Production Technician at Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

Application closing date: 26 Jul 2024 12:00pm

Based: Liverpool

Salary: £29,283 per annum

Position: Production Technician

Contract: Full Time


Job description

As the largest music organisation in the city, Liverpool Philharmonic presents over 400 events every year. We’re currently looking for a Production Technician to help bring these concerts to the stage. You’ll be responsible for providing technical advice and services, including designing and operating lighting, sound, audio visual and recording systems. You’ll liaise with clients to identify production specifications, and ensure that events comply with Health and Safety regulations, and meet customer expectations. If you’re a problem solver with excellent interpersonal skills and experience of lighting/sound operation within the entertainment industry, this might just be the perfect role for you.

What is the role?
• Title: Production Technician
• Department: Performance and Learning
• Location: Your main base will be Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, and to provide technical support for Liverpool Philharmonic events in other venues
• Responsible to: Technical Manager
• Responsible for: Technical Staff
• Contract: Full time, permanent

Principal Role:
To provide appropriate technical event production and support services for events at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and elsewhere as required, working with staff members, visiting artists, promoters, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and other users of the venue.

Key Responsibilities:
• To liaise with other Liverpool Philharmonic employees, in particular the Event Managers, Operations team and Performance and Learning department.
• To ensure that accurate, appropriate and the highest standard of technical advice, services and support is provided to clients and/or customers in managing and staging events or room bookings.
• To ensure compliance with Health & Safety, licensing and always building control regulations by following relevant standard operating procedures and maintaining records of work undertaken, activities, and other data as instructed.
• To liaise with clients/customers to identify requirements (e.g. layout of area, necessary equipment etc.) while providing outstanding customer care and ensure that expectations are met.
• To design and operate lighting, sound, audio visual, and recording systems for events as required.
• To be Lead Technician on events as required.
• To provide technical support for offsite events & tours to include but not limited to Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; In Harmony; Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir; Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra; Liverpool Philharmonic Children’s Choir.
• To be a Fire Warden or Incident Controller at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall when required.
• To maintain the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall’s in-house lighting, sound, AV and staging equipment and peripherals, and other resources.
• To undertake training as required.
• To undertake any other duties as required.

• 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
• Complimentary Staff Tickets
• Health Cash Plan
• Pension
• Training and Development
• Service Awards
• Discounted Staff Parking
• Rail and bus services
• Cycle to work

Applications are due by 12 noon on Friday 26th July 2024.

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