Operations Assistant (Casual)

We are looking for an Operations Assistant to join our team on a casual basis, to provide operational and basic technical functions for our venues, events and activities.   

You will assist with building maintenance, and the preparation and set up of facilities for meetings, conferences, concerts, corporate hospitality and events.   You will provide excellent customer service to members of the public, staff, artists and clients at all times.  The successful candidate will have previously worked as a handyperson, caretaker or semi-skilled role, have experience of building maintenance and decoration and be adept at dealing with customers politely and effectively.  Good communication skills, understanding of basic technical equipment and the ability to complete physical work and heavy lifting are essential.   

Due to the fluctuating nature of our business, the shifts available will vary.  Daytime, weekend and evening work will be required.  We are seeking a team player, with a positive outlook and a practical hands-on approach. 

 Closing Date 15 June 2018

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About Us

Aberdeen Performing Arts is a creative hub and focal point for the performing arts, community engagement and talent development in the North-East of Scotland.  With three iconic city centre venues, we present, produce and commission diverse and distinctive arts and cultural programmes of regional and national reach and impact.  As well as servicing the customers in our own venues, we provide a box office service for 30+ venues in the North-East.   We are an ambitious company and have big plans for the future.  We are undertaking a complete transformation of Aberdeen's much-loved Music Hall, undergoing a multi-million pound redevelopment, which is due to open at the end of this year.  We continue to expand our music and book festivals, True North and Granite Noir, and  Freshly Squeezed Productions, our producing arm supports new talent, new writing and new ways of working collaboratively across the arts.   

With all this and more, its never been a more exciting time to join Aberdeen Performing Arts!