Assistant General Manager

  • Motion
  • Motion, Avon Street, Bristol, UK
  • Sep 07, 2022
Full time Operations Venue Management

Job Description

Over the past few years Motion, the west country’s leading underground music mecca has achieved immeasurable recognition not only for its larger than life parties week in and week out but for its undeniable commitment to underground dance music establishing itself as a valuable asset to Bristol’s flourishing music scene. Set in a network of warehouses, Motion’s thriving culture continues to celebrate and showcase some of the most influential and incredible artists from around the world. Unlike any other club in the South West, Motion has provided a multi-dimensional musical platform for diverse promoters and production teams, who have worked together to create some of the most innovative and exciting events in the UK. Its ability to produce a series of sold out events consistently throughout the years has helped shape an exhilarating fan base from all corners of the dance music map.

Motion are proud to have been home to a multitude of monumental events and an illustrious career of incredible music. The teams behind Just Jack, RUN, Perpetual, The Blast, Elrow, ANTS, Defected, Shall not Fade, Cream, Hospitality and many more have provided Motion with a plethora of pioneering parties. Their fresh and charismatic approach to their events not to mention a wealth of musical knowledge, have given the venue an undisputed display of outstanding artists, making Motion the leading underground venue in the South West.


We are is looking for an Assistant General Manager to help with delivering events at Motion and The Marble Factory.

In your role, you would be expected to:

- Provide support and assistance to the General Manager

- Ensure that Motion operates according to the licensing laws and the venue’s license conditions

- Follow the duty management Standard Operating Procedures

- Liaise with customers, staff, authorities and members of the public in a professional, respectful and friendly manner

- Provide relevant training and constructive feedback to the venue staff, have a keen eye for staff members development potential

- Ensure that Motion operates at a profit by monitoring the controllable costs of an event


Required Experience & Qualifications

- Personal Licence

- Previous experience in bar/venue management

- Knowledge of IOSH and ACAS guidelines

- SIA Licence (preferred, but not required)

- Driving Licence (preferred, but not required)


Other Qualities

- Attention to detail

- Organised

- Quick learner

- Exceptional people management skills

- Good motivational skills

Please be advised that this role requires a mixture of daytime, evening (including late night) and weekend shifts.

If you would like to be part of our exciting organisation and feel that you meet the above requirements, please apply now.

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