Employment News

Lighting/AV Internal Sales and Operations (NSW)

Posted on Monday, February 27th, 2017

Lightmoves P/L for 27 years has been an industry leader & innovator in the field of Lighting Control & Dimming,Theatrical Technologies & LED lighting.

We are looking for an Enthusiastic person to join the Sydney team to handle enquiries for both Sales and Customer Service, internal Project co-ordination and the operational side of ordering, receipting and dispatching orders. If you have a genuine desire to learn, play with the latest technologies and grow your skill set we are looking for you to join our growing team.

The Internal Sales & Operations position, is a cohesive part of the success of Lightmoves NSW through achieving consistent and a high levels of customer service. This standard will continue to be achieved through utilising your existing skills and knowledge, previous industry experience, excellent time management and customer management expertise. Your ability to build and maintain strong customer relationships while working with all levels of the organisations is essential.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Co-ordination of internal sales activities from quotation through to commissioning & post installation,
  • Operation of warehouse activities and logistics, including receipt and despatch of stock and orders.
  • Project registration, quotations, technical sales enquiries and project expediting for delivery on time.
  • Liaising with suppliers & distribution network to meet project delivery time frames.
  • Developing and maintaining key customer relationships.
  • Utilising systems such as Pronto, Microsoft Office
  • Creating and maintaining a proactive process of regular communication ensuring all updates are communicated to our customers and sales team in a timely fashion,
  • Offering high levels of customer service and working strongly as an internal sales team.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Lighting, Audio or AV experience.
  • Strong customer service background
  • High level communication, problem solving, organisational and time management skills
  • Experience working with audio, visual and lighting equipment, at school, church, amateur theatre or professionally.
  • Ability to build relationships, negotiate and influence to ensure effective and reliable performance with customers and personnel at all levels of the organisation
  • Strong work ethics, a proactive attitude and willingness to go the extra mile to ensure our customer’s requirements are met at all times.
  • Ability to work with technical information
  • Ability to work in a team environment and adhere to the values of the business

The following will be highly regarded:

  • Trade or TAFE qualification
  • Electrical experience
  • Entertainment warehousing experience
  • Lighting/ Audio programming experience
  • Knowledge of LED lighting
  • Warehouse/ dispatching experience
  • Current driver’s license.

If you are interested in an opportunity of being a part of an exciting and dynamic company and looking to experience high levels of job satisfaction,  with a competitive remuneration package and on-going training & development. Please send your resume and covering letter now.

hr@lightmoves.com.au

 

Technical and Facilities Coordinator

Posted on Friday, February 17th, 2017

Merrigong Theatre Company is a not for profit company which operates Wollongong’s premier performing arts venues, Illawarra Performing Arts Centre and the Wollongong Town Hall. The company also commissions, produces, presents and tours professional theatre.

Located in the beautiful coastal city of Wollongong, just over an hour south of Sydney, Merrigong Theatre Company is one of Australia’s most dynamic regional performing arts companies.

The Company is wanting to appoint a Technical and Facilities Coordinator. The person we are seeking must be an individual who enjoys putting their extensive organising and coordinating skills into practise, assisting the Production and Technical Manager in all technical matters for the planning and realisation of shows in our venues. You will also need to coordinate the maintenance requirements of a performing arts venue.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a vibrant and successful organisation that is a recognised arts industry leader.

For a full Position Description and details on how to apply please visit our website http://www.merrigong.com.au/about-merrigong/work-with-us.html

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 3rd March, 2017

Contact email in regards to the add: recruitment@merrigong.com.au

 

Lawler and Events Technical Supervisor

Posted on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

The 150-seat Lawler at Southbank Theatre is used by Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) to present productions such as Cybec Electric – our annual season of readings of new plays, our Education program and seasons specifically for families and children, sometimes presented in collaboration with other companies. We also use the space for the development and workshopping of new works. The Lawler is regularly used by external hirers presenting a range of work including dance, musical theatre, comedy, plays and corporate events.

The Lawler and Events Technical Supervisor is predominantly responsible for the safe, efficient and professional operation of the space, working in conjunction with other permanent staff at Southbank Theatre and casual technicians engaged as required. The role may also contribute to operations elsewhere within Southbank Theatre or with MTC at other venues.

The Lawler and Events Technical Supervisor assists staff from MTC Headquarters, Southbank Theatre and MTC’s Events Manager to deliver events at Southbank Theatre which support the work of the company as well as our corporate partners.

The position is offered on a full time basis.

To view the full position description and to apply, please visit our website: https://www.mtc.com.au/about/careers/

Applications close Friday, 24 February 2017 at 5pm

 

Technical Sales and Support, Melbourne

Posted on Monday, February 13th, 2017

Australia’s number one professional lighting distributor Show Technology requires a Technical Sales and Support person for their Melbourne office.

The role is full time working from our office and reporting to head office.

Experience in professional lighting is necessary as we only handle quality products, nothing nasty and unreliable! You will need the ability to learn different control platforms such as from MA Lighting and Martin ….. although we like to think they’re a breeze.

We have a fabulous existing client base who will appreciate your support. You will also be encouraged to spread your wings and develop new opportunities.

Attitude and aptitude are important, and you must be willing to be part of an established team. Training on the job will be provided to the right applicant.

Willingness to travel interstate as required is essential as is the ability to work independently and unsupervised.

Car, phone, laptop, and other “tools of the trade” are provided but you must have a current drivers licence.

If this sounds like the perfect life choice for you contact Harold, who is also a decent fellow, on HR@showtech.com.au

Show Technology Australia offers lighting solutions for entertainment and architectural applications through a select network of partners around Australia. The company imports and distributes equipment from the world’s leading manufacturers of dynamic lighting, lighting control systems and associated equipment, exclusively for sale in Australia.

www.showtech.com.au

 

LED Specialty Lighting Specialist

Posted on Monday, February 13th, 2017

Lightmoves Pty Ltd is a privately owned company that for 27 years has been  an industry leader and innovator in the field of Lighting Control and Dimming, Theatrical Lighting Systems and LED specialty lighting.

We currently require a Technical Project Sales Specialist in the field of LED Specialty Lighting.

This position involves working with Engineers, Specifiers, Designers, Wholesalers and Electricians in the design process, to provide solutions utilising the company’s extensive range of cutting edge, high quality LED products.

Previous projects delivered by the Lightmoves Team include AAMI Park Stadium, Melbourne GPO, Crown Casino, Lonsdale Gateway, Chadstone Shopping Centre, and Patterson River Bridge.

A successful applicant should have:

  • A passion for Lighting.
  • An understanding of LED lighting solutions.
  • A desire to provide innovative solutions.
  • A solid understanding of the principles of electrical power & control.
  • High level literacy, presentation and communication skills.
  • A proven track record in selling & new business development would be advantageous.
  • Computer skills, including, Microsoft Office suite, presentation & productivity applications.
  • A strong work ethic and be highly enthusiastic and self motivated.
  • Previous experience in Theatrical or Exhibition Lighting would be desirable.

The attractive remuneration and benefits package for this position includes a generous base salary, uncapped commission structure, a fully maintained company vehicle, company supplied communication and  IT technologies, and a supportive, equal opportunity, work place.

If this sounds like you please apply on-line immediately http://www.lightmoves.com.au/led-specialty-lighting-specialist/

Please note only short listed applicants will be contacted.

www.lightmoves.com.au

 

Senior Project Manager – Audio Visual

Posted on Thursday, February 9th, 2017

About the Company

Novatech Creative Event Technology is one of Australia’s leading providers of entertainment and event technologies. They are located 15-minutes from the Adelaide CBD and are home to some of the most current, trending and leading-edge event equipment in the world. They offer integrated sound, video and lighting systems, 3D pre-visualization, video production and content design for small to large scale live events and projects. Novatech’s services are backed by a world class team of committed Designers, Project Managers and Technicians who work together with clients to deliver exceptional results by offering innovative solutions and a genuine passion for what they do.

About the Role

Join the expert team of event Project Managers in the position of Senior Project Manager within the Audio Visual Department. This integral role is responsible for the design, development and implementation of innovative and flawless live events and projects that meet client requirements.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Take a lead role in the development and operations of the AV Department
  • Design and implement a range of events from inception to completion based on client requirements
  • Project manage events through the provision of effective briefings to Project Managers and Team Leaders
  • Support the Project Managers and other staff through mentoring and knowledge-sharing
  • Build and develop strong working relationships with clients
  • Develop and implement internal training programs on an annual basis
  • Participate in stock management by researching and recommending leading-edge equipment and technology
  • Work across Audio, lighting and video departments at varying scales

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience in the live events and production industry with strong general knowledge of production equipment
  • Project management experience with a proven track record of successful results
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Creative problem solving ability
  • Passionate, driven and motivated persona
  • Experience in the MS Office Suite, Vectorworks and Sound Vision is ideal
  • Relevant industry qualifications are desirable

This is a rare opportunity for a passionate Senior Project Manager to join a progressive company and take ownership of the AV Department. Work with world-class technology and build your success through the delivery of impressive events and be rewarded by a company who recognise and value its staff.

For more information, please contact Lauren Marshall on 8352 0300 or careers@ncet.co

 

Head Technician (Lighting)

Posted on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Malthouse Theatre is recruiting a full-time Head Technician (Lighting) to join its busy production team.

The Head Technician (Lighting) is responsible for the implementation, installation and operation of all lighting rigs and set electrics for both Malthouse Theatre productions and external hirers. The role also has key responsibilities in planning, maintenance and storage of lighting equipment and assets. This Head Technician works closely and collaboratively with Malthouse Theatre staff and contractors to ensure productions are realised at the highest possible level.

Applications are encouraged from experienced theatre technicians with proficiency on ETC desks and a commitment to a safe working environment.

Download the full Position Description at the link below.

To apply, please submit your CV via email to:

Amanda Macri, General Manager

careers@malthousetheatre.com.au

Applications must be received by 5pm on Thursday 16 February 2017

 

Opening Ceremony Associate Producer

Posted on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Based on the Gold Coast, the Opening Ceremony Associate Producer, will be responsible for overall management and delivery of the Opening Ceremony production of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games to a world class international standard.

You will be working closely, supportively and collaboratively with the Project Director & Creative Lead, David Zolkwer and Executive Producer, Merryn Hughes and other Heads of Departments to ensure the successful production and delivery of the Opening Ceremony.

As part of the Senior Management team, you will develop a close understanding of the ceremonies in order to realise and deliver the creative concept for the Opening Ceremony within the budget. The role requires both strong administration and communications skills alongside excellent operational planning and management skills.

Overview

  • Together with the Project Director/Creative Lead, Executive Producer and Heads of Departments (HOD), you will oversee the planning, budgeting, casting, rehearsals, technical interface, operational interface and stage management as they relate to the delivery of the Opening Ceremony.
  • You will manage the various creative and production inputs into the ceremony through the Creative Directors, Consultants and contributors. Creative contributors will include: Show Directors, Scenic and Costume Designers, AV Designers, Choreographers, Composers and professional cast.
  • You will interface with the ceremonies Stage Management, Operations and Technical Divisions to ensure the logistic elements required for the Opening Ceremony are met.
  • You will oversee the Opening Ceremony production budget and work with the Project Director/Creative Lead and Executive Producer to manage the deliverables against the budget.
  • You will be a confident and motivational leader with a positive outlook, experience in managing large teams of personnel and ensuring that output is delivered to the highest possible standards.

About Jack Morton Public Events

Over the years we have created many award-winning public ceremonies and events that have inspired billions of people around the globe – moments of drama and spectacle that bring massive communities together and celebrate the unique qualities of time and place. Our goal is to create enduring memories and to leave behind a meaningful legacy.

We’re the team behind some of the most high profile and critically acclaimed stadium-scale events on four continents—including the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Johannesburg and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the Commonwealth Games in Manchester 2002, Melbourne 2006, and Glasgow in 2014.  We are thrilled to have now been appointed to deliver the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

You can see more of the work we’ve done by visiting http://publicevents.jackmorton.com

Please see below link for more information and how to apply:

Opening Ceremony Associate Producer – Apply Here

 

AV Sales Manager, PRG Dubai

Posted on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Reporting to: Director of Sales

Responsible for: Sales and Marketing activity.

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Production Resource Group (PRG) is the world’s leading provider of entertainment and event technology and production services. We employ more than 3,000 skilled event professionals worldwide and our Dubai base is one of more than 50 International branches.

We are currently looking for a Sales Manager to join our team in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Sales Manager will be responsible for developing, managing and maintaining existing and new business and will be the primary sales contact for local destination management companies, event agencies and end clients.

The ideal candidate would have an exceptional track record in sales and will use a proactive, international and multi-brand sales approach to increase the overall sales productivity and will be measured based on revenues delivered to the business

Key responsibilities and duties will include:

Excellent communication skills and a high level of customer service are imperative for this role, along with competent project management skills, including budget management.

Key Job Responsibilities                                                                              

 Prospecting and qualifying sales leads

Account Management

Internal Communications

Information Management, Quoting, Reporting and Company Support

Duties include:

  • Identify potential projects and sales opportunities.
  • Develop relationships with new clients, from own initiative and in participation with colleagues.
  • Maintain and continue to develop a database of contacts for repeat and future business.
  • Growing sales within variours market sectors.
  • Generating new business leads through telesales, networking and face to face meetings.
  • Monitoring sales activity and providing monthly reports to senior management team.
  • Account management of existing clients.
  • Central point of contact for the client.
  • Coordinate and negotiate pricing and specifications for a range of projects.

The ideal candidate will display passion for the events industry and have 3+ years relevant events experience, i.e. in a similar environment or agency. Ideally they will be educated to degree level and able to demonstrate suitable transferable skills from previous employment roles.

With year round sunshine and an attractive expat lifestyle, a position with Gearhouse will challenge and develop your skillset. All positions benefit from an attractive tax-free salary package, medical cover & expat residency status.

If you feel you could enjoy an opportunity that offers guaranteed career development whilst contributing to the team and the company please send us a covering letter and up-to-date CV to recruitment@prg.com

Successful candidates will be contacted via phone for an interview.

 

 

Senior Theatre Technician (Staging)

Posted on Friday, January 27th, 2017

Do you have a background and experience in the operation and maintenance of theatre and event technical systems and are looking for a new challenge in 2017.  Council is seeking a talented Senior Theatre Technician specialising in staging to work as part of a team to deliver the highest quality technical services and support for performers across Rockhampton’s various venues.

You must have exceptional interpersonal skills which allow you to work effectively within teams, as well as take on the challenge of leading and supervising teams as required.  You have demonstrated experience with a range of staging elements and flying systems for large scale music theatre productions and have strong knowledge and understanding of all scenery and prop installation, tools, set construction materials and construction processes.  Passionate about workplace health and safety, you understand legislation and all requirements and assessments needed to keep your team, performers and the community safe at all times.  You will be required to work weekends and outside normal business hours and enjoy being a part of the theatrical arts culture.

This position requires the completion of a satisfactory Criminal History Check – Police Certificate (Australia Wide Name Only Police Check).

Benefits:

  • Salary of $71,003 per annum
  • Be a part of the region’s theatrical arts culture
  • Great team environment
  • Opportunity to develop knowledge and skills

Applications to close midnight Sunday, 5 February 2017.

To submit an Application for this position, click Apply Now(PDF, 924KB). For more information, view our How to Apply page or contact Workforce and Strategy on (07) 4936 8352 (please leave a message).

Rockhampton Regional Council supports a Drug and Alcohol free work environment.

 

Technical Administrator, Melbourne Festival

Posted on Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Melbourne Festival is one of Australia’s leading international arts festivals and has an outstanding reputation for presenting unique international and Australian events in the fields of dance, theatre, music, visual arts, multimedia, free and outdoor events over 18 days each October.

Are you experienced in technical/production administration, ready to be a database champion, coordinate OH&S, Risk Assessment and HR for our temporary and casual production staff? Get in touch!

More details on our website.

 

Full Time Truck Driver Victoria

Posted on Friday, January 20th, 2017

Resolution X are seeking a full time experienced truck driver to work under the direction of the Operations Managers at our Noble Park Vic facility. Duties include driving locally to sites, as well as occasional longer distance work. The role is varied as we are a small team and our work and site locations are always changing.

You will also be required to perform basic factory duties as well as general onsite production work when required. You must be physically fit as some heavy lifting is required. After hours work will also be required.

To be successful for this role you must have a minimum of 5 years driving experience in multi drops and pickups and hold at minimum a current heavy rigid (HR) licence. You must be reliable, punctual, self-motivated, have a great attitude and strong work ethic. Entertainment industry experience is preferred but not essential.
To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@resolutionx.com.au

 

 

Coordinator, Technical Training & Development

Posted on Friday, January 20th, 2017

Location: Melbourne
Job Code: 838
# of openings: 1

Description
Coordinator, Technical Training & Development
Fixed Term Variable Time position – 25 hours per week
Band 2.3 – $60,087 Base salary (pro rata)

About Arts Centre Melbourne
Situated in the heart of Melbourne’s cultural precinct, Arts Centre Melbourne (ACM) presents world-class performing arts in a year-round exciting program.  Experience Australia’s best performing arts companies and exceptional international productions, alongside celebrations of comedy, cabaret and popular music.

About the Business Unit
The Production department sits within the Performing Arts pillar and comprises of a highly skilled team that deliver technical and creative services that include Production & Stage Management, Staging, Lighting, Sound & Vision, Wardrobe, Broadcast & Multimedia and Training & Development. This team provides technical support to all of our presenters ensuring safe, efficient delivery across all of our venues and event spaces.

About the Position
This position supports the Production team by assisting management in developing, coordinating and facilitating high-quality technical training programs for individual and team learning to ensure Arts Centre Melbourne remains at the forefront of technical training and presentation services for the performing arts.

The Candidate

To be successful in this role you will require:
• Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
• Certificate III Live Production and Services an advantage
• Experience working within a Production technical team in theatre or entertainment industry preferably in a senior technician capacity.
• Proven ability to apply effective planning, organising and communication skills.
• Experience with technical training instruction and group facilitation.
• General knowledge of theatre technologies of lighting, staging and sound.
• General knowledge of competency based training and assessment within the Australian Qualification Framework.
• Proficiency in word processing and preparation of presentations, i.e. Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

Applications
Interested applicants must address the selection criteria in their cover letter and submit together with a current resume. Please refer to the position description for further information.

To submit your application, click here and hit the Apply button by 2nd February 2017.

Arts Centre Melbourne is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

Auditorium Technician, Perth

Posted on Friday, January 20th, 2017

Newman College is a K-12 school, operating under the governorship of the Marist Brothers, with an enrolment of 1850 students.

We welcome applications from qualified, capable and enthusiastic people for the following position:

Auditorium Technician

Temporary, Part-Time (0.80 FTE) Position

Commencing 20 February 2017 to 31 December 2018

(Start date negotiable.)

Newman College is seeking an experienced Auditorium Technician to provide technical support services for the Newman College Auditorium, a state-of-the-art facility with a retractable seat auditorium, drama and dance workshops, reception/foyer area, supporting technical and administrative areas and catering facilities.

The successful candidate’s skills will include technical expertise in audio-visual and computer technologies and experience in the ‘hands on’ operation of technical theatrical equipment in a sophisticated Auditorium environment.

The successful candidate will be committed to the ideals of Catholic education.

Please refer to the College website to access the role description and instructions on how to apply for this position.

Website:  www.newman.wa.edu.au

Applications close 9.00am Monday 30 January 2017

 

Lighting Technicians – Casual, ICC

Posted on Friday, January 13th, 2017

The newly opened International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is destined to be Asia Pacific’s premier business and cultural events precinct, showcasing Sydney to the world through its convention, exhibition and entertainment venues.

We are currently looking to recruit experienced AV production crew, specifically within our Lighting department. This role is responsible for the bump in/out & operational management of ICC Sydney’s lighting systems for all events & productions across the site.

Responsibilities;

  • Assist in the operation of ICC Sydney’s lighting systems & equipment
  • Assist outside broadcast companies when required with venue AV services.
  • Dealing with clients, venue hirers and suppliers on technical matters and providing support as required.
  • Prepare, install, test and bump out lighting systems throughout ICC Sydney

The successful candidate will bring extensive experience in the lighting (& AV) field, ideally within a large, multi-room venue.

Additionally, you will have a positive attitude, a willingness to learn, a demonstrated commitment to your career and the desire to be part of one of Sydney’s largest and most innovative projects. To succeed, you will have a passion for getting results, be resilient with strong customer service and communication skills and be able to establish good working relationships.

We welcome high achievers who are excited to take on new challenges and share their ideas. On-the-job training, development and exposure to an exciting work environment will give you the opportunity to work with great people, while earning a competitive salary and developing an amazing career.

To find out more about life at ICC Sydney, one of the most exciting business events and entertainment precincts in the world, visit www.iccsydney.com/careers

 

Production and Technical Officer, WA

Posted on Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre is a Fremantle based theatre company looking to employ an experienced Production and Technical Officer in a full time capacity for projects commencing 20th February 2017.

The successful applicant should possess the following essential skills and experience:

  • Production operation – lighting and sound (computer system)
  • Scheduling and planning
  • Tour management
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Stage Management experience
  • Computer skills
  • Drivers License

Salary: $55,000 p.a. + touring allowances where appropriate.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply send a cover letter and a current CV with a minimum of two referees to ad@sppt.asn.au by the closing date.

Applications outlining the essential skills and relevant experience including a current CV should be marked “private and confidential” and addressed to:

Philip Mitchell
Artistic Director
Spare Parts Puppet Theatre
PO Box 897
Fremantle WA 6959

Emailed applications will be accepted to ad@sppt.asn.au

Applications must be received by 5pm on Monday 6th February 2017.

For further information and a Job description please contact Philip Mitchell or by ringing 93355044

 

Head Flyman (STC), Perth Theatre Trust

Posted on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Level 4, $961.43 – $1037.70 per week pro rata, AWARD DCA VMA 2014

Conditions

This is a part-time (0.5 FTE), fixed-term vacancy, for a period of 12 months, with a possibility of extension.

A Construction Industry Safety Awareness Training Certification (Blue/White Card) will be required prior to commencement of employment.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, applicants for this position may be considered for ‘similar’ vacancies within the Culture and Arts Portfolio and/or the wider public sector which arise within a reasonable period of time. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Future vacancies may be considered – fixed term, part- time and full- time.

Location

Perth, Western Australia

Job Description

The Head Flyman is to supervise the application; safe operation and use of the venues fly system and all flown elements suspended from it. The Head Flyman holds responsibility for ensuring flown elements are checked for acceptable safety standards before being suspended above the stage.

How to apply for this position

Please visit http://search.jobs.wa.gov.au/. You will need to key in the Position Number (19999) into the “Web Search No. Position Number or Keywords” box on the website to access the advertisement.

For further job related information, please contact Graham Piper on (08) 6212 9200 (not to be contacted for an Applicant Information Package).

NO FAXED, LATE OR PROFORMA APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

To avoid last minute congestion of the system which may result in your application being received after the closing time and therefore not be eligible, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.

CLOSING DATE: 16 – January – 2017 at 4.00 pm (AWST)

 

Venue Head of Department Mechanist (STC), Perth Theatre Trust

Posted on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Conditions

This is a full-time, fixed-term vacancy, for a period of 12 months, with a possibility of extension.

A Construction Industry Safety Awareness Training Certification (Blue/White Card) will be required prior to commencement of employment.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, applicants for this position may be considered for ‘similar’ vacancies within the Culture and Arts Portfolio and/or the wider public sector which arise within a reasonable period of time. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Future vacancies may be considered – fixed term, part- time and full- time.

Location

Perth, Western Australia

Job Description

The Venue Head of Department Mechanist coordinates technical requirements and is responsible for all staging elements, sets and machinery with the exception of lighting and electrical equipment and applications.

How to apply for this position

Please visit http://search.jobs.wa.gov.au/. You will need to key in the Position Number (19998) into the “Web Search No. Position Number or Keywords” box on the website to access the advertisement.

For further job related information, please contact Graham Piper on (08) 6212 9200 (not to be contacted for an Applicant Information Package).

NO FAXED, LATE OR PROFORMA APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

To avoid last minute congestion of the system which may result in your application being received after the closing time and therefore not be eligible, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.

CLOSING DATE: 16 – January – 2017 at 4.00 pm (AWST)

 

Venue Head of Department Lighting (STC), Perth Theatre Trust

Posted on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Level 6, $1125.9 – $1186.16 per week, AWARD DCA VMA 2014

Conditions

This is a full-time, fixed-term vacancy, for a period of 12 months, with a possibility of extension.

A Construction Industry Safety Awareness Training Certification (Blue/White Card) will be required prior to commencement of employment.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, applicants for this position may be considered for ‘similar’ vacancies within the Culture and Arts Portfolio and/or the wider public sector which arise within a reasonable period of time. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Future vacancies may be considered – fixed term, part- time and full- time.

Location

Perth, Western Australia

Job Description

The Venue Head of Department Lighting STC facilitates the lighting requirements for events taking place within the Venue. This role must, in consultation with the Technical Manager, ensure that any required additional staff are rostered. This role is also required to assist in any way necessary to complete all requirements in preparation for performance(s) at STC.

How to apply for this position

Please visit http://search.jobs.wa.gov.au/. You will need to key in the Position Number (19997) into the “Web Search No. Position Number or Keywords” box on the website to access the advertisement.

For further job related information, please contact Graham Piper on (08) 6212 9200 (not to be contacted for an Applicant Information Package).

NO FAXED, LATE OR PROFORMA APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

To avoid last minute congestion of the system which may result in your application being received after the closing time and therefore not be eligible, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.

CLOSING DATE: 16 – January – 2017 at 4.00 pm (AWST)

 

Touring Production Manager, Circus Oz

Posted on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

The Touring Production Manager will be responsible for scheduling, venue liaison, freight
logistics and running of the bump in and out of tours. This is a Melbourne-based position but may include a broad range of international and domestic travel

Full position description

For further information or to submit an application, please contact

Margaret Murray, Production Manager, Circus Oz
T: +61 3 9676 0300
E: production@circusoz.com.au

Applications should include a cover letter, resume, a response to the selection criteria and names and contact details of three referees and must be submitted by close of business Thursday 19 January 2017.

 

Touring Lighting Technician, Circus Oz

Posted on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Based in Melbourne but touring around Australia, you’ll be responsible for installing and operating lights for the Circus Oz show at various regional Australian venues.

Full position description

For further information or to submit an application, please contact

Margaret Murray, Production Manager, Circus Oz
T: +61 3 9676 0300
E: production@circusoz.com.au

Applications should include a cover letter, resume, a response to the selection criteria and names and contact details of three referees and must be submitted by close of business Thursday 19 January 2017.

 

Production Manager, Dance North

Posted on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

The Production Manager role is crucial to balancing the artistic and business goals of the company and as such it is expected that the Production Manager will have a close working relationship with the General Manager, Artistic Director and the Technical and Venue Manager, reporting to the General Manager. The role requires someone with strong strategic oversight, an ability to lead in potentially challenging situations and enthusiasm for the creation of Contemporary Dance Performance. The position involves interstate and international touring.

Exceptional attention to detail, organisational and proven planning skills, initiative and ability to juggle multiple projects are all essential attributes to the role.

As a representative of the company, you will exhibit a professional attitude, a working knowledge of the Australian contemporary performing arts industry and a good sense of humour 

Main tasks

  • Responsible for interpreting and costing set, costume, sound and lighting designs for the stage in accordance with the artistic goals of the creative team for each production.
  • Responsible for the management of all production expenditure in accordance with annual budgets.
  • Responsible for generating production schedules for in-house and touring activities.
  • Responsible for arranging and chairing all production meetings.
  • Responsible for employment, supervision and delegation of tasks for all casual and permanent production staff (including secondments and trainees); in consultation with the Technical and Venue manager.
  • Responsible for the purchase of production related capital items.
  • Responsible for ensuring the accurate, safe, timely and cost efficient realisation of sets, props, wardrobe, lighting, audio visual effects, sound, staff scheduling and storage requirements for all productions and activities; in liaison with the Technical and Venue Manager.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining cultural relationships with other local, national and international dance companies and theatres.
  • Responsible for generating theatre plans, templates and information sheets.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining Dancenorth’s WH&S policy.
  • Supervise and assist with general on site technical, production and maintenance of Dancenorth’s studio; in liaison with the Technical and Venue Manager.

TO APPLY

Applications close 20 January 2017. Late applications won’t be accepted.

Applicants must be available for interviews in the week of Mon 30 Jan – Fri 3 Feb, 2017

Enquiries about the position and to obtain a Position Description please contact Deanna Smart, General Manager by email deanna@dancenorth.com.au

 

Production Manager Sydney Theatre Company

Posted on Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Hours of Work

This position is for a 10-12-month fixed term. The usual hours of work are 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. However, the job requires a willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and touring.

The position is based at The Wharf, Sydney Theatre Company, Pier 4 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay.

Salary and Entitlements

  • Salary is dependent on skills and experience
  • 4 weeks annual leave
  • Complimentary tickets to STC productions (subject to availability)
  • 10.5% superannuation

Job Overview

The Production Manager works with creative teams achieve their artistic vision and production values to the highest possible standards within the parameters set by the company. The Production Manager has responsibility for the realisation of all the technical and design elements of a production and ensures the most effective utilisation of people, resources and systems within the agreed budget, schedule and parameters.

Key Criteria

  • Minimum of seven years relevant industry experience, preferably within a producing theatre company.
  • Excellent leadership skills with a proven ability to lead teams and manage people.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Excellent negotiation skills with a creative approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent project management skills with a logical and analytical approach to planning and the allocation of resources.
  • The ability to remain calm, professional and positive under pressure.
  • A self-starter with a strong entrepreneurial spirit.
  • A natural collaborator who enjoys working as part of a team.
  • A keen interest in the performing arts and an appreciation of theatre, especially in an Australian context.
  • A sympathetic approach to theatre design and aesthetics.
  • A good eye for detail and quality control to ensure that all elements of a production are produced to the highest standards.
  • Extensive knowledge of theatre practices, terminology, etiquette and theatre craft.
  • Excellent knowledge and practical experience of set design and construction.
  • Good knowledge of rigging, stage automation, lighting, sound and projection.
  • Good knowledge of theatrical costume and props.
  • Strong financial management skills with a proven ability to manage and control large budgets.
  • A high level of understanding of Workplace Health and Safety legislation and procedures as related to the theatre and entertainment industries with proven experience of implementing these requirements in a sympathetic manner.
  • Experience of touring productions either domestically or internationally.
  • Strong computer skills with the ability to use Microsoft Excel and AutoCAD.

Application

In order to make your application for this position, please forward your resume and a cover letter briefly demonstrating how your experience is applicable to this position as outlined in the criteria below. Please note, applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be accepted.

Applications close of business 9am Wednesday 14th December 2016.

Please forward your application to: recruitment@sydneytheatre.com.au

* Must be Australian resident or hold current, appropriate working visa

 

Technical Service Officers, Yarra Ranges

Posted on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

yrcouncilWith aspirations of Innovation, Trust and Empowerment driving everything we do at Yarra Ranges Council, we inspire people to create a better future through:

• Stronger collaboration across teams
• Continuously looking  for better ways to deliver
• Encouraging our people to be courageous, authentic and accountable
• Improving outcomes for our community

Why our team needs you

Our Arts, Culture & Heritage Department currently have opportunities for a Lead Technical Service Officer and Technical Service Officers (Part Time and Casual) to join our Cultural Facilities Team.   These positions are of a high performing technical service team that is responsible for the delivery of all aspects of professional technical service across Council’s cultural facilities. Providing the highest standard of service at all times, the Lead Technical Officer delivers service to both professional and community users.

Lead Technical Service Officer

• Salary from $30.26 per hour (Band 4), plus superannuation
• Permanent Part Time
• Minimum 91.2 hours over a four week rotating roster

Technical Service Officers

• Permanent Part Time – Salary from $30.26 per hour (Band 4), plus superannuation
• 15.20 hours per fortnight based on a rotating roster
• Casual – Salary from $37.82 (Band 4) includes 25% casual loading, plus superannuation

What you’ll bring to our team

• Bachelor of Theatre Production, Sound Production or relevant industry experience
• Current certificate in First Aid, Test & Tag and EWP License desirable

Why you’ll want to join us

We are creating a workplace that supports and enables collaboration and flexibility to equip our people to do their jobs anytime, anywhere and from any device.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits including rostered days off, flexible working hours and access to professional and career development opportunities.

Closing date:  12 December 2016

Why wait, apply now

Visit our website Careers page to view the position description and further information.

Yarra Ranges Council is an equal opportunity employer and offers reasonable adjustment for people with a disability on request. We are committed to a culturally safe workplace that fosters diversity and inclusion.

 

Theatre Assistant (Part-Time, Casual) Sydney

Posted on Friday, December 2nd, 2016

wenona-schoolWenona values support staff who demonstrate a positive and proactive approach to their work and have a willingness to participate fully in the life of the School. We look for enthusiastic, dedicated and capable staff who demonstrate initiative, good humour, and professional behaviour and support the values and aims of the School as a global learning community.

This position reports to the Theatre Manager.

Overview of the Theatre Assistant’s role

This position has primary responsibility of supporting the technical and operational functions of the Independent Theatre. This heritage building has a rich history, and a charter to educate and support arts and artists, and plays a vital role in Wenona’s academic program as well as promoting and maintaining links with the wider community as a venue of significance.

You will be responsible for assisting in developing and ensuring a vibrant community and creative life in the Theatre, both within Wenona and within the wider community, and helping to integrate the theatre into School life. You will achieve this by assisting in the delivery of technical and operational support to all Theatre users, ensuring that the Theatre is equipped and resourced to meet the highest standards of performance and ensure the School’s academic program needs are met.

The position also contributes to the maintenance of a positive internal culture where service, integrity and humour are valued.

Key Responsibilities

Indications that this job is being done successfully would include:

  • Ensure IT and audio equipment is operational in readiness for year group meetings, assemblies and classes.
  • Assist with the organisation, set-up and breakdown of events
  • Maintain audio systems and equipment
  • Provide technical assistance in sound, lighting, AV, and stage management for external events and internal events as required.
  • Perform front of house tasks as required.
  • Deputise for Theatre Manager as required

This position should develop a positive set of relationships with all school personnel and the wider community with deep knowledge of all school activities.

Education and Experience

  • Experience in a similar role within a school environment is desirable but not essential
  • Experience in at least one of; Stage Management, Stage Lighting for Theatre or AV
  • High level of computer skills, particularly in creating and troubleshooting presentations.
  • Should hold or be willing to gain a Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
  • Good working knowledge of WHS in Theatre and entertainment
  • Preferred experience in Qlab and Vectorworks programmes.
  • Preferred experience with ETC ION lighting desk, and PRESONUS sound desk

Personal Attributes

  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Self-motivated, with excellent problem solving skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Professionalism, confidence and a positive attitude
  • A flexible and adaptable approach
  • A thorough understanding of all aspects of customer service, relationship building, excellent organisational capabilities and project management
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and stakeholders to achieve shared goals.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with an ability to prioritise tasks, forward plan, meet deadlines and deliver results
  • Interest in event managment, techinical or venue management
  • A sense of humour

Wenona is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.

General conditions of the role

Award

Independent Schools NSW (Support and Operational Staff) Multi Enterprise Agreement 2015 – 2017. The salary and conditions will be negotiated with the Principal depending on experience and qualifications

Hours of work

Casual, Part time
Monday to Friday, 20 hours per week plus weekends as required
Flexible availability, mornings, afternoons, weekends. Some nights

Application process

All applications should be addressed to Wenona Principal Dr Briony Scott, Wenona School, 176 Walker Street, North Sydney, 2060 and emailed as a PDF to recruit@wenona.nsw.edu.au

Applicants should send full curriculum vitae, a cover letter which addresses the selection criteria, copies of qualifications and names of two referees. Please direct any questions or enquiries to PA to the Dean of Professional Studies, Ms Samantha Drabble on (02) 9409 4416.

Closing date

Thursday 5 January, 2017 at 12pm.

The successful applicant for this position will be required to provide the school with a current Working with Children Check.