Job Opportunities: The Atkinson, Southport

Senior Technician (Theatres)
Permanent
Full-time
Grade F SCP 22 – 26 £20,661 to £23,398 per annum\
The Atkinson, Sefton Council, Lord Street, Southport, Merseyside

Introducing ourselves:
Following an extensive refurbishment, the Atkinson provides a vibrant day-time and evening cultural offer with theatres, art galleries, a museum, retail spaces, bars, café, and Sefton’s busiest library.  For the last three years, The Atkinson, has presented a packed programme of over 300 performances and events each year, in its two theatres and its public spaces, bringing the best medium-scale touring theatre, dance, comedy, music and children’s theatre to Sefton.

Job requirements:
The Atkinson is creating a new team to deliver high quality technical support to visiting companies, amateur groups and commercial hirers, as well as to provide support in the galleries and museum.  We are seeking a Senior Technician (Theatre) to lead a small team of technicians, and report directly to the Principal Manager Programmes, Audiences & Enterprise.  This vital role underpins the success of The Atkinson’s theatre programmes and income targets.

Experience required:
You will have experience at a senior technical level in a theatre or multi-venue arts environment.  You will be able to work in a well organised manner, planning work, meeting deadlines, to ensure all performances, events and activities run smoothly; sustaining an enthusiastic approach under pressure. You will be able to make considered decisions calmly under pressure, using your own initiative and working to tight deadlines.  You will be an excellent communicator who can maintain good working relationships with artists, companies, hirers and staff

You will be passionate about delivering the highest standards of theatrical lighting, sound and AV for performing arts events; with a sound knowledge of current IT applications, both general and theatre based productions; of all related technical practices and procedures, Health and Safety, associated regulations, statutory regulations and licensing requirements.

To apply quickly and securely, we recommend that you apply online via the red CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE link below and set up a Personal Career Planner account. This will enable you to track the progress of your application more easily. If you experience difficulty submitting your application form online, you can email it to recruitment@sefton.gov.uk or deliver it in person to the Transactional HR Team, 1st Floor, St Peter’s House, Balliol Road, Bootle, L20 3AB.
Note that we cannot accept applications via links to cloud storage sites, and do not accept CVs in place of an application form. If you have any questions about your application, please call our contact centre on 0345 140 0845.

Job Description and Person Specification

Click here to apply online.

Closing Date: 20/08/2017


Technician (Theatres) at The Atkinson. 1 Full Time Post and 2 Part Time Posts, Permanent. – ref 50689
Full Time
Permanent
Sefton Council, Southport, Merseyside, Salary: £16,781 – £17,772, Scale: Grade D SCP 14, Internal reference number: 50689

Job requirements:
The Atkinson is creating a new team to deliver high quality technical support to visiting companies, amateur groups and commercial hirers, as well as to provide support in the galleries and museum. We are seeking a team of Technicians (Theatre) to report directly to the Senior Technician (Theatres) as part of the Programmes, Audiences & Enterprise team. These vital roles underpin the success of The Atkinson’s theatre programmes and income targets

You will have technical experience in a theatre or multi-venue arts environment. You will be able to work as part of a high-performing team, in a well organised manner, helping to ensure that all performances, events and activities run smoothly; sustaining an enthusiastic approach under pressure, using your own initiative when required. You will be a good communicator who can maintain good working relationships with artists, companies, hirers and staff

You will be passionate about supporting the delivery the highest standards of theatrical lighting, sound and AV for performing arts events. You will have a good understanding of current IT applications, both general and theatre based productions; related technical practices and procedures, Health and Safety, associated statutory regulations and licensing requirements.

To apply quickly and securely, we recommend that you apply online and set up a Personal Career Planner account. This will enable you to track the progress of your application more easily. If you experience difficulty submitting your application form online, you can email it to recruitment@sefton.gov.uk or deliver it in person to the Transactional HR Team, 1st Floor, St Peter’s House, Balliol Road, Bootle, L20 3AB.
Note that we cannot accept applications via links to cloud storage sites, and do not accept CVs in place of an application form. If you have any questions about your application, please call our contact centre on 0345 140 0845.

Job Description and Person Specification

Click here to apply online.

Closing Date: 20/08/2017

 

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