Job: Operations Manager, The Globe at Hay-on-Wye


The Globe provides Hay with a unique and dynamic centre of arts, ideas and performance. This newly established venue along with its rich history, provides an exciting array of events, from art exhibitions to comedy and live music.

This unique position offers an exciting and challenging opportunity to drive the growth of the globe café/bar and contribute to the ongoing success of our arts venture: the Institute of Art and Ideas (IAI), in Hay-on-Wye.

This is a very exciting opportunity to join the Institute of Art and Ideas (IAI) at a key point in its development and play a vital part in its future.  We put on events all year round and in addition host an annual philosophy and music festival HowTheLightGetsIn, which is growing rapidly, and attracts national and international speakers.

Reporting directly to the Globe General Manager, the Operations Manager is responsible for the day to day running of the globe, including managing the team, front of house service, achievement of targets and budget control. In addition to this side of the role, the manager is also responsible for raising our profile, fundraising and handling external relations for the globe at hay, along with management of the events team who programme, organize and promote events at the globe.

All applicants should have an excellent educational background and be able to show experience of team management in a café or bar and promotion and fund-raising in the arts. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to motivate and lead others and to convince and win over potential patrons, funders, sponsors, and local interest groups.  Above all you will have the charm, force and drive to make things happen.  We are an organization in a hurry and we want you to make it happen faster still.

Please apply by sending your CV and Cover Letter to with ‘Operations Manager’in the subject line

Salary: 25k

Visit the Globe’s website for more information.


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