Theatre Technician NOT AVAILABLE

  • Location : Corby , United Kingdom

  • Salary : £19135.00 per annum

  • Posted : 25-07-2022

  • Position: Full time

Job Description

Our Technical department is at the heart of the venue and we are looking for a new team member to work with us providing high end technical support to our full programme and help maintain our excellent standards. The role involves working closely with our Chief Technician and deputising for them on some productions. We are looking for a can-do attitude and good customer service.
For the right candidate we can provide lots of opportunities to train and develop on leading industry equipment, in an organisation that is investing heavily in the latest technology.

Job Purpose

  • To play a key role in the technical delivery of The Core’s Theatre, Events and Creative Project programme.
  • To carry out maintenance on technical equipment, infrastructure and general building facilities and equipment within The Core’s leased areas.
  • To assist in the preparation and running of ancillary spaces for bookings.

Key Task Areas

  • To be instrumental in the technical preparation for and delivery of shows, creative projects and cinema screenings to a high standard.
  • Prepare spaces, equipment, furniture and the format of rooms ready for use.
  • When required, to fulfil the role of Duty Technician in accordance with The Core’s policies and procedures. Including the supervision of part-time/casual technicians.
  • To maintain and upkeep all spaces of The Core including routine maintenance and improvement works.
  • To provide excellent customer service to The Core’s internal and external customers.
  • To supervise and assist contractors when required.
  • Promote and adhere to the organisation’s culture and values.
  • To undertake equipment maintenance.
  • To drive any Theatre vehicles when required, if a suitable license is held.
  • To maintain up to date knowledge of current and new equipment and practices.
  • To be aware of, adhere to, and implement any legislative requirements consistent with overall duties of this post, with particular regard to Health and Safety policies and procedures, General Data Protection Regulations and Equality Act 2010.
  • To undergo relevant training and development required by the Chief Technician.
  • To carry out any other tasks allocated by the Chief Technician/Head of Operations on an ad hoc or continuing basis, commensurate with the general level of responsibility of the post.


  • Complimentary tickets available on selected shows throughout the year.
  • 10% discount at our bars and theatre shop.
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Health Assured.
  • Contributory staff pension, 5% employee and 3% employer

Essential Skills


  • Experience in a similar environment.


  • A good understanding of the operation of current technical equipment.
  • Understanding and commitment to high production values of live performance.


  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Good IT skills (Word, Excel).
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Able to work under pressure and maintain a positive attitude at all times.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt and problem solve.
  • Experience of lifting & moving heavy loads.
  • An understanding of the irregular nature of theatre hours and a flexible approach to the working week.

Desired Skills


  • Working within a venue with a large and active participatory programme.
  • Experience of technical delivery of received work.
  • Experience of maintaining and developing performance, backstage, and ancillary areas.


  • Proven interest in at least one of lighting, sound, staging and flying systems & rigging.
  • Any formal theatre qualifications / relevant training certification.

Skills and abilities

  • Good people management and staff deployment skills.
  • General maintenance skills and familiar with use of power and hand tools.

Closing Date: Sunday 7 August 2022
Interviews: WC-15th August 2022

How To Apply

Please submit a Covering Letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) stating your relevant experience, knowledge and skills for the role along with your CV.

We are an inclusive organisation, committed to fair recruitment, and equality of opportunity. We particularly welcome applications from those whose backgrounds are currently under-represented in our workforce and in the Arts more widely. We want to encourage socio-economic diversity, as well as representation from ethnically diverse groups, people who identify as D/deaf and disabled and/or those who identify as LGBTQ+. 

As part of our commitment to being an inclusive employer, we would like you to complete an equal opportunities monitoring form. You will receive an email from us to acknowledge your application which will include a link to complete this.

About Company

The Core at Corby Cube is a registered charity and we have recently celebrated our 10th Birthday. In this time we have welcomed more than 300,000 audience members and participants to our town centre venue, and made a local economic impact of £16.8 million.

The Core at Corby Cube consists of three spaces. The Theatre seats 445 people on three levels- the main live programme takes place here with professional visiting companies, local amateur groups, schools and community organisations all regularly performing on the stage. We present music, comedy, dance, theatre and family shows and have recently seen visits from Sarah Millican, Northern Ballet, Jason Manford and The Searchers, to name a few. The Lab is a studio space suitable for smaller-scale shows and family activities. The Base is an underground workshop space which doubles as a training room, conference space and recording studio.


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