Deputy Head of Lighting at the Young Vic

Application closing date: 26 Apr 2021 9:00am

Based: London

Salary: £28,971 per annum plus overtime

Position: Deputy Head of Lighting

Contract: Full Time


The Young Vic is looking for a Deputy Head of Lighting to join our Production department.

A registered charity and theatrical powerhouse, the Young Vic is synonymous with inclusivity, accessibility and creativity. We create performances that catalyse debate and are priced accessibly for our audiences, giving 10% of tickets away to those who experience barriers to engaging with the arts. We are deeply rooted in our local communities of Lambeth and Southwark, through Taking Part, at the same time as being internationally recognised for productions made with the world’s finest performers and creative teams. We are also proud to develop the next generation of emerging talent through our Directors Program.

About the role:

The Deputy Head of Lighting will take responsibility for the delivery and management of lighting requirements for Young Vic productions and related projects, deputising for the Head of Lighting as required. The successful candidate will have experience in the operation and maintenance of theatrical lighting equipment and infrastructure, and demonstrable experience of working in a professional theatre or performing arts environment. They will have good working knowledge of ETC EOS/ION lighting consoles and networks, as well as good programming skills on ETC consoles, including experience of programming consoles for large-scale productions.

We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills and stories to join us and influence and develop our working practice. We are particularly keen to hear from people of colour and candidates who self-identify as disabled. All candidates who self-identify as disabled who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for interview. The Young Vic is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

Please note we do not accept CVs for this role.

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