Job Opportunities

New vacancy

We are recruiting for a new Centre Manager to manage and overseeing the smooth running of the day to day of the Courthouse.

This is the organisation’s key administrative and managerial role. The person will liaise with key partners, overseeing the smooth day to day running of the centre, developing the creative use of the building and optimising income generation.

Otley Courthouse is unique, vibrant and successful. It is run by local people and provides an exciting environment where all age groups and abilities can get involved and experience outstanding arts events, screenings, exhibitions and performances. We are staffed primarily by volunteers, and generate much of our income through our diverse and creative activities.

Key responsibilities of the Centre Manager

  • Overall event management and marketing
  • Room hire management and Centre development
  • Overseeing of office and financial administration
  • Staff management and team development
  • Building management

If you would like an informal discussion about the Courthouse or any aspects of the post members of the Board will be available at the Courthouse on

Saturday July 1st     10am – 12pm

Tuesday  July 4th    2.00pm – 4.00pm


Closing date: 5pm Monday July 10th

Interview date:  Wednesday July 26th


Details of how to apply and for an application form, please click on the link below

Centre Manager Application Pack

Otley Courthouse Application Form

Please e-mail your application form and supporting documentation to:



Otley Courthouse is a unique development run by people in Otley, West Yorkshire. After an eight year development period we transformed a redundant nineteenth century magistrates court into a unique arts and resource centre for our community.

Find out about the history of Otley Courthouse by visiting the Heritage section of our website.


Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street, Otley, West Yorkshire LS21 3AN

Telephone: 01943 467466 email:

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