Salary: The intended pay rate is £30,000 - £35,000 pa gross depending on experience
Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2018
Post: Head of Technical and Production
Employer: Hull Truck Theatre Company Limited
Line Manager: Artistic Director
Reports To: Artistic Director is a Line Manager position and reports to the Executive Director for staffing and budgets.
Reports From: Technical – LX and Sound, Production (Wardrobe, Stage, Workshop, Stage Management) and Building Manager.
Responsible for: Leading the Technical and Production Departments, both produced and received work, ensuring and maintaining efficiency and a high quality of service. Oversees management of the building.
The Head of Technical and Production is a member of Hull Truck Theatre’s Senior Management Team and will lead the Production Department, which consists of the Stage, Technical (Lighting and Sound) and Costume Teams. A freelance Stage Management Team is recruited alongside the produced programme as required. The Department is also supported by the Theatre’s Administration Team and freelance Production Managers.
The post holder, in collaboration with the Buildings Manager, oversees the efficient day to day operation, management, maintenance and development of all aspects of the theatre’s buildings and storage facilities. The Director of Production is responsible for promoting and ensuring the highest level of health and safety within the relevant areas, developing policy and best practice throughout the building.
The Head of Production and Technical works closely with the Artistic Director and the Executive Director of Hull Truck Theatre. The Artistic Director is specifically responsible for the theatre’s artistic policy and its quality delivery and the Executive Director is specifically responsible for the operation of the organisation – administration, staff, resources and financial matters.
Aims of the post:
To lead, manage and develop the theatre’s Production Department ensuring the production requirements of all shows and events are delivered safely, effectively and to the highest quality standards, both in the Hull Truck Theatre building and elsewhere.
Terms and Conditions:
Inclusion and Equality:
At Hull Truck Theatre we want to create and sustain a productive, diverse and inclusive working environment. We ask everyone who works with us to champion this ambition and embed it in their day to day work. We actively seek and encourage applications from those under-represented within our sector and welcome opportunities to facilitate job shares and flexible working to ensure our recruitment process and workforce is as open and accessible as possible.
We aim to be an environmentally sustainable organisation, and ask that our all our teams work to support this. In doing so we are seeking to promote efficient and sustainable practices that create minimal impact.
Deadline for applications is 12noon on the 31st January. Interviews will be week commencing 5th February.