Lighting Technician at the Young Vic

Application closing date: 17 May 2021 9:00am

Based: London

Salary: £25,384 per annum plus overtime

Position: Lighting Technician

Contract: Full Time


The Young Vic is looking for a Lighting Technician 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 Lighting Technician, working alongside the Deputy Head of Lighting, Head of Lighting, and wider Production department, is responsible for the delivery of lighting aspects of Young Vic productions and related projects. You will operate lighting and video in the performance spaces, work with creative teams and technical staff to realise lighting and sound designs, and carry out general maintenance of lighting equipment. We are looking for someone who has some experience of the operation and maintenance of theatrical lighting equipment and infrastructure, with a working knowledge of ETC EOS/ION lighting consoles and networks.

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 Black and Global Majority people, 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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