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Deputy Chief Electrician - Manchester

Employer
ATG Entertainment
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
ca. £37,000 per annum
Closing date
13 May 2024

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Deputy Chief Electrician - Manchester

Deputy Chief Electrician

The Palace Theatre & Opera House are stunning, large-scale historic theatres located at the heart of Manchester city centre. We host work from leading UK and international producers enabling the most spectacular West End and Broadway shows to visit the North West alongside drama, classical and contemporary dance, live music, comedy and one-night specials. The theatres host around 650 performances each year, with longer runs of major musicals mixed with week-long tours and one-night shows. We work increasingly in partnership with producers to open new shows or launch national tours.

We are recruiting for the position of Deputy Chief LX for the Palace Theatre, with some work at its sister venue the Opera House. You will be part of the senior technical team liaising with visiting productions regarding their electrical and sound requirements during their stay.  Under the Technical Manager you will lead on the maintenance of the venue's electrical systems and equipment, you will assist the full time team in managing a pool of casual technicians and support the Technical Manager in maintaining a positive safety culture. As well as technical ability you'll need great people skills and the ability to motivate and manage a team. 

Please take a look at our job description download for further details. The position is offered on an annualised hours basis with a number of premium hours included in the annual salary. 

Manchester is an exciting, ambitious city growing in opportunity and can provide attractive quality of life benefits for candidates considering relocation.

ATG Entertainment is proud to stand at the forefront of the live entertainment industry.  

Our expertise and capabilities enable producers and other creatives to bring their visions to life and create unforgettable performances for audiences, presented in our landmark venues and delivered with exceptional hospitality. It is the passion of our teams, that cover every discipline across the live entertainment industry, that underpins our continuing strategic growth and success.  

We own, operate or programme some of the world's most iconic venues; ATG Entertainment manages 64 venues across Britain, the US and Germany.  

We are the world leader in theatre ticketing; We process more than 18 million tickets every year for hit musicals, acclaimed plays, concerts, comedy shows and a variety of other live events across the UK, US, and Germany. 

We present the world's best live entertainment in our venues; working alongside the world's leading producers and creative artists, our venues present an extraordinarily diverse range of top-quality entertainment. 

We produce award-winning shows; our in-house production team, ATG Productions, are dedicated to producing critically acclaimed, commercially successful and creatively ambitious work for the West End, Broadway, Continental Europe and beyond.  

People are at the heart of our success. We are passionate about bringing great live experiences to the widest possible audience; about giving the world's best creative talent the stage it deserves; and about providing our people and partners with opportunities to realise their full potential.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to provide a stage for everyone. Onstage and off, we hold ourselves accountable for nurturing an inclusive culture. Find out more about us and our values at atg.co.uk and careers.atg.co.uk 

We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer, which means that we are taking action to ensure that people with disabilities and long-term health conditions feel supported, engaged and able to fulfil their potential in the workplace. We will offer an interview or recruitment event to disabled candidates who tell us they wish to participate in the scheme and who demonstrate in their application that they best meet the essential criteria for the role. Where we receive more applications than we are reasonably able to interview for any given role, we will retain applications for the next available interview opportunity wherever possible.

If you'd like to discuss accessibility prior to applying, please review our job description where you can find our contact details to request a confidential discussion. 

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