Head of Lighting & Video


Nottingham Playhouse, one of the country’s leading producing theatres, is seeking a knowledgeable self-starter with significant lighting and video experience to lead our Lighting & Video team.

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The Head of Lighting & Video will play a key part in realising Nottingham Playhouse’s work, by delivering exemplary service to main-stage and studio productions, co-productions, touring, transfers, Participation and Community productions and projects, events and hires. They will be responsible for all aspects of the safe and efficient running of the Lighting & Video team and a proactive member of the Heads of Departments team.

The role will suit candidates with proven lighting and video experience in a producing theatre, and excellent project management skills, including leadership, delegation and budgeting. They will be highly organised and a strong communicator with excellent interpersonal abilities.

The role is offered as a permanent full-time contract. This is a wide-ranging job and we will provide on-going support, such as training, to enable the post holder to fulfil all aspects of the job.

Nottingham Playhouse is committed to a policy of diversity and inclusion, creating a workforce representative of the diverse communities we work with. Our workforce is currently under representative of certain communities and we are taking positive action for equal opportunities through the recruitment process. We actively encourage applications from the Global Ethnic Majority and Disabled people. Nottingham Playhouse is part of the Parents in Performing Arts (PIPA) campaign and welcomes proposals for flexible working around caring responsibilities and anyone looking for a positive work/life balance. We are also a Disability Confident employer, recruiting and supporting disabled people in the workplace.

For more information and details on how to apply, please visit our website: https://nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/job/head-of-lighting-video-dec-2023/

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The closing date for applications is Monday 26 February 2024 at 12noon.


Nottingham Playhouse

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Specific location

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Salary (Exact)

£35,000 – £40,000 per annum (depending on experience). Relocation package available for the right candidate.

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Contract Type

Permanent, Full Time

Job Type

Backstage & Technical

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