Senior Technician (Sound bias)

The Bush Theatre is looking for a creative, experienced, and enthusiastic Senior Technician to work with the Technical department to realise the creative ambition of our productions, and are particularly interested in a candidate with a bias towards sound. 

The successful candidate will play a key role within the technical department, responsible for smooth and efficient day to day running of the technical aspects of the theatre including managing freelance staff and equipment, with a focus on sound where required, and being a main point of contact for our creatives in achieving their artistic vision. 

We are open to this being a part-time or fixed term role and considering other flexible arrangements, including taking requests for off-site creative work that require a secondment or sabbatical, or finding opportunities for in-house creative work where possible such as sound designing for an in-house project

Download the full job pack: Senior Technician Job Description 23

Deadline for applications: midnight, Sunday 12th November 2023

How to apply: submit a personal statement (500 words), presentation or short video/sound file (5 minutes max) with your CV through our recruitment portal Breathe HR.

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Contract type: Permanent contract

Hours: 35 hours per week excluding one hour break, across at least 5 days . Evening and weekend work is a requirement of this role(including a minimum of 2 evening duty technician shifts per week).

Salary: £26,500 per annum pro rata

How to Apply

1. Read the job description and person specification above

2. Apply through our recruitment portal Breathe HR, attaching your CV and supporting materials. All applications must address the following questions:

  • Tell us a little about yourself and why this position interests you.
  • Tell us what experience you have had that means you meet the person specification outlined in the job description; include practical examples.
  • What would you be bringing to this role?
  • Do you have any qualifications you want to tell us about?

You can send a personal statement (500 words), a presentation or a short video / sound file (5 mins). Please also submit a basic CV. You can upload video or sound files using the WeTransfer service. Please include the WeTransfer link in your Breathe HR attachments, either by adding the link to your CV or submitting it on a separate document.

3. Complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.  This helps us to better understand if our recruitment practices are accessible and equitable to all.

Deadline for applications is midnight Sunday 12 November 2023.

Got any questions, or need this information in a different format? Please email [email protected].

The value of equal opportunities runs through the heart of the organisation. Our diverse team and their range of experiences are vital to the Bush’s success, but we still have work to do to make sure that Bush staff represent the communities we serve.

We actively encourage people with different backgrounds to join us. We are particularly keen to receive applications from Southern and Eastern Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, North African, East Asian, Southeast Asian and South Asian, Migrant, Black and Latinx backgrounds, Deaf and disabled people who are currently underrepresented in our team.

As part of our Minimum Criteria Guaranteed Interview scheme, we will offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria for the role.  If you consider yourself to have a disability or long-term condition and would like to apply through this interview scheme, please let us know by stating anywhere in your application: ‘I would like to apply through the Minimum Criteria Guaranteed Interview scheme.’