Post: TECHNICAL MANAGER (REF: TM)
Salary: Starting salary £28,308.80 p.a.
The Spotlight, Hoddesdon
The Spotlight Theatre will be re-opening its doors to the public in February 2022.The Broxbourne Council venue, close to Hoddesdon High Street, has a host of first class entertainment lined up to welcome the public back, with fun for all ages.
We are seeking to recruit a Technical Manager to be responsible for the technical operation supporting The Spotlight’s events and entertainments programme.
You will organise the smooth running of all technical aspects of productions as well as support for a range of events including cinema, conferences and private functions. Duties involve leading a small team of staff to rig and operate the sound/lighting systems and stage equipment according to the hirers/artist’s needs.
This is a varied role including practical technical work and team leadership. You will need to be great with people as well as having experience of large-scale technical work.
You will have at least two years of experience working as a professional theatre technician in a multifunctional venue and have knowledge and experience of a broad range of technical theatre aspects such as sound, light, set building and design stage management. You will have an in-depth knowledge of Health and Safety issues, good communication skills, and be a team player with the ability to work flexibly. Electrical installation and formal backstage technical qualifications are desirable.
This role requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). This role requires a full, valid driving license. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in fluent English is essential in this post.
We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The benefits package includes generous leave entitlement, a full training and development programme, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free membership to the Council’s local leisure centres, which includes free access to gyms, swimming pools, fitness classes, racket sport sessions, a health suite and a range of generous discounts across other leisure and culture services.
Broxbourne Council is an Equal Opportunities employer.
Details and application forms for all job vacancies are listed on the Council’s website.
Application forms to be returned by Sunday 5 December 2021 quoting the above reference.
Interviews will take place between 13 and 18 December 2021.
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