Spring Season- Monday May 23rd 2022,
until Sunday July 10th 2022 (7 Weeks)
Autumn Season- Monday October 3rd 2022,
until Sunday 4th December 2022 (9 Weeks)
Salary: £550 per week
Discretionary Relocation £75 per week for duration of project
Allowance: (when relocating to Newport and surrounding area)
Per Diems: £25.90 for each overnight away from Newport
Pension: Options available
Holiday Entitlement: Paid holiday periods during contract period
(7/13th of a day per week worked)
Deadline for Applications: Application submissions will be reviewed and shortlisted on receipt.
Start Date: Monday May 23rd 2022
Details: Spring Season- 1 week preparation in Newport
6 weeks Touring and Rehearsal in Newport
Autumn Season- 9 weeks Touring and Rehearsal in Newport
Job title: Stage Technician
Responsible to: Artistic Director/Assistant Artistic Director/Administrator
Main purpose of the role:
To deliver the highest quality presentation of all delegated productions, events and projects in an efficient manner that promotes a safe, healthy, and sustainable working environment and a positive culture of engagement.
To co-drive a long wheel base van.
Stage Technician will be an integral part of the Technical Team, helping in the set up and get out of performances and maintain the stage during.
They will be responsible for co-driving the van containing sets and ensuring the highest standard of safety.
The role will be based at Ballet Cymru’s studio in Newport during the production and touring period and will involve travel to venues within the UK. Ballet Cymru average approximately 3 venues a week during the touring weeks and return to company base wherever safe and appropriate.
Production & Touring
Education and Events
Support initiatives designed to encourage the recruitment and development of a workforce that reflects the communities in which we work and perform.
Administration & Finance
Health & Safety
The duties in this job description are not exhaustive and may be altered at any time to reflect the changing needs of the organisation. The post holder will be required to undertake such duties and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected from time to time within the scope and grading of the post.
Touring Stage Manager/Driver
The Ideal Candidate
At least 1 years’ experience in a similar role
Experience of working in the arts or in the theatre sector
Hold a clean driving license
Reliable, committed, and punctual employee
Good team player, can adapt quickly to change, committed to working inclusively
The desire to acquire new experiences and knowledge and to learn new skills.
Good driving skills focusing on safety.
Must hold a valid UK passport & be eligible to work in the UK
Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
Self-motivated and pro-active with the ability to work calmly under pressure and prioritise conflicting demands.
A sympathetic approach to people working under pressure in an artistic environment.
The ability to work as a member of a small team as well as the ability to work independently or to supervise others.
Skills, knowledge, and experience:
Knowledge and experience of theatre electrical practice
Knowledge and experience of lighting systems
Basic knowledge of ETC lighting desks is desirable.
A working knowledge of current Health & Safety practice relevant to the role
A flexible approach to the requirements of the job.
*Knowledge of working inclusively including creating inclusive spaces.
*A recognised Health and Safety qualification and/or the skills, knowledge, and experience to obtain a qualification with suitable training.
*The potential to grow into amore senior role within technical theatre.
*Welsh language speaker/writer.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview on an ongoing basis until the position is filled by the successful candidate.
To apply please provide a CV along with a covering letter specifying their skills and experience for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org
Ballet Cymru is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a Registered Charity. We are particularly keen to hear from Global Majority and disabled candidates.
Gwent Ballet Theatre Limited, No. 02535169
Registered Charity No. 1000855
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