Entertainment is an exciting and HUGE part of the Butlin's business. We are passionate about producing and delivering great quality entertainment, to enable us to achieve the high quality of entertainment Butlin's has become renowned for we need great team!
The technical support team are an integral part of the Entertainment team providing support to in house and external shows alike. Genres of entertainment at Butlin's can be diverse covering genres such as Live Music, Comedy, Children's Shows, and West End Style Shows which makes for an exciting and fresh place to work.
Stage Managers are key to the efficient running of the day and evening entertainment, ensuring all shows are consistently delivered to the highest standards.
As part of the team you will have opportunities to work with equipment that is seen and used throughout the industry (MA Lighting, Avolites, Allen & Heath, Yamaha, Clay Paky, Martin Audio, L'accoustics, Sennheiser, Martin Professional, Le Maitre, to name but a few).
The purpose of the role:
•Supervising of technical team
•To create and provide detailed show reports
•Create stage plans and schedules for technical support team, to ensure smooth running of day/evening entertainments
•To run rehearsals including technical and dress rehearsals alongside the director
•To liaise with all parties involved with the production and entertainment leadership
•Act as security personnel to safeguard equipment and performers
•Lifting and carrying equipment and sets (including the unloading and loading of vehicles)
•Ensure the correct storage and regular maintenance of scenery and scenic properties
•To adhere and implement Health and Safety procedures (Stage and Backstage areas)
•Working at height
•Ensure all shows are consistently delivered to a high standard
•Attend Entertainment leadership meetings to fully understand performance requirements
•Liaising with visiting artistes
What are we looking for?
•Proven experience within the entertainments industry
•Have knowledge of technical procedures and systems
•Experience of managing a team
•Excellent communication skills and a problem solving attitude
•The ability to work to deadlines
•The confidence to work on your own and use your own initiative where necessary
•A committed team player including being flexible, enthusiastic and passionate about delivering exceptional customer service
The benefits of working with us:
Accommodation available in many of our resorts if you don't live locally
20% off food in our restaurants and take away.
Subsidised food and drinks in our team diners.
Regular team incentives with great rewards.
Opportunity to earn up to £1,000 when you refer friends to join our great team
Holidays Discounts of 20% for all of your family & friends in Haven, Butlins & Warner Hotels
Use of Pool and many other Leisure facilities.
Funded qualification development opportunities from Level 2 to Masters Degrees for permanent team members.
Access to the Employee Assistance Programme including support for your wellbeing and free access to advice and expertise on financial and legal matters etc
Fantastic discounts when making purchases from most major retailers and hundreds of discounts on everyday purchases
Team Member of the Month Awards
Instant Recognition schemes with great rewards through our busiest times
Long Service awards for permanent team members
We look forward to hearing from you if your skills match what we are looking for and you would love to be part of our team.