Charity Administrator and Venue & Events Assistant

£18,000 - £21,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Five working days per week (40 hours per week), including regular evening and weekend duties. Apart from event days, the standard office hours are 9am to 6pm.
Position Type
Full Time
Closing Date
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1901 Arts Club

Main Duties

The successful candidate will assist the General Manager in the day-to-day business and operations of 1901 Arts Club and act as the administrator of, and primary contact for, the Hattori Foundation.

Though working as part of a small team, the role inevitably involves some working alone, requires self-motivation and prioritisation of workload. The post-holder will bring a friendly personality, customer focus, flexibility and a hands-on approach to the job.

The position is to start from Monday 9 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Please note, 1901 Arts Club operates from a converted late-Victorian residence and it is essential for the work of the role for the candidate to be able to use stairs (there is no lift in the 4-storey building).

Skills and Experience

The post requires excellent customer service and front-of-house skills, solid administrative and computer skills and experience with running events (preferably in the classical music sector). Experience in the bar and catering sector is a bonus.

  • Experience and proven interest in classical music
  • Minimum of one year’s experience in events administration in the music sector
  • Excellent customer service (ideally with front of house experience) and communication skills
  • Excellent administration skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Finance management experience
  • Pro-active team player
  • Computer literate in MS Office applications
  • Social media experience
  • (Preferred) Website maintenance experience
  • (preferred) Hospitality experience