Technical and Customer Service Theatre Careers

Birmingham Hippodrome

  • Location:
    Birmingham
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Job Description

Birmingham Hippodrome B5 4TB

A great theatre needs great people.  We can only thrive by having the right team on board in a fast-paced, constantly changing, creative workplace.   

About Us  
Birmingham Hippodrome is committed to placing inclusion at the heart of all we do, making it central to our decision making.

Since we opened our doors in 1899, we have existed to enrich the cultural life of our city. We believe arts and culture has the power to bring people, friends and families together, and as we continue to align ourselves to the future ambition of Birmingham, our vision is clear. We are creating a world-class cultural scene for our region with Birmingham Hippodrome centre stage.

As an independent charity, we are proud of our wide-ranging and varied programme of theatre, dance, festivals, education and community activities that help make life-long memories, create opportunities and increase access to the arts for our region’s diverse communities.

To achieve our vision, we need people on board who are passionate and committed to take us – and Birmingham – on the next phase of our exciting journey.

About The Roles
We are looking for technical experts with experience of stage production and electrics. You may have some supervisory skills too. What you will be part of is a dedicated team focussed on ensuring technical and production requirements are delivered efficiently, on budget and to high standards. You could be involved in stage, flying and rigging elements or lighting and sound elements of our productions on and off stage.

We are also looking for good customer service professionals who have the enthusiasm and skills to deliver a memorable visitor experience time after time. The sort of people who can maximise sales, thrive on hitting targets and deliver a customer experience that is nothing but the best by providing a welcoming, efficient, knowledgeable and friendly service.

To join our friendly team, you will possess relevant technical qualifications or experience in a similar customer service role. You will be keen to develop your skills and build a career in an exciting industry. Flexible, able to work as part of a team you will be the sort of person who enjoys a collaborative working environment.

For details on the roles we have on the technical side of our operation and front of house in customer facing roles please visit our website via the link.

Some of the roles may require a clear DBS check.

If you want to be part of an organisation that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop, you can enjoy a new stage for your skills by visiting the recruitment page on our website and applying online.

Recognising under-representation in our workforce of Black, Asian and global majority people, and those with disabilities, we particularly welcome applicants from those backgrounds, identities and experiences.

REASONABLE ADJUSTMENT:
If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.