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Work at Kings Place

Kings Place is a welcoming arts venue and conference destination in the heart of King’s Cross. Independently funded, Kings Place finances its artistic output through ticket sales, commercial enterprise and the hire of our spaces and facilities for rehearsals, conferences, filming and recordings.

With two world-class performance spaces, our unique programme of music, spoken word, comedy and family events is managed by the charity Kings Place Music Foundation. Audiences are our rhythm, and people connect here with their passion, no one gets lost in the crowd.

Festivals include London Podcast Festival, Jewish Book Week, London Piano Festival, Bach Weekend, Songlines Encounters and the venue’s year-long flagship series Unwrapped. Kings Place is also home to Pangolin London, London’s only commercial contemporary sculpture gallery, and Kings Place Gallery.

The award-winning building, which is also home to the Guardian newspaper, is located in the heart of King’s Cross on the Battlebridge Basin, and has its own public atrium, canal-side Rotunda Restaurant and Bar, plus the Green & Fortune Café.

Kings Place is a committed equal opportunities employer. We strive to provide our employees with a work environment free from discrimination where everyone can succeed and excel. We recognise that our organisation is enriched and strengthened by a diverse workforce and we welcome applications from everyone.

Our employees are motivated and passionate, supporting our work through their dedication to our charitable goals. We encourage personal development and training across all departments to ensure our working lives are progressive and stimulating.

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Permanent Roles

Event Coordinator

Kings Place Music Foundation is actively looking to recruit an Event Coordinator for a Fixed-Term Maternity Cover position to cover a period of maternity leave from June 2022.

The Role

The role of Event Coordinator is responsible for organising Kings Place event operations to ensure the highest standards and the smooth running of all events. The role gives administrative support to the Kings Place Technical Department, focusing on coordinating a pool of permanent and casual Technicians, equipment logistics, piano tunings and room setups.

The role is responsible for helping with the daily management of the private hires email inbox, including responding to initial correspondence and directing enquiries to the relevant department.

The Person

This is a great opportunity for someone with strong organisation and communication skills and an interest in event operations who is keen to gain experience in a venue environment.

Requirements and Full Job Description

Salary: £24,000-£26,000 (pro-rata) depending on qualifications and experience
Closing Date: 12th June  2022

To apply, please send CV and Covering letter to recruitment@kingsplace.co.uk

Video and Broadcast Technician

Kings Place Music Foundation is actively looking to recruit a Video and Broadcast Technician responsible for delivering high quality output covering both artistic and corporate events at Kings Place Music Foundation (KPMF).

This includes a mixture of short narrative promo pieces and sizzle reels as well as multi-camera coverage of music and corporate events. Working within the Technical Department, the role is involved in all aspects of the video production process, with a focus on editing/post.

Quality output is of utmost importance to ensure a high-quality, cutting-edge service is delivered at all times.

Requirements and Full Job Description

Salary: £24-£26,000 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience

Closing date 3rd July 2022

To apply please send a CV and Covering Letter to recruitment@kingsplace.co.uk


Casual Roles

Kings Place Music Foundation is looking to increase its pool of casual technical staff to work across several areas within the organisation. We are looking for the following:

  • Sound Technicians
  • Lighting Technicians
  • AV Technicians
  • Camera Operators
  • Video Editors

Casual staff will be highly motivated individuals acting as ambassadors for Kings Place, with the relevant skills and experience to provide the highest quality visitor experience for artists, clients and members of the public.

You will support all areas of the technical department in the delivery of concerts, artistic events, conferences & corporate events. Working as part of a wider delivery team, our casual technical staff are the frontline of all our events so professionalism and high level customer service is a prerequisite.

Hours are allocated as required, but not guaranteed.

We are expecting a high volume of applicants, so please be patient and we will endeavour to respond as soon as we can in the coming weeks.

Please apply stating the role you are applying for with your CV.

Front of House Assistants

We actively look to recruit for Front of House Assistants to join our Visitor Services Team. FOH Assistants provide a dynamic, engaging, and warm welcome to all visitors to Kings Place

As the visitors first point of contact, FOH Assistants need to be attentive and to openly engage with all guests, whilst always remaining professional.

The role requires a good working knowledge of Kings Place’s past, present and future artistic programme, and is responsible for positively promoting all of Kings Place’s products, facilities, and services to visitors.

FOH Assistants will ensure Kings Place is presented to the highest standards possible, focusing on operational excellence at all times. The role is also responsible for the wellbeing and safety of all visitors by observing KPMF’s health and safety regulations, wellbeing polices, and operational procedures at all times. This includes being fully conversant with KPMF’s evacuation and emergency plans, and assisting in the safe-keeping and guidance of the public during a building evacuation or emergency situation.

 

Full Job Description and Requirements

Hours are allocated based on event and performance schedules and are not guaranteed. Weekend availability is required.

£10.98 p/h (plus holiday pay)

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to recruitment@kingsplace.co.uk with the position you are applying for (or both positions) stated in the subject line.

 

Please note we are only able to respond to candidates selected for interview.

Audio Visual Technicians

We currently have a requirement for Audio Visual Technicians. Hours are allocated as required, but not guaranteed.

Full Job Description and Requirements

Hourly rate: £15.03 per hour plus holiday pay

Please apply stating the role you are applying for with your CV to recruitment@kingsplace.co.uk

Camera Operators

We currently have a requirement for Camera Operators. Hours are allocated as required, but not guaranteed.

Full Job Description and Requirements

Day rate: £200 for Full Day and £125 for Half Day plus holiday pay

Please apply stating the role you are applying for with your CV to recruitment@kingsplace.co.uk

Lighting Technicians

We currently have a requirement for Lighting Technicians. Hours are allocated as required, but not guaranteed.

Full Job Description and Requirements

Hourly rate: £15.03 per hour plus holiday pay

Please apply stating the role you are applying for with your CV to recruitment@kingsplace.co.uk

Sound Technicians

We currently have a requirement for Sound Technicians. Hours are allocated as required, but not guaranteed.

Full Job Description and Requirements

Hourly rate: £15.03 per hour plus holiday pay

Please apply stating the role you are applying for with your CV to recruitment@kingsplace.co.uk

Video Editors

We currently have a requirement for Video Editors. Hours are allocated as required, but not guaranteed.

Full Job Description and Requirements

Day rate: £200 for Full Day and £125 for Half Day plus holiday pay

Please apply stating the role you are applying for with your CV to recruitment@kingsplace.co.uk

Box Office Team Members

We actively look to recruit new Box Office team members. Hours are allocated as required, but not guaranteed.

Full Job Description and Requirements

Hourly rate: £10.98 + holiday pay

To apply for this role, please send a CV and Covering Letter to recruitment@kingsplace.co.uk

We are often looking to recruit casual staff in the following areas:

  • Front of House
  • Box Office
  • Stage Management
  • Technical
  • House Crew

To apply for roles in these general areas, please send a CV and covering letter (stating which area you’re interested in) to recruitment@kingsplace.co.uk


Internships

KPMF offers a number of internships in various departments throughout the year and they will be advertised on this page. Each internship is created especially by the departments involved and designed to offer someone the best possible learning and development experience. As such we are unable to offer placements to individuals applying for unsolicited internships outside of these times. We welcome all applications for our advertised internships.