The Core at Corby Cube
Corby, UK
08 Jul 2019
28 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a career in the Theatre Industry?

We have a perfect start-up opportunity as a Technician at The Core at Corby Cube.

You will become part of a small theatre technical team working together to provide an excellent service to our customers, including artists, corporate businesses, schools and young people.

You will play a key role in the technical delivery of The Core's Theatre, Events and Creative Projects Programme. Your duties will include:
  • Technical preparation for and delivery of shows, creative projects and cinema screenings to a high standard.
  • Carrying out maintenance on technical equipment, infrastructure and general building facilities and equipment within The Core's leased areas.
  • Assisting in the preparation and running of ancillary spaces for bookings.
  • When required, fulfil the role of Duty Technician, including the supervision of part-time/casual technicians.
  • Provide excellent customer service to The Core's internal and external customers.
  • Supervise and assist contractors when required.
  • Drive any Theatre vehicles when required, (suitable license required).

Technician | Technical Equipment | Maintenance | Infrastructure

Essential Skills

  • Experience in a similar environment.

  • A good understanding of the operation of current technical equipment.
  • Understanding and commitment to high production values of live performance.

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Good IT skills (Word, Excel).
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Able to work under pressure and maintain a positive attitude at all times.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt and problem solve.
  • Experience of lifting & moving heavy loads.
  • An understanding of the irregular nature of theatre hours and a flexible approach to the working week.

Desirable Skills

  • Working within a venue with a large and active participatory programme.
  • Experience of technical delivery of received work.
  • Experience of maintaining and developing performance, backstage, and ancillary areas.

  • Proven interest in at least one of lighting, sound, staging and flying systems & rigging.
  • Any formal theatre qualifications / relevant training certification.

  • Good people management and staff deployment skills.
  • General maintenance skills and familiar with use of power and hand tools.

About Company

The Core at Corby Cube is a registered charity and we have recently celebrated our 8th Birthday. In this time we have welcomed more than 300,000 audience members and participants to our town centre venue, and made a local economic impact of £16.8 million.

The Core at Corby Cube consists of three spaces. The Theatre seats 445 people on three levels- the main live programme takes place here with professional visiting companies, local amateur groups, schools and community organisations all regularly performing on the stage. We present music, comedy, dance, theatre and family shows and have recently seen visits from Sarah Millican, Northern Ballet Theatre, Rich Hall and The Searchers, to name a few. The Lab is a studio space suitable for smaller-scale shows and family activities. The Base is an underground workshop space which doubles as a training room, conference space and recording studio.

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