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Royal Shakespeare Company

Archived: Sound Technician

Fixed term contract – Tour 2020

The RSC is looking for an experienced Sound Technician to join our 2020 UK tour of As You Like It, Measure for Measure and Taming of the Shrew, this position is offered as a fixed term contract from 6 January until 5 April 2020 (you must be able to commit your time for the whole duration of the tour).

The tour opens at the Barbican, London and will then travel to the following locations:

Concluding in Blackpool on 5 April 2020.

As the 3rd member of the touring sound team, you will be assisting with the get-in and get-out, setting up the orchestra and placing microphones. You will be running radio microphones for rehearsals and helping with video line up. You will also have show cover duties.

The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge and understanding of sound, communications and sound-related disciplines in a theatre environment, whilst on tour. You must be able to operate a Digico SD7 Desk and software and have general knowledge of communications, video and Q lights. We are looking for a team player with excellent communication skills.

You will be working 48 hours per week, 6 out of 7 days for the duration of the contract. Bank holidays are included in normal working time as is overnight working.

Please visit the website to download a full job description. All applications should be made online using the RSC website. If you need any assistance when applying, please contact the Recruitment Team on 01789 412625 or email

We are committed to building a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all individuals.

The RSC strives for excellence, and values integrity, inclusion, ambition and innovation. We act with respect, show leadership and build resilient ways of working in all our activities.

We aim to create a welcoming, supportive environment which is happy, healthy and safe. We place great importance upon developing a diverse, highly motivated and energised workforce to help achieve our priorities. We put our values at the heart of everything we do.

The Royal Shakespeare Company (no. 212481) is a publicly funded registered charity.

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