Venue Manager

£32k to £35k subject to experience

Full time (35 hours)

Location – E17

The Walthamstow Trades Hall aka The Trades is redefining the role of Working Men’s Clubs in the 21st Century having recently reached our centenary year. Now serving a diverse East London community we host and run a variety of events from baby groups to tea dances, new rock bands to reggae nights, comedy nights and choirs.

The Trades is looking for an exceptional individual to support and continue the Club’s recent rapid growth; someone with the progression and development of the Trades at the core of all their work.

As Venue Manager, you will be a multiskilled, multitasking leader who passionately believes in the value that social spaces can offer to the vibrant community in which we are based.  You will be ultimately responsible for the day to day operational functions and future planning of the Trades. This will involve managing administration, staff and finance to ensure the smooth running of the Club and by creating and delivering a marketing and development strategy.

You should have experience of managing a large community venue from end to end and have a minimum of 5 years’ experience of senior management of a club, theatre or similar venue.

Should you wish to apply for this exciting new role please visit our website for further information. Please email your CV and covering letter outlining why you would be suitable for this role by 12 November 2021 to

If you have any questions or would like further information about the role of the venue please email

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