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THE VENUE

The Clapham Grand is one of London’s oldest, biggest and most loved Independent Venue’s. Built in 1900 as a Victorian Variety Hall, 121 years later our iconic listed Theatre has transformed itself into a Modern Palace Of Varieties, whilst still remaining true to our creation, providing a weekly programme of events ranging from Drag Shows to Comedy and Live Music, Cabaret, Theatre, Bingo, Cinema, Club Nights and so much more besides.  

 We give a platform to upcoming promoters, producers and rising performers of the future, alongside showcasing some of the very best stars of today, succeeding in our mission to give the best entertainment on offer a stage to perform on, providing an amazing night out for our customers, and an incredible place to work for our staff.


OUR EVENTS & SOME OF THE STARS OF OUR STAGE

 Under the recent management of our programmer Ally Wolf, we’ve combined all our past programming alongside embracing a new immersive and content led approach to events developing our own inhouse team of producers and performers to creating our own productions and events, both on The Grand’s stage, and other venues and Festival’s, particularly Mighty Hoopla, which we host a stage at and co-created.

 We have been the home for countless future world class stars and events, from being founded by the biggest variety hall star of his era Dan Leno, to having Charlie Chaplin, Laurel & Hardy and Morecambe and Wise all learning their trade on our stage. In the 90’s & 00’s Oasis, Nick Cave, The Verve, Jamiroquai & Suede all played seminal concerts here, whilst some of the best DJ’s of the time held residence and club nights with us. Moving into today’s era Snow Patrol, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man & Frank Turner have all recently performed, and comedy stars Russell Howard, Jimmy Carr & Daniel Sloss all host regular residencies.

 We also showcase some of the UK’s biggest and best nightlife brands and concepts from Bongo’s Bingo, Massaoke and Ultimate Power whilst also providing a home for London’s LGBTQ+ community, with Pride In London, Sink The Pink & Klub Kids hosting shows with us, world class Drag stars from Ru Paul’s Drag Race regularly performing here from Sasha Velour, Bimini Bon Boulash, Crystal Methyd and The Vivenne to name but a few.

Current Vacancies

If this area below is blank, it means that there are currently no open vacancies.

In this case, please feel free to email info@claphamgrand.com with a cover letter and CV telling us about yourself and what line of work you are interested in. We will keep this on file for six months and contact you if something suitable becomes available.

ASSISTANT MANAGER – Full-Time

We are looking for an Assistant Manager with over 4 years of experience working in a multi event lead high volume site of similar capacity to our own (700 seated, 1250 standing) to join our Operational team at The Grand. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in all aspects of Venue Management, but with a focus on Security, Box Office, Cleaning & Cloakroom team management, the customer experience on entry and exit, venue maintenance, staff and customer Health & Safety.

They would be also be overseeing our technical team on shift, and working with our external promoters and inhouse production teams to execute all events safely and successfully.

They would be joining a small and passionate team that creates incredible & varied live events, bringing their own knowledge, skills and fun hardworking personality to help deliver the best customer, staff, performer and promoter experience possible at all times.

Please download and read the relevant job description and to apply, please email allywolf@claphamgrand.com with a one-page cover letter and current CV.
Please quote “Assistant Manager Application” in the email headline.

CREATIVE CONTENT PRODUCER – Full-Time

This is an exciting opportunity for a creative content creator to work with the production, marketing and programming team at The Clapham Grand, taking responsibility for the creative output of our events, capturing them when live within the venue and bringing them to life via our social media and online platforms before and afterwards.

This role calls for a talented all-rounder with initiative and drive along with a skill set that includes: Video & Audio Producing/Editing, Photography along with Graphic Design skills and Copywriting ability. You must have a passion about nightlife and entertainment but not a culture or musical snob, you’d be  happy at The Royal Albert Hall as you are down the pub for a pint. You must LOVE the content The Grand houses and produces from Drag Shows to Comedy, Movie Nights, Live Gigs, Clubbing and a whole lot more.

This role requires planning, creation and design editing skills, taking the lead from and then feeding back into the Marketing & Show Production Teams. You will be responsible for the visual identity and content creation of our shows, with a focus on photography, videography and audio editing of our live events, marketing materials and podcasts. You will enhance the online experience on our website and social media, and our identity in physical posters, billboards and advertising.

You must have excellent creative, written and communication skills, with the ability to create, plan and prioritise, be flexible, be self-motivated, multi-task, and adaptable. A positive, strategic and problem-solving attitude, enthusiasm, and the ability to drive creativity and top of the range visual content are all essential for this role. It’s all about visuals, videography, copywriting, and campaign content. You role will be to being our shows and events to life – capturing the heart, soul and spirit of everything we do to show the world.

Please download and read the relevant job description and to apply, please email allywolf@claphamgrand.com with a one-page cover letter and current CV.
Please quote “Creative Content Producer Application” in the email headline.

Food Supervisor 

We are on the hunt for a superstar to lead our in-house food brand ‘Hot Beige’ – feeding our guests with the best beige goods nachos, hotdogs and vegan burgers. YUM! All from the comfort of our deluxe brand new kitchen!

No ‘real cooking’ is required but you will have a love for food and some experience of working in a fast food establishment, making simple but quality fun food to the hungry masses. Great customer service skills and the ability to multi-task is a must. Having a Food Safety and Hygiene (Level 2) is desirable but not necessary. A love of liquid cheese is a must.

Every day will be a new event to cater for from serving the glitterati of London’s drag queens to the cream of the crop comedians, cabaret & pop stars. You will supervise the production and standards of everything that leaves our newly built kitchen while dancing to the Vengaboys!

If interested, please email allywolf@claphamgrand.com with a short cover letter and current CV, explaining why you would want to work at The Grand. Please quote ‘Food Supervisor Application’ in the email headline.

Bar & Floor Operations Supervisor (Night time) 

Wanted! An operations supervisor to assist with all aspects of the bar and floor. No day will be the same with helping our event operations for some of the best and most diverse shows in the whole of the UK! 

You will lead and motivate a team through extensive event furniture layouts and change overs while maintaining the highest level of floor appearance. Spic and span BABY! 

Our Bars will be your baby where you will make sure all stock is filled prepped and primed for the main event. This is a great step for anyone wanting to progress into the world of hospitality management in our iconic and famous venue.

If interested, please email allywolf@claphamgrand.com with a short cover letter and current CV, explaining why you would want to work at The Grand. Please quote ‘Bar & Floor Operations Supervisor’ Application’ in the email headline.

FRONT OF HOUSE POSITIONS – Various

Bar Staff 
We are always looking for superstar Bar Staff whether you have experience or not. All we ask is that you have an amazing can do attitude, eager to learn and can adapt to our variety of events. Our events are action packed from immersive movie nights, A-List comedy giants to the glitterarti of the worlds Drag Queens, Bongos Bingos and club nights to remember. No two days are the same. You will be fully trained on all aspects of a busy working bar from learning about drinks and making cocktails, all the back end ops of a bar and working as apart of a larger team, developing skills needed to work in the events sector. 
 
Floor Staff 
Our floor staff are our vital warriors that make all our events happen. We need people who have an eye for detail, excellent customer service, who can make our guests feel safe. You will be serving our customers in a fast paced environment while maintaining the high floor standard, preparing the venue’s seating to perfection before and between shows and generally making sure out customers have an amazing experience when inside the venue. A love for drag, comedy and nightlife is a must! 
 
Food Staff

Our newly launched ‘Hot beige’ kitchen needs team members who eat, love everything beige, from putting together gooey nachos, to running a pass making sure food orders go out on time to the wonderful audience watching our shows. You will have great organisation skills, excellent customer service and a twinkle in your eye to keep the hungry masses happy whilst staying chilled under pressure. Having a Food Safety and Hygiene (Level 2) is desirable but not necessary. 

 
Box Office 
The Clapham Grand is fast becoming a hub for all things variety. With this comes a wide selection of events, ticket types and event layouts. Our box office is changing and developing. We are looking for people with experience in working in a box office setting who wants to continue and develop their existing skill set in a fun and rewarding setting. Working as part of a larger team you will learn valuable skills that will lead to a developing a career in the box office arena or within events. 
 
Cloakroom 
The start of any night is the Cloakroom! We need excellent communicators who are well organised, can que manage and multi task. You are the first and last point if contact for our customers and in charge of their prize possessions!  
You will also be forming part of our bigger customer service team, helping deliver outstanding events and fast becoming the no.1 place for variety entertainment in not only London but the UK
 
If interested, please email allywolf@claphamgrand.com with a short cover letter and current CV, explaining why you would like to work at The Grand and any particular positions you would like to apply for.
Please quote “Front of House Application” in the email headline.