Salary: Competitive (£41,000 - £45,000 average 40hr week)
Probationary Period: 12 weeks
Contract: Fixed term for 1 year and thereafter on a rolling bases; performances are 6 days per week,
evening and weekend work will be required
Start date: As soon as possible
Location: Lyric Theatre, London
Preferred: Experience in automation on a large scale West End musical or equivalent.
Personal Attributes: High level of self-awareness, empathy, integrity and confidentiality, detail
orientated, strong communication and organisational skills, ability to work as part of a team as well
as individually, a flexible approach to working unsociable hours, a positive attitude and a sense of
Responsibilities may include but will not be limited to:
1. under the supervision of your Head of Department, maintaining the Production as instructed
and dictated by the artistic requirements and direction of the Production;
2. working alongside your team, other technical departments, stage management, the acting
company, resident creative team members and theatre staff to ensure the efficient flow of
information as necessary for the smooth running of the show;
3. attending all rehearsals, show calls, maintenance calls, get-ins, fit-ups and get-outs as
required by your Head of Department or the Company Manager, including emergency calls
in the event of equipment failure or other incident, particularly if there is a risk of the
cancellation of a performance;
4. assisting with the operation and maintenance of all equipment used by your department,
including equipment checks prior to each performance, as requested by your Head of
5. acquiring a familiarity with all plots/tracks within your department so that you are able to
provide holiday or absence cover for other members of your department as required;
6. deputising for the Head of Department in their absence, if requested;
7. having an awareness of understudy and swing performances ahead of each show and
making necessary adjustments, if any;
8. assisting your Head of Department in compiling and keeping updated cue sheets and other
relevant show paperwork;
9. working in accordance with the Producer’s Health and Safety policy, which may include
working at height, using appropriate safety equipment and clothing and attending any
training deemed necessary;
10. having an awareness and understanding of the Producer’s employment policies;
and any other duties as may be reasonably required in the course of your duties or as instructed by
the Producer from time to time.
To apply, please send your CV with a short covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and the role you are applying for in the subject line.
Please send your application by no later than 10am on Monday 23rd May but please note interviews may be held on receipt of suitable applications and we reserve the right to close the advert early, therefore early application is advised.
We are committed to a workplace culture that embraces equality, diversity and inclusion across all departments.
Please note all applicants must have the right to work in the UK.