Elgiva Box Office 01494 582 900

Elgiva Box Office 01494 582 900

Job vacancy – Theatre Technician

We are looking for someone to provide quality technical support to the theatre’s varied programme of live and screened events.

Theatre Technician
37 hours per week

Salary of £22,369 plus £637 fringe allowance per annum

Closing date for applications: 21st May 2023
Interviews scheduled for: w/c 29th May 2023

Located in Chesham, 28 miles north-west of London and owned and managed by Chesham Town Council, The Elgiva is a busy, vibrant theatre with a varied programme of live and screened events.

We are looking for someone to join our technical team to provide the technical support the wide-ranging programme needs. To do this, you will have worked in live performance venues and have experience in operating theatre lighting, sound and projection equipment. You will also have a good working knowledge of health and safety as it relates to technical theatre.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A good understanding of theatre lighting, sound, stage management and projection

  • An ability to use own initiative and problem solve

  • An ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and in person, with hirers, promoters and theatre staff and volunteers

  • An ability to use MS Office products, as well as other sound, lighting and projection applications

  • Commitment, enthusiasm and self-motivation, and will demonstrate a professional and friendly demeanour

  • The ability to work independently or as part of a team

  • The ability to work unsociable hours

  • The ability to work at height

You will be an organised all-rounder, competent in theatre sound, lighting, stage craft and projection. A team player. you will also work well on your own. As the first point of contact for incoming companies you will be confident, flexible and a good communicator.

In addition to working within a great team, we also offer the following benefits:

  • Local government pay grade rise each year subject to satisfactory performance
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Reimbursement of professional fees
  • Comprehensive development and training
  • Discounted membership at Chesham Moor Gym and Swim

Employment is subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

For an informal discussion, please contact David Cooper, Theatre Manager, on 01494 582900.

Download the job description here. 

Download the application form here.

CVs are not acceptable forms of application.

Completed application forms should be emailed to David Cooper, Theatre Manager, The Elgiva at manager@elgiva.com

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