Front of House Supervisor - Spike Island

Spike Island is recruit­ing for a Front of House Super­vi­sor, to super­vise the run­ning of our front of house func­tion, gal­leries and pro­grammed events.

12:00 03/08/22
£22,700 p. a pro rata
Contact Name
Isabel Jones
Spike Island is an international centre for the development of contemporary art and design, located close to Bristol’s harbourside. It is a place where artists and the public can meet, enabling audiences to engage with artists’ research and production. Within the 80,000 square foot building Spike Island offers visitors a year-round programme of internationally relevant exhibitions, events and activities, as well as providing working space for artists, designers and creative businesses.

We are recruiting for a Front of House Supervisor, to supervise the running of Spike Island’s front of house function, galleries and programmed events on a day to day basis:

As the key supervising member of our Front of House team, you will recruit, train and develop our team of Front of House and Visitors Assistant staff, and directly supervise Spike Island’s gallery, programmed events and Front of House function on a day-to-day basis. Front of House Assistants and Visitor Assistants play a vital role in the everyday running of our busy cultural venue.

This is a frontline role, and will involve working predominately in our gallery and front of house spaces.

The role demands someone with excellent communication and people management skills, a strong visible presence and a responsive, can-do attitude to meet the diverse needs of our building users. We are looking for a passionate individual driven to deliver exceptional customer service, dedicated to enriching the experience of all those who engage with us.

The position is offered part time (29 hours per week, normally working Wednesday to Saturday), at £22,700 p. a pro rata.


For further information and to download an application pack, please visit:

The deadline to apply is: 12pm (midday), Wednesday 3 August 2022.
Interviews to be held week commencing 22 August 2022.

Spike Island is committed to addressing inequality in the arts sector and ensuring equality of opportunity in recruitment and employment. We consider diversity a strength and are keen to make our workforce more representative of the different backgrounds and experiences that make up our city. We strongly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or minority ethnic, young, disabled, LGBTQI+, working class, or living or working in areas of socioeconomic deprivation in Bristol.