving, cultural hub for the whole community to enjoy.

This is a full time position which will involve doing the closing shift at least twice a week and will also include weekend work.


You can find the full job description on our website.

Please send a CV, Cover Letter and completed equality monitoring form to

The closing date for this position is 24/11/2022 at 12:00

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