Front of House Manager
Yewandi Akinlade is front of house manager at Circomedia, a physical theatre, circus academy and event space. At university, Yewandi studied theatre which she describes as fantastic. In her first job she was challenged by a personality clash with her boss which she found difficult to know how to deal with. As a result she took a sideways move to Circomedia and has since been promoted.
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The UK average salary is £28,758
There are 37.5 hours in the average working week
The UK workforce is 47% female and 53% male
DescriptionOffice managers plan, organise and co-ordinate the activities and resources of offices within commercial, industrial and other non-governmental organisations and public agencies. (National and local government office managers are classified to unit group 3561: Public services associate professionals.)
QualificationsEntry will usually require GCSEs/S grades but is possible with other academic qualifications and/or relevant experience. Professional qualifications are available in some areas of work.
- Plans work schedules, assigns tasks and delegates responsibilities;
- Advises on the handling of all correspondence and enquiries relating to accounts, sales, statistical and vacancy records;
- Ensures that procedures for considering, issuing, amending and endorsing insurance policies are adhered to;
- Plans, organises and co-ordinates the activities and resources of other offices not elsewhere classified including box offices, other ticket offices and accommodation bureaux.