Association of British Orchestras

Production and Venue Electrician

Royal College of Music £26,882 - £29,656 per annum Closing date 10 September 2021
JRN: 307-21

The Royal College of Music (RCM) is one of the world's greatest conservatoires. Our excellence was recognised by the 2021 QS World University Rankings, in which we ranked as the top institution for performing arts in the UK for the sixth consecutive year, and top in Europe for second year running.

The Royal College of Music is seeking to engage a skilled Production and Venue Electrician to join its small and dynamic team. Applicants should ideally hold a qualification in Technical Theatre and must have previous experience of working as a Theatre Electrician in both receiving and producing venue. Applicants must have knowledge and ability with ETC lighting desks and experience of PAT testing and electrical safety practices. Previous experience and training in counterweight flying and knowledge of AutoCAD, Vectorworks or similar would be advantageous.

The postholder will support the training of students of an exceptionally high level of technical and musical proficiency from undergraduate to doctoral level and as such will be expected to maintain consistently high professional standards. It is important that applicants can demonstrate an understanding of the particular demands of the music profession and particularly Opera Production. We are seeking to appoint a confident and experienced professional who will fit into an existing team and help us to continue to flourish and grow.

This post is offered on a permanent, full-time basis and is available from 4 October 2021

For full details of this position please read the Applicant Information Pack, available to download from the RCM website.

The RCM is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment for all our staff, students and visitors.

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