Area Manager (Multi Site Manager) – ODEON – Huddersfield


Role Overview

Are you looking for your next starring role? Look no further than ODEON Cinemas Group. 

We are looking for an experienced Area Manager to lead between 3-5 cinemas based in and around Manchester. As part of the Manchester leadership team, you will be responsible for engaging your teams to “Make Movies Better” for all our guests whilst driving performance growth. 

We are looking for a visible and hands-on leader who is passionate about the brand and operational standards and can deliver an excellent experience for our colleagues and guests.

This role will help define your career and we are committed to developing our high performers. This role will be a unique opportunity and experience for those looking for a career with ODEON. 

Here’s a taste of what you’ll be doing as an Area Manager with responsibility of 3 to 5 cinemas: 

  • Lead, engage and develop cinema teams across your area to ensure a high standard of operational procedures and standards, deliver excellent guest experience whilst delivering key performance indicators, including managing costs and driving sales 
  • Drive engagement scores across your area through your leadership and drive a positive performance culture 
  • Grow the guest satisfaction scores and Food and Beverage sales across all cinema 
  • Successfully implementing company initiatives in an engaging and inspiring way
  • Build and maintain a strong connection with the cinema communities driving an increase in attendance and embedding ODEON as part of the community 
  • Build networks and relationships within the district to share best practice
  • What we are looking for: 

  • Operational hands-on leadership experience in managing, developing and coaching multiple teams of colleagues to provide exceptional guest experience and brand standards with successful business outcomes 
  • A leader who can inspire colleagues to deliver key business strategy and create a sense of belonging for all our colleagues and guests through our values of Trust & Respect, Collaboration & Accountability, Passion & Fun and Quality & Service
  • Proven self-motivation, working on your initiative, putting plans into action and improving the performance of your business units and teams 
  • Behaviours:
    Incredibly Creative
    Looks for ways to innovate, deliver continuous improvement and new ways of working. Able to collaborate across functions and teams, and works with others to find solutions.

    Incredibly People Focussed
    Builds trust, understands the environment around them and supports people to achieve and develop. Ensures that diversity and inclusion lives in the business, inspires others through great communication.

    Incredibly Driven
    High levels of accountability, strong ability to develop themselves. Courageous and resilient in approach, able to take risks and learn from them.

    Incredibly Insightful
    Good judgement, commercially savvy (understands what creates value), can take data and turn into action and is curious about what they see. Puts the guest at the heart of decision making

    Values Led
    Demonstrates our values in their role. Fun & Passion, Quality & Service, Cooperation & Accountability, Trust & Respect.

    Authentic Leadership
    Self-aware and able to show authentic leadership to the business, humble in approach and vulnerable to teams to enable connection and engagement. Can manage their energy and flex approach to the situation.

    ODEON benefits:

  • Unlimited free cinema tickets for you, and 12 friends and family tickets every three months 
  • 40% discount on our food and drinks
  • Free access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme – an online platform that offers advice and support on topics including finance, health, and mental wellbeing 
  • The opportunity to gain professional qualifications through our Brights Lights Apprenticeship scheme 
  • Fantastic career development opportunities across our cinemas and support offices
  • 5.6 weeks holiday, inclusive of bank holidays 
  • Total Reward package that you can tailor to your needs including life assurance and health programs.
  • Monthly rewards and recognition schemes that could include you attending a red carpet premiere!
  • Annual Incentive Program
  • Pension scheme 
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