Production and Technical Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/08/2020 23:59
£35,934 to £39,782 p.a. Grade 12
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Arts / Tourism
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Any council workplace within County Durham
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Closing date:
23 Aug
Further Information

Regeneration, Economy and Growth

An experienced manager is needed to provide leadership for the technical function at the County’s three performance venues - Gala Theatre & Cinema, Empire Theatre Consett, and Bishop Auckland Town Hall, including the technical delivery of the venue’s programmes.

You will also advise on wider technical requirements, playing a key senior role and assisting with strategic planning, theatre operational issues, and health and safety. Managing the department’s staff and financial resource, you will also support the Festivals programme and additional DCC events as required, and manage Gala’s own theatre productions.

Required Qualifications: Qualified to NVQ Level 5 or equivalent in a relevant technical qualification and substantial experience in a theatre technical department; together with significant departmental management experience. Plus proven experience of leading the technical department of a professional mid-scale venue.

Due to the requirement to drive a County Council vehicle in this role, appointment will be subject to the production of a valid driving licence for the required category of vehicle and the satisfactory completion of an in-house Driver Induction Assessment.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Candidates who do not evidence that they meet the essential criteria listed on the person specification will not be shortlisted. Therefore please ensure that you can demonstrate these requirements on your application form.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact: Robin Byers, Service Manager, Place and Experience Theatre on 07469 402559 or email robin.byers@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that candidates successful at the short-listing stage will be interviewed via electronic means the week commencing Monday 21st September 2020.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 266148 / 264469 / 264086 or email PESREG@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.