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Theatre Manager



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The Ambassador Theatre Group is an extraordinary success story in the live entertainment industry. Founded in 1992 in the UK, we’ve grown into the world’s number one live-theatre company today. We cover every discipline in the theatre industry, from operating venues to ticketing platforms and producing shows.  We are passionate about great shows and our ambition is to help them find the largest possible audiences.

The Princess Theatre was built in 1961 and remains a landmark on the English Riviera Coastline. The venue seats 1497 and receives a variety of shows as well as operating a Bistro café with exquisite views of the bay. As a member of the venues’ senior management team the Theatre Manager will assist the Theatre Director in achieving the objectives in the venue plan and promoting the company values. The Theatre Manager will be responsible for ensuring that operations are efficient, customer focused and enhance the reputation of the theatre.

Excellent with people, you will understand the needs of the business, your team, customers and performers, and be able to balance and manage conflicting priorities effectively. You will be a team player, knowing when to direct, when to support and when to provide hands on assistance.

This is a role that demands the ability to operate in a fast changing environment, where efficiency and effectiveness are paramount. You will be flexible, a good problem solver and able to think and act independently. In addition, you must demonstrate an appetite for challenging the status quo and making change happen, whilst working within the policies and procedures or a large, multi-site, international organisation.


Numeracy and literacy skills.

Interpersonal and communication skills.


An interest in theatre.

Experience of managing a team.

Experience of a retail and/or catering environment.

Experience of managing performance.

An innovative and confident decision maker.

Experience of working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple objectives simultaneously.


For further details, please refer to the job description.

ATG is an equal opportunities employer.

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