• Role

    Technical Theatre

  • Salary

    £15.44 per hour

  • Type

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Interview Process

    1 Interview:
    w/c 27th April 2024

  • Closing Date

    19-04-2024 at 23:59

  • Location

    King’s Theatre, 297 Bath Street
    G2 4JN

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King's Theatre Glasgow - Deputy Chief Electrician

Nothing beats the energy and excitement of a great live performance! That’s why our mission is to bring the very best in live entertainment to the largest possible number of people.

ATG Entertainment is proud to stand at the forefront of the live entertainment industry.  

Our expertise and capabilities enable producers and other creatives to bring their visions to life and create unforgettable performances for audiences, presented in our landmark venues and delivered with exceptional hospitality. It is the passion of our teams, that cover every discipline across the live entertainment industry, that underpins our continuing strategic growth and success.  

We own, operate or programme some of the world’s most iconic venues; ATG Entertainment manages 64 venues across Britain, the US and Germany.  

We are the world leader in theatre ticketing; We process more than 18 million tickets every year for hit musicals, acclaimed plays, concerts, comedy shows and a variety of other live events across the UK, US, and Germany. 

We present the world’s best live entertainment in our venues; working alongside the world’s leading producers and creative artists, our venues present an extraordinarily diverse range of top-quality entertainment. 

We produce award-winning shows; our in-house production team, ATG Productions, are dedicated to producing critically acclaimed, commercially successful and creatively ambitious work for the West End, Broadway, Continental Europe and beyond.  

People are at the heart of our success. We are passionate about bringing great live experiences to the widest possible audience; about giving the world’s best creative talent the stage it deserves; and about providing our people and partners with opportunities to realise their full potential.

The King’s Theatre in Glasgow is a Grade A Listed building, designed by renowned theatre architect Frank Matcham, which opened in 1904. This year the venue celebrates 120 years at the heart of the city, playing host to top stars from Billy Connolly and Laurence Olivier to Dolly Parton and Elaine C Smith. The King’s has been owned by Glasgow City Council since 1967 and ATG has managed the theatre since 2002. Famous for its annual Christmas pantomime and receiving the best productions in UK theatre, The King’s Theatre also provides Glasgow’s flourishing amateur groups with a high-profile stage.

The King's Theatre Glasgow is looking for a Deputy Chief Electrician to join their dynamic and experienced technical team. You'll work alongside the rest of the team, reporting into the Chief Electrician and Stage Manager. In this role you will help to maintain the wide variety of LX equipment in venue as well as working with visiting companies and producers to stage top class shows for our audience whilst at all times adhering to all health and safety regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with visiting companies to ensure their needs are met
  • Assisting the Chief LX with scheduling staff to ensure schedules are published in good time.
  • Assist with get-in and get-outs for shows and acting a duty tech
  • Assisting the technical team on all back of house and technical safety matters
  • Developing a regime of planned maintenance, testing and inspection of all stage aspects of the venue
  • Attend regular departmental meetings and ensure the team are well-informed and motivated
  • Please see the job description attached for more details.

What are we looking for?

  • The ability to read and interpret lighting plans
  • Previous experience working in a technical department in a large-scale or touring theatre.
  • Knowledge/experience of setting up lighting/AV/comms systems
  • Knowledge/experience of setting up audio systems.
  • First aid certificate is desirable

Interested? Download a copy of our job description for further details.

We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer, which means that we are taking action to ensure that people with disabilities and long-term health conditions feel supported, engaged and able to fulfil their potential in the workplace. We will offer an interview or recruitment event to disabled candidates who tell us they wish to participate in the scheme and who demonstrate in their application that they best meet the essential criteria for the role. Where we receive more applications than we are reasonably able to interview for any given role, we will retain applications for the next available interview opportunity wherever possible.

If you’d like to discuss accessibility prior to applying, please review our job description where you will see a contact e mail address to request a confidential discussion. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to provide a stage for everyone. Onstage and off, we hold ourselves accountable for nurturing an inclusive culture. Find out more about us and our values at atg.co.uk and careers.atg.co.uk 

Closing Date

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