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The North Wall

Theatre Technician

Full time
£24,000 per annum

If you offer technical theatre or equivalent experience, particularly in the use of lighting and sound systems, this position offers an exciting opportunity to play a key role supporting performances and events at our award-winning arts centre.

The North Wall is an arts centre in Oxford established in 2006 to bring together artists and audiences from Oxford and beyond to make, share and experience art of the highest quality. The North Wall is situated in the grounds of St Edward’s School; the School is the venue’s principal sponsor.

As the Theatre Technician, you will work alongside the Technical Manager and a second Theatre Technician in maintaining a very high standard of technical service to all incoming theatre companies, artists and hirers of the building and various in-house training, outreach and production projects. You will also support in serving the technical requirements of curricular and extra-curricular Drama at St Edward’s School and possibly support taking productions on tour and to festivals for certain periods of the year.

The successful candidate will need to have an all-round understanding of and competence in theatre technical work, including lighting, sound and audio-visual, and the set-up, operation and basic maintenance of technical equipment in the North Wall Theatre and other performance spaces within the building.

In return, St. Edward’s can offer a variety of benefits including:

  • A friendly and inclusive working environment
  • Free meals
  • Free Nuffield Health Gym membership (including membership for your partner and children under the age of 21)
  • Free car parking
  • Defined contribution pension scheme with Scottish Widows. The standard employee contribution rate is 5% with the employer contributing 8%. From 1st September 2022, enhanced contributions by the employee will be matched by the employer, up to the cap of 12%
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme

Click here for further details and to apply.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 29th September 2022.

St Edward’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure.