General Manager

Forum Cinema Hexham


Salary: Up to £29,250

The Forum Cinema was originally opened in 1937 and since 2007 has been wholly owned by the Hexham Community Partnership.  The community ownership model has delivered significant benefits to the town and the cinema is much-loved by its devotees, who visit over 50,000 times per year.  The cinema has also generated profits which have been used to support community activities. In recent years we have started a programme of sensitive updates to the cinema’s physical surroundings, its branding and its programme of events, films and live theatrical performances. We are now seeking two key individuals to build on this rich history and lead the cinema forward into an exciting future.

Job purpose

  1. To drive forward the development and promotion of the cinema as a cultural hub for the local community – including maintaining strong links with Hexham Community Partnership and the wider community.
  2. To take overall responsibility on behalf of the board for the day to day management of the Forum Cinema and to provide leadership which will embody the cinema values and maximise the cinema’s growth and profitability.
  3. To manage and provide direction and development for all of the operational staff team at the cinema and directly manage front of house operations of the cinema.
  4. To assist the board in ensuring that all legal and statutory obligations are complied with and ensuring that the board’s decisions and development plans are implemented.

Responsible to: Forum Cinema Board of Directors

Responsible for: All other staff members and volunteers

Hours: Full time (37.5hours per week) – including regular evenings and weekends.

For more details, a full job description and how to apply, click here.

The closing date for this position is 04/07/2018 at 23:59

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