Jobs

The Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall (TRCH) present one of the most exciting and diverse performing arts programmes in the UK. We’re looking for a Theatre Technician and Senior Technician to join our busy team.

THEATRE TECHNICIAN
We’re looking for ambitious and motivated Technicians to join our busy team, helping to manage the safe and efficient set-up, operation and get-out of shows and events at TRCH. You’ll relish the opportunity of working on a range of shows, from touring West End musicals, major rock and pop acts, top comedians to the world’s finest orchestras. Thriving in a fast paced environment you’ll make sure that we deliver a great service to all our visiting companies.

The starting salary is £22,571 (Level One) rising to £23,953 (Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period. Salary is based on a 37 hours a week annualised contract.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A minimum of 1 years’ experience of delivering technical assistance within a presenting or producing theatre.
Experience of supervising casual staff and assisting visiting companies.
Ability to fly a show and operate stage cues.
Ability to operate a lighting board and/or sound desk.
An understanding of the health and safety requirements of technical theatre

The closing date is 29 May 2022 with interviews held on 9 June 2022.
For informal enquiries please email, Technical Director, Dave Guy

For more information, to apply & view the job description & person specification click here

SENIOR TECHNICIAN
The Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall’s (TRCH) Technical Department is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced senior lighting & sound technician to join our resident, fulltime staff.  As a senior technician, you will provide support to visiting companies and supervise technicians and casual staff on Get-Ins, Get-Outs and during performances ensuring our programme of events is delivered to the highest possible standards of safety, quality and efficiency. This will include work on mainstage events in both the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall, as well as foyer events, maintenance work and other projects. Also, during maintenance periods; to include cleaning, electrical appliance safety inspections and repairs plus, any other remedial work needed by the venue.

The successful applicant will have an up to date working knowledge of lighting and sound consoles, specifically but not limited to, the ETC Eos family of lighting consoles and the DiGiCo SD series of sound consoles; a competent knowledge of the set-up and repair of current lighting and sound fixtures and peripherals; an able knowledge of the rigging of motors and associated equipment; a good knowledge of industry standard practices, procedures and methodology for efficient and safe working within the venue. As well as preferably, at least two years’ experience working in a mid/large scale venue.

The starting salary is £30,019 (Level One) rising to £32,040 (Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period. Salary is based on a 42 hours per week annualised contract.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Experience of lighting and/or sound design.
Experience of stage flying/rigging.
Experience of the technical delivery of presented / production work in a mid/large scale venue.
Experience supervising technical crews and incoming companies.
Experience of completing and complying with risk and method statements

The closing date for applications is 29 May 2022 with interviews will be held on 7 June 2022.
For informal enquiries please email, Technical Director, Dave Guy

For more information, to apply & view the job description & person specification click here