Technician


up to £24,285 per annum

Canterbury, Kent

University of Kent

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Do you have experience of providing technical support in a theatre environment? Do you enjoy working with the public and pride yourself on your professional and approachable attitude?

We are looking for an experienced Technician to deliver day to day technical services across the Gulbenkian Arts Centre and Institute of Cultural & Creative Industries. This role is full-time (35 hours per week) including weekends and bank holidays.

You will use both your knowledge and your practical experience to provide advice and support, working within established procedures and using judgement to problem-solve and ensure the smooth running of programmes.

What will you be doing, day to day?

Program lighting, sound and projection to support events and offer technical knowledge to venue users
Interpreting technical riders before and during live performances to ensure successful event delivery
Monitoring and performing repairs and maintenance on technical equipment

What are we looking for?

A degree relating to technical theatre or the equivalent professional experience
Experience of preparing and delivering multi-media and audio-visual elements within live performance
Experience of lighting operation and basic lighting design, and of live sound operation and basic sound design
An ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

What can we offer you?

A friendly, open and collaborative working environment and support in your development and wellbeing, along with a range of great staff benefits including:
43 days' leave per year (personal leave, bank holidays and additional days allocated for the Christmas period, pro rata for part-time staff)
An excellent pension scheme with generous employer contributions
On-campus cinema/theatre, sports facilities, library, nursery and food outlets, set among green, open space overlooking the Cathedral
Study while you work discounts, cycle to work scheme, local business discounts
On-site parking

Gulbenkian is the University of Kent’s Arts Centre offering innovative, engaging and high quality arts activity for the public, staff and students. It provides a key role in delivering the University commitment to public engagement and has a particular focus on the creative empowerment of children and young people.

Please see the links below to view the job description and apply for this post. For further information regarding the application process, please contact centralservicesresourcing@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: CSF-560-22.


Advertiser: Direct Employer

Posted on: 2022-09-12 11:11:42

Reference: CSF-560-22