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full time TemporaryTechnician

at Traverse Theatre (Anywhere)

The Traverse Theatre is currently looking to appoint a Festival Technician for the Fringe Festival period in August to be responsible for the smooth turnarounds and operation of shows in either of our Theatre spaces. As a team the Festival LX Crew will be turning round all of the technical aspects of the productions in both theatres including lighting, sound and AV. Strong knowledge of sound is desirable. The Festival LX Crew will operate shows as required. The role is a physical one with some lifting and carrying. Working knowledge of theatre is essential as is the ability to work under pressure. This role is only suitable for applicants with experience of working in professional theatre in a technical role.

As a team of 6 the Festival LX Crew will report to the Chief Electrician.

Excellent time management is essential as well as the ability to prioritise, work to deadlines and delegate appropriately. Along with your excellent communication skills you will be a team player with a positive, can-do attitude.

The working week will be 48 hours with one day off per week. Any additional hours will be paid at single time. The contract will run from 16th July to 26th August 2018 with the possibility of an additional 2 day get out at the end of the engagement. This role is not suitable for anyone with other festival commitments.

We can offer an immediate start to the successful candidate.

For more information and our Candidate Privacy Notice please download the information pack from the jobs page on our website . To apply for this post please send your CV with a covering letter to

The deadline for applications of 5pm on Friday 6th July 2018.

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Published at 22-06-2018
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