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The Globe at Hay 6

Work with us

Our team is evolving and there's always room for talented, enthusiastic people to learn more about arts events and management. Please contact us for further information.  

Senior Events and Marketing Manager

The Globe at Hay is looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and dedicated Senior Events and Marketing Manager to join our team in the idyllic town of books, Hay-on-Wye.

This unique venue presents an eclectic mix of music and arts events including folk, acoustic, classical & world music gigs and DJ nights as well as poetry, spoken word, philosophy talks and private events such as weddings and birthday parties. The Globe also runs a busy cafe and restaurant and holiday cottages making it a cultural hub within the town centre.

You should have an strong understanding of hospitality, weddings and events, be a highly organised and creative individual with a strong can-do work ethic. You will be scheduling events at the venue, liaising with regular promoters and artists to acquire or create programme content.

You will also be booking and managing all weddings, private parties and conferences. From converting a successful lead, meticulous planning, right through to delivering the event. Coordinating all logistics on the day of the event overseeing the catering, external suppliers, sound requirements, room changeovers, delegating staff roles and ensuring everything runs smoothly and on time.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual that is extremely web savvy to create and edit content for The Globe websites and social media pages. You will be working to create and manage listings for our events calendar, creating engaging and effective newsletters for our customer base, writing exciting posts for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as some physical marketing and graphic design.

Working closely with our tight knit team you will also be responsible for marketing the venue as a destination restaurant/cafe, and a unique venue for private events which forms an important part of our business.

We are looking for a motivated self-starter with a passion for the arts and music events. A candidate who is passionate about what the Globe offers, and has the drive and determination to make things happen. You will need to work well in a fast paced environment to meet deadlines, but also have the creative capability to devise innovative and exciting marketing and social media campaigns.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge and experience in CMS and Social Media
  • Reasonable knowledge of HTML
  • Knowledge of the events and wedding industries
  • Appreciation for marketing strategy
  • Impeccable grammar and copy writing skills
  • Passion for music and events
  • Friendly and outgoing with excellent social skills
  • Positive attitude

Applications to be sent to hire@globeathay.co.uk by Monday 12 April 2021.

Events Intern

Are you looking to take your first steps towards an exciting and rewarding career in events? Or gain experience in a fast paced industry in a unique and welcoming venue? The globe are looking for someone with energy and enthusiasm to be part of our small team.

The successful applicant should have an understanding of hospitality and events, be a highly organised and creative individual with a strong can-do work ethic. You will be working alongside other team members in the café and bar and will also provide administrative support with the booking and promotion of events at the venue. Full on job training will be provided, leading to a position for the right candidate.

The internship will also run alongside the build up to HowTheLightGetsIn Festival, the world’s largest and most exciting philosophy and music festival!  This is an amazing opportunity to get involved with the process of festival organisation, as well an unique behind the scenes look! For further information on HowTheLightGetsIn click here.

Next steps...We'd love to hear from you! Please email your CV and cover letter to hire@globeathay.co.uk

Part-Time Bartender/Waiter

We're looking for new café staff to join our team. Experience within a busy working environment, as well as working in a bar or restaurant is preferable but not necessary, full training will be provided for the right candidate. A hard-working personality as well as excellent customer service skills are vital for this role, including holding a real passion for arts, music and events. You must be available to work evenings and weekends, and being able to drive is essential if you are based outside of Hay-on-Wye.

For more information, or to apply for the role please email your CV and cover letter to mandy.houghton@globeathay.co.uk

HowTheLightGetsIn Kick-Starter Programme

 We’re on the hunt for enthusiastic and dedicated people to join our Kick-Starter Programme, a skills development programme for young people (or the young at heart) interested in the media or creative industries who are looking to gain valuable experience for their future careers. You will volunteer alongside our fun and friendly festival team to produce HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2020, a unique event which sees world-leading thinkers and performers gather at our beautiful festival location along the river Wye. Not only will you learn new skills and meet new friends and contacts, you will also get the unique experience of seeing festival debates, live music, film, and comedy from behind the scenes as part of our team.

Places on the Festival Kick-Starter Programme are available to people over 18 from around the UK and beyond. Kick-Starters will rotate through a variety of roles, and can expect to gain experience in some or all of the following areas:

* Events Management
* Hospitality
* Press & Marketing
* Education & Development
* Artist Liaison

For more details and to apply, please visit our dedicated Kick-Starters page on the HowTheLightGetsIn website.

We look forward to seeing you in Hay!