Venue Operations Manager

Do you have operational management experience in a venue? Do you have awareness of Health & Safety requirements at large scale events? Are you keen to work for a well renowned company at the heart of our community? Then this opportunity isn't to be missed!

JOB TITLE: Venue Operations Manager

LOCATION: Taunton, Somerset

SALARY: Highly competitive, discussed at application stage

HOURS: Full time, permanent position

THE COMPANY: Highly reputable, impressive, inspiring and locally recognised business within the hub of our Taunton community. Working in a vibrant and fun environment in modern offices.

THE ROLE: To provide every person entering the venue and any other venue that may be utilised from time to time, with the opportunity to have a safe and enjoyable experience by ensuring that the infrastructure and facilities are maintained to a suitable standard and the relevant safety policies and procedures are implemented.


Health & Safety

  • With direction and support, regularly reviewing and updating venue policies

  • Ensuring compliance with relevant directives and regulations

  • Procuring and managing site security contracts

Event Safety & Security

  • Leading the relationship with the venue's Safety Advisory Group ensuring Event plans meet with their approval

  • Acting as the Event Safety Officer or Deputy Event Safety Office during large-scale events

  • Managing the Safety Management Team

  • Holding the Safety Certificate and ensuring the delivery of all events is undertaken professionally

  • Managing safety management contracts

  • Ensuring the implementation of anti-corruption protocols

Daily Venue Operations

  • Overseeing & co-ordinating day to day operational aspects of the venue

  • Managing the maintenance of the venue facilities and facilitating access for contractors undertaking works as required

  • Working in collaboration with the Commercial team, negotiating, reviewing and implementing suppler agreements including for cleaning, waste management etc

  • Plan, monitor & manage all works undertaken by external contractors

  • Managing and monitoring financial budgets

  • Ensuring the implementation, monitoring & review of all venue operating procedures

COVID-19 Officer (during global pandemic)

  • Reviewing and refreshing the venue protocols in accordance with Government guidance

  • Monitoring the implementation of protocols

  • Informing senior management of any breaches which require their involvement


  • Experience of operational delivery in a venue

  • Awareness of Health & Safety requirements

  • Been part of a team responsible for delivering Events

  • Management of people and key relationships

  • Negotiated and implemented supplier agreements

HOW TO APPLY: If this position has caught your attention and you would like to apply then please do so online or contact Georgie or Catherine for a confidential chat on 01823 285440 or email

We look forward to hearing from you.

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