Our Technicians provide technical support on Wiltshire Creative’s productions and events across two main sites (Salisbury Playhouse and Salisbury Arts Centre) and at other venues where required. The role supports the Production and Technical Department in the running of live performances, including lighting, sound, rigging and scenery. Some experience is essential, but the role will allow for training and development. Hours will be variable on a rota basis and will include evening and weekend work.

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Key responsibilities


  • To undertake any technical work related to productions, as directed by the Technical Manager or Production and Technical Director, including fitting up and getting out scenery, rigging, focusing and programming lighting, sound and video equipment
  • To undertake show duties, including operating sound, lighting, counterweight flying or work on stage as required
  • To furnish rehearsals with appropriate lighting/sound/scenery
  • To support creative teams for all productions presented by Wiltshire Creative
  • To be prepared to create lighting / sound / projection designs for in-house productions if required
  • To provide technical support for hire events and external events as required


  • To support the Technical Manager and Senior Technicians in the effective management of all technical areas
  • To take an active role in the maintenance of the company’s technical equipment including regular PAT testing
  • To participate in the technical department’s administrative systems, as required
  • To assist with facilities and building maintenance when required
  • To ensure compliance with Health & Safety procedures and statutory regulations, ensuring that performance areas are safe
  • To undertake First Aid training, and any additional Health and Safety training as required for the job
  • To keep up to date with changes in legislation and industry best practice


• To always act in the best interests of Wiltshire Creative

• To take positive action to promote Equal Opportunities in all aspects of the work of Wiltshire Creative

• To agree to abide by Wiltshire Creative’s policies, as set out in the Staff Handbook

• To maintain confidentiality in all areas relating to Wiltshire Creative

• To maximise income and minimise expenditure wherever possible

• To be flexible and to undertake any other reasonable duties as requested by Management


Wiltshire Creative

Location Type

Specific location

Salary Type


Salary (Exact)


Closing Date


Contract Type

Full Time

Job Type

Backstage & Technical

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