13/11/2018 10:11 HRS


Assistant Head of Production Lighting and Video at RADA

Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

Up to £23,500 per annum, depending on experience

The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art has a worldwide reputation for training stage managers, actors and technical specialists for careers at the highest level in theatre, television, film and radio. RADA, as a founding affiliate of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama, is a designated Higher Education Institution.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone self-motivated, good with people and highly practical, and with experience in theatre production, to play a key role as part of RADA’s Technical Team.

This role works closely with Heads of Production Lighting and Video, and assists in the management of fit ups, technical rehearsal and production duties as necessary. You will also be responsible for the logging and maintenance of all lighting and video equipment and systems in accordance with standard practices and the supervision of students in their duties as related to production work, including show ‘duties’.

This role requires a proactive, agile working style and someone who is able to work effectively autonomously and collaboratively.  The successful candidate should be highly motivated, hardworking and look to enjoy working with people who are undertaking a vocational, theatre-based training.  Specialist in Lighting or Video, with a lesser knowledge in the second area will be considered as there will be opportunity for professional development.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Monday 19 November 2018.

Interviews to be held w/c 26 November 2018.

How to Apply

Please complete download the job description and application form, found at  and return it to:

Marcus Rose

HR and Payroll Administrator

T +44 (0)20 7908 4895

The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art is dedicated to Equal Opportunities in employment and seeks to achieve diversity amongst its staff to reflect the community it serves. We especially welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and those who describe themselves as disabled as these groups are under-represented at the Academy.