Commercial Manager

Based in the heart of Brighton, Fabrica is an established arts organisation that invites visitors from all backgrounds to experience culture and creativity. Our year-round programme of events includes talks, group discussions, film screenings, performances, and community-led initiatives. With a growing emphasis on commercial ventures, Fabrica has become a hub for various events, including weddings, performances, corporate gatherings, generating vital funding to support its artistic endeavours.

We're looking for a hands on, ambitious, energetic, and positive, Commercial Manager who can develop and implement a robust strategy for earned income, which is a vital part of shaping Fabrica’s future.

The successful candidate will oversee all commercial income generation activities, including venue hire operations, retail operations, and café bar management. Collaborating with the Co-Directors, Trustees, and others, they will develop and implement Fabrica's Commercial Strategy. They will optimise venue hire operations for weddings, conferences, private parties, and corporate events, while ensuring seamless retail operations. Additionally, they will lead on the development of our workspace hire offer. This role involves supervising freelance event staff, conducting financial reporting, and implementing data capture mechanisms to evaluate commercial strategies effectively.

To apply please download and view the application pack below which includes information on how to apply. On application, please also complete and Equality & Diversity form (given anonymously).

Applications must be made by email prior to the deadline: 10am, Monday 8 April 2024

Fabrica is a disability-inclusive employer. We encourage applications from people with disabilities , including those with neurodivergence, mental health or long-term health conditions. Please contact [email protected] if you need any adjustments for the recruitment process. Any information you provide will be in the strictest confidence, and only used for the purpose of providing the adjustments needed . Requesting adjustments will not adversely affect the outcome of your application.

If you have any further questions regarding this role, please email [email protected] or call 01273 778646.

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