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Operations Manager BCL Production Services

Posted on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

This is a rare and exciting opportunity at BCL Production Services located in the Brisbane suburb of Stafford.

BCL Production Services is an event production company with more than 20 years’ experience providing the highest level of staff, lighting, sound and visuals. We provide a service to all areas of live production including concerts, corporate events, musicals, schools, weddings, churches and festivals. Our inventory of high quality equipment ensures every production is of a very high standard.

We are currently seeking an Operations Manager to join our team and be responsible for leading the company’s operations on a day to day basis.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will be responsible for working closely with our administration team, warehouse staff and our events team, liaising with clients and maintaining exceptional customer service with all stakeholders.

The Role:

  • To organise and control the day to day operation of the company
  • To assist with the employment, inductions and performance evaluations for all staff
  • To roster staff to meet function needs whilst managing labour costs
  • To ensure that constant and updated communications are maintained and that all relevant stakeholders are aware of their responsibilities in association with the company activities on a daily basis.
  • To be responsible for the smooth and efficient quoting process for all clients.
  • This varied and exciting role will see you juggling numerous tasks at one time and therefore will require an exceptional ability to multitask and communicate effectively.

Your Qualities:

You are an analytical and problem-solving individual with an appetite for challenge. Thinking outside of the square will be a natural instinct for you. You enjoy event production and the challenge of exceeding the client’s expectations. You are naturally people orientated as this role requires you to liaise with variety of different groups at varying levels.

This is a great opportunity for an individual experienced in event operations, has strong leadership skills and is hungry to develop their career. Apply Today!

BCL Production Services is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply please submit a cover letter, your resume and a short document  addressing the Key Selection Criteria in section 8 of the following Position Description.

POSITION DESCRIPTION – Operations Manager

1. TITLE:                              Operations manager           

2. VALUES STATEMENT:

BCL Production Services business culture and values revolve around assisting persons, groups and corporations with their event outcomes. As a Staff member we require you to work together on the basis of shared values.  Our ‘Shared Values’ are – Compassion, Respect, Justice, Working Together, Leading through Learning and good health.  These values should be expressed through your actions, behaviour, practices and the outcomes of your work.  Alignment to these values is fundamental to the requirements of this role.

3. Accountabilities

The Operations Manager will report to the Managing Director

4. PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position is to provide an Operations Management role to BCL Production Services. It is often the first point of advocacy and requires a pleasant, confident and a good communicator with a proven commitment to provide a people focused service and an ability to prioritise work duties in a busy environment.

He / She will be taking the leading roles and responsibilities in ensuring all the Operations function of the position are carried effectively and efficiently

The position is responsible for ensuring operations run as smoothly as possible from beginning to end, as well as providing staff with practical support throughout.

Alcohol must not be consumed or present whilst on duty

5. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assist Managing Director
  2. Interviewing and hiring employees
  3. Arranging staff inductions, training and professional development
  • ASSA induction program
  1. Conduct performance reviews, and if necessary, performance manage employees.
  2. Manage regular staff meetings
  3. keep morale, teamwork and production high, limiting discord and staff turnover
  4. Scheduling staff
  • Assigning accounts and duties
  • leave requirements, off-site training, expos etc
  • Identifying problems and finding ways to overcome them
  1. Manage casual staff in warehouse / on site
  2. Ensure client quotes are followed up efficiently: hires in RentalPoint or sales in Excel: in person, phone, email
  • follow-up
  • Deliveries
  • Pick ups
  1. De-briefing with staff post event
  • Issues
  • Repairs
  • overruns
  1. Handling customer complaints/requests
  2. Contact and gather information from wholesalers and retailers
  3. Maintaining RentalPoint records and associated paperwork
  4. Ensure client invoices have been delivered – in person, phone or email
  5. Book appropriate crew for jobs requiring crewing – record in Google Calendar
  6. Answer phones, as required
  7. Inform other staff of work needs if you are unable to cover your duties
  8. Undertake other duties as and when directed within the scope of the role and the capabilities of the incumbent as agreed.
  9. Work within the policies and procedures of BCL Production Services and the provisions of the Workplace Health and Safety and other relevant Legislation.

6. Other responsibilities as required

  1. Design / operate / tech for lighting, audio, AV or VJ on shows
  2. Managing each day’s clients, by checking and being prepared the previous evening
  3. Greeting / serving clients at front door
  4. Attend Client Meetings / Staff Meetings
  5. Attend site inspections
  6. Checking equipment for hires going out (liaise with office staff if lists need correcting)
  7. Up sell on pick up (are all of client’s needs met?)
  8. Participate in production bump in’s and bump out’s.
  9. Checking and putting away of equipment for returning hires
  10. Event manage on site if allocated / needed
  11. Manage the maintaining of equipment: test & tag, repair requests as required
    • BCL and client repairs
  12. Manage the annual stock take with other team members
  13. Ensure:
  • Cleaning and storage of equipment
  • Cleaning up after
    • testing equipment
    • repairing equipment
    • prepping equipment
    • cleaning equipment
  • Gels picked for orders, new gel cut as required
  • Warehouses kept clean, tidy and presentable  (unit 2, 4, 5)
  • Receptions kept clean, tidy and presentable (unit 2, 5)
  • Vans kept clean, tidy and stocked
    • van kit list in passenger door
    • office has comprehensive info on all vehicles
  1. Load and unload Vans / Trucks ASAP on return to base – returns to base on weekends (eg casuals/full timers) to unload on return if practical
  2. Pick up and drop off truck hires

7. Skills and Qualifications:

  1. Knowledge of production services warehouse business or similar.
  2. Knowledge of production services business’ needs and how to meet those needs or similar.
  3. Experience in management of people and resources
  4. An understanding of financial management and wider management principles and techniques
  5. Political and presentational skills with an appreciation of the demands of conflicting interests and of meeting statutory requirements
  6. Leadership skills for a diverse range of people and personalities.
  7. Computer skills across office and technical applications
  8. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  9. Know and develop company’s policies, guidelines and mission
  • Ensure staff understand
    1. Be assertive, patient, resilient, professional, organized, rational and often creative
    2. Multi-tasking, Flexibility, Telephone Skills, Customer Service, Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail, Scheduling, Word Processing , Professionalism, Quality Focus

8. SELECTION CRITERIA:

  1. Demonstrated experience is a similar roll for minimum 10 years.
  2. Demonstrated high level of commercial awareness
  3. Demonstrated excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  4. Demonstrated excellent organisational skills
  5. Computer skills: Word, Excel, Google Emails
  6. The ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
  7. Ability to work progressively and methodically (paperwork, repairs etc)
  8. Ability to work independently, show initiative and work productively within a team environment
  9. Ability to communication with a diverse range of people
  10. Current Australian open manual drivers licence
  11. Ability to work within the beliefs, mission, values and policies of BCL Production Services and adhere to the provisions of the Workplace Health and Safety and other relevant Legislation as they apply.

Desirable

  1. Technical experience with lighting, sound, AV and staging / rigging equipment
  2. Computer skills: Rental point, WYSIWYG, Vectorworks
  3. Electrical licence
  4. Rigging qualifications
  5. Leadership training

9. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS / INFORMATION:

All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically excluded from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

The successful applicant must be eligible to legally work in Australia and proof of eligibility may be requested.

Applications can be
Emailed to tim@bclproductions.com.au or
Posted to: Unit 4, 24 Windorah Street,
Stafford, QLD, 4053

Closing date: May 26th 2017

 

Audio, Lighting and Video Technicians NZ

Posted on Monday, May 15th, 2017

NW Group is one of Australasia’s largest suppliers of full-service live production. With offices in Auckland and Wellington, as well as Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide in Australia, our business continues to grow and expand. We’re looking for some great people to join our team at Oceania and Spyglass; people with passion for event production services to form relationships with our existing clients, to enthusiastically engage new clients, and to help us deliver exceptional production results. Our business continues to grow and change weekly, and we need great people to come along with us on that journey.

We are currently looking for full-time technicians at all levels in Audio, Lighting and Video to work across a range of corporate and arts and entertainment events to join our New Zealand team.  We are looking for technicians that not only know their craft but will also represent and be proud of our brands great heritage.

The successful applicants should also hold a current drivers license.

NW Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please submit your application including covering letter in PDF format.

andrew.stanton@nwgroup.co.nz

 

Back of House & Technical Staff

Posted on Friday, May 12th, 2017

Century Venues Group operate the iconic Enmore, Metro, Factory Theatres, The University of Sydney Manning Bar, Sydney Comedy Store, Sydney Comedy Festival and The Concourse Chatswood Performing Arts Centre are seeking Back of House professionals for their venue group in Sydney.

Our Back of House Staff are the venues first point of contact for touring parties and hirers and need to have impeccable customer service and hospitality skills.  The successful candidate will have a “can do” attitude and be responsible for overseeing all technical applications and Back of House requirements on a show by show basis for the venue.

The ideal candidate for Back of House Management will have a minimum 3 years in the live event industry, a sound understanding of key elements of live production such as Audio, Lighting, Stage management and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Our Group is also seeking competent Audio, Lighting and All-rounder Operators at all levels of experience to join our team to work accross the venues various venues

All roles involve equipment and logistics management, operational duties between the various production departments, liaison between the touring promoter and the venue, providing a safe and clean workplace and ensuring delivery of a successful event for both the client and the venue.

Interested applicant please send your CV including references and a photo image of yourself to recruitment@centuryvenues.com.au

 

Head of Lighting Brisbane Powerhouse

Posted on Thursday, May 11th, 2017

A unique inner city space created within the shell of what was once a derelict powerhouse on the New Farm reach of the Brisbane River, Brisbane Powerhouse is the home for living art, ideas and experiences, representing the personality of contemporary Brisbane. We are intimate, relaxed, welcoming and engaging. Audiences and artists and makers intersect at our heart. We are a centre for contemporary culture. We are part of a vibrant, immediate urban world that is Brisbane. We are provocateurs, showmen, and pop culture intellectuals who embrace all creative disciplines and media. We are looking to the future.

Our multi-purpose destination houses several function and special event spaces; an expansive outdoor plaza with green spaces – venue for the weekly Jan Powers Farmers Markets – the riverfront restaurants Bar Alto and Watt provide excellent dining experiences and cultural and business tenants area housed in the Stores Building.

Purpose

The Head of Lighting is responsible for the delivery of all lighting related services to Brisbane Powerhouse.

This position forms part of the Brisbane Powerhouse Technical Services team. As part of this team, this position provides lighting operation and installation services to all internal and external, national and international productions. The role may also involve lighting design work as required.

The position assists in managing lighting services as part of the building services facilities management.

Reporting Relationship

The Head of Lighting reports to the Artistic Director through the Technical Director.

The Head of Lighting is a peer position of the Head of Staging, Head of Sound and AV and Production Managers.

Casual Lighting Staff report to the Head of Lighting

Financial Delegation

The Head of Lighting does not have a financial delegation.

Award

Live Performance Award 2010.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Lighting Services

  • Under direction of the Technical Director, assist in the provision of a casual technical team, providing support in recruitment, assessment and staff development ensuring all staffing resource requirements are fulfilled.
  • Provide theatrical lighting services, technical advice and related support and planning to all events staged by and within the Brisbane Powerhouse precinct.
  • Ensure all theatrical, event, house and visual arts lighting equipment and infrastructure is maintained at a level equivalent  to that of comparable venues.
  • Assist in the supply of technical lighting advice on national and international theatre presentations, production techniques, theatre safety and equipment design and use.
  • Operate all venue installed lighting desks, dimmer racks, patch systems, DMX distribution systems and infrastructure related to the provision of lighting services within all Brisbane Powerhouse precinct venues.
  • Assist in maintaining lighting equipment assets and executing related maintenance and enhancement plans.
  • Maintain and deliver an effective in house visual arts lighting system.
  • Assist in monitoring and maintaining all external precinct lighting systems including precinct Dynalite and switched lighting system.

Production

  • Act a Senior Lighting Operator/Head LX on internal and external events produced by and within Brisbane Powerhouse as required. There may be instances in which the role will be required to undertake lighting design for these events.
  • Provide hands on event assistance to other technical staff and productions to support delivery of all events produced by and within Brisbane Powerhouse.

General

  • Assist the Technical Director to ensure all relevant Work Health and Safety procedures are adhered to by resident, visiting and casual technical staff.
  • Assist the Technical Director to ensure all technical equipment operates effectively and all equipment is compliant with relevant Work Health and Safety legislation.
  • Ensure all lighting equipment complies with relevant Test and Tag policies and electrical safety requirements and maintain Brisbane Powerhouse Test and Tag register.
  • Provide support across all theatrical disciplines as required by the Technical Director.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Relevant trade qualifications in lighting, stage, production services and/or a minimum of three years relevant venue experience in a theatre company, large venue, major festival and/or entertainment environment.
  • Knowledge of the Entertainment, Functions and Convention Industry, from a technical production perspective is essential.
  • Ability to design, rig, operate and maintain theatrical lighting to a high professional standard.
  • Superior knowledge of lighting design and operation and at least two of the following technical production areas is essential – sound design and operation, audio-visual design and operation, stage mechanical rigging and operation and stage management.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate Ma Lighting, Strand and ETC theatrical lighting desks with a sound knowledge of moving light control and installation.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with ability to develop technical ideas from concept to completion and to effectively manage competing priorities and commitments.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work without supervision and take initiatives as required within overall operational framework.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate work teams.
  • Ability to work to a flexible time schedule when required.
  • Ability to negotiate with customers, clients and trade suppliers.
  • Competency in information technology systems and processes as they relate to  DMX and other lighting protocol distribution.
  • General office administration and computer skills, including Office, AutoCAD, WYSIWYG or other drafting software.
  • Knowledge of Work Health and Safety and Equal Employment Opportunity issues, duties and responsibilities as applicable to this position.

REQUIRED SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Open C class Driver’s Licence.
  • DIR Intermediate Riggers ticket.
  • DIR Elevated work platform ticket to 11 metres or more.
  • DIR Forklift Drivers ticket.

DESIRABLE SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Qualified Work Health and Safety Officer.
  • DIR Gantry Crane Operators ticket.
  • Restricted Electrical ticket.
  • “Test and Tag” competency.
  • Senior First Aid Certificate.
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol.
  • Working at Heights.

TO APPLY

To apply for this role, please send a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria and your curriculum vitae to our Executive Coordinator, Ang Kirkland at angk@brisbanepowerhouse.org.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 24 May 2017.

 

Lighting Technician – Casual Position

Posted on Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Melbourne Recital Centre is a venue of and for the 21st century: celebrating the past, welcoming the present and imagining the future, a place where artists and audiences are invited to engage, challenge and explore.

With a unique focus on music, the Centre presents and hosts hundreds of concerts each year in two strikingly beautiful spaces; the magnificent 1000-seat Elisabeth Murdoch Hall and the Salon, a 130-seat flexible performance space. Both spaces were carefully crafted to present the best music the world has to offer and bring musicians and music-lovers closer.

Our Technical team has a casual vacancy for an experienced technician specialising in lighting to be involved in set-up and production for a variety concerts and events at Melbourne Recital Centre. This role works closely with the Technical and Asset Manager, Technical Coordinator and Concert and Event Managers, across all areas of technical production.

Successful candidates will have knowledge and experience from a live performance environment in lighting and staging and a willingness to multitask across disciplines. A specific knowledge of the presentation of concerts and their production requirements is desirable. An ability to work at heights, good colour vision and a good level of fitness is essential.

Knowledge of the presentation of concerts (including experience with orchestral set up) and their production requirements is an advantage.

Experience with any of the following – GrandMA Lighting Consoles, the ETC EOS family of Lighting Consoles and moving light fixtures will be well regarded.

Please read the position description (located in the Downloads section of this page) for more detailed information about the position.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email a cover letter and your resume to Krys Pekin, Human Resource Manager at hr@melbournerecital.com.au by 12 noon Friday 26 May, 2017.

ANY QUESTIONS?

If you have any enquiries about the recruitment process or position, please contact Jasja van Andel, Technical & Asset Manager on (03) 9207 2651 or hr@melbournerecital.com.au

Melbourne Recital Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing a smoke free and accessible environment.

 

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Posted on Friday, May 5th, 2017

Lightmoves Pty Ltd is a privately owned company that for 27 years has been an industry leader and innovator in the field of

Entertainment & Architectural Lighting & Control , specialising in a Prestigious range of Australian made and imported products.

Located at our Noble Park offices we are looking for a bright energetic Marketing person to join the team.

Under the Direction of the Managing Director, in this role you will be responsible to –

· Produce articles, copy and content for website, social media and advertising.

· Preparation of Marketing Materials.

· Co-ordinate, design and source marketing collateral.

· Co-ordinate Advertising Activities.

· Manage company data base mailings.

· Manage and maintain multiple company websites.

· Prepare electronic presentations .

· Prepare Project photography.

· Co-ordinate trade show schedules and the deployment of event stands.

· Develop and maintain sales/marketing tools for sales team.

You will have the following attributes –

· Enjoy working to deadlines

· Sound analytical skills

· Be a team player

· Effective time management skills

· Well-developed problem solving skills

Working on PC platform, you will be competent with the following software:

· Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator)

· Adobe Dreamweaver and or HTML experience

· Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Excel

· WordPress

Advantageous but not essential:

  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel/VBA
  • HTML/CSS

The attractive remuneration and benefits package for this position includes a generous base salary, company supplied IT technologies, and a supportive, equal opportunity work place.

Whilst employment experience is preferred Graduates with appropriate experience and qualifications should also apply.

If this sounds like you please address the points listed above in your cover letter and submit your applicaiton with your resume .

Please note only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Lightmoves P/L
138 Browns Rd. Noble Park. Vic
hr@lightmoves.com.au

 

Casual Technical Officers

Posted on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

  • $28.93 p.h to $33.52 p.h plus 9.5% Superannuation plus casual loading

Georges River Council is looking for new casual Technical Officers.

As a Technical Officer you will be required to operate and maintain all audio visual and production equipment within the Council’s performance, community centres and events spaces.

Hours of the role are varied and your duties may include the set up and operation of production for live performances, film screenings, meetings and operating both audio and lighting consoles.

Duties also include the setup and reset of venues, which will require a good level of physical fitness as there is some heavy lifting involved and extended periods on time on your feet.

The role requires you to be available for shifts across a 7 day 24 hour a day roster.

To be successfully appointed to this position, you must possess the following: 

  • Current NSW Drivers Licence
  • Certificate IV or Diploma in Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Operations) or equivalent experience working within a live theatre environment (minimum 3 years’ experience)
  • Demonstrated experience in the operation of theatre sound, lighting and stage equipment
  • Good knowledge of and commitment to safe working practices for events and equipment use and maintenance
  • Ability to work flexible hours over a 7 day availability (Monday – Sunday)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Valid Working With Children Check clearance

Successful applicants may be subject to employment screening by Councils third party providers.

Enquiries: Michael Turner, 0411 743 248

Applicants must address all the selection criteria outlined above.

Applications close: Tuesday 16 May 2017

More info HERE

 

 

Production Manager, Chunky Move

Posted on Monday, May 1st, 2017

Chunky Move is seeking a highly experienced Production Manager to join our small, energetic team.

The Production Manager is responsible for leading all aspects of the Production Department, managing the technical production processes to realise the Company’s performance works, and to coordinate all logistics planning for productions going on tour. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience as a production manager for performing arts companies, with a strong background in touring. In addition we are seeking a great manager of people who loves the challenge of creative problem solving.

Applications must address each of the key Selection Criteria, be accompanied by a CV with the contact details of two referees and be received no later than 5pm on Monday May 15, 2017. For further information call (03) 9645 5188 or email ben@chunkymove.com.au

Download the Position Description Here

 

Supervising Technician

Posted on Friday, April 21st, 2017

  • Casual opportunity, multiple positions available
  • Be a part of a creative and dynamic team

$43 per hour (inc. 25% loading in lieu of entitlements plus Super)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced enthusiastic individuals to join our Arts and Culture team as a Supervising Technician at the City of Boroondara on a casual basis.

This is an opportunity for you to provide effective technical service to internal and external users of the stage and function rooms of the Hawthorn Arts Centre and Kew Court House.

You will be responsible for:

  • Supervising all aspects of the venues’ operations and processes to satisfy and meet hirers’ needs, including technical operations, staff, volunteers, contractors and performance staff
  • Assisting the Coordinator Cultural Facilities in planning and staging events in both venues, including reporting and maintain amenity and safety of all events
  • Organising staffing and equipment according to clients’ requirements
  • Assisting in the development and review of new and current plans, policies and procedures, monitoring their effectiveness and for reshaping them if necessary
  • Liaising with Council staff, and other community groups to provide an integrated approach to the delivery of arts and cultural services
  • Contribute to the monitoring of venue functionality, furniture and fittings to ensure safety and security, and carry out minor maintenance as assessed by the Coordinator Cultural Facilities.
  • Delivering excellent customer service by engaging and welcoming all hirers of the venues and responding positively to all enquiries and requests

About you:

To be considered for this role you will bring practical experience and specialist technical knowledge in staging venue productions. You will demonstrate your ability to manage a team, meet deadlines and be able to work cohesively in a team environment. Your customer service, written and verbal communication skills must be well developed. To be successful in this position you will need to hold a venue technical training certificate from an accredited organisation or equivalent technical experience in a professional venue environment. You will have a good level of physical fitness to perform manual handling tasks required in function/meeting/performance supervision settings.

Want to know more?

For any further information please refer to the position description – Supervising Technician, or contact Miriam Paul, Coordinator Cultural Facilities on 9278 7882.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. The successful applicant may be required to undergo a National Criminal History check, medical check and/or working with children check.

Who are we?

The City of Boroondara is a metropolitan council, representing more than 170,000 people in the inner-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. A leader in the local government sector, with a reputation for innovation and excellence, we believe in providing an environment where our staff thrive, both in the work they do and in how they learn and develop as people and professionals.

We like to challenge the norm and we are investing significantly in innovation and technology improvements in order to provide our customers with an even greater experience and engagement. We are putting our customers at the forefront of what we do with our organisation wide change initiative, the Customer Experience Improvement Strategy (CEIS).

You will be instrumental in driving this change across the organisation using best practice approaches to successfully support us from the now to our desired future state.

With so much going on it’s a great time to join Boroondara!

Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer & suitable applicants from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.

 

Casual Event Technicians

Posted on Friday, April 21st, 2017

  • Casual opportunity, multiple positions available
  • Be a part of a creative and dynamic team
  • $38 per hour (inc. 25% loading in lieu of entitlements, plus Super)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic individuals to join our Arts and Culture team as a Technician at the City of Boroondara on a casual basis.

This is an opportunity for you to provide effective technical services for internal and external events and assist with the overall venue operations and processes to meet the needs of all hirers for Hawthorn Art’s Centre and Kew Court House.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing support and expertise around technical operations, lighting and audio requirements to technical staff, hirers and performers
  • Assisting in the supervision of activities backstage
  • Ensuring that all Occupation Health and Safety procedures are adhered to, including securing the venues’ safety according to their policies and guidelines
  • Provide knowledge and advice on all technical aspects the hirer may need, including ensuring setup and pack up of the venues are according to the events and hirers needs.

Other duties include:

  • Working cooperatively with the Arts and Culture department in support of programs and service delivery
  • Providing excellent customer service to all customers and patrons

About you:

To be considered in this role you will bring experience and knowledge in staging venue productions. You must demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision and be able to work cohesively in a team environment. Your customer service, written and verbal communication skills must be well developed. To be successful in this position you will need to hold a venue technical training certificate from an accredited organisation or equivalent technical experience in a professional venue environment. You will have a good level of physical fitness to perform manual handling tasks required in function/meeting/performance supervision settings.

Want to know more?

For any further information please refer to the position description – Technician, or contact Miriam Paul, Coordinator Cultural Facilities on 9278 7882.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. The successful applicant may be required to undergo a National Criminal History check, medical check and/or working with children check.

Who are we?

The City of Boroondara is a metropolitan council, representing more than 170,000 people in the inner-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. A leader in the local government sector, with a reputation for innovation and excellence, we believe in providing an environment where our staff thrive, both in the work they do and in how they learn and develop as people and professionals.

We like to challenge the norm and we are investing significantly in innovation and technology improvements in order to provide our customers with an even greater experience and engagement. We are putting our customers at the forefront of what we do with our organisation wide change initiative, the Customer Experience Improvement Strategy (CEIS).

You will be instrumental in driving this change across the organisation using best practice approaches to successfully support us from the now to our desired future state.

With so much going on it’s a great time to join Boroondara!

Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and suitable applicants from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.

 

Show Technology is hiring

Posted on Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Australia’s number one professional lighting distributor Show Technology requires a technician on a full-time basis to join the team at Head Office in Sydney.

Experience in repairing entertainment lighting and consoles is desirable. You will be working on leading brands such as Martin, Clay Paky and MA Lighting, however training on the job will be provided to the right applicant.

You will also be required to pre-deliver new equipment for sale and other operational tasks.

Organisation and communication skills are essential as is the ability to work independently and unsupervised. This is a fast paced environment and must be able to work under pressure.

Key Job Responsibilities:
Complete repairs to manufacturers standard
Accurately estimate cost on repairs
Pre-deliver new equipment
Adhere to relevant WHS policies and procedures

Closure date is Friday the 5th May

To apply, please submit your CV via email to cdurrant@showtech.com.au

 

Production and Technical Manager

Posted on Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Reporting to the Artistic Director/CEO and Program Producer, the PRODUCTION & TECHNICAL MANAGER will be responsible for managing and overseeing the efficient, accurate and timely delivery of all productions and events produced by and/or presented at Dancehouse.

Managing and overseeing the efficient, accurate and timely delivery of all productions and events produced by or presented at Dancehouse. This includes realisation of dance and movement based productions, festivals, one-off events, workshops, developments and outside hirers’ events. In this role, you will work in a small, highly motivated team to assist in ensuring the smooth and successful delivery of all Dancehouse events.

You will play a key role in:

  • Managing and overseeing all public programs and events, including workshops, developments and hirer events
  • Creating and managing production budgets
  • Coordinating technical set-up for all productions and events
  • Designing, installing and operating technical equipment for events as required
  • Overseeing OH&S and WHS and compliance
  • Recruiting, supervising, coordinating and rostering technical crew for as required

To be successful, you will have minimum 3-5 years experience in a professional technical theatrical environment,  previous production and technical management experience for performing arts events, venues or companies, and general knowledge of the performing arts industry, proven project management skills including scheduling, demonstrated organisational, time management and prioritisation skills, and the ability to manage several events simultaneously, meet strict deadlines and forward plan.

You will be a great communicator with a professional attitude and informed vocabulary. You will be able to work autonomously and in a fast-paced small team and you will be well versed in the nuances of enabling artists to realise their creative vision in a safe, productive and professional manor.

DOWNLOAD FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should include a full resume, the contact details of two referees (name and position) and should address the required Skills & Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience as outlined in the Position Description.

Applications must be received by midnight APRIL 25, 2017 and the applicant must be available to start May 15, 2017

Applications are welcome via email ONLY.  Email applications must be addressed to info@dancehouse.com.au with the subject heading JOB APPLICATION – PRODUCTION/TECHNICAL MANAGER.

Applications that do not directly address the key selection criteria will not be accepted.

For a full position description, including Key Selection Criteria, CLICK HERE

For more information about Dancehouse visit www.dancehouse.com.au

 

Production Manager

Posted on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

La Boite Theatre Company is seeking an experienced, dynamic and motivated Production Manager to lead the permanent and casual production and technical team, and to provide leadership to the Company in every aspect of technical and production operations.

The Production Manager will have significant experience in coordinating, realising and ideally managing technical and production processes in an arts organisation context. In particular, experience in working with creative teams to realise new work will be an advantage. To support our strategic focus on diversity, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) or Indigenous applicants, and those applicants with experience working with diverse artists and communities, will be highly regarded. This position is an excellent opportunity for a motivated arts production professional who thrives on working in a fast-paced and creative environment.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: PRODUCTION MANAGER

Work Hours/Breaks: generally 38 hours/week.

Additional Conditions: Out of hours work is expected with this position. La Boite values the importance of a work/life balance and flexible working hours are available.

Reporting Relationships: The position is a senior management position and reports to the General Manager & Artistic Director/CEO.

Supervisory Relationships: The position supervises the full-time Head Technician and Workshop Coordinator, as well as contract and project technical staff including Stage Managers. The Production Manager works closely with Creative Teams on productions.

Goal
The Production Manager is responsible for providing strategic, financial and technical leadership to the Company in every aspect of the production and technical management of the full range of the Company’s productions and events.

Duties
1. To manage the financial, personnel and material resources of productions and events, in the Roundhouse Theatre, other local venues and on tour.
2. To provide leadership to and management and development of the Company’s production and technical staff.
3. To provide timely and considered advice to production partners.
4. To provide strategic advice to management.
5. To oversee the maintenance and renewal of the Company’s theatre, workshop and spaces and the Company’s technical equipment and other resources.

Responsibilities
1: To manage the financial, personnel and material resources of productions and events in the Roundhouse Theatre, other local venues and on tour.
• Work with creative teams to establish parameters, oversee the production process, manage these parameters and ensure that proper planning, costing and rationalisation is carried out during the design development period.
• Develop, manage and report against production budgets, and monitor and control expenditure in accordance with approved working budgets.
• Have a good working knowledge of necessary awards and legislation including the Performer’s Certified Agreement, the Live Theatre and Concert Award and relevant Occupational, Health and Safety legislation.
• Provide leadership to the Company in maintaining a high level of Occupational Health and Safety in the Company’s work practices and facilities.
• Ensure that the recruitment and management of permanent, seasonal and casual workers delivers optimum outcomes for the Company.
• Develop, implement and maintain effective work practices, procedures and rosters for all permanent and casual technical staff.
• Develop production schedules which maximise company resources.
• Develop and oversee professional and pro-active technical services to deliver best practice in technical production services.
• Provide hands-on event management and production support.
• Manage efficient utilisation of workshop resources.
• Coordination of regular production meetings with production creatives.
• Oversee bump-in and bump-outs.
• Apply for and maintain licenses for productions as required including PPCA, APRA and AMCOS.

2: To provide leadership to and management and development of the Company’s production and technical staff.
• Recruit, train and supervise all production and technical staff.
• Provide effective line management to permanent staff Head Technician and Workshop Coordinator, including rostering, work-flow management and participating in annual performance review processes.
• Work with full-time production staff to identify areas for skills development and implement training needs.
• Ensure all production and technical staff have necessary qualifications and certificates, and work in a safe way in compliance with industry and company policies.

3: To provide timely and considered advice to production partners and venue hirers.
• Develop, manage and maintain effective working relations with external production partners, managements, regulatory bodies and other stakeholders.
• Provide venue specific advice to incoming productions.
• Pro-actively identify and solve transfer challenges.
• Work with the Venue Operations Manager and venue hire clients to successfully budget and implement productions or activities staged.

4: To provide strategic advice to management.
• Assess technical requirements of potential productions and events.
• Participate in the formulation of the Company’s annual budgets.
• Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to all technical areas.
• Maintain membership of relevant professional associations.
• Maintain highest level of communication with the wider industry.

5: To oversee the maintenance and renewal of the Company’s theatre, workshop and spaces and the Company’s technical equipment and other resources.
• Manage and implement annual or ad hoc maintenance as required for the Roundhouse Theatre, rehearsal studio, workshop, and technical equipment within allocated budgets.
• Work with the Head Technician to advise the General Manager on a realistic capital expenditure budget for the ongoing renewal and maintenance of technical equipment.
• Other occasional duties which are within the goals and scope of this position description but not specifically listed as required from time to time.

Special Conditions
Qualifications/licences required: Safe Work at Heights, First Aid Certificate, manual drivers licence.
Qualifications/licences optional: EWP, Restricted Electrical Licence

Selection Criteria
1. Demonstrated experience and understanding of the Australian performing arts sector, and knowledge of its unique production opportunities and challenges
2. Knowledge of the production requirements of live theatre and touring
3. Ability to develop, implement and manage production and technical processes and budgets within budget and resource constraints
4. Excellent interpersonal, computer, oral and written communication skills
5. The ability to problem solve, contribute ideas and demonstrate initiative and flexibility.
6. The ability to work collaboratively and provide support within a busy team environment
7. Evidence of desired qualifications/licences if held including: Safe Work at Heights, EWP, First Aid and drivers licence

Your application should include
– A cover letter highlighting your key skills and experience and addressing the Selection Criteria
– A current resume, including contact details for two referees
Please email your application by 5pm on Tuesday 2 May with Production Manager in the subject line to: jobs@laboite.com.au

 

Casual Technical Staff

Posted on Monday, April 10th, 2017

Position Number: 1524

Reference number: 15276

Closing Date: 11:00 pm, Sunday 30 April 2017

  • Casual position
  • Classification is a Band 1B + 25% casual loading + 25% special engagement
  • $40.68 per hour min 4 hour call

The Arts, Culture & Libraries Department are seeking a multi skilled Casual Venue Technician to work within the Technical team at the Clocktower Centre’s 500 seat proscenium arch theatre.

This position will be responsible for delivering friendly, focussed and flexible customer service to patrons, hirers and users of the Clocktower Centre as part of the Technical team. The role also assists the Supervising technician in equipment set-up, pack down and cleaning as per Clocktower Centre safe working policies and procedures. Please note that rostered shifts can occur Monday-Sunday between 7am and midnight.

Key responsibilities for this temporary position are to support the technical team by:

  • Contributing to a positive professional culture within the Technical and wider Operations team of the Clocktower Centre.
  • Assist in the smooth-running of events at the Clocktower Centre.
  • Ensure that all Clocktower Centre policies and procedures, including Emergency Evacuation, and OH&S are adhered to.
  • Assist the Supervising Technician and under direction, ensure that the venue equipment is set-up, used and packed-down as per Clocktower Centre safe working policies and procedures

How to Apply

Visit our current vacancies page at mooneevalley.mercury.com.au and apply using our online system.

You must include a separate cover letter and resume, and address the Selection Criteria to be considered for this position. Applications that do not meet this requirement will not be considered.

Detailed information on how to apply and application requirements is available in the Application Guide found at the bottom of the advertisement on our website.

For further information please view the Position Description or contact Stacie Gibson on 9243 1170.

 

Production Manager

Posted on Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Applications  Extended – new closing date – 5pm Wednesday 19 April 

Hours: 

Part time (2 days/15 hours per week) year-round

Full Time (5 days/37.5hrs per week) 24 July – 3 November 2016 (3 months)

Extra hours through the year on specific projects as negotiated.

Basis of employment:    

One year contract; option of renewal on annual review

Salary range:   

$60,000-65,000 per annum, (pro-rata for part time) depending on experience, plus superannuation

http://performancespace.com.au/work-with-us/

ABOUT PERFORMANCE SPACE:

Performance Space is the crucible for risk-taking artists. Emerging over 30 years ago in response to artists’ articulated desire to explore and investigate new forms of art, Performance Space has consistently identified, nurtured and presented new directions in contemporary practice. We champion risk, experimentation, and new modes of creative expression. Performance Space continues to evolve and renew to meet the needs of the independent sector and explore new models for developing and presenting the most critical and important new work.

The breadth of our organisational and artistic activity is informed and underpinned by a commitment to diversity. Performance Space embraces a diversity of artistic and cultural perspectives as being fundamental to a vibrant and engaging experimental arts culture. We therefore privilege the work of Aboriginal artists, practitioners from diverse cultural backgrounds, artists exploring new takes on sex and gender, disability and artists pushing the boundaries of the human through experiments with new technology.

THE ROLE:

The Production Manager leads the delivery of all technical aspects of Performance Space’s projects. This includes a year-round program of residencies and artist development initiatives, and Performance Space’s annual keynote presentation event, the Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art. The Production Manager takes a lead role in the delivery of Liveworks, building and managing a team of technical and production staff whilst overseeing the planning and delivery of all festival projects from a production perspective. This position reports jointly to the Artistic Director and General Manager, and works closely with the Program Manager to ensure that projects’ needs are met within agreed timelines and budgets.

The Production Manager also liaises closely with Carriageworks’ technical and production teams; builds and maintains productive relationships with external suppliers and production partners; and maintains Performance Space’s inventory of technical equipment. The position is also responsible for conducting all relevant risk assessments and actively implementing WH&S policies. Year-round, the Production Manager also manages the acquisition and maintenance of office I.T. requirements.

DUTIES:

Management:

  • recruit, manage and supervise production and technical coordinators, as well as casual technical staff, for the delivery of Performance Space’s residency, artist development and Liveworks Festival programs, as well as casual technical staff throughout the year as needed.

 Scheduling:

  • work with the Artistic Director, Program Manager and other relevant staff to develop, manage and implement a production schedule for all presentation activities, as well as the residencies and artist laboratories that form Performance Space’s year-round Artist Development Program
  • work with the General Manager to liaise with Carriageworks regarding booking of spaces including co-ordinating Performance Space’s program alongside non-Performance Space events
  • roster casual technical staff & technical volunteers to adequately resource the program.

Production:

  • liaise with Performance Space’s programming staff, external production managers and artists in relation to the production needs of Performance Space projects, including detailed technical requirements
  • co-ordinate production on all Performance Space projects as required
  • secure additional equipment as required
  • ensure smooth management of all bump-ins and bump-outs, delegating to temporary production staff when required
  • manage temporary production staff to deliver Performance Space projects as required
  • participate in debriefs with project teams
  • maintain an overview of Performance Space’s technical equipment, including ongoing maintenance, repair, and acquisition of new equipment where needed
  • manage the loan of Performance Space’s technical equipment to external parties and take responsibility for the annual equipment hire income target.

Compliance:

  • conduct risk assessments and ensure any risk mitigation is followed for all projects, and report to Carriageworks and other partners as required
  • implement, monitor and refine Performance Space’s WH&S policies and practices, in line with Carriageworks’ WH&S manual
  • work with programming staff to secure any other permissions necessary for the presentation of work, including development applications for outdoor work

Financial Management:

  • work with the Artistic Director and General Manager to build realistic production budgets and forecast project expenditure and cash flow needs
  • manage a delegated operational budget for all core production and festival activities, as well as production budgets for individual projects.

Strategic:

  • develop and maintain effective relationships with Carriageworks, peer organisations, and colleagues and stakeholders associated with Performance Space’s program
  • implement learning from debrief sessions into the ongoing planning and practice of the Production Department.

Other:

  • collaborate with Performance Space’s IT contractor on managing Performance Space IT systems
  • Induct artists and other key personnel into the Carriageworks building and other performance sites, as required
  • Undertake other duties as required to ensure the smooth operation of Performance Space activities.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:

It is essential that the Production Manager has:

  • a minimum of three year’s experience as a Production Manager or a similar role in the performing arts
  • experience and training in theatre technical equipment, including a working knowledge of lighting, sound, and AV equipment
  • experience in managing budgets
  • high-level oral and written communication skills
  • high-level organisational skills
  • Apple OSX literate with excellent computer skills
  • proven relationship and staff management skills
  • demonstrated initiative and an ability to problem solve in the work-place; and
  • demonstrated ability to prioritise and to juggle competing demands.

It is desirable that the Production Manager has:

  • drivers, forklift and E.W.P. licences
  • experience in C.A.D. and Vectorworks software
  • experience in visual arts installation management and art handling expertise
  • festival experience
  • experience of working in a small organisation
  • experience in managing and maintaining computer networks
  • an understanding of, and experience in, the operations of performing and visual arts venues

CONTACT:

Vanessa Lloyd, General Manager on 02 8571 9116 or vanessa@performancespace.com.au

TO NOTE – there is flexibility in the part time portion of this role – please call to discuss

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5pm 19 April

FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO APPLY AND FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION – 

http://performancespace.com.au/work-with-us/

 

Performing Arts Centre Technical Team Leader

Posted on Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Are you innovative and experienced in working in the performing arts industry including liaising with production personnel, leading a team that delivers exceptional technical support of all things theatrical and business events? If so, this could be a great opportunity for you at the Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre.

We are looking for someone who has the ability to be hands on in the theatre whilst driving the technical direction of the Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre. You must possess a high level of technical competency, have strong organisational and time management skills. In addition, the role requires extensive experience in conference A/V, leading and coordinating a team, mechanist duties, staging equipment and function/event set ups.

You will need to have a “can do” attitude, ability to lead a team and will be able to see the ‘big picture’ goals of the organisation. Hours of work will vary and will require night and weekend work. Success in this position relies on solid organisational and communication skills, strong leadership qualities and the ability to perform under pressure.

Strong communication skills together with a current driver’s licence, Working with Children’s Check and First Aid Certificate are required. Victorian WorkCover endorsed Riggers & Dogging Certificates are highly desirable.

A detailed Position Description (PD) is available below, from the reception counter at the Wangaratta Government Centre, or from the People & Culture Unit by phoning 03 5722 0888. Further enquiries about this position should be directed to Elisha Naish, Performing Arts Centre Coordinator on 03 5722 8115.

All applications must include a current resume and a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria in clause 8 of the Position Description. These can be emailed to careers@wangaratta.vic.gov.au or posted to:

Manager – People & Culture
Rural City of Wangaratta
PO Box 238
WANGARATTA 3676

More details at http://www.wangaratta.vic.gov.au/council/careers/opportunities/PACTTL.asp

 

Technician, Sydney

Posted on Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Australia’s number one professional lighting distributor Show Technology requires a technician on a full time basis to join the team at Head Office in Sydney.

Experience in repairing entertainment lighting and consoles is desirable. You will be working on leading brands such as Martin, Clay Paky and MA Lighting, however training on the job will be provided to the right applicant.

You will also be required to pre-deliver new equipment for sale and other operational tasks.

Organisation and communication skills are essential as is the ability to work independently and unsupervised. This is a fast paced environment and must be able to work under pressure.

Key Job Responsibilities:

Complete repairs to manufactures standard
Accurately estimate cost on repairs
Pre-deliver new equipment
Adhere to relevant WHS policies and procedures

Closure date is Friday the 14th

To apply, please submit your CV via email to cdurrant@showtech.com.au

 

Senior Theatre Technician (Staging)

Posted on Tuesday, March 28th, 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:

  • Be a part of the region’s theatrical arts culture
  • Great team environment
  • Opportunity to develop knowledge and skills

Applications to close midnight Sunday, 9 April 2017.

How to Apply

For more information and to obtain an application kit please visit www.rrc.qld.gov.au or contact Workforce and Strategy on (07) 4936 8352 (please leave a message).

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

 

Technician, Clocktower Centre

Posted on Monday, March 13th, 2017

Moonee Valley City Council has an exciting opportunity for a Venue Technician to assist in the delivery of technical services in the Clocktower Centre’s 500 seat proscenium arch theatre with a focus on Audio Production and Maintenance.

Position number: 2292

Reference number: 15129

Closing date: 11:00 pm, Friday 24 March 2017

  • Permanent part time position
  • 38 hours per fortnight as rostered
  • $56,841.31  – $62,945.16 per annum, pro rata plus superannuation

As a Technician you will:

  • Deliver excellent customer service
  • Contribute to the smooth-running of events at the Clocktower Centre
  • Be familiar with all relevant Clocktower Centre & Incinerator Arts Complex facilities
  • Operate technical equipment (lighting, audio, visual, etc.)
  • Adhere to relevant OH&S policies and procedures
  • Set up functions and meeting rooms

To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated understanding of and experience in working for a performing arts venue that facilitates a busy calendar of events by a range of arts groups. Your ability to provide consistent technical support to a diverse range of clients (amateur to professional) whilst delivering a high standard of customer service will see you excelling in this position.

How to Apply

Visit our current vacancies page at mooneevalley.mercury.com.au and apply using our online system.

You must include a separate cover letter and resume, and address the Selection Criteria in the online form to be considered for this position. Applications that do not meet this requirement will not be considered.

Detailed information on how to apply and application requirements is available in the Application Guide found at the bottom of the advertisement on our website.

For further information please view the Position Description or contact Stacie Gibson on 9243 1170.

 

ULA Group are hiring!

Posted on Friday, March 10th, 2017

Are you motivated, passionate about lighting and ready to make a difference? Come and join our proactive multicultural team!

HR@ulagroup.com

CURRENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Technical Sales Representative – NSW

Technical Sales Representative – New Zealand

Service & Installation Technician – QLD

LED Screens Sales Representative – QLD

LED Screens Sales Representative – VIC

Architectural Lighting Sales Representative – VIC

Sales Coordinator – QLD

Digital Marketing Coordinator – QLD

 

www.ulagroup.com

 

Technical Officer, Queensland Conservatorium

Posted on Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) is one of Australia’s leading music schools and is based in the heart of Queensland’s Cultural precinct. With degrees in classical music, jazz, popular music and musical theatre, it provides comprehensive and excellent musical training along with performance and research opportunities for a diverse array of students.

This is a continuing, full-time, position based at the South Bank Campus.

The role:
This position is responsible for the provision of technical support for the day-to-day operations of QCGU and assist with performances and events. This position will work with academic staff and students and service the requirements of teaching and learning.

The position will also assist with the management of external hire of facilities, maintain theatre and studio equipment and advise on the use of the equipment.

The person:
The successful applicant will be an experienced theatre technician with the ability to multitask in aspects of administration and technical support along with sound and lighting operations.  The incumbent will interface closely with students, external hirers and academic staff and, as such, interpersonal as well as technical skills are paramount.

Salary range:
Hew Level 5: $ 62,322 – $70,295 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $72,917 – $82,246 per annum.

Application Requirements:
Please ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description.
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    o    Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    o    Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    o    Employment history, including present position;
    o    Name and email contact of three referees.

Applicants for General Staff positions (non-academic) must have unrestricted work rights.

Applications close at 5pm on the closing date.  All applications must be submitted online.

Further information:
Obtain the information package and application requirements by clicking the following link and searching for reference number 104584:

http://jobs.griffith.edu.au/jobSearch.asp

For further information about this role, please contact Mr Stuart Jones, Business Manager on +61 (0) 7 3735 6284.

For application queries, please contact Ms Priscilla Pratap, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 4062.

Closing date: Monday, 20 March 2017 at 5 pm AEST.

 

Production Manager, Performance Space

Posted on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Part time (2 days/15 hours per week) year-round

Full Time (5 days/37.5hrs per week) 24 July – 3 November 2016 (3 months)

Extra hours through the year on specific projects as negotiated.

Basis of employment: One year contract; option of renewal on annual review

Salary range: $60,000-65,000 per annum, (pro-rata for part time) depending on experience, plus superannuation

Employment conditions: Pro rata of four (4) weeks annual leave

Applications Due: 5pm, Sunday 26 March 2017

For a full position description and details on how to apply – POSITION DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW:

The Production Manager leads the delivery of all technical aspects of Performance Space’s projects. This includes a year-round program of residencies and artist development initiatives, and Performance Space’s annual keynote presentation event, the Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art. The Production Manager takes a lead role in the delivery of Liveworks, building and managing a team of technical and production staff whilst overseeing the planning and delivery of all festival projects from a production perspective. This position reports jointly to the Artistic Director and General Manager, and works closely with the Program Manager to ensure that projects’ needs are met within agreed timelines and budgets.

The Production Manager also liaises closely with Carriageworks’ technical and production teams; builds and maintains productive relationships with external suppliers and production partners; and maintains Performance Space’s inventory of technical equipment. The position is also responsible for conducting all relevant risk assessments and actively implementing WH&S policies. Year-round, the Production Manager also manages the acquisition and maintenance of office I.T. requirements.

For more details and how to apply POSITION DESCRIPTION

To enquire about this post, please call Jeff Khan, Artistic Director on 02 8571 9102 email jeff@performancespace.com.au

Applications due – 5pm Sunday March 26th

FOR APPLICATIONS –

Make sure to read the position description in full, get in touch to discuss your application and then send the following three things by 5pm Sunday March 26th

    • a curriculum vitae (cv) of no more than two pages listing two references;
    • a cover letter/email addressing why you would like to work for Performance Space AND
    • a statement of no more than two pages that illustrates how your skills, knowledge and experience match the duties and person specifications.
 

Production & Operations Coordinator

Posted on Monday, March 6th, 2017

Chunky Move is seeking a skilled Production & Operations Coordinator to join the team.

The Production & Operations Coordinator assists with the overall technical, production and operational management of Chunky Move and is responsible for the efficient administration of the Production department; ensuring that planning processes, scheduling and financial systems are in place and support the Company’s operations. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years experience in a technical theatrical environment, with exceptional organisational skills.

Download the Position Description 

Applications must address the selection criteria, be accompanied by a CV that includes the contact details of two referees and be received no later than Thursday 23 March, 2016. For further information call (03) 9645 5188 or email ben@chunkymove.com.au

 

Event Production & Sales, PRG Sydney

Posted on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Production Resource Group (PRG) is the world’s leading supplier of entertainment and event technology to a wide range of markets, including corporate events, concerts, special events, live theatre, television and film, trade shows.  PRG also partner with developers, builders and product distributors on installations such as theme parks, museums and performing arts centres around the country. We work closely with designers, producers, programmers, engineers and production managers to ensure that we address the individual needs of a project.  PRG currently operates from 37 locations in Australia, North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

PRG Sydney located in Auburn is seeking a Sales and Event Production professional that will be focused on generating new business opportunities within the corporate and entertainment events industry. Hire and product sales along with account management of existing clientele will also be involved.

Key requirements;

  • A minimum of 3 years professional sales experience and working knowledge of at least one technical discipline in the event production industry.
  • A willingness to generate new business opportunities through attending industry and client based networking events at times afterhours.
  • Strong understanding of the event sales process and its relationship with operational delivery.
  • Excellent communicator both written and verbally the capability of capturing briefs, replying to RFQ/RFT and writing business proposals.

To be effective in this role, a high attention to detail combined with ability to multi-task is essential.

Only experienced candidates need apply; resumes and enquiries to be sent to: employment_au@prg.com

 

Lighting Technician, PRG Sydney

Posted on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Production Resource Group (PRG) is the world’s leading supplier of entertainment and event technology to a wide range of markets; including concert touring, corporate events, trade shows, special events, theatre, television and film. Specialising in lighting, LED screens, rigging and drapery, PRG supplies its broad range of customers with turnkey solutions delivering complete equipment and crew packages.

PRG is looking for an individual to join our Operations team, based in Sydney. The position we are looking to fill is Lighting Technician – full time employment, for a fixed period of 12 months. At the conclusion of 12 month period, PRG may offer further fixed term or ongoing employment. Wages are negotiable based upon experience.

Opportunities include:

  • Learning about and hands on practise across lighting, LED screens and rigging areas
  • Participate in preparation and delivery of concert, theatre and corporate events

We are looking for individuals who:

  • Show passion for work in the entertainment Industry
  • Can demonstrate active interest relevant in lighting or other relevant area
  • Work well as part of a team or as an individual
  • Are physically fit
  • Are open minded and willing to learn
  • Are willing and able to occasionally work outside 9-5 Monday to Friday.
  • Follow all PRG and Venue OH&S policy and procedure requirements

To apply for this position, send us your resume specifying:

  • Any previous experience or employment you have
  • Job References
  • Any qualifications / licences you hold

Register your interest or send any questions you have via email to: employment_au@prg.com