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Contact Us

Most enquiries from customers can be best dealt with by the management team at each cinema. Please navigate to the pages for your local cinema and look up the details under “Cinema Information". Alternatively you can call us on 0871 902 5747.

If you need to contact our head office, please email enquiries@picturehouses.co.uk, call 020 7734 4342 or write to Picturehouse Cinemas Ltd, 7th Floor, St Vincent House, 30 Orange Street, London, WC2H 7HH. The "enquiries" email address is checked during office hours and your email will be passed on to the best person to deal with your request.

There are various advertising opportunities at the Picturehouse Cinemas.

On Screen

If you want to advertise before the main feature, please contact Digital Cinema Media on 020 7534 6363.

In our printed material

Our brochures are produced every six weeks and we print around 2.5m a year that are distributed locally, in our cinemas and mailed out to our member database. You have the option to advertise in specific cinema brochures or nationally in our quarterly magazine, Picturehouse Recommends.

Online

There are advertising opportunities on this website, in our email communications or via our social media channels.

For more information and advertising rates for print and online please email enquiries@picturehouses.co.uk or call us on 020 7734 4342.

Jobs

Cinema Managers: notes for applicants
We have relatively low turnover at management level and so opportunities do not arise often. However, when vacancies arise we almost always turn first to the CVs that have been emailed to us and so we encourage you to send in your CV for our consideration.

Cinema managers have to have a wide range of skills including people management, customer service, marketing & promotion, building maintenance, film projection, and food & beverage service. We do, of course, provide in-house training and support in all areas but the more experience you can bring (not necessarily in a cinema or theatre environment) the stronger your chances will be.

We look for people with exceptional organisational skills, flexibility about locations, a readiness to work unsocial hours, ideas about marketing, and a willingness to be completely hands-on. Experience of management is essential and you must, of course, have an interest in film.

Each cinema recruits its own Front of House staff (Front of House Assistants, Supervisors, Duty Managers, Bar and Catering staff). If you are interested in being considered for one of these positions please send your CV to your local cinema (see the "Contact Us" page on your cinema for address details). Applications for any Cinema Management, Projectionist or Head Office positions can be made by emailing your CV to jobs@picturehouses.co.uk.

Front-of-House Staff Pay Rates

Outside London: £7.70 an hour plus £2 commission for every Membership sold or renewed.

London: £8.08 an hour plus £2 commission for every Membership sold or renewed. There is a separate pay agreement at The Ritzy in Brixton. Front-of-house staff there are paid a flat rate of £8.40 an hour.

All staff are paid weekly directly into their bank accounts and receive their payslips by email. It is therefore a requirement that all new staff have an email account and bank account.

Sick Pay, Holiday, Pension

Sick Pay

All cinema staff who have one year’s service receive company sick pay. This tops up your Statutory Sick Pay to match your average earnings after a week’s absence. All managers and Head Office staff who have passed their probation receive company sick pay up to a maximum of four weeks a year.

Holiday Pay

All staff receive four weeks' holiday pay, plus an allowance for public holidays. Managers and Head Office staff receive an additional week after five years’ service, and a further week after ten years’ service.

Pension Contributions

Like all employers, the company makes pension contributions for all staff (unless you opt out). All staff can choose to increase their contributions after two years, and the company will increase its contributions.

Other Perks

Unlimited free tickets at Picturehouse You can see any film or event for free at any Picturehouse Cinema provided there are seats available at the last minute.

Two guest tickets a week
Once a week, all staff who have passed their probation can also bring two guests to any film or event at Picturehouse Cinemas for free, subject to availability.

Unlimited free tickets at Cineworld
You can have one free ticket to any screening at any Cineworld cinema, subject to availability.

Free hot drinks & draught soft drinks
When you are working you can have as much free tea, coffee and post-mix soft drinks as you like for yourself.

Picturehouse food and drink discounts
You and your guest can claim 30% off food and drink at Picturehouse Cinemas, including on your days off.

Cineworld food and drink discounts
You can claim 10% off food and drink at Cineworld cinemas, including from Starbucks in their cinemas.

Staff food
Low-cost staff food is generally available during off-peak times at cinemas with kitchens when you are working.

Eye tests
If you use a computer or tills at work we have vouchers so that you can have a free eye test.

Perkz
All Picturehouse staff have free access to the Perkz shopping website to get discounts at more than 200 major retailers.

Childcare vouchers
You can choose to have part of your salary paid in childcare vouchers and so save tax.

Life assurance scheme
All managers and Head Office staff who increase their pension contributions will be automatically included in the life assurance scheme, which pays a lump sum of four times your salary to your dependents if you die.

Income protection scheme
All managers and Head Office staff who increase their pension contributions will be automatically included in the income protection scheme, which provides for payments if you are off work with an illness that lasts more than 13 weeks (up to retirement age).

Cineworld shares
All Picturehouse staff can opt to participate in Cineworld’s ShareSave schemes through which you can save an amount from your pay each week to buy shares at a discounted rate after three years.