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Vivacity offers a dynamic working environment and a wide range of roles across the leisure and culture industries.

So if you’re interested in a role within libraries, the arts, heritage or sports and healthy living, or at our Head Office browse our current vacancies below or register your interest for future openings.

Join us at Vivacity and work with a great team!

Work For Us

From lifeguard positions at our swimming pools to library assistants, positions in our head office and administration departments – each position comes with a generous benefits package that includes:

  • contributory pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • free gym membership (excluding zero hours employees)
  • employee support service
  • flexi-time

Register your interest

If you don’t see a role that meets your experience, then we welcome speculative applications.

You can register your interest by emailing recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com with your CV and details of the roles you would be interested in, or complete the form on this page.

Current Vacancies

Our list of current vacancies is below.

To apply, either complete the form on this page or send your CV and letter explaining why you are suitable for the role to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

CURRENT VACANCIES


Lifeguards

£7.76 per hour
0 - 37 hours per week
Jack Hunt Pool & Gym & Regional Swimming Pool

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate. 

We are looking for a number of lifeguards to cover a variety of hours from part time to full time, across Jack Hunt Pool & Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please see the attached job description for more details

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, stating the amount of hours you are willing to work, to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com.


Beauty Therapist

£7.76 per hour
7 hours per week
Vivacity Premier Fitness

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We are looking for client focused, enthusiastic individuals, with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team, with the ability to not only deliver excellent customer service, and treatments but also show great influencing skills delivering a range of beauty treatments and preferably experience of using dermalogica products. We would like you to come with a minimum of 2 years beauty experience, you should be confident in a variety of treatments and have good knowledge of the human body.

Qualifications required:

NVQ/SVQ levels 1 – 3 in beauty therapy

NVQ /SVQ Level 3 in Spa Therapy

BTEC/SQA National Certificate / Diploma in Beauty Therapy Sciences

ITEC Diploma for beauty specialists

VTCT Certificate/ Diploma in Beauty Therapy

BTEC HNC/HND in Beauty Therapy Sciences

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, stating the exact position you wish to apply for, to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com by Friday 27th January 2017. 


Centre Assistant - Lifeguard

£7.76 per hour
37 hours per week
Vivacity Premier Fitness

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate. 

We are looking for a number of lifeguards to cover a variety of hours from part time to full time, across Jack Hunt Pool & Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, stating the amount of hours you are willing to work, to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com.


Sports Coaching & Dance Instructor

£7.52 - £15.47 per hour
0 hours per week

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Do you have a passion for Sports Coaching and / or Dance Instruction?

Would you love to work alongside the Sports Development Team delivering a variety of amazing programmes including our Disability Sports Clubs, Club Viva Holiday Clubs, Primary & Secondary School Sports Provision plus many others? Then this would be the perfect position for you.

Key responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Planning, preparing & delivering high quality and knowledgeable sports, dance, health & fitness activities
  • Registration and administration of each participant
  • Money collection and recording
  • Be responsible for small and large groups of children, young people & adults with and without disabilities
  • Administer, record and report any First Aid & Safeguarding incidents
  • Collect, report and feedback to the Sports Development Team Key Performance Indicators

 Before applying for the role of Sports Coach and / or Dance Instructor it is essential to have the following: 

  • National Governing Body Level 1 or above qualifications
  • Experience of delivering sports and / or dance in school & community settings

 It is also desirable for applicants to have the following: 

  • Higher Education Degree in Sports Coaching or similar
  • Clean and full driving licence

Activities are based at various locations across the city and transport is essential for this role, mileage is available along with other benefits comprising of discounted gym membership, access to free coaching & development courses, business partnership discounts plus more.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a DBS Check at Enhanced Level.

To apply please send your CV and a covering email to Sean Hackett on sean.hackett@vivacity-peterborough.com or call 01733 863760 for more information.

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Receptionist 

£7.58 per hour 
Part time -  11 hours per week 
Permanent 

Regional Swim & Fitness Centre

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Receptionist

Based at Regional Swim & Fitness Centre.

We are looking for a lively, customer focused receptionist to provide a professional front of house service ensuring all customers and visitors to the facility receive the best possible service in accordance with service standards.

This involves shifts and weekends on a rota basis.

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Closing date for applications: 18th March 2017. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

Receptionist 

£7.58 per hour 
Part time -  30 hours per week 
Temporary contract ends 21st May 2017

Vivacity Premier Fitness  

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Receptionist

Based at Vivacity Premier Fitness

We are looking for a lively, customer focused receptionist to provide a professional front of house service ensuring all customers and visitors to the facility receive the best possible service in accordance with service standards.

This involves shifts and weekends on a rota basis.

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Closing date for applications: 26th February 2017. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

 

Customer Experience Manager

£26,500 - £27,600
37 hours per week
Central Library

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We are the people behind some of Peterborough’s most popular culture, sports and healthy living services such as Peterborough museum, Vivacity Premier Fitness and Flag Fen to name a few.  We hope you will have enjoyed one of our services at some point when visiting Peterborough, Tripadvisor is a big advocate of our sites ranking us #4, #7 and #14 top places to visit in the region. 

As a charity, we're all about enriching lives and inspiring people through the things we do across culture, sports and healthy living. It’s our aim to champion and influence culture and sports to all of the people in Peterborough and beyond. We have a brilliant brand and there is more we can do to support the growth of our organisation.  We want to bring more people in to experience our services and delivery the best quality service for those customers.

Where you fit in…..

Vivacity is a charity committed to ensuring Peterborough is a better place to live and work. Set up 6 years ago in 2010, Vivacity is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with charitable status. We manage many of Peterborough’s most popular culture and leisure facilities for both residents of the city and visitors to Peterborough. Art, heritage, learning, sport and healthy living form the mainstay of our services, with the specific purpose to enrich and inspire lives in partnership with various organisations and stakeholders. We have a small marketing team that supports a large network of services so it is hands on but broad in the day to day activities that you would be involved in.

Working directly into the Marketing director you will champion the best customer experience across all our Vivacity services and create opportunities to consistently improve the quality of the Vivacity Experience.

Vivacity place the customer at the heart of all they do and your role would be to continually review all customer interactions and influence change and evolution where required to deliver the best quality customer experience measuring our effect through Net Promoter Score.

What we’re looking for…..

To be our ideal candidate you will need to be value driven and be able to showcase how you were able to implement change to improve the experience of customers. You will demonstrate how you have repeatedly prepared a case for change and influenced key stakeholders across the business to make change happen.  You will motivate others to live and breathe the Vivacity Experience standards and champion these in all you do.

You’ll be team oriented and able to develop strong relationships, whatever your environment. More than that, you’ll be able to manage and lead, inspiring and challenging your peers to go the extra mile. The role is based in the Central Library, Peterborough and it's a really easy location to get to.

This is a permanent position. Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, stating the exact position you wish to apply for to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.co


Brand Marketing Manager

Salary up to £36,000.00
37 hours per week
Central Library

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We are the people behind some of Peterborough’s most popular culture, sports and healthy living services such as Peterborough museum, Vivacity Premier Fitness and Flag Fen to name a few.  We hope you will have enjoyed one of our services at some point when visiting Peterborough, Tripadvisor is a big advocate of our sites ranking us #4, #7 and #14 top places to visit in the region. 

As a charity, we're all about enriching lives and inspiring people through the things we do across culture, sports and healthy living. It’s our aim to champion and influence culture and sports to all of the people in Peterborough and beyond. We have a brilliant brand and there is more we can do to support the growth of our organisation.  We want to bring more people in to experience our services, more often because what we do is great and we want everyone to know it.

Where you fit in…..

Vivacity is a charity committed to ensuring Peterborough is a better place to live and work. Set up 6 years ago in 2010, Vivacity is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with charitable status. We manage many of Peterborough’s most popular culture and leisure facilities for both residents of the city and visitors to Peterborough. Art, heritage, learning, sport and healthy living form the mainstay of our services, with the specific purpose to enrich and inspire lives in partnership with various organisations and stakeholders. We have a small marketing team that supports a large network of services so it is hands on but broad in the day to day activities that you would be involved in.

Working directly into the Marketing director you will champion the direction this brand takes. We want to continue and build on our successful services and build our brand further which is why we're looking for brilliant people to join us.

You will be responsible for delivering a cohesive and consistent brand working closely with the key service area marketeers, developing and managing the strategic direction, creative control and having commercial responsibility across your budget.

You will be involved in a really broad remit across creative involvement - so a good range of experience is important.

What we’re looking for…..

We’re looking to bring in a Brand Manager who is ready to take on more responsibility, be a self starter and to lead on championing the brand within a small Marketing team.

Confident and credible, you’ll have proven brand management experience with a strong understanding of the customer, you’ll live and breathe the market, demonstrated by a track record of finding and unlocking opportunities within a brand.

You’ll be team oriented and able to develop strong relationships, whatever your environment. More than that, you’ll be able to manage and lead, inspiring and challenging your peers to go the extra mile.

The role is based in the Central Library, Peterborough and it's a really easy location to get to.

This is a permanent position. Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, stating the exact position you wish to apply for to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.co

 

 

 

Duty Manager - Key Theatre

£17,169 per annum
Part-time Permanent - 15 hours to include Evenings, Weekends and Bank Holidays
Key Theatre

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The Key Theatre is Peterborough's leading theatre presenting a varied, year-round programme of plays, musicals, concerts and other attractions. The Theatre is operated by Vivacity Culture and Leisure who manage many venues as well as festivals throughout Peterborough.

As Duty Manager at the Theatre, you will be part of a team who manage the front of house and bar/catering operation to a high level of efficiency and customer care. You will be responsible for ensuring the safety of staff and Theatre users, as well as the security and cleanliness of a public building during front of house operations.  This post requires late night working and has key holder responsibilities.  Our ideal applicant would have experience of working in a customer facing role i.e. hotel, pub, theatre/entertainment venue and must be available evenings, weekends, bank holidays and occasional day times on a shift rota basis. Experience of staff management/supervision is essential.  

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, demonstrating how you meet the criteria for the role to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com.

 

 

 

Box Office Assistant

£14,975 - £15,507 per annum
37 hours per week (over a 2 week rota)
Key Theatre

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The Key Theatre is Peterborough’s leading theatre presenting a varied, year-round programme of plays, musicals, concerts, pantomime, comedy and other attractions.  The Theatre is operated by Vivacity Culture and Leisure who manage many venues as well as festivals throughout Peterborough.

We are looking for highly motivated, customer focused individuals to join our busy Key Theatre Box Office Team.  Within this role you will be delivering high quality customer service to visitors of the Theatre by using your excellent communications skills and attention to detail, both face to face and over the telephone.

The main duties within the Box Office Assistant role are answering telephone enquiries, the sale of tickets to customers over the telephone or in person over the counter, booking pre-theatre meals, dealing with customer queries on purchases, advising customers of future performances.  Taking cash and card payments and reconciling till receipts at the end of shift, reporting on sales figures, taking payment for the Key Theatre Club membership scheme, and being the first point of contact at the venue to direct enquiries to the relevant departments.

The role also includes an element of marketing to update content on our website, help with mailing of information from the Key Theatre, updating our Social Media channels and ensuring the foyer area of the Theatre is tidy at all times, well presented and stocked with relevant information about upcoming shows.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter demonstrating how you meet the criteria for the role to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

Closing date for applications is Sunday 12th February 2017

Marketing Director 

Salary £500 per day 
Temporary, Part time - two days per week
Central Library

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We are the people behind some of Peterborough’s most popular culture, sports and healthy living services such as Peterborough museum, Vivacity Premier Fitness and Flag Fen to name a few.  We hope you will have enjoyed one of our services at some point when visiting Peterborough, Tripadvisor is a big advocate of our sites ranking us #4, #7 and #14 top places to visit in the region. 

As a charity, we're all about enriching lives and inspiring people through the things we do across culture, sports and healthy living. It’s our aim to champion and influence culture and sports to all of the people in Peterborough and beyond. We have a brilliant brand and there is more we can do to support the growth of our organisation.  We want to bring more people in to experience our services, more often because what we do is great and we want everyone to know it.

Where you fit in…..

Vivacity is a charity committed to ensuring Peterborough is a better place to live and work. Set up 6 years ago in 2010, Vivacity is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with charitable status.

Working directly into the Chief Executive, you will contract with us 2 days a week and within that valuable time you will take responsibility for leading the direction this brand takes and all the Marketing communication activity delivered by the team across all our services.

You will contribute to the management of Vivacity via input to our Senior Management Team and Board.

In the role you will develop, implement and regularly review the marketing and PR strategy to meet our objective of attracting more people to take part in our activities, with a particular focus on the development of a strong digital marketing strategy. In addition to maximising return on investment (ROI) against the Marketing/PR budget and ultimately improving brand awareness.

What we’re looking for…..

We require an experienced Marketer to cover the Marketing Director maternity leave on a temporary basis. We require a contractor to cover a 9 – 12 month period, 2 days a week within the marketing department located within Peterborough Central Library, on a daily rate.

Ideal experience would include a minimum of 10 years marketing experience, with 3-5 years in a senior manager role in b2c marketing, ideally with experience within a culture or leisure environment.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, stating the exact position you wish to apply for to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

 

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Marketing Manager - Sports 

Salary £29,854 -£32,106 
Temporary to Permanent, 37 hour per week
Central Library

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Do you love sports and healthy living? Are you passionate about sharing with all audiences across the city all the best solutions for sports, health and well-being?

Well, Vivacity are the people behind some of Peterborough’s most popular culture, sports and healthy living services such as Peterborough museum, Vivacity Premier Fitness and Flag Fen to name a few.  We hope you will have enjoyed one of our services at some point when visiting Peterborough, Tripadvisor is a big advocate of our sites ranking us #4, #7 and #14 top places to visit in the region. 

As a charity, we're all about enriching lives and inspiring people through the things we do across culture, sports and healthy living. We have a brilliant brand and there is more we can do to support the growth of our organisation.  We want to bring more people in to experience our services, more often because what we do is great and we want everyone to know it.

Where you fit in…..

Vivacity is a charity committed to ensuring Peterborough is a better place to live and work. Set up 6 years ago in 2010, Vivacity is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with charitable status.

Working directly into the Marketing Director you will be solely responsible for raising awareness and attracting people across the city to our sports service. The role is varied across the Marketing mix and offers scope to be involved in lots of initiatives to deliver more people, more often into the service. Working in collaboration with the rest of the Marketing team to find synergies to share what’s on at Vivacity to more people in the city and surrounding areas.

 What we’re looking for…..

We require an experienced Marketer to take on this important role in the team.

Ideal experience would include a minimum of 3-5 years marketing experience, ideally with experience within a culture or leisure environment.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter demonstrating how you meet the criteria for the role to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com

Purchase Ledger Controller 

Salary £20,456-£23,166 plus benefits
Permanent, 37 hour per week
Central Library

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Vivacity is an independent, not-for-profit organisation, with charitable status, managing many of Peterborough’s most popular culture and leisure facilities. We provide a myriad of opportunities for people to take part in cultural and leisure activities, including theatre and arts, heritage, libraries and sport. Our major venues include the Key Theatre, Regional Pool and Fitness Centre, the Lido, Vivacity Premier Fitness, Central Library, Flag Fen Archaeology Park and the Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery. We are looking to find an ambitious and eager experienced Purchase Ledger Controller to join the team and make a real difference.

Reporting to the Director of Resources, the Purchase Ledger Controller will be responsible for co-ordinating the workload of the purchase ledger team to ensure supplier invoices are coded accurately, approved in accordance with the scheme of delegation and paid on a timely basis. Tasks will also include setting up new supplier accounts and completing monthly supplier reconciliations and liaising with internal departments and suppliers to resolve queries. In addition to this you will be responsible for:
• The month end close of purchase ledger within 3 working days and preparation of purchase ledger month end journals
• Preparation of a weekly and monthly payment run
• The monitoring of the compliance status of self-employed suppliers
• The training of users on Vivacity's Purchase Control Software
• Undertaking regular house-keeping of old purchase orders
• Assisting with the completion of government Central Statistics enquiries
• Supporting and mentoring the purchase ledger team

Your solid and relevant accounts payable experience, exposure to a purchase control environment and understanding of accruals and payments will set you apart. It is expected that the Purchase Ledger Controller will have an excellent handle on Microsoft Office including excel and be educated to GSCE level in English and Maths with experience in Double Entry book keeping. It is also desirable that you will have experience of SAGE.
In addition, Vivacity is looking for a candidate who has:
• A “teamplayer” mentality with the passion to help others
• Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
• A real harness on organisation, prioritisation and the proactive nature to meet objectives.

Your positive attitude, high degree of accuracy and progressive outlook should be matched to your skills as an experience Purchase Ledger Controller.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, demonstrating how you meet the criteria for the role to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com.

Receptionist 

£7.58 per hour 
Zero Hours
Permanent 

Vivacity Premier Fitness  

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Receptionist

Based at Vivacity Premier Fitness

We are looking for a lively, customer focused receptionist to provide a professional front of house service ensuring all customers and visitors to the facility receive the best possible service in accordance with service standards.

This involves shifts and weekends on a rota basis.

Please see the attached job description for more details.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity-peterborough.com