We are looking for an enthusiastic, skilled and self-motivated individual to join the highly collaborative and friendly back of house team at the Phoenix Theatre as Deputy Head of Stage.
The Deputy Head of Stage will support the Head of Stage with the day-to-day running of the Stage department, assist with production turnarounds, and the installation of new productions and visiting events. You shall be responsible for the upkeep of the building and production maintenance, as well as undertaking carpentry projects to improve the Theatre. A good knowledge of carpentry, Stage, counterweight flying and production rigging techniques is essential for this role.
To succeed in this role you will be a clear communicator, able to work closely with the Head of Stage and Technical & Buildings Manager to develop an effective working relationship with visiting companies, the venue team, colleagues in London theatres and ATG’s central services, as well as contractors and suppliers. You will also be required to work closely with the venue Electrics Department, collaborating on projects and tasks from time-to-time. As part of your duties, you will oversee contractors and remedial works and complete administration duties to ensure that we are compliant with current Health and Safety legislation. The ability to work calmly under pressure and come up with creative solutions to problems is essential in this role.
This position is Full Time. Please note regular evening and weekend work will be required.
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 atg.co.uk and careers.atg.co.uk
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.
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