Careers

At Cineworld, we want you to be part of our open and lively environment, where every employee can make a contribution. In return for helping us become the number one cinema chain, we offer ongoing learning and development and we reward you for all your hard work (see benefits below).

Development Opportunities

Cineworld Cinemas is a growing cinema chain and as such there are a number of development opportunities that you can take advantage of. Not only are we continually expanding, but Cineworld has a reputation for developing and promoting talent from within. Our emphasis on internal promotion means that where employees have the right mix of skills and experience there are many ways for them to further their career with us.

We want all of the talented individuals who work for us to develop and grow, so in all of our cinemas you will learn essential skills, including retail and customer service. To ensure everyone has a chance to succeed within their career at Cineworld, all of our employees receive ongoing learning and development to maximise their potential.

Benefits

You never know what you are going to get handed in life, which is why Cineworld provides a flexible benefits package to help you be as prepared as possible for the road ahead. From free movies to supporting you in keeping your health in great shape, as well as ways to save you money, your benefits package can be adapted to suit your needs.

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At Cineworld, we want you to be part of our open and lively environment, where every employee can make a contribution. In return for helping us become the number one cinema chain, we offer ongoing learning and development and we reward you for all your hard work (see benefits below).

 

In-Cinema Roles

At Cineworld, we have a number of positions to suit your work life balance. From a challenging and motivating role while you're studying for a long term career path. Cineworld has a vision of team work, drive, leadership and passion. Read on to find out where you could fit into the Cineworld Team.

Team Member

As a team member, you will work both alone and together within a team to enhance the cinema experience of all Cineworld customers.

The team member role is fast paced and challenging, providing occupants with the opportunity to obtain a range of skills and experience in an exciting and ever growing organisation.

In contributing to the smooth running of the cinema, staff duties include but are not limited to; ticket sales, cleaning, liaising with customers, food and drink preparation for example popcorn, hotdogs, coffees, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages and providing support to supervisors and members of the management team as required.

If you have a passion for customer service and would like to join the Cineworld Team, apply now!

Supervisor

As a Supervisor, you will work both alone and together within a team to enhance the cinema experience of all Cineworld Customers, while assisting the management team in ensuring the smooth running of the cinema.

The Cineworld Supervisor role is fast paced, providing you with the opportunity to obtain a diverse range of skills and experience in an exciting and ever growing organisation.

In addition to supervising and helping Multifunctional staff members complete their daily task such as food and drink preparation for example popcorn, hotdogs, coffees, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages, other duties can include, but are not limited to; maintaining our high site standards, administration and cash management, addressing and resolving customer queries, liaising with customers and delivering an excellent service, and providing support and assistance to the management team as required.

If you have a passion for customer service, the drive to lead a team and would like to join the Cineworld Team, apply now!

Operations Manager

As an Operations Manager, you will form an integral part of the management team, supporting the General Manager in the profitable and effective operation of the cinema.

This role is highly diverse, which provides the opportunity to expand your skills and experience in all aspects of cinema management. Focus areas will include Payroll, Human Resources, Retail, Finance, Health & Safety, Marketing and Film, in addition to the core responsibility of ensuring that all policies and procedures are followed correctly and customers are provided with the highest standard of service.

You will be involved in all aspects of cinema management therefore you will need to work well under pressure. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; operational standards, staff management, stock management, maintaining standards and managing the overall strategy of the site.

If you have a passion for customer service, the ability to motivate a team, the drive to lead and coach a team and would like to join the Cineworld Team, apply now!

General Manager

A General Manager at Cineworld Cinemas has vision, dedication and initiative. You will be results driven, passionate about both your customers and staff and have the ability to motivate your team in achieving success.

This challenging yet rewarding role will effectively manage the cinema to meet business objectives. Working in a diverse and fast paced environment, you will provide effective ongoing leadership and management to your team ensuring that all policies and procedures are adhered to.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; analysing business data to increase market share and profitability, budgetary management, overseeing operational standards, succession planning, setting goals for your teams in line with the operational strategy, enhancing the customer experience and ensuring the highest levels of cleanliness are achieved.

If you have a passion for customer service, the ability to motivate a team, the flexibility and adaptability to cope in an ever changing environment, and have the experience to excel in this role we would love to hear from you.

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FAQs

What positions are available at Cineworld Cinemas?

Summaries of cinema positions available at Cineworld can be viewed by clicking on the job titles above.

What will my roster be like?

Hours of work with Cineworld Cinemas vary. Weekend work will be involved and some flexibility is essential.

Can I apply for more than one role?

Yes. However, you will need to submit separate applications for each role.

What is the online application process?

Online applications will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. You will receive feedback throughout the process to enable us as well as yourself to assess your suitability for the role.

There are three steps in the application process where you will have the opportunity to:

  • Tell us about yourself
  • Tell us about your career history/past experiences
  • Provide us with contact details and your previous employment history

Please note, to complete our on-line application, you will need:

  • A valid email address
  • To be 18 years old and above
  • Eligibility to work in the United Kingdom, Jersey or Dublin (dependent on the location of the position you are applying for).

Once you have submitted your application you will receive automatic confirmation of receipt including a unique reference number. If you have been unsuccessful, you will be informed within 24 hours. If your application requires further review we will be in contact as soon as possible to advise if you have been shortlisted for interview.

I have a disability. Can you help me with the recruitment process?

If you have a disability and would like assistance with the recruitment process, please ensure that you make us aware of this when you complete the application form. This will allow us to make any necessary arrangements for your interview.

How long will it take for somebody to inform me of the outcome of my application?

Once you have submitted your application you will receive automatic confirmation of receipt including a unique reference number. If you have been unsuccessful, you will be informed within 24 hours. If your application requires further review we will be in contact as soon as possible to advise if you have been shortlisted for interview.

What if I do not have my own computer or email address?

There are a number of places in your local community that have free public access to computers e.g public library or Jobcentre Plus as well as internet cafes (for a small cost). They will also be able to advise you on setting up a personal email account.

What are the benefits of working for Cineworld Cinemas?

In return for your hard work and commitment FREE MOVIES are just one of the benefits we offer.

Not only may you be able to see films before they open to the public, but you will be eligible for the Cineworld Cinepass which entitles you and a guest to complimentary cinema visits and discounts on concessions, so you can all enjoy a night at the movies on us!

Cineworld Cinemas offers a wide variety of benefits; all employees are entitled to 28 days paid holiday per year, you may also want to join our contributory pension scheme, childcare voucher scheme, cash back healthcare plan and eye care scheme.

In addition to this we also offer retail incentives and in house competitions where you can win amazing prizes!

At Cineworld we review our benefits on a regular basis and there are lots more rewards to come!

*Terms and conditions apply to some benefits.

What do I need to be eligible for employment with Cineworld Cinemas?

In order to be eligible to apply online for employment with Cineworld Cinemas, you will need:

  • A valid email address
  • To be 18 years old or above
  • Eligibility to work in the United Kingdom, Jersey or Dublin (dependent on the location of the position you are applying for).

Why has a position that was advertised on your site been removed prior to the closing date?

Should there be an overwhelming response to a vacancy, the position may be removed from advertising prior to the closing date. This is to ensure that the respective interviewers are able to respond to all applicants in a timely manner, enabling them sufficient time to conduct a fair and thorough assessment of each application received. Therefore it is highly recommended that you lodge your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Do Cineworld Cinemas offer Work Experience?

At this point in time we are unable to offer work experience. We thank you for your interest in working with Cineworld Cinemas.

Am I able to send my CV to apply for a vacancy with Cineworld?

We no longer accept Curriculum Vitae as a form of application. Our vacancies are advertised on the careers page which lists all positions available and enables you to search for vacancies via position and location.

When do Cineworld advertise vacancies?

The Cineworld careers page is updated on a regular basis as vacancies arise however the main periods of advertising are in the months leading up to Easter, Summer & Christmas.

I have a query regarding my online application, who should I contact?

Please email careers@cineworld.co.uk stating Online Application Enquiry in the subject field. Please note that this email address is only to be used for this purpose and not for generic applications or CV’s.

Where can I find clarification on my right to work?

In order to be eligible to work in any of our Cinemas you will be required to provide documentation proving your right to work in the applicable location and that you are aged 18 years or older. For further information regarding specific requirements for each location please visit the relevant websites listed below:
 
Jersey *
http://www.gov.je
http://www.jacs.org.je

United Kingdom
http://www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk

Dublin
http://www.citizensinformation.ie 

* Please note that eligibility to work in Jersey requires different proof of right to work than the UK. The States of Jersey specify that only a limited number of non qualified staff (i.e. who have not lived on the island for 5 years) can be employed by Cineworld Jersey. The advert will advise if the cinema is recruiting for non qualified candidates.

In addition to this, candidates will need a Social Security Registration Card issued by the States of Jersey Health and Social Services Department and an Income Tax Effective Notice issued by the States of Jersey Income Tax Office.

Is there a minimum age requirement to work at Cineworld Cinemas?

Working in a Cineworld Cinemas environment requires candidates to be over 18.

How do I apply for a cleaning position with Cineworld Cinemas?


Cineworld Cinemas contract external cleaning companies and do not conduct the recruitment of any cleaning staff. To enquire about the company used at a particular Cineworld Cinemas please contact the site directly.

How do I apply for a security position with Cineworld Cinemas?

Cineworld Cinemas contract external security companies and do not conduct the recruitment of any Security staff. To enquire about the company used at a particular Cineworld Cinemas please contact the site directly.

What if I can not find the vacancy I am looking for on your careers page?

If you were verbally informed about a vacancy with Cineworld Cinemas and can not see this on our careers page, the advertisement may have received an overwhelming response and as such we are not currently taking any more applications for this position.

If you are searching for a particular position or location and our careers page is not generating any a response, unfortunately we do not currently have any vacancies that meet your search criteria.

In both cases please continue to visit this site which is updated regularly.

I’m thinking about applying for a position with Cineworld Cinemas. What should I take into consideration?

Further information regarding each role can be found above. We recommend that applicants review the description for the role they are applying for and ensure that they have an understanding of the responsibilities involved.

If you were successful in gaining a position with Cineworld Cinemas and would be travelling to work by public transport we also recommend that you research what your journey would involve. Depending on your location, websites such as The Travel Line (for the UK) http://www.traveline.org.uk/index.htm, The States of Jersey Government Online (for Jersey) http://www.gov.je/TravelTransport/ and Dublin City Council (for Dublin) http://www.dublincity.ie/Pages/Homepage.aspx can be useful.

Due to the nature of the cinema business our operating hours can range from 9:00 am to 3:00 am, as such flexibility is required. Please take this into consideration when researching your transport options.