General Manager

Reading Biscuit Factory


Salary: £28,000 – 30,000

Really Local Group is looking for a passionate leader to take charge of their new site in the heart of Reading.

About us

Really Local Group creates and restores cultural infrastructure through the regeneration and renewal of the UK’s high streets, with cinema at the heart of its venues. Each venue is uniquely designed to reflect its locality – we engage with local arts clubs and community groups to facilitate their activities by providing them with a much needed ‘home’.

Reading Biscuit Factory is a brand-new venue which embraces Reading’s rich and vibrant culture, while offering a vital hub for the community.  Reading Biscuit Factory and all our sites aim to support local businesses and develop a creative community who will be able to work, create and perform all under one roof.

We have a talented and dedicated team to help deliver our vision. If you think you are the right person to join us, we would love to hear from you!

About the job

We are currently looking for a passionate leader to take charge of our new site in the heart of Reading! The venue will include a 3x screen cinema, event space and community hub and the General Manager will need to oversee the day-to-day operations of the business. You will take a pro-active approach and know how to get the most out of your team through consistent training and development, setting a clear direction for the venue and listening to guest feedback, building it into your overall vision for the space.

Working closely with our senior team, you will ensure guests to the venue have an excellent experience and receive the highest level of customer service. Along with our programme and marketing manager, you will oversee in-house events and help to curate an exciting programme throughout the year. Our ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and be passionate in developing the venue into a thriving, cultural hub for the whole community to enjoy.

Click here to read the full job description.

To apply

Please send your CV and supporting cover letter explaining why you want to join the team to with the subject line: Reading Biscuit Factory – General Manager.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

  • Salary: £28,000 – 30,000 DOE
  • Place of work: Reading
  • Designated working hours: 40 hours per week, (evening and weekend work will be required).
  • Benefits: Cinema tickets, Bonus Scheme, discounts in the venue.
  • Reporting to: Operations Manager

The closing date for this position is 21/02/2022 at 12:00

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