The Common Room is a Grade II* listed venue with an on-site public Café bar, 5|Quarter and a range of spaces to host weddings, conferences, gigs and events. We are looking to welcome new people to join our team and be part of our exciting future.

We recognise that organisations that are diverse and inclusive perform better than less diverse organisations, so we are working hard to ensure that The Common Room has this balance on our team and Board to represent our region and steer our future strategy. We would positively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including BAME applicants, LGBTQ+ applicants and disabled applicants.

Current Vacancies

Event Coordinator

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and efficient team member to join us as the first point of contact for customers wishing to book our venue. We need someone who will thrive in a busy workplace and can balance the demands of their to do list. Who is happy to coordinate all kinds of events from 2 people meetings to 150 people weddings, 3 day conferences to gigs. We also require support with Social Media and basic marketing tasks. We provide flexibility in return for hard work and a positive mindset.

Contract type: Full Time

Salary: £21,500 per annum

Role advertised: 12th May 2022 – 26th May 2022

Application deadline:  5pm 26th May 2022

Interviews: w/c 30th May 2022 – please note, we will interview in advance of the closing date for the right candidate. 

Please send CV and letter of motivation telling us why you would like the job to email us at: Cristian Rogerson

Food & Beverage Assistants

We're looking for confident, customer-focused, and proactive Food & Beverage Assistants to support delivery of The Common Room’s in-house catering offer including the food on sale in the 5|Quarter Café Bar and catering for meals and refreshments in The Common Room’s room hire and meetings business.

Contract type: Zero hours

Salary: National minimum wage plus tips

Role advertised: Ongoing


Please send CV to George Nicol ( and ensure this indicates the earliest date you would be available to start work if appointed. Please also provide the names and contact details (email and phone) for two referees, one of which will be a recent or current employer. We will not contact your referees without your permission.

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Volunteering Opportunities

Our dedicated volunteers support all aspects of our project. From digitising the collection to greeting visitors at our Opening Festival.

If you are interested please get in touch.