Employment News

Production Manager

Posted on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) are looking for an awesome and experienced Production Manager to join the team for the next seven months in an exciting full time contract position.

In what’s shaping up to be a very exciting time for the national youth theatre, the successful candidate will be responsible for to production managing a national tour, three productions in Sydney in addition to moving the company from the current venue at the Wharf to new offices by 1 July 2018.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Oversee and coordinate the production aspects of ATYP’s activities including productions, special events and independent hires.
  • To oversee and schedule the maintenance of ATYP facilities and equipment at The Wharf and the store in Lilyfield.
  • To oversee ATYP’s move from the current premises at The Wharf on Hickson Road by 1st July 2018.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

  • Strong production management, time management and budgeting skills
  • Knowledge of and experience in the technical operations of the performing arts including the ability to read and interpret plans
  • Knowledge of and a commitment to WH&S procedures within the entertainment industry
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate with people of all ages
  • Sound computing knowledge, including experience in the use of electronic design and lighting programs
  • Leadership skills for overseeing, training and developing a small team
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and the capacity to work independently and as a crucial member of a small team.

ABOUT ATYP:

Australian Theatre for Young People is the national youth theatre company. We exist to connect young people with the professional theatre industry locally, regionally and nationally.

ATYP specialises in integrating professional theatre practice with supportive youth theatre process. We love working with all levels of the arts industry, from the most celebrated national companies to the smallest youth theatres. Our work supports young people from their first theatre experience to their first professional production.

For more information please download the full POSITION DESCRIPTION

To apply, please send your CV (2 pages max) and a 1 page cover letter to gm@atyp.com.au no later than 5pm on November 20.

 

Back of House Technicians

Posted on Monday, November 6th, 2017

Pool Ref 13484

Level 3, $26.64 – $29.60 per hour, inclusive of casual loading, DCA VMA

Back of House Technicians ensure that performances run smoothly and efficiently within the backstage area of the theatre. Various Back of House Technician positions are required to work at His Majesty’s Theatre and the State Theatre Centre of WA. The positions include; Lighting Technicians, Mechanists and Audio Technicians.

Conditions

This is a Recruitment Pool running to 30 June 2018. Applicants deemed suitable will be placed into a pool from which casual appointments may be made.

Location
Positions are located across multiple Perth Theatre Trust venues within the metropolitan area.  

How to apply for this position

Prospective applicants are advised to visit www.jobs.wa.gov.au and key in the position number (13484) into ‘Keyword search’ box to access online application instructions.

Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line and must provide:

  • a Resume
  • a one A4 page (maximum) outline on your skills and knowledge in relation to the Work Related Requirements that are listed on the Job Description Form
  • a completed Application Form and Application Question Form (only if applying via email or post)

For further job related information, please contact Technical Manager, Graham Piper on (08) 6212 9211. 

NO LATE OR PROFORMA APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, 15 November 2017 at 4.00pm (AWST)

 

Venue Head of Department Mechanist

Posted on Monday, November 6th, 2017

Pool Ref 13525
Level 6, $1,125.95 – $1,186.16 per week, DCA VMA

This position is required to coordinate technical requirements for all staging elements. The position is also responsible for the timely installation, removal and maintenance of the staging, sets, scenic elements and rigging for all productions.

Conditions

This is a full-time, fixed-term vacancy, to 30 June 2018. There will also be a Pool running for a period of six months from the initial appointment. Applicants deemed suitable will be placed into a pool from which full-time, part-time, fixed term and casual appointments may be made.

Location
The position is located at His Majesty’s Theatre, Western Australia. 

How to apply for this position

Prospective applicants are advised to visit www.jobs.wa.gov.au and key in the position number (13525) into the ‘Keyword search’ box to access online application instructions.

  • Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line and must provide;
    • a Resume
    • a one A4 page (maximum) outline on your skills and knowledge in relation to the Work Related Requirements that are listed on the Job Description Form
    • a completed Application Form and Application Question Form (only if applying via email or post)

For further job related information, please contact Technical Manager, Matt Nankivell on (08) 9265 0900.

NO LATE OR PROFORMA APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, 15 November 2017 at 4pm (AWST)

 

Audio Project Manager

Posted on Thursday, November 2nd, 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 Project Manager within the Audio Department. This integral role is responsible for the design, development and implementation of innovative and flawless live events and projects that meet client requirement. You will also work hands on at events, overseeing teams and operating FOH.   

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Build and develop strong working relationships with clients
  • Participate in stock management by researching and recommending leading-edge equipment and technology

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
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Audio systems and equipment such as L’Acoustics
  • 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 Project Manager to join a progressive company and be involved with some of the largest live events in the country. 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

 

Lecturer in Technical Production

Posted on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a ‘real world’ focus. We are one of the nation’s fastest growing research universities and our courses are in high demand. Our graduates include eight Rhodes Scholars, five of these awarded in the past six years.

The Creative Industries Faculty is seeking a Lecturer to contribute to teaching and research in the study area of Technical Production within the School of Creative Practice.

In particular the School of Creative Practice seeks applicants with a specialisation in one or more of the following areas:

  • Live performance sound design;
  • Event management; and/or
  • Performance technologies.

The successful applicant will have a strong research and teaching profile with demonstrated experience in creative practice or in publishing traditional and/or practice-led research outputs. As a member of the Technical Production team, the successful applicant will be required to align their creative practice and research with the Creative Lab and actively contribute to undergraduate teaching and Higher Degree Research supervision.

It is expected that the successful applicant will have and maintain a reputation for excellence in research and industry engagement and have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research supervision.

The successful applicant will also provide leadership in service to the University and engagement with industry, the community, professional associations, alumni and other stakeholders.

For further information regarding these roles and how to apply, please visit www.qut.edu.au/jobs/cif

 

Senior Technician – Lighting

Posted on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

  • Performing Arts Industry
  • Full-time 12-month term appointment
  • $50,080 per annum, plus superannuation

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is one of Australia’s leading centres for live performance. Welcoming over 1.3 million visitors to more than 1500 performances each year, we embrace the best in live performance – the world renowned alongside the emerging, local and new – and connect to the stories and ideas at the heart of each production. Through the warmth and expertise of our staff, we have become a trusted curator, presenter and host; a place to come together to relax, reflect, share stories and celebrate.

An exceptional opportunity currently exists for an experienced and motivated individual to join our Production Services team in the full-time term role of Senior Technician – Lighting.

In this important leadership role, you will be responsible for supervising and driving staff to provide professional, client-focused and cost-efficient services to Venue Hirers and other Business Units. Reporting to the Manager – Lighting and Electrical Services, this position requires a high-calibre individual who is suitably experienced and qualified in theatre/entertainment lighting. Customer service is of paramount importance to this role, as is experience in leading and motivating teams in a dynamic live theatre environment.

Hours of work will be thirty-eight (38) hours per week and will be primarily theatre-based, with some maintenance and office work. Availability will be required for day, evening and weekend hours and for extended periods to service hirers’ schedules. Depending on business activity, you may be required to work more than thirty-eight (38) hours per week, however approved penalty and overtime rates are applicable.

Located in South Bank’s cultural precinct, this role offers you easy access to public transport, a supportive team with a great work ethic and multi-skilling opportunities.

HOW TO APPLY
The application pack, including the position description and details on how to address the required selection criteria can be found at www.qpac.com.au/careers/jobs. For any queries, please contact the People and Safety Unit on (07) 3840 7915.

Applications close at 5:00pm on Wednesday, 8 November 2017.

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply directly via QPAC’s website: https://www.qpac.com.au/careers/jobs

 

 

Production Coordinator

Posted on Friday, October 27th, 2017

Griffin is looking for a full-time Production Coordinator, to commence work January 2018.

Working closely with the Production Manager, Griffin’s Production Coordinator will provide essential support in the delivery of the technical requirements of all Griffin’s Main Season productions and development projects, support for independent teams producing work as part of Griffin’s wider season, and coordination of the operations and maintenance requirements of the company’s home venue, the SBW Stables Theatre.

To apply:

For details on how to apply, read the full position description.

Applications should be emailed with ‘Production Coordinator’ in the subject line by 5pm Monday 27 November to production@griffintheatre.com.au

If you would like to discuss the position in more detail, please contact Production Manager Kirby Brierty on kirby@griffintheatre.com.au or 02 8960 7798