Kent Union.
Canterbury, Kent
Circa £24.3k + performance related element
09 Jun 2021
05 Jul 2021
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time


Annual Salary circa £24.3k + performance related element

35 hours per week

34 days’ annual leave

Thank you for your interest in the position of Venue Duty Manager at Kent Union. We are a vibrant, student-led organisation with a bright future ahead of us. We, alongside many organisations, have needed to make difficult decisions over the last year, but are building back stronger with a renewed focus and energy to amplify the voice of our members and ensure they have a fantastic student experience. Our driving force is our new strategy, which sets out our priorities over the next four years. Students are the reason Kent Union exists.

We are there through their university journey. Our amazing staff and volunteers work towards improving their experience, whether it’s helping them with their studies, practicalities of life or to have fun.

Information about the post

We are seeking someone who will be responsible for effectively managing The Venue, a 1,200 customer capacity nightclub and the spaces within. The successful candidate will have oversight of all operational areas of the nightclub and events that it holds. The Venue nightclub is operational 3 nights a week on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, as well as holding small evening and day events. They will be responsible for delivering consistency in all aspects of operations and will be tasked with working a combination of daytime, evening and weekend shifts. Also they will be responsible for staff development and management, and will manage a team of students on shift. They will be responsible for stock and cash control, and will maximise profitability by increasing sales and controlling costs and for the health and safety of customers and staff, as well as the security of the building.

Kent Union is committed to the principles of equality of opportunity and we have recently introduced a BAME guaranteed interview scheme, full details of which can be found in the Recruitment Pack

For a full recruitment pack and details about how to apply, please visit our website at where you will find an Application Form and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form both of which will need to be completed and returned to the Kent Union Recruitment email noted on the website by the closing date.

Closing date: Monday 5 July 2021

Interview date: 13 July 2021