Venue Technician - Lighting Bias, Unicorn Theatre


We’re looking for a proactive technician with a Lighting Bias, and the ability to work across all disciplines. You will work as part of the Technical Department, servicing the technical requirements of all work presented by the Unicorn Theatre including productions, engagement (schools and community) projects, venue hires and events.

This will include acting as Production Electrician to deliver lighting designs for our shows. You will operate productions to a consistently high standard, maintaining the integrity of the production. You will be responsible for first line maintenance of technical equipment, show-related maintenance and housekeeping anywhere within the Unicorn Theatre and on tour.

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Salary: £23,000 FTE for a Fixed Term contract finishing 10 July 2022. Any overtime worked will be paid at the hourly rate of £11.06.

Contract: Full-time (40 hours across a 6 day week), Fixed Term contract. We’re looking for someone to start as soon as possible, and the finish date will be 10 July 2022. If the preferred candidate is only available to start later, the overall contract will be shortened, and will still finish on 10 July 2022. Overtime payable on hours above 40 during production periods.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Monday 4 October 2021
Interviews: Wednesday 6 October 2021

Because of the nature of this role, we would hope to meet in-person at the Unicorn building for interviews. If this is not possible, a Zoom interview can be arranged.

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