Job Vacancy: Venue and Business Manager

Apply by Monday 22 August 2022, 10am

Caravan Live Culture at The Talent House Official Opening, 2022. Photo by Caroline Teo

East London Dance is hiring:

Venue and Business Manager

As East London Dance starts its next pioneering chapter from a new home at the Talent House, the organisation is seeking to appoint the brand new role of Venue and Business Manager.

The Venue and Business Manager will ensure the smooth day-to-day operations of the Talent House, its spaces and systems for our staff, partners, beneficiaries and customers and support the multi-year growth of the commercial income stream and all related operations of the building.

Your Profile

We are seeking an experienced, motivated, open minded, commercial thinker to step into this role and go on a fast-paced journey with the new leadership team. You are someone with a passion for people, an interest in the arts and a desire to bring your commercial and venue experience to underpin the charity’s business. You embrace innovation, can develop new business models, maximise income, and support the continued financial resilience of the organisation.

  • Salary: £35,000 per annum
  • Full time – permanent 

How to apply

Download the full job pack here

Please submit a CV, with 2 referees, and a covering statement about why you want to work for East London Dance, why you think you would be brilliant in the role and how your experience meets the job description and person specification (no more than 2 pages of A4) to

Please also complete and submit an online anonymous Equal Opportunities Form here.

Closing date for applications: Monday 22 August 2022, 10am
First Interviews: Thursday 25 August and Monday 5 September
Second interviews: will be arranged once first interviews have taken place

East London Dance’s offices are based in Newham where 72% of the population is of ethnically diverse heritage. We work in the arts and cultural sector, where ethnic diversity is under-represented. Because we are committed to building an inclusive workforce and society, we welcome applications from all areas of our community, and in particular from applicants of ethnically diverse heritage. We would especially love to hear from you if you are based in or near Newham. We are also interested in hearing from candidates with transferable skills from a non-Arts background.

We will work with applicants to ensure an accessible interview process relevant to individual needs as required.

For any access needs please contact us at

If you would like to have an informal, confidential conversation about the role in advance of applying please also contact us at


DateApplication deadline: Monday 22 August 2022


Location The Talent House
3 Sugar House Lane
E15 1QS

Read and download the Job Pack