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

Events & Operations Crew

We are looking for confident, customer focused and proactive event and operations crew members to support delivery of The Common Room’s operations and events. This will involve setting up rooms, providing assistance to other teams and utilising CRM software to ensure everything is completed correctly and efficiently.

Contract type: Up to 36 hours per week

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Applications should be sent via email to

Applications must include:

An up-to-date CV.

The contact details (email and phone) of two referees one of whom should be your last or current employer, these will not be contacted until an offer of employment is made.

Food & Beverage Assistant

We are looking for confident, customer focused and proactive food and 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. You will be an integral part of the food and beverage team to help provide an integrated high quality and profitable catering service to the building’s users. The profits from which support our charitable mission.

Contract type: Zero Hours

Salary: National Minimum Wage plus Tips

Role advertising on 30th Aug 2023  

Please send your CV and an email stating why you would like the job to

Please note that we will review applications as they come in and may offer an earlier interview for skilled candidates. So, hurry up!  


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Volunteering Opportunities

Our dedicated volunteers support all aspects of our project. From digitising the collection to greeting visitors at our programme events and activities.

If you are interested please get in touch.