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Production Technician

Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £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.ukThe 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

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.


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