Details copied from the Curve careers page 2019-07-23
Head of Stage and Automation
Curve Theatre, Leicester
£32,000 per annum
Fulltime, permanent (39 hours per week)
Curve Theatre is one of Britain’s leading producing theatres under the artistic leadership of Nikolai Foster and a rare opportunity for a Head of Stage and Automation to join our busy Production department at Curve has arisen.
The post holder will work alongside other Heads of Departments in maintaining the high standards of production and maintenance for all Curve spaces and equipment. The Head of Stage and Automation will lead and develop the existing stage team, ensure that all visiting productions and events are provided for and play a key role in supporting the Production Manager for Curve’s produced shows.
It is essential that the successful candidate will have at least 3 years of proven management skills and experience of communicating with staff at all levels in a large scale venue and/or touring productions. A proven track record in handling several projects simultaneously while demonstrating strong organisational and scheduling skills is a must. In addition, you will have extensive knowledge of stage and theatrical working practises and equipment. The post holder will be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the venues powered flying system for which training can be provided if necessary.
A qualification or training in relevant Health and Safety regulations and an understanding of working in producing environment is essential.
If you meet the above criteria and would like to find out more about the role please go to the Curve Theatre careers page.
Closing date for application: Monday 12th August 2019
First stage interviews W/C: Monday 26th August 2019