- EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR AN EXPERIENCED TECHNICAL MANAGER
- KEY ROLE IN THE PRODUCTION OF ONE THE BIGGEST EVENTS IN AOTEAROA
- BASED IN WELLINGTON
World of WearableArt (WOW) is seeking an exceptional person to lead the technical team for the WOW Awards Show.
At the heart of WOW is an internationally renowned wearable art competition which attracts entries from more than 40 countries around the globe each year. The astonishing works of wearable art created by designers and then selected by the judges go on to take the stage in the annual WOW Awards Show which attracts an audience of more than 60,000 people.
We are looking for someone with high-level entertainment production experience. You’ll need to be able to work under pressure, collaborate with creatives and multitask. A healthy sense of humour is a must.
As Technical Manager, you will work with the Show Producer to manage delivery of all technical requirements for the production, finesse and manage budgets, source and secure materials and suppliers and manage crewing levels and staff selection. You’ll create and manage production and rehearsal schedules and ensure that all health & safety, timing and communication requirements are met. You’ll work closely with the creative team led by the Creative Director collaborating to take the concepts from the page to fruition on the stage.
The right person for this role will have experience at a senior level in the arts or event production and be confident leading teams and finding creative solutions. You will have the attributes of being a strategic thinker, problem solver with the ability to navigate uncertainty with a resilient nature.
You will have a genuine passion for the arts with a strong critical eye and a real desire to grow and lead a large crew.
This is a unique and challenging opportunity for a talented individual that is looking to find a potential long term/recurring role in the industry.
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Please send application letter and CV to Alistair Cameron email: Alistair@worldofwearableart.com
Closing date for applications 24 February 2023