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Cinema or Theatre Manager

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Cinema or theatre managers take overall responsibility for running a cinema or theatre, booking the performances and making sure everything runs smoothly and it makes a profit.

You may be one of a team of managers if you are working in a large complex, or the only manager in a small cinema or theatre.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual salaries may vary, depending on:

As a trainee or assistant cinema or theatre manager, you would probably earn around £18,500 to £21,000 a year. As a manager, as you gain experience, you might earn between £25,000 to £50,000 a year. Salaries tend to be higher in the large chains, which also might provide pension schemes, than in small independent cinemas.

Free tickets for shows are generally a perk of the job.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

There is no single way into this job. The following qualifications could be useful.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
4452
0.1 %
RISE
2024
4457
  United Kingdom
2019
59883
2.4 %
RISE
2024
61338

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Cineworld Cinemas
Website: http://www.cineworld.co.uk/careers

Showcase Cinema
Website: http://www.showcasecinemas.co.uk/jobs

UK Theatre
Tel: 020 7557 6700
E-mail: enquiries@soltukt.co.uk
Website: http://www.uktheatre.org

Vue Cinema
Website: http://careers.myvue.com/

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