Current Vacancies

Duty Manager

Phoenix Cinema in East Finchley is the oldest continuously running and one of the best loved community cinemas in the UK. We are a registered charity. We are seeking an experienced Duty Manager, to lead the FOH team and ensure the delivery of excellent customer service.

The role

The Duty Manager will be responsible for Front of House for screenings, looking after our audiences, supervising staff members and ensuring the smooth running of the cinema and managing the automated projection system. Previous experience of projection work is not necessary for the right candidate who is technically adept and keen to learn.

You will be responsible for supporting the Operations Manager in the day-to-day management of the cinema, including assigning the weekly staff rota, overseeing bar and retail sales, weekly ordering and monthly stocktake. Supporting the cinema Programme and Learning Director for events and screenings is also an essential part of the role.

The right candidate will be able to demonstrate leadership and confidence in a customer facing role and calmness under pressure. Experience of working and managing a team in an arts or a hospitality venue is preferable and evening and weekend work is required. Covers for FOH roles will also be required at a different hourly rate.

Phoenix Cinema is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome and encourage applications from people from all communities, particularly those from backgrounds currently under-represented in our workforce, recognising that a diverse workforce benefits both our organisation and the community it serves.

Full job description here

Pay: £10.99 per hour

To apply please send a CV and a cover letter to outlining what you could bring to the role.

The closing date for this position is 28/06/2021 at 23:59

Front of House

Phoenix Cinema is looking for staff members with an active interest in independent world cinema, past and present. Please also indicate any bar, front-of-house, ticketing, management, sound/lighting or digital projection experience you have had.We’re looking for talented people who have a passion for film, can provide exceptional customer experiences and who have the flexibility to work cinema hours. Positions will be part time basis and staff will be expected to work across all areas of the cinema.


-Selling tickets and taking phone bookings

-Making popcorn and cinema snacks

-Serving drinks including making basic cocktails

-Keeping the bar service area well stocked and maintained

-Scanning tickets and ushering

-Cleaning cinema

-Hosting special events and private bookings

What we’re looking for:

-Dynamic, personable individuals who can provide memorable customer experiences

-A passion for film

-An attitude that is positive, hardworking and adaptable

Previous experience will be viewed favourably but is not essential

Full job description here

Pay: £8.97 per hour

To apply please send a CV and a cover letter to outlining what you could bring to the role.

The closing date for this position is 28/06/2021 at 23:59

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.