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Southend Theatres, Southend-on-Sea

Salary range £21k to £24k commensurate with skills and experience

We are delighted to offer this opportunity to join our highly skilled technical team at Southend Theatres.

Southend Theatres consists of The Cliffs Pavilion and the Palace Theatre. The Cliffs Pavilion is a number one touring house, playing host to West End musicals, rock gigs and everything in between. The Palace Theatre is a traditional Edwardian theatre hosting plays, children’s theatre, live music and much more. This is an opportunity to become part of the team behind the success!

As a Southend Theatres technician, you will work with a variety of people delivering fantastic shows and events and supporting a variety of departments. You will be involved in all technical aspects of stage and events presentation, ensuring high standards of professionalism and presentation. You will have the opportunity to put your skills and experience to good use and to learn and develop further in your trade.

The successful candidate will have an in-depth working knowledge of lighting and sound rigging and

operation, gets ins and get outs, building sets, hemp flying, and technical health and safety. An understanding of fire safety, security requirements, and event planning is


A key requirement of this role is a genuine desire to contribute positively and pro-actively to the success that Southend Theatres’ enjoys year after year. If you would like to join the Southend team, we would love to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact:



, Technical Manager: 01702 350456 or

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Closing Date: Mon 7 January 2019 at 5:00 pm