Association of British Orchestras

Concert Hall Stage Manager

Britten Pears Arts £26,500 Closing date 11 July 2022
Britten Pears Arts is a pioneering music, arts and heritage charity based on the Suffolk coast. It was created in 2020 when the two long-established charities which formed the legacy of Britten and Pears’ life and work, Snape Maltings (formerly Aldeburgh Music) and Britten-Pears Foundation came together.

Our increasingly diverse, year-round, programme of events is reaching an ever-wider public. We are known world-wide for the annual Aldeburgh Festival and our development work with young artists. Our Summer Programme showcases new and established artists from all genres and throughout the year we stage a range of performances, activities, residencies and opportunities for musicians of all ages to develop their talent and create work.

This role is responsible for the Concert Hall and other performance spaces; some of which may be off-site. Specific responsibilities include:

• Scheduling and preparing stage and backstage areas for each event,
• Working with orchestra managers to plan and implement live stage moves
• Working closely with visiting orchestras, musicians, artists and production crews,
• Assisting with buildings management during live events.
• Assisting and advising with stage set construction.
• Supporting colleagues with technical advice and training.

The experience and skills we are looking for include:

• Experience of setting up stages and platforms for a performance venue.
• Sound health and safety knowledge relevant to backstage and on-stage environments.
• Up-to-date knowledge of stage equipment and live performance technology.
• Ideally we are looking for someone who has ABTT (Bronze) or relevant professional training.
• The ability to work well within in a team and to establish good working relationships with people of all backgrounds.

Contact details
Snape Maltings Concert Hall
IP17 1SP

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