Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Cinema Chain
  • Year established:
    1930
  • Website:
    http://www.odeon.co.uk
  • Contact
    • St Albans House, 57 - 59 Haymarket, London, London, SW1Y 4QX

About ODEON Cinemas Group Limited

ODEON Cinemas are Europe's leading cinema chain, ‘fanatical about film’? in every language.

ODEON Cinemas are the number-one exhibitor in the UK, Italy, Spain and Ireland and a significant player in Austria and Portugal.

Oscar Deutsch opened the first ODEON cinema in 1928 in Brierley, Staffordshire. The first cinema branded ‘ODEON’ was Deutsch's cinema at Perry Bar, Birmingham.

ODEON Cinemas became part of the Rank Organisation for the next 60 years. After various sales and acquisitions, ODEON ended up in the hands of AMC Theatres in 2016.

Today, London-headquartered ODEON Cinemas have 2,200 screens in seven countries and 120 cinemas under the ODEON banner in the UK. The current Chief Executive Officer is Mark Jonathan Way.

Perks for staff include free unlimited cinema and the chance to go to previews, 40% off food and drink in stores, a bonus scheme, on-the-spot scratchcard rewards, guest passes and flexible working.


What is it like to work for ODEON Cinemas Group Limited

Leadership
Leadership
The senior management team leads all business updates and company conferences and hold ‘town hall’ sessions to address questions, concerns or suggestions colleagues may have. They also regularly fundraise for charity and make themselves available to the rest of the team wherever possible.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
ODEON employees are provided with free fruit, breakout areas and counselling support where necessary, and are also encouraged to undertake charity work and take part in fundraising events. Film screenings are also held before and after work to help the team relax and socialise.
My Team
My Team
Company updates and internal communications are used to highlight key achievements and individual examples of great work, with leaders attending management gatherings to determine strategy. The company also contributes towards the cost of all Christmas parties and hosts an annual celebration for support office colleagues, all expenses paid.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    120

  • Average Age:

    28

  • Earning £35,000+:

    4%

  • Staff:

    4926

  • Male : Female:

    51% / 49%

  • Staff Turnover:

    52%

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