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Events Operations Manager


Opportunity type:Permanent, Full-time 

Working hours:35 per week 

Salary:£41,475 per annum plus great benefits! 


Closing date:22 May 2022 at midnight 

Tate Eats is unique in the cultural world, a hospitality business whose purpose supports the vision and reach of Tate in all four of its galleries. All our profits are returned to Tate championing the right to the richness of art for everyone.

Our business is multi-faceted, we run restaurants, cafés and bars while delivering a vast range of events from film premieres to boardroom lunches. We are though much more than that, we have a pioneering roastery setting the agenda on gender equality in the coffee supply chain. We brew beer, we blend gin, we create teas, we have a multi award-winning wine programme, we visit farms, we research and write menus in response to Tate’s diverse programme, and we collaborate with artists and curators.

We are looking for a passionate, knowledgeable and experienced Events Operations Manager to join our teams across Tate Britain and Tate Modern.

Become part of the Tate Eats dynamic team and be part of Tate. We offer a supportive, engaging working environment that is inspired by our surroundings and the creative institution we support. You will be able to express yourself, be challenged to think differently while working flexibly and collaboratively across teams. Tate Eats offers you the opportunity to grow personally and professionally in a nurturing, diverse business.

As well as a great place to work, we offer excellent benefits and development opportunities.
Our benefits include:
- Staff meal allowance
- Performance & service awards
- Employee Assistance Program, Mental Health Allies, Cycle scheme and Eyecare vouchers
- Producer & Supplier Trips
- Beverage training & tastings
- Great discounts in our shops and catering outlets
- Free entry to exhibitions for you, your friends and family.

Our Ideal candidate has experience of operating in a large, multi-site, multi venue setting. They will be the complete Event professional who’s passionate about food & beverage, people, and teamwork. This individual has a meticulous eye for detail that drives the highest operating standards. They are an effective communicator, a relationship builder and someone who is comfortable and confident in their ability to overcome anything that is thrown their way.

Disability Confident

As a member of the Disability Confident Scheme, we interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy.

Our jobs are like our galleries, open to all.

Tate Eats is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tate and covenants all profits to support Tate’s work and collection.

Application Information

Please refer to our Guidance Notes and the Job Description which can be found below. Please complete this application online and attach your CV. If you do not have a CV, please download and complete the 'Extra Information' form below and attach to your online application.

Please attach a cover letter to your application, no longer that one A4 page, detailing the following:

• What interests you about this particular role?
• Describe your previous skills and experience relevant for this role.
• Any other relevant information for the role.

Please make sure to click on 'Upload' after you have selected your CV/Extra Information form and Cover letter document.

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