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Apprentice Technician

Application Closing Date: 08 Aug 2022

We are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic individual to assist in delivering high quality support across the technical departments whilst gaining knowledge and experience in Technical theatre disciplines.

Our Apprentice Technicians will play a key part in supporting Nottingham Playhouse productions including main-stage productions, studio productions, co-productions, touring and Participation productions. They will help the technical and production teams to support the creative process and produce work to the highest artistic and technical standards.

This post will provide quality training leading to a nationally recognised Level 3 Creative Venue Technician Apprenticeship qualification. Nottingham Playhouse can provide unrivalled experience across all disciplines in a fully producing theatre. As part of the training you will gain the ABTT Bronze award which is recognised across the industry.

The role will suit someone with a keen interest in sound, lighting, video or general stage craft. You will be given the opportunity to develop these skills in a producing theatre with 80% of your time working with our team of skilled professionals and 20% of your time spent on college learning and course work. We want to enable committed, enthusiastic and practically minded individuals a vibrant start in a technical theatre and live events.

If you would like to have an informal chat and find out more about this exciting opportunity, please come along to our drop in session on Saturday 30 July 2022. No need to book, just turn up in our bar and community space, Company, at Nottingham Playhouse between 10am and 2pm.

Nottingham Playhouse is committed to a policy of diversity and inclusion, creating a workforce representative of the diverse communities we work with. Our workforce is currently under representative of certain communities and we are taking positive action for equal opportunities through the recruitment process. We actively encourage applications from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Disabled people. Nottingham Playhouse is part of the Parents in Performing Arts (PIPA) campaign and welcomes proposals for flexible working around caring responsibilities and anyone looking for a positive work/life balance. We are also a Disability Confident employer, recruiting and supporting disabled people in the workplace.

For more information and details on how to apply, please download the Recruitment Pack, Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Please note we will not accept a CV in place of an application form.

We would like to help you to fully participate in the application process. If you would like the Recruitment Pack, Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form in an alternative format, support in completing your application, or you would like an alternative way to make your application, please contact us to discuss a suitable format.

The closing date for applications is Monday 8 August 2022 at 12noon.

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