Current Vacancies

Executive Director

The Phoenix in East Finchley is looking for a new Executive Director to lead its staff team during an exciting time for the cinema. The cinema is currently seeking new ways to maintain its status as an independently-run venue, including a major fundraising focus and transformation initiatives across its operations. The postholder will play a central role, working with the Programme and Learning Director and Board of trustees to maintain the cinema as a leading independent cinema arts venue, while finding new ways to ensure it is financially sustainable as a charitable organisation.

The role offers the opportunity to take a leading role on all aspects of cinema management, from working with the Operations Manager on front of house issues and technical matters relating to the historic building to developing a long-term fundraising and development strategy with the board. The board is seeking an energetic and ambitious individual who can show strong leadership while working as part of a team effort to take the Phoenix into the future.

Executive Director Job Description

Closing date for applications: Sunday 20th January 23:59

Please send a CV and detailed covering letter outlining why you would be suitable for the

post to Alison Gold (Chair of Trustees) via If you have any questions about the role, please use the same email address and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Cook (7.5 hrs avg per week - wknd/Sun)*

We are looking for weekend cover cook on the Sunday shift. It will be an average of 7.5 hours per week (this is subject to opening hours). You will be required to bake cakes, savouries  and other goods, prepare sandwiches and snacks to schedule.  Also welcome customers, take orders, and serve and clear food and drink. You should have a good understanding and practise of relevant food hygiene, health and safety, and knowledge of licensing laws. The maintenance of kitchen and storage areas, and keeping it well organised and easy to use for all, is a must.

*There is the potential for a Friday evening FOH shift weekly

To apply

Please send a cv and covering letter to Martin Laya-Rey via

Cook Job Description

General Vacancies

If you are interested in working at the Phoenix as a Front of House or Cafe Bar Assistant, please send us an email and cv with your relevant experience, availability and reasons for applying to and we'll keep your details on file for any suitable vacancies.


If you are interested in volunteering at the Phoenix, please email with some information about yourself and let us know if there is a particular area of our work you would like to get involved with. Our volunteers distribute brochures, lead tours, run film groups, join sub-committees or offer their skills and services pro bono.