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Technician (LX & Sound Bias)

Date Added
25 January 2023
Ambassador Theatre Group
GU21 6GQ
£20,837.25 per annum + Get Outs
Job Specification
Nothing beats the energy and excitement of a great live experience! That’s why our mission is to bring the very best in live entertainment to the largest possible number of people. 
The Ambassador Theatre Group is a world leader in live entertainment; we operate venues, run major ticketing platforms and produce award-winning shows. We strive to be ambitious, passionate, smart and collaborative in everything we do. You'll be joining the company at an exciting time as we make the most of every opportunity to bring back live entertainment in 2022. 
The Ambassadors, Woking, comprises three exciting and thoroughly individual venues: the 1321-seat New Victoria Theatre, the 228-seat Rhoda McGaw Theatre and the 7-screen Nova Cinema. 
We are currently looking for an experienced Technician to join our technical team. 
You’ll report to the Technical Manager and be responsible for Casual Technicians. You’ll also work closely with the Deputy Technical Manager and the Rhoda Senior Technician. 
Key responsibilities 
Assisting in ensuring the safe and efficient get-in, fit-up and get out of all productions in the New Victoria Theatre and Rhoda McGaw Theatre. 
Assisting in ensuring the smooth and safe operation of all staging, stage lighting and audio equipment located in the New Victoria Theatre and Rhoda McGaw Theatre, where necessary training the hirer in how to achieve this. 
When applicable, to assist in running performances. During certain productions this will involve undertaking the duties of a Stage/Electrics Dayman in the New Victoria Theatre and Rhoda McGaw Theatre. 
What are we looking for? 
Knowledge/experience in large scale production stagecraft and basic lighting. 
Knowledge/experience of operating counterweight flying systems 
Experience working in various crew positions during theatrical productions. 
Excellent knowledge of Theatre techniques, rigging and terminology. 
Experience in motivating a team. 
IT literate (Word, Excel) 
Please see the Job Description attached for more details. 
The Ambassador Theatre Group is an extraordinary success story in the live entertainment industry. Founded in 1992 in the UK, we’ve grown into the world’s number one live-theatre company today. We cover every discipline in the theatre industry, from operating venues to ticketing platforms and producing shows. We are passionate about great shows and our ambition is to help them find the largest possible audiences. 
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to provide a stage for everyone. Onstage and off, we hold ourselves accountable for nurturing an inclusive culture. Find out more about us and our values at and 
We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer, which means that we are taking action to ensure that people with disabilities and long-term health conditions feel supported, engaged and able to fulfil their potential in the workplace. We will offer an interview or recruitment event to disabled candidates who tell us they wish to participate in the scheme and who demonstrate in their application that they best meet the essential criteria for the role. Where we receive more applications than we are reasonably able to interview for any given role, we will retain applications for the next available interview opportunity wherever possible. 
If you’d like to discuss accessibility prior to applying, please review our job description where you can find our contact details to request a confidential discussion.
Application Details
Closing Date
06 February 2023
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