Technician (Theatres), The Atkinson

Technician (Theatres), The Atkinson

Introducing ourselves:
Following an extensive refurbishment, the Atkinson provides a vibrant day-time and evening cultural offer with theatres, art galleries, a museum, retail spaces, bars, café, and Sefton’s busiest library. For the last three years, The Atkinson, has presented a packed programme of over 300 performances and events each year, in its two theatres and its public spaces, bringing the best medium-scale touring theatre, dance, comedy, music and children’s theatre to Sefton.

Job requirements:
The Atkinson is creating a new team to deliver high quality technical support to visiting companies, amateur groups and commercial hirers, as well as to provide support in the galleries and museum. We are seeking a team of Technicians (Theatre) to report directly to the Senior Technician (Theatres) as part of the Programmes, Audiences & Enterprise team. These vital roles underpin the success of The Atkinson’s theatre programmes and income targets

You will have technical experience in a theatre or multi-venue arts environment. You will be able to work as part of a high-performing team, in a well organised manner, helping to ensure that all performances, events and activities run smoothly; sustaining an enthusiastic approach under pressure, using your own initiative when required. You will be a good communicator who can maintain good working relationships with artists, companies, hirers and staff

You will be passionate about supporting the delivery the highest standards of theatrical lighting, sound and AV for performing arts events. You will have a good understanding of current IT applications, both general and theatre based productions; related technical practices and procedures, Health and Safety, associated statutory regulations and licensing requirements.

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