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Job: Technical Operator For The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017

Show And Tell are a multi award-winning live production company of stand-up comedy and theatre. We work with a wide range of leading UK artists and comedians – including Josie Long, Joseph Morpurgo, Kieran Hurley and many more – and regularly present shows in London’s West End, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; on tour across the UK, in New York and internationally. We are looking for a technician to operate a comedy cabaret show at the Underbelly Cowgate venue. The role requires the handling of the get in and get out each day, as well as operating the LX, SX and AV cues. The show features a musical duo, so experience of managing band levels is required. Experience and competence on digital LX and SX desks is a must, and experience-using KeyNote is highly preferable. Please note that this is an operator role, and Lighting and sound designers will be present for the technical rehearsal. The position is suited to someone who is already operating other shows at the festival or is Edinburgh based. Job Specifications Working from 3rd to 27th August 2017 (1 day off on the 14th). Additional to this there will be a 4 hour technical rehearsal on either the 31st July, 1st or 2nd August TBC. The operator is required to be at the venue 35 minutes before show time and for 10 minutes after. The show starts at 8.40pm and has a 60 minute run time. Paid £550.00 You will receive an Underbelly venue pass (so you can see shows for free on your time off) To apply please e-mail a covering letter and CV to info@showandtelluk.com

Posted 22 days ago
By Show And Tell

Job: Development Director

Working closely with supportive Chief Executives and Board of Trustees, the Development Director will continue the development and implementation of the Lyceum’s fundraising strategy to generate ongoing sustainable income to support all areas of the company’s activity. Taking a proactive and dynamic role in the senior management team, the post holder will ensure buy-in from across the organisation in support of this goal. This is an upfront, hands-on fundraising role. You will be joining a vibrant, artistically-led organisation with its focus firmly on bringing together audiences and high quality theatre. Based in a stunning Victorian theatre in the centre of Edinburgh, we are a mid-scale producing company with a year-round programme, combining classic and contemporary plays with world premieres of new writing. We have a dedicated and talented team of people working across our artistic, administrative, theatre, stage, costume and workshop departments who realise this programme to a high standard.

Posted 29 days ago
By Royal Lyceum Theatre Company

Job: Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 - Venue Technicians

theSpaceUK are looking for [Voluntary] Technicians to work with us during the Fringe Festival 2017. We're after committed, enthusiastic and hardworking volunteers to work in our closely knit production team in Edinburgh throughout August. If you have a working knowledge of technical theatre (whether it’s lighting, sound, stage management or any other aspect), an awareness of public and workplace safety and can interact with confidence with theatre companies and members of the public, you're the kind of person we're looking for. You'll be working with our Venue Managers and Production Team to keep our theatres running technically and logistically, ensuring that we're keeping everyone safe and helping to make the festival an enjoyable experience for our visiting companies and audiences. The position is voluntary but you will receive a living allowance that is designed to cover the costs of living in Edinburgh for the festival. You will need to find your own accommodation, or already be living in Edinburgh. It would be advantageous if you can bring basic tools and safety footwear. Our Festival runs from Friday 28th July to Monday 28th August 2017, and you’ll need to be available for the duration. During this time you will be given time off to enjoy the festival, but do be prepared for some long days in between, especially set up and rehearsal days. You will also get free entry to any of our shows, discounts at our bars and above all a fantastic opportunity to experience the festival and all it has to offer! Applicants must be aged 18 or over and be a UK/EEA citizen or hold a UK full work permit at the point of application. If you're interested, please email us with your CV. Make sure you include any relevant theatre experience (including any amateur/voluntary work) and any experience you have of working with the public. If you have any relevant qualifications or training (e.g. first aid) this should be mentioned too. Please e-mail our crew chief at crewchief@thespaceuk.com.

Posted 2 months ago
By theSpaceUK

Job: Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 - Box Office Staff

theSpaceUK still have [Voluntary] positions available for Box Office staff to work across our various sites at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017. If you're competent with computer based box office systems and ready and willing to work with the public, then we may have a role for you at this year's Fringe. Above all we want people who are excited about being at the Edinburgh Fringe and have a keen interest in live performing arts. We will provide training in how to use our bespoke Box Office software, free entry to any of our shows, discounts at our bars and staff will get to thoroughly enjoy the festival. The position is voluntary but you will receive a living allowance that is designed to cover the costs of living in Edinburgh for the festival. You will need to find your own accommodation, or already be living in Edinburgh. Applicants must be aged 18 or over and be a UK/EEA citizen or hold a UK full work permit at the point of application. Staff need to be available from Tuesday 1st to Monday 28th August 2017 inclusive. Find an application form on this page of our website http://www.thespaceuk.com/about-us/work-for-us/ and email to karl@thespaceuk.com

Posted 2 months ago
By theSpaceUK

Job: Performance & Events Officer

Aberdeen City Council are looking for someone with experience of event management and/or the performing arts, with an understanding of audience development, including current social inclusion, cultural and community regeneration issues and initiatives.This role focuses on the planning and implementation of informal participatory events and performances for a wide range of audiences, making use of the venues and collections of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums.

Posted 4 months ago
By Aberdeen City Council

Salary £23,558 - £26,936 pro rata
Deadline 18 March 2018
www.myjobscotland.gov.uk

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