Employment type: Full Time
Hours: 40 per week over 5 days out of 7, subject to variation to meet business requirements. Working hours will include evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.
Work location: You will be based at Wycombe Swan and may be required to travel to and work at other HQT&H venues. Approved travel expenses will be reimbursed.
Purpose of the role: To facilitate technical requirements for all shows and events, and to assist with general theatrical and building maintenance duties as required.
Our ideal candidate: We are looking to appoint a multi-skilled Senior Technician to ensure a smooth running, efficient and safe working environment for all staff and visiting companies, to assist with building maintenance and to strive to offer the best possible service to all users of Wycombe Swan.
Wycombe Swan is one 12 venues within HQ Theatres & Hospitality’s (HQT&H) current portfolio of regional theatres and concert halls. HQT&H currently manages 18 auditoria on behalf of local authorities, with capacities ranging from a 200 seat arts centre to a 2,400 seated/standing theatre. Last year HQT&H programmed a total of 2,354 shows which attracted attendances of over 1.5 million.
HQ Theatres & Hospitality (HQT&H), the UK’s second-largest venue operator, is a division of Qdos Entertainment Ltd, one of the largest entertainment Groups in Europe.
Wycombe Swan is entering an exciting new stage in its development. The Swan has over a thousand seats and an aspirational plan to present the very best in touring musical theatre, drama, live music and comedy. The Old Town Hall offers a flexible space for events and promotions in a variety of settings for up to 600 people. The Oak Room is a smaller, prestigious function room for up to 100 people.
Each year we run a Summer Project which involves over 200 young people who are professionally led to produce a piece of musical theatre.
How to apply: Send a letter of application and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject title ‘Senior Technician’. Tell us why you think you are suited to this role, why it interests you and how we’ll benefit from having you on board!
Deadline: Friday 7 December 2018, 5pm
Salary: Up to £23,000 depending on experience