Head of Sound


We are looking for a Head of Sound to join our wonderful Production department. To be responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of the Sound Department at Stratford East and to support the Head of Production in facilitating the sound requirements of each production and the efficient management of the department. The role will also cover the overseeing of performance video needs alongside the Head of Lighting and will support the Learning & Participation team in the development of technical courses. The role will be based at Stratford East but may be required to work in other venues on Stratford East productions.

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Stratford East is a producing theatre in the heart of East London. We have a proud history and an exciting future. We tell stories, spearheading diverse work and champion often-marginalised voices on our stage. Under Nadia Fall’s Artistic direction, we present a bold programme of reimagined classics, timely revivals and ground-breaking new work.

Situated in the heart of the East End community, we run an engaging Learning and Participation programme and are accessible and open to all.

Stratford East is committed to safeguarding and embeds safeguarding in all of its working practices.

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Full time, permanent 
Salary:  £38,000 per annum, plus overtime


Hours of Work:  Normal working hours will be a minimum of 39 hours per week, excluding breaks. The normal hours are worked, over five days, Monday to Saturday inclusive. Overtime is payable for hours worked in excess of this and for hours worked on Sundays, Public Holidays and overnight. Regular evening, weekend and overnight work will be required.




30 days per annum including bank holidays. This will increase by 1 day for each full holiday year of service completed to a maximum total of 33 days. Holiday is pro rata for part time roles.




6 months
Notice Period:  2 months (after probation)


Pension:  Up to 5% matched pension contribution after qualifying period


Other Benefits:  Season ticket loans, Cycle to Work Scheme, complimentary theatre tickets, staff catering discount, Employee Assistance Programme (support and advice via phone and online for on various matters including legal, debt, counselling etc.)


To obtain an application pack, including a full job description, please visit our website: http://www.stratfordeast.com/about-us/vacancies/

Application deadline: Monday 29 July, no later than midday. Applications received after midday on the deadline date will not be accepted.

It is intended that initial interviews will take place the week commencing 05 August.


Theatre Royal Stratford East

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£38,000 per annum, plus overtime

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Backstage & Technical

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