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Production Technician at University Drama Department


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Production Technician


Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance

Location: EghamSalary: £24,551 to £28,849 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance

Closing Date: Friday 02 October 2020

Interview Date: See advert

Reference: 0920-191

Part-Time, Permanent (0.8 FTE/ 28 hours per week)


The Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance at Royal Holloway University of London wishes to appoint a highly motivated and competent Production Technician to work as part of our Technical Team in a thriving department which enjoys international recognition for its outstanding record of research.


The department seeks applications from practitioners with, amongst other things, an aptitude for resource distribution and coordination mainly involving the allocation of rehearsal and performance space plus technical theatre equipment. Ideally the successful candidate will have a background in stage management or technical theatre. This permanent position is well suited to an applicant with developed organisational skills who is passionate about helping to support students.


In addition, candidates will work closely with the department's Production Manager, Multimedia Technician and Theatre Electrician to maintain high standards of technical theatre within the department's performance venues. Applicants must have: IT literacy as the post involves monitoring of resources; a knowledge of video conferencing as well as an understanding of social media is desirable; minimally a basic knowledge of lighting and sound operation; ideally a practical aptitude with making skills; the ability to work at height; as well as the capacity to instruct and support students in stage management and/or technical theatre practices; an interest in higher education; an understanding of current health and safety legislation and a flexible attitude to working hours as some evening and weekend working is required.


This is a permanent part time, 0.8 FTE, appointment which is available from October 2020. This post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Sean Brennan, Production Manager on s.brennan@rhul.ac.uk.


To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.uk. The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk


Please quote the reference: 0920-191


Closing Date: Midnight, 2 October 2020


Interview Date: W/C 19 October 2020

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