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LEAD TECHNICIAN (Sound & AV)

Date Added
25 July 2022
Organisation
Birmingham Hippodrome
Location
Birmingham B5 4TB
Salary
£35,558pa + benefits
Job Specification
As a proud, independent charity we are on a mission to enrich the cultural life of the region and our vision is clear; we are creating a world-class cultural scene for our region with Birmingham Hippodrome firmly centre stage. 
 
The strength of Birmingham Hippodrome comes from our people; real people with their own thoughts, beliefs, cultures and identities that bring their unique perspective and experiences to our team. We are committed to placing inclusion at the heart of all we do, making it central to our decision making. We are breaking down barriers and building relationships for us to become a more equitable place for audiences, artists, participants, and our own teams. We do not, and will not, tolerate discrimination of any kind. 
 
We are looking for people to join us on this journey at a pivotal time in our evolution; recognising our people and network of talented freelancers and volunteers are core to the growth and success of the organisation. 
 
The future of Birmingham Hippodrome is you. 
 
About The Role 
You will provide a full and professional technical support service ensuring we carry out our production activities settling for nothing but the best. You will assist the technical management in all technical related duties but with an emphasis on the sound and AV elements of our productions on and off stage including get-ins, get-outs, show running, maintenance of technical equipment and general backstage housekeeping. This role is all about supporting all areas of lighting, sound, stage, AV, furniture logistics and maintenance related activities. 
 
We will expect you to enhance our standing for operating a safe working environment, ensure high standards are maintained and deliver faultless customer service. Whether supporting visiting productions, carrying out maintenance or preparing events you will make your mark and build your reputation. 
 
You must have experience of working with large scale musicals, ballet and opera or relevant maintenance activity in other sectors such as conferences and events. 
 
Essential too, is the knowledge to rig and operate technical equipment covering lighting, sound and AV as well as the ability to lead a team during get-ins/get-outs and other 
technical work in the areas of lighting, sound and AV. You will also have worked with MAC and PC software such as Qlab, Parallels and Powerpoint. You will have basic LX skills too. 
 
Highly organised and a good communicator you are effective at multi-tasking and have an eye for detail. Reliable, your flexible approach will be complemented by good team working skills. You will also have a good understanding of H&S legislation. 
 
44 hours per week annualised 
 
Application Details
If you want to be part of an organisation that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop, you can enjoy a new stage for your skills by visiting the recruitment page on our website and applying online via the link here: 
https://recruitment.birminghamhippodrome.com/displayjob.aspx?jobid=276 
 
 
Recognising under-representation in our workforce of Black, Asian and global majority people, and those with disabilities, we particularly welcome applicants from those backgrounds, identities and experiences. 
Closing Date
10 August 2022
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