Fixed Term Contract: 10 January – 21 March 2022
Salary: £680 per week plus touring allowance
Closing date for applications: Midnight, Wednesday 1 December 2021
We are seeking to recruit a Technical Stage Manager for our Opera Highlights Spring Tour.
We require an experienced theatre professional to work as an integral part of the production, rehearsal and performance process. Ideally, you will have at least three years’ experience in a touring opera or musical theatre environment. Ability to follow a vocal score is desirable but not essential. An excellent understanding and knowledge of lighting with the ability to create a basic lighting design using touring equipment in non-traditional venues is essential.
Good communication, team working and problem solving skills are essential as well as a working knowledge of Health & Safety within a theatrical context.
The tour includes extensive travel across Scotland to various sized venues. Driving is required, so a Category B driving licence is essential with experience of driving a LWB vehicle.
How to apply
All candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work in the UK and documentary proof of this will be requested at interview.
Closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 1 December 2021. First round interviews will take place on Monday 6 December 2021.
Our diversity and equality commitment
At Scottish Opera, our mission is to speak powerfully through all our work in order to entertain, inspire, surprise, challenge and delight audiences throughout Scotland, the rest of the UK and internationally. We know that having a diverse workforce is essential if we are going to deliver our mission.
We are committed to promoting equality and ensuring that no one is denied opportunities or discriminated against through prejudice or exclusion due to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We particularly encourage applications from people that are under-represented in the Performing Arts and at Scottish Opera including those from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and disabled people. We have supportive working practices and work towards providing wherever possible a working environment that is inclusive and accessible for those with caring responsibilities.
This diversity of thought paired with a culture of inclusion is vital for us to continue to create work that is for everyone. This makes Scottish Opera a great place to work, where people are valued for who they are.
We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equally.
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