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Production Technician, Royal Holloway University of London


The Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance wishes to appoint a highly motivated and competent Theatre Technician / Stage Manager to work as part of our Technical Team in a thriving department which enjoys international recognition for its outstanding record of research.

Applicants are sought from practitioners with skills and experience in the field of technical theatre and/or stage management. The successful candidate will be fully involved in all practical aspects of theatre production within the department.

Candidates will work closely with the department’s Production Manager and Theatre Electrician to maintain high standards of technical theatre within the department. Applicants must have: IT literacy as the post involves monitoring of resources; minimally a basic knowledge of lighting and sound operation; strong making and practical skills; able to work at height; the ability to instruct students in stage management and /or technical theatre practices; an interest in higher education; a clear understanding of current health and safety legislation and a flexible attitude to working hours as some evening and weekend working will be required.

The Production Technician will also be required to provide some supervision and instruction to students in various aspects of technical theatre / stage management.

This is a permanent part time, 0.8 FTE, appointment which is available from September 2019.

Please quote the reference: 0819-304

Closing Date:   20 September 2019

Interview Date: W/C 30 September 2019

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration and the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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