To provide and assist with the provision of audio, lighting, stage management, and other technical services including AV. Ideally specializing in at least one of these areas. In relation to the requirements of venue users, management and others who use the premises and facilities at Warwick Arts Centre.
To assist with the timely maintenance of all equipment associated with the stage, auditorium and rehearsal/hire spaces and to assist with the inspection of all installations and equipment to ensure compliance with current legislation and licensing requirements.
To assist with the provision of technical support and general help and assistance to all users, hirers and service users within the general responsibilities of the post.
To have an awareness of current Health and Safety legislation and general requirements associated with premises Licensed for public entertainment and to assist the Technical Manager, Arts Centre Management and Front of House Manager in ensuring the safety and security of Warwick Arts Centre, its staff, users and members of the public at all times.
To assist the Technical Manager/ Technical Director as required with the preparation of production facilities and services to the standard deemed necessary for any event or activity.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To assist in the provision of lighting, audio, stage management and technical services required by users and hirers of Warwick Arts Centre.
To provide assistance to all hirers and users of the arts centre venues and advise as required in the use of appropriate lighting techniques and other support services.
To assist in the supervision of all hirers and users of the facilities of the venues in accordance with their requirements.
To assist in ensuring that all aspects of the Health and Safety at Work Regulations and licensing requirements are fully complied with and to report all non-compliance and associated problems to the Technical Manager/ Director.
To assist with the supervision and duty of care of all technicians and backstage crew who are working in a Casual/ Freelance capacity for Warwick Arts Centre.
To assist with the maintenance and safe storage of all related stage and auditorium equipment in accordance with current Health and Safety legislation, licensing requirements and internal policies (e.g. inventory policy).
To assist with the supervision of winches and hemp lines and associated facilities when being used to fly or support scenery, ensuring safe practices are used at all times, by all personnel.
To assist the Technical Manager in ensuring the venue complies with all current and relevant methods of inspection and record keeping.
To assist with the general upkeep and day to day maintenance of the premises and report via the correct channels any aspect of maintenance which requires attention.
To report to the Technical Manager / Director any operational problems associated with the conditions of individual hirers’ contract documentation.
To assist all services resident at the venue in their use of the facilities e.g. Estates, Cleaners, Catering etc.
To liaise with the House Manager or their deputy, other members of staff and where appropriate members of the public, to ensure a high standard of customer care is delivered at all times.
To assist the Technical Manager and the Arts Centre Technical theatre team with annual safety inspections and on-going risk assessments of the premises.
To screen digital projections and assist with the associated maintenance, repair and administrative cinema duties as required.
To be a competent IT user able to use and quickly learn different systems and packages including Excel, Word and specialist theatre software
To be willing to undertake any additional training as required by the post.
To keep up to date with technological developments in the Technical Theatre and performance industry and advise on their suitability for use at Warwick Arts Centre.
To be an active, willing and flexible member of the team supporting Warwick Arts Centre meet its objectives and vision.
To understand and promote University and Warwick Arts Centre policies and procedures.
Any other duties commensurate with the general level of the post.
At Warwick Arts Centre, we would love to hear from you if you have experience as:
We are proud to be the largest arts centre outside London, re-launching our venues after a major capital project and a part of Coventry City of Culture 2021. We are currently growing our technical team with a number of temporary vacancies to support all artforms across the live programme, visual arts and film.
Please send your CV and brief letter outlining your skills and experience to us at email@example.com