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Senior Technician

Date Added
29 July 2022
Northern Stage
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Job Specification
Northern Stage is seeking a Senior Technician to join our Technical and Production Team. 
Employment type: Permanent, Full-Time (37.5 hours per week, to include regular evenings 
and weekends.) 
Northern Stage is a theatre where ideas meet, and futures change. Every year thousands come to create and share unique live experiences at Northern Stage. Our home in Newcastle is an inspirational and creative place where everyone is welcome. Whether it is on one of our three stages (with a combined 700 seats), or any place that creativity is to be found, we work with an ever-expanding network of talented people to share the most entertaining, surprising, and imaginative stories from around the world.  We champion high quality mid-scale theatre production and touring, backed up by our industry-leading facilities and a dash of Geordie genius.  We reach beyond the ordinary, every time. 
Our promise is to be a place where people of all backgrounds can come together to change the world around us.  Northern Stage is an equal opportunities employer, and our goal is to create a diverse and inclusive working environment which reflects the city we live and work in and the communities and audiences we engage with.  Our colleagues have unique and varied lived experience which positively informs and influences the work we make.  Our recruitment process is open to all, and we particularly encourage applications from people of the global majority and D/deaf & disabled people, who are currently under-represented in our sector. 
Main purpose of the post: 
The Senior Technician is responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient presentation of all productions, hires, and projects in all Northern Stage venues, on tour and at festivals. The Senior Technician will provide a high level of skill and task management to day-to-day Stage operations of the Technical and Production team, and management of its equipment. They will work with other departments to provide a high level of multi-discipline support to all activities undertaken at Northern Stage and other venues. 
Please see our website for further information and the full job pack: 
Application Details
Please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your interest in this role to   and what skills and experience you would bring to Northern Stage. Your cover letter should be no more than one side of A4. Your application should be addressed to: Chris Durant (Head of Technical & Production). 
Please send your application via email to (Email subject: Senior Technician (Stage). 
Alternatively, you can apply by sending a short video or audio file, telling us about you and your experience. 
Closing Date for applications: Monday 22 August 2022 at 12pm 
Interviews: 6th and 8th September 2022 
Closing Date
22 August 2022
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