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Head Flyman/Deputy Stage Manager

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£25,480 per annum
Application Deadline: 
03/10/2019

Reporting to the Stage Manager, you will be responsible for the technical services for all stage performances, concerts and related activities, the upkeep of theatre systems and equipment within agreed schedules and budgets, as well as ensuring staff are kept fully up to date with technical procedures and working practices. You will work closely with visiting companies to ensure their technical needs are met within contractual terms. You will understand all duties of a performance Stage Manager and Flyman, have a minimum of two years’ experience in a technical role and knowledge of H&S legislation.

The Ambassador Theatre Group is an extraordinary success story in the live entertainment industry. Founded in 1992 in the UK, we’ve grown into the world’s number one live-theatre company today. We cover every discipline in the theatre industry, from operating venues to ticketing platforms and producing shows.  We are passionate about great shows and our ambition is to help them find the largest possible audiences.

Reporting to the Stage Manager, you will be responsible for the technical services for all stage performances, concerts and related activities, the upkeep of theatre systems and equipment within agreed schedules and budgets, as well as ensuring staff are kept fully up to date with technical procedures and working practices. You will work closely with visiting companies to ensure their technical needs are met within contractual terms. You will understand all duties of a performance Stage Manager and Flyman, have a minimum of two years’ experience in a technical role and knowledge of Health & Safety legislation.

The Head Flyman/Deputy Stage Manager is expected to do the following: 

Ensure the safe and efficient get-in, fit-up and get out of all productions.

Ensure that the storage areas within the King’s Theatre are kept in good order and repair and that all equipment is accounted for.

Ensure that all Visiting Production Company’s and groups are fully aware of all aspects of H&S including the safe systems of work that must be adhered to in order to work safely within the venues.

In the absence of the Stage Manager to act as Stage Manager and lead in all areas relating to the stage, fly floor and Wardrobe.

Ensure the safe operation, maintenance and LOLER testing of all stage and flying equipment.

Assist with the management and training of casual staff as delegated.

When applicable, to assist in running performances. During certain productions this will involve undertaking the duties of a stage/electrics day man.

When applicable, to act as Stage Manager, Flyman or stage crew as required.

Assist as required with the departments risk management policy and procedures including reviews as necessary.

Assist and respond to any maintenance tasks as and when required.

Attend training courses as required in order to further self-development.

Adhere to all health and safety/risk management procedures to minimise the risk of injury and accidents.

Be trained in First Aid at Work and de-fib and keep it renewed.

Work at the Theatre Royal Glasgow as required.

Complete any other delegated task that may assist the company in achieving its business objectives.

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