Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration
Technician, LSO Productions
Technicians are part of a small operations team responsible for staging, technical and logistical operations for LSO Productions, predominantly based at the London Symphony Orchestra’s education and performance venue LSO St Luke’s.
They are part of the team delivering the day-to-day operation of the Jerwood Hall and other spaces available in the venue, and work to deliver a range of projects. This includes, but is not limited to: classical and contemporary performances, rehearsals, film and broadcasting events, conferences, hospitality events and education and outreach projects.
Technicians are responsible for the setup, operation, supervision and maintenance of systems and equipment relating to Lighting, Sound, Audio Visual Presentation, Projection, Filming and Recording. As part of the wider operational team, you will are also assist the Stage Management team with load ins and load outs, layout setups and on occasion act as Stage Manager for events. All members of the technical team assist in the planning of events, supervising resources and teams of casual stage and technical crew.
This role requires frequent interaction with high profile clients and artists, participants, visitors and contractors. Technicians regularly act as Duty Officer on events, working with the Duty Manager to ensure the safety of all occupants of the building, performing specific roles in evacuation scenarios.
The Technician will be a self-motivated and proactive person, able to work effectively in dynamic team environment, but also on their own initiative, take on responsibility and to fit into a small team working to a consistently high standard.
Salary: £27,500 per annum.
For more information about this post, please contact:
Peter Mycroft, Technical Manager
To apply for this post, please use the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> Technician, LSO Productions online application form
Deadline for receipt of applications: midday on Monday 28 June 2021. Interviews will be held on Thursday 1 July 2021.
Working with the LSO
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