PACE Theatre Company: Venue & Lighting Technician

Pay: £21,450
Closing date: Sun 26 Feb 2023: 11am

37.5 hours per week, one year contract • Salary £21,450 per annum

PACE Theatre Company are seeking to recruit a theatre technician to play a key role in a small, busy technical department. This role will suit a self-motivated and enthusiastic person with a passion for creating excellence and working in a fast-paced and varied environment.

The main objective of the role is:
• to assist the Production Manager to ensure the efficient running of the technical side of the venue and to provide a safe, tidy and welcoming, working environment within the building for all in-house and visiting company staff

Specific Duties
• To provide technical facilities/support for events throughout the Art Department venue
• To assist in contacting visiting companies, ensuring their technical, stage and staffing requirements are met on as high a professional standard as possible.
• To welcome visiting companies, assisting with all Get-ins, technical duties – (rigging, focusing, plotting etc), basic stage work, operating lighting, sound or AV when required and assisting with Get-outs.
• Along with the Production Manager, coordinate calls, get-ins, fit-ups, get-outs, technical rehearsals for in-house events and productions
• Attend production and lighting & sound meetings with the Director and Designers for in-house productions when required.
• To design, programme and operate theatre lighting, sound and other theatrical equipment for events and performances
• To be responsible for assisting in the hiring and /or borrowing of necessary technical equipment for both visiting and in-house productions and for its safe and prompt return
• Maintain the cleanliness of the theatre, storage spaces and backstage facilities regularly, delegating to casual staff as required
• Ensure the any technical equipment is well-maintained, serviced and fit for purpose, making recommendations when necessary
• Line manage occasional casual staff as required, ensuring they receive training and an induction appropriate to their role and assist trainee and apprentice technical staff
• Work with the Production Manager and Operations Manager to ensure health & safety procedures, risk assessments and safe working practices are adequate and adhered to

For further information, please contact (Grant Mason), call 0345 130 5218 or visit

PACE Youth Theatre
PACE Youth Theatre

Closing date: Sun 26 Feb 2023: 11am