Venue Hire Coordinator

Youth First has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Venue Hire Coordinator based in the borough of Lewisham.

About the role

We are looking for a talented and ambitious individual to generate income for Youth First through the development and implementation of our Venue Hire system.

Working within the Business Support Team reporting to the Business Support Manager, Venue Hire Coordinator will be responsible for the booking of regular and one-off hires of multiple community venues across Lewisham.

Closing on:  Sunday 29 May - Midnight
Working Pattern: 17.5 hours. Permanent
Salary: £24,717 - £25,614 (pro rata)
Location: Bellingham Gateway Youth Centre, 185 Brookehowse Rd, SE6 3TT
with ability for remote working when suitable.

About you

The ideal candidate will manage all aspects of the venue hire from capacity and availability to ensuring excellent customer service. Someone who is very hands on, takes pride in our venues and get stuck in whenever necessary. Detail orientated, highly organised and great at thinking on their feet.

This is an exciting opportunity for an organised and creative individual who is confident and capable in taking the lead.

You will be supported by the Business Support Manager and the Deputy CEO. As we are a small team, a team-player attitude is a must, as well as a positive and can-do approach.

If you have excellent customer services and management skills, a natural ability to liaise with stakeholders, and determination to succeed, we would like to hear from you.

About Youth First

Youth First’s mission is to support and improve young people’s lives through positive activities; adventure play and the provision of safe spaces.

Youth First was born from the passion of youth and play workers to create a means to sustain and ideally grow youth work for young people aged 8-19 (up to 25 with SEND), first in Lewisham and now beyond.

Essential requirements

What you can expect

How to apply

Please complete the application form on the Youth First website or send a covering letter and CV addressing the shortlisting criteria to

Interviews will be week commencing: 6th June 2022

Closing date:  Midnight 29th May 2022

Supporting Documents:

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