Deputy Front of House Manager (Bar)         

Belfast (County)
£17,326 - £20,411 per annum
22 Feb 2018
22 Mar 2018
Job Function
Front Of House
Contract Type
Full Time

Queen’s University Belfast

Deputy Front of House Manager (Bar)              

Ref: 18/106275

Eventus and Culture and Arts, Student Plus

The Queen’s Film Theatre, situated on University Square, is a unique cultural venue with almost 50 years of experience of bringing a high quality film experience to Belfast audiences. It has been Northern Ireland’s leading independent cinema since 1968 and 70% of the programme is unique and cannot be seen in any other NI cinema. 

QFT’s vision is to be a leading centre for film excellence and creativity that inspires, informs and entertains. The QFT’s mission is to provide a unique cinema experience and widen access to the best of film from around the world through a programme that actively encourages appreciation, enjoyment, debate and understanding.

Annually, the venue screens around 450 films to 100,000 people in two fully licensed cinema screens. Films shown range from classics, independent and the best contemporary films to documentaries, short films and animation, with an international focus and a diverse programme of films from around the world. QFT operates out of the Drama and Film Centre at Queen’s which also houses the Brian Friel Theatre.

This role requires an enthusiastic and energetic individual with a talent for customer service and a passion for film. Becoming part of the front of house team at Northern Ireland’s leading independent cinema, the role will assist the Operation’s Manager with the day to day operation of Queen’s Film Theatre and will be responsible for overseeing all bar operations.  The successful applicant will use their skills and knowledge to ensure the QFT’s public programme is delivered in an efficient and high quality manner within current legislative and procedural guidelines and will help to develop and promote a range of bar specialties aimed at increasing income and improving the customer experience.

The successful candidate must have:

• Five GCSEs at Grade C or above or NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.

• A minimum 12 months’ relevant bar experience in a supervisory role within a customer facing catering environment to include:

• Experience of using EPOS, cash handling and dealing with customers.

• Experience of dealing with the general public.

Anticipated interview date: Thursday 29 March 2018

Salary scale:   £17,326 - £20,411 per annum
(potential to progress to £21,585 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

Closing date:   Friday 9 March 2018

For full criteria and to apply online, visit 

For further information or assistance contact Human Resources,
Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044
or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as people with disabilities and male protestants are currently under-represented in this particular category of work, it would particularly welcome applications from these groups.