Jobs & Opportunities

Unit 15 is run by The Invisible Circus C.I.C. and is a sister company of The Loco Klub

When vacancies become available in our team - within all realms of our work - we'll post the job and opportunity advertisements here (as well as elsewhere online).

Current Vacancies

Business Operations Manager

30 hours per week (NJC Pay Scale £30,000 pro rata)

The Invisible Circus and The Loco Klub have an exciting opportunity for the right person to join our team in a key role, as Business Operations Manager.

About the Companies

The Invisible Circus has a rich history with roots in traditional touring street performance and a wealth of experience in transforming disused spaces. We produce unique circus-theatre experiences in interesting spaces, from seated shows in traditional theatres and circus big tops to site-specific promenade spectacles in disused, industrial, and historical buildings. We run Unit 15 Creation Space, providing affordable and well-equipped training facilities for professional and emerging performers. We are a small, dedicated company with a strong belief in positive social change and the influential power of the arts and live performance. 


The Loco Klub - sister company to The Invisible Circus -  is a multi-use live arts venue, steeped in history. It is a collaborative, cultural hub for Bristol, which prides itself on always striving to improve inclusivity and accessibility, celebrating community, diversity and art in all its forms.

About the Role

The role of the Business Operations Manager holds a vital role in the company of overseeing  all operations of both companies, improving overall efficiency, ensuring goals and objectives are adhered to and driving sustainability & growth. The Business manager will implement operational systems and processes, manage risk and financial performance of the company and line manage relevant team members. We are looking for a leader and problem solver with a collaborative spirit and demonstrable business acumen with sound knowledge across all areas of the business.  


Responsible to: Company Directors

Responsible for: Project & Development Manager; Finance Officer; Unit 15 Centre Manager; Loco Klub Programme Manager; Loco Klub Head Venue Manager.


Based in Bristol.

Please click here to download the full job description.

Person Specification

  • 3 years minimum experience working as a Company Manager, Operations Manager or Business Manager, ideally in a creative organisation/hospitality

  • Sound judgement and decision making skills, excellent communicator

  • Experience managing budgets/cash flow and Quickbooks (or similar accounting software) and financial analysis 

  • 3 years minimum leading/managing a team of people 

  • Calm and professional approach to work

Recruitment Process

The Invisible Circus and The Loco Klub is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination or harassment. We care about your work ethic, your experience and your personality. 


To apply: 

Please email a copy of your CV and Cover Letter (1000 words / 2 sides of A4 maximum) or short video (5 minutes maximum) to: with ‘Business Operations Manager’ in the subject line. 

Application Deadline: 9am on Monday 12th December 2022

Interviews: Week Commencing 9th January 2023



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Telephone: 01179413857