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Technical Manager
  • Employer: Borough of Broxbourne
  • Reference: TM
  • Published: Wed 16/11/2022, 11:26 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 06/12/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Full Time, Weekends
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary: Starting from £33,654.40 p.a.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: The Spotlight, , Hertfordshire

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Technical Manager

Post:  TECHNICAL MANAGER at The Spotlight (REF: TM)                                         

Salary: Starting from £33,654.40 p.a.

Do you want to work in an evolving venue? Do you want to join a small friendly and passionate team?

The Spotlight Theatre is recruiting a Technical Manager. The Broxbourne Council venue, close to Hoddesdon High Street, has a host of first class entertainment lined up with fun for all ages.

You will be responsible for the technical operation supporting The Spotlight’s busy events and entertainments programme.


You will organise the smooth running of all technical aspects of productions support a range of events including cinema, conferences and private functions. Duties involve leading a small team of staff to rig and operate sound, lighting and stage equipment according to the venue’s busy programme.


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, ideally including production management experience.


You will have at least two years of experience working as a professional technical manager in a multifunctional venue, and have knowledge and experience of a broad range of technical theatre aspects such as sound, lighting, set building and 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 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 have adopted the core values of Teamwork, Innovation, Effectiveness and Respect (TIER).

The values and their underlying behaviours, demonstrate our commitment to providing excellent customer care, working in a joined up way, showing respect at all times and looking at innovation and forward thinking solutions. We pride ourselves on recruiting, developing and retaining talent who share this commitment.


We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


The Council’s 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 must be submitted online by 6 December 2022 quoting the above reference.


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