Assistant Head of Lighting

Summary

We are seeking a Assistant Head of Lighting to join our Lighting Team. You will support the Head of Lighting in the day to day planning and running of the Team. You will be given responsibility for specific areas of the specialism matching your experience alongside independently managing projects.

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Curve is a leading producing theatre, creating compelling cultural experiences for all those who live, learn, visit and work in Leicester. Under the leadership of Chief Executive, Chris Stafford and Artistic Director Nikolai Foster, Curve has developed a reputation for producing, programming and touring a bold and diverse programme of musicals, plays, new work and dance. All of this is presented alongside a dynamic mix of community engagement and learning opportunities, which firmly places audiences and communities at the heart of everything we do.

 

We are seeking a skilled Assistant Head of Lighting to join our Lighting Team at Curve. As Assistant Head of Department you will support the Head of Lighting in the day to day planning and running of a busy Technical Lighting Department. You will have proven experience in all key areas of the specialism, including Rigging, Programming, Maintenance, Electrical Safety alongside experience supporting a large team of Technicians.

 

The role will work closely with the Head of Lighting and other key technical team members to ensure Curve’s programming of Visting and Made at Curve productions are facilitated to the highest standard. You will be given responsibility for specific areas of the specialism matching your experience alongside independently managing projects as agreed.

 

This role would suit any individual with proven experience and advanced knowledge in Lighting who would like to take a step towards managing and supporting a skilled team of Technicians. You will be given space and support to develop these skills whilst still engaging in the hands-on practical day to day requirements of a Lighting Department. The role is primarily based at Curve Theatre Leicester, however from time to time you may be asked to support Made at Curve work out on Tour.

 

You can find out more about the role, working at Curve and details of how to apply by visiting our website. If you have the skills suitable for this role, please submit an application via our online portal.

 

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Thursday 20th June 2024

First Stage Interviews:  Thursday 4th or Friday 5th July 2024

Second Stage Interviews: Thursday 18th or Friday 19th July 2024

 

We are an inclusive organisation, from our trustees and team members to our audience and participants. We treat all job applicants equally, regardless of class, age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in the cultural sector.

Organisation

Curve Theatre

Location Type

Specific location

Salary Type

Salaried

Salary (Exact)

£32,388.72

Closing Date

20/06/2024

Contract Type

Permanent, Full Time

Job Type

Backstage & Technical

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