Thanks for your interest in working for Scott Cinemas! Fancy being part of a growing business where no two days are the same? Here, we advertise available positions that may arise in our cinemas or head office. All applications require submission of a current CV. Please note that while cinemas may hold CV's for front of house positions, we do not accept speculative applications for cinema managers or technicians.
Front of House
Our uniformed front of house assistants are responsible for delivering exceptional customer service at all times. As a front of house assistant, you will be trained in all areas of general service, including - screen attendance, ticket sales, refreshment sales, bar sales and auditoria cleaning. We accept applications from anyone over the age of 16, except where sole alcohol sales are part of your job, where you must be over 18. If you're 16 or 17, you'll need your parents permission. You will need to be flexible - as we don't close up until late in the evening, presentable, and legally entitled to work in the UK.
Cinema Managers are responsible for the complete operation of a cinema. No two days are ever the same, and it's your responsibility to make sure each and every customer has the best possible experience, as well as making sure your cinema operates safely and in compliance with all head office and local authority requirements. You will have the opportunity to undertake off-site training before you take up your post, and we offer competitive salaries.
Duty / Assistant Managers
Assistant Managers should be able to deputise for the manager in all areas concerning the operation of the cinema. You will be running the cinema on a day to day basis, and are responsible for everything that happens in the building on your shift.
Technicians are responsible for the technical upkeep of the cinemas. This means you are responsible for making sure we have a picture on the screen, and that presentation of feature films is nothing less than perfect. You'll also be taking care of the cinema in areas such as lamping up. Please note that we rarely have vacancies for technicians - we have an extremely low turnover rate.
Other roles - we often advertise for cleaners and supervisors, and these roles are very specific to the cinema concerned, so you can read more about them when advertised below. All of our job roles are treated as highly essential - the good correct operation of a cinema relies on all departments working well together. Whether you're a manager or a cleaner, each and every person is equally vital to our operation.
We give all of our staff free cinema tickets. You may also be able to watch new releases before they are released. We offer 28 days annual leave per year, automatic enrolment to a pension scheme, and above all - a dynamic and fun working environment.
The cinema industry — like any other — relies on the talent and capabilities of all who work within in it. While individual companies within the sector have a strong track record of attracting and retaining talent, there is always of course more that can be done, not least in ensuring greater consistency across the industry..
In association with the UKCA, we are able to offer NVQ Lifetime Training apprenticeships for all employees over the age of 16, who work an average of 16 hours per week or more. There is a Cinema Operatives apprenticeship, as well as further courses for Line Managers, Cinema Managers, and those wanting to progress further within the industry. Some conditions apply, and opportunities can be discussed with your line manager at the commencement of your employment.
WE HAVE THE FOLLOWING VACANCIES AVAILABLE IN BARNSTAPLE
CLEANER, PART TIME
Cleaners have the responsibility of ensuring the cinema is thoroughly cleaned and ready for the operational day.
WE HAVE THE FOLLOWING VACANCIES AVAILABLE IN NEWTON ABBOT
SUPERVISOR, PART TIME
The WTW-Scott Cinema Group is seeking to appoint a Part Time Supervisor, in Newton Abbot. Supervisors are responsible for supporting the Management team in the day-to-day running of the cinema, and are able to deputise for the Manager and Duty Manager in their absence. No two days are ever the same, and it's your responsibility to make sure each and every customer has the best possible experience, as well as making sure that while you are on solo shift duty, your cinema operates safely and in compliance with all head office and local licensing requirements. You will have the opportunity to undertake off-site training.
Newton Abbot is a traditional 2-screen cinema in Devon. The cinema plays mainstream product and admissions stand at almost 85,000 per year.
We are looking for someone with some experience in a leisure or retail environment, with experience in a customer facing role. You won’t necessarily already be a supervisor or manager, but you’ll be keen to move up the ranks from your current position. You will possess excellent customer service skills, and the ability to lead from the front as well as comply with instructions issued by the Manager. You will understand the importance of back office admin, stock control, and cash procedures. We’re not necessarily looking for someone with a background in cinema, but any knowledge of the industry will help your application. We offer full on-site and off-site training in all areas. Above all, you must be keen, willing to learn, and have a strong love of Film.
The Job Description
• Runs the cinema in a customer facing environment, deputising for the Manager & Duty Manager where appropriate.
• Sale of cinema tickets, refreshments and alcohol. Ushering and cleaning duties as appropriate to the role.
• Helps the Management team with stock control, such as merchandising, rotation, wastage control and ordering.
• Acts upon instructions issued by the Manager, General Manager, Support Manager, Accounts Manager, and Company Directors.
• Readies the cinema for the day ahead, including controlling the digital projection system if and when necessary.
• Cashing up at the end of the day, and readying takings to be banked.
• Ensures the highest standard of customer service at all times.
• Good working knowledge of MS Word & Excel.
• IT knowledge to include the use of email, and the ability to use and adapt to proprietary company software.
• Excellent customer service standards.
• Good mathematical skills when working with money, spreadsheets and figures.
• Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Pay & Benefits
This position is hourly paid, and the rate of pay for this position is negotiable depending on experience. The position is for an average of 23 hours per week. Shifts will include evenings, weekends, bank and school holidays, and will include a mix of shifts managing the building in a solo capacity after training, sickness and holiday cover, and of course general operational shifts. We offer paid breaks, 28 days’ annual leave, automatic enrolment into a pension scheme, discounts on refreshments and free cinema tickets for yourself and your family.
To apply for this position, please complete an application form online. You can either save the form and email it to email@example.com, or send it by post to: Manager, WTW-Scott Cinemas, Market Street, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2RB. Do please note that applications submitted without an Application Form will be rejected. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 22nd August.