Technician (Stage)

Barbican Theatre
Grade C
Salary: £30,440- £34,240 per annum (Inclusive of Inner London Weighting), subject to skills and experience

Job Type: 1 Year Fixed-term Contract, Full-Time (35 hours per week) plus overtime may be required

The Barbican is Europe’s largest multi-arts and conference venue presenting a diverse range of art, music, theatre, dance, film and education events. The Theatre department presents an ambitious programme that crosses art forms, with outstanding artists and performers. We excel at projects that hover on the edge of classification. We showcase international theatre, dance and performance by leading companies’ auteurs and emerging artists that challenge the idea of what theatre can be.

Our busy Barbican Theatre department is looking for a stage technician to participate in the preparation and running of theatrical events, ensuring that all technical requirements are met and undertaken in a safe and professional manner.

This position requires individuals to use their initiative and work without supervision. You should also demonstrate a good understanding of relevant Health & Safety issues, some experience of working within a technical theatre environment is required, but training and development can be provided.

Weekends and unsocial hours working should be expected.

For further information on the role please see the job information pack.

We are committed to increasing diversity of staff within the Barbican. As an organisation we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and experiences. We are particularly keen to encourage interest from people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+, Black, Asian, and other global majority backgrounds. In recognising the positive value of diversity, we want to better reflect and understand the communities we exist to serve.

We are members of the Disability Confident Scheme and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who would like to be considered under this scheme and who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role. We support and provide adjustments for people with disabilities – if you have a disability and need help with the application process, please contact us.

Application closing date: Tuesday 11 October 2022, 12 pm noon.

Please note that we are unable to accept late applications.

Interview dates are to be confirmed.

To apply, please visit

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number BC0989. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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