Head Projectionist and Site Manager

Ultimate Picture Palace


Salary: £11-£12.30 p/h dependent on experience (up to 36 hours a week). Equivalent to £23-25k per year pro rata.

The Ultimate Picture Palace is seeking a dedicated and organised Head Projectionist and Site Manager to coordinate all technical and maintenance aspects of its historic cinema, as well as duty manage on regular shifts.

As a one-screen, independent cinema the success of our venue relies on the smooth running of our daily film schedule and the welcoming nature of our cinema. The post holder will secure the delivery and preparation of films on our digital projector (and other formats), manage bar stock and display, coordinate annual building maintenance checks. They will also duty manage on regular weekly shifts in which they will project the film, sell tickets at the box office, supervise volunteer staff and provide the highest level of customer care and service for our audiences.

  • Contract: Part time (permanent)
  • Rate of pay: £11p/h (up to 36 hours a week). Equivalent to £23k per year pro-rata (£20,600 gross annual)
How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position you will find the job description, letter and extra information below, read these and then download the application form here: click here to download the application form.

Applications should be emailed to: tom@uppcinema.com. Upon receiving your application you will be asked to complete an anonymous online equal opportunities monitoring form.

Please note we do not accept CVs. The UPP will work with candidates to ensure their access needs are met during the interview process and will ensure access requirements do not factor in decision making.

Before you apply

You may not have worked in a cinema before, or in an organisation like The UPP. Perhaps you have worked in a public venue, or attraction, conference or events department at a university or within a company – which are very transferable contexts. If you are from a background that is underrepresented in the culture sector (for example you are from a community that experiences racism or you are a disabled person, or you did not go to University or had free school meal was as a child), and you would like support to articulate how your experience is transferable to this role, you can book time with us (we will ensure the person you meet is not involved in the recruitment process). They would be pleased to help you think this through. Please request this by emailing Josh Alexander, josh@uppcinema.com, we will not ask you to disclose your background).We will hold interviews on Wednesday 7th July 2021 via zoom.

Click here to download the job description PDF
Click here to download the job description Word document

The closing date for this position is 04/07/2021 at 17:00

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