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Birmingham Hippodrome

Technician (with stage skills)

£33,161 + benefits
Birmingham B5 4TB

As a proud, independent charity we are on a mission to enrich the cultural life of the region and our vision is clear; we are creating a world-class cultural scene for our region with Birmingham Hippodrome firmly centre stage.

The strength of Birmingham Hippodrome comes from our people; real people with their own thoughts, beliefs, cultures and identities that bring their unique perspective and experiences to our team. We are committed to placing inclusion at the heart of all we do, making it central to our decision making. We are breaking down barriers and building relationships for us to become a more equitable place for audiences, artists, participants, and our own teams. We do not, and will not, tolerate discrimination of any kind.

We are looking for people to join us on this journey at a pivotal time in our evolution; recognising our people and network of talented freelancers and volunteers are core to the growth and success of the organisation.

The future of Birmingham Hippodrome is you.

About The Role

You will provide a full and professional technical support service ensuring we carry out our production activities with flair and settling for nothing but the best. You will assist the technical management in all technical related duties related to our productions on and off stage including get-ins, get-outs, show running, maintenance of stage equipment and general back-stage housekeeping.

We will expect you to enhance our standing for operating a safe working environment, ensure high standards are maintained and deliver faultless customer service. Whether supporting training activities, liaising with visiting productions, carrying out maintenance or preparing events you will make your mark and build your reputation.

You must have experience of working with large scale musicals, ballet and opera or relevant maintenance activity. Essential too, is knowledge of stage, counter weight flying, electrical and sound technical equipment to operator and rigging level. You will also have a good understanding of H&S legislation

Highly organised and a good communicator you are effective at multi-tasking and have an eye for detail. Reliable, your flexible approach will be complemented by good team working skills.

ETC EOS, 3 day rigging for the entertainment industry or NRC Level 2, IPAF and/or PASMA would be an advantage.

If you want to be part of an organisation that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop, you can enjoy a new stage for your skills by visiting the recruitment page on our website and applying online.

Recognising under-representation in our workforce of Black, Asian and global majority people, and those with disabilities, we particularly welcome applicants from those backgrounds, identities and experiences.

Click here for more information and to apply.