Welcome to Free Word. Interested in exploring the political and cultural power of words? Join us at an upcoming event or read about the themes we explore.


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Front of House Assistant – £9.75/hour rising in line with London Living Wage each April

Purpose of the role:

We are looking for a pro-active, personable and conscientious Front of House Assistant to support the running of our public programme and event hire.

Working closely with the casual Duty Managers, you will ensure events are smooth running and of an excellent standard.

You will have a successful track record of providing high levels of customer service and a calm and flexible approach.

Hours are dependent on our events schedule, but a typical weekday shift would be 4pm – 9.30pm, with an average of two shifts per week. Some daytime and evening weekend work will also be available.


Free Word is an arts venue that explores the power and politics of words. Our distinctive building in Clerkenwell hosts dynamic public events and provides a home and learning hub for other organisations that celebrate freedom of expression by nourishing writers, listeners, speakers and readers.

To find out more:

Further details can be found in the Job Description.

How to apply:

Please send a completed application form and an Equality Diversity Monitoring Form to jobs@freewordcentre.com by 10am on Monday 26th March with the subject heading: FOH Application.

If you have any difficulty accessing the documents, please email jobs@freewordcentre.com

For questions contact Tim Fletcher, Head of Venue: tim@freewordcentre.com

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