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Are you looking at taking the next step in your career toward becoming a Senior Venue Technician?
The Ashburton Event Centre, a leading South Island venue in the performing arts sector, is seeking an experienced Venue Technician who is looking at advancing their career to the next level, to join our dynamic team. We are looking for an individual who possesses a diverse range of technical expertise, and experience and has a passion for delivering outstanding service to our clients. If you possess the following attributes, we want to hear from you:
**1. Technical Expertise:** Preferred experience in musical theatre sound and lighting, audio-visual systems and operation, counterweight fly systems, and rigging.
**2. Proficiency in Tools and Systems:** Proficiency in Qlab or similar software, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Word. Additionally, a solid understanding of general IP, DMX, and WIFI networking skills.
**3. Strong Work Ethic:** Demonstrated work ethic, reliability and a willingness to learn all facets of a venue's operation with effective time management skills to consistently deliver exceptional service to our clients.
**4. Health and Safety:** A strong understanding of Health and Safety policies to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for all.
**5. Team Player:** Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a wider team, contributing to the delivery of professional events for our clients.
**6. Sound and Audio-Visual Recording:** Experience in sound and audio-visual recording, both in live and studio-based environments.
**7. A willingness to learn new skills that will enable you to assist where needed in all areas of the venue's operations.
**8. A strong customer focus that delivers exceptional events for our clients.
**9. A strong passion for the performing arts.
If you can tick any or all of these boxes, we would love to hear from you!
In return for your expertise and dedication, we offer the following benefits:
1. **Exciting Work Environment:** Join a fun, friendly, and community-focused organisation that serves not only the local performing arts sector but also the wider national and international performance market. Work in a modern 500-seat venue catering to a diverse range of clients and activities.
2. **Respected Key Service Provider:** Become a valued member of an incredible team that thrives on exceeding expectations and delivering exceptional service.
3. **Highly Competitive Salary and Work-Life Balance:** Receive a competitive salary (55,000-75,000) based on your experience with additional bonuses and time in lieu for goals achieved. We understand the importance of work-life balance and where possible will prioritise your family time. To assist with relocation or accommodation concerns, you will receive a start-up payment of $700.
4. **Professional Development:** Benefit from on-the-job training and gain access to industry-related training, conferences, and seminars, enabling you to enhance your skills and stay up to date with the latest advancements in your field.
In terms of lifestyle, the Ashburton District offers more than you can imagine. With Mt Hutt Skifield and Lake Hood at your doorstep, there are endless opportunities for adventure and relaxation. The stunning lakes and rivers of the McKenzie Country are just ninety minutes away, and the Rakaia River offers some of the best salmon fishing in the world. If you ever crave a big city experience, Christchurch is only an hour's drive north.
To find out more or to register your interest, please email email@example.com with a brief introduction about yourself and your contact details.
Don't miss the chance to join our exceptional team and contribute to unforgettable events at Ashburton Event Centre. Take a look at what we’ve been up to at [https://www.facebook.com/asheventcentre/photos]
Full time permanent
Hang Up Entertainment Services
Christchurch City, Canterbury
Full time, Permanent
Hang Up is one of the South Island's foremost Lighting and Production companies
We are looking for an experienced Lighting Tech, preference will be given to those with certain skill levels
The successful applicant should possess some or all of the following abilities:
- Min 5 years professional experience
- Be able to design and operate lighting systems for Theatre and Corporate events
-Be conversant with Wysiwig and hog
Platforms GranMa knowledge an advantage but not essential
-Understand DMX protocol and intelligent light dial ups.
-Basic understanding of Audio Visual equipment
-Be able to prepare, package and load lighting/AV equipment
- Be able to fault find and repair simple Electronic faults
- Understand and have knowledge of basic rigging principles ( note this is not a rigging position.)
- Be comfortable and understand counterweight theatre system.
- Able to work unsupervised and direct others
- Able to work one on one with client.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid work visa.
Hang Up Entertainment
please reply in writing with CV , experience and referees.
WoW are currently looking to fill two positions in the Stage Management team for this year’s World of WearableArt Awards show in Wellington.
Both roles are assistant stage managers, one full time and one part time.
The approximate dates are 4th August - 9th October 2023. The full time role includes both daytime and evening calls and the part time role includes primarily evening calls.
To see more information about the show you can visit https://www.worldofwearableart.com/tickets/
If you’re interested in either role, please email a copy of your CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org
A position exists for an experienced electrical & electronics service technician to join our Entertainment Lighting Company.
For over 60 years Kenderdine Entertainment Lighting has been a major NZ sales and rental company supplying the lighting requirements of the theatre, film, television and architectural markets.
We have provide Sales and Hire to our customers. The workshop supports both these departments and works on external clients’ equipment.
As part of a small team the work involves:
The work is predominately carried out at our Avondale premises between the hours of 8-30am to 5-00pm, Monday to Friday, but occasional onsite, out of town or out of hours / weekend work may be involved.
The position is a hands on (90 %) position with supervisory and administration duties (~10%). A willingness to share knowledge with junior staff and supervise the training hours for their qualifications is required.
Preferred, but not essential:
Want to apply? Email your CV and cover letter to email@example.com
World of WearableArt are on the hunt for a Head Mechanist / Carpentar for this years 2023 World of WearableArt ShowL BEYOND
About Tauranga City Council
Tauranga City Council is one of Tauranga’s largest employers, and we are always looking to attract great talent to join our driven, passionate, and community-focused team.
If you are, or someone you know is, a hospitality pro, and has a passion for the events, arts and entertainment industry, then we want to hear from you! We're looking for enthusiastic team players to help us run all our amazing events.
About the role
We are on the lookout for some amazing Front of House Managers to join our never-a-dull-moment operations team to deliver events at Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, The Historic Village and The Cargo Shed. If you’re someone that values manaakitanga (hospitality) enjoys a varied workplace and working with an awesome group of likeminded people in some of Tauranga’s most incredible venues, then we’d love to hear from you.
This casual role is an integral member of our delivery team, responsible for overseeing event operations and leading a group of ‘front of house’ Event Crew to provide a high-quality, customer service experience on-shift. The Front of House Manager will oversee the Event Crew in delivering food and beverage services and warmly welcoming guests and patrons at an event, as well as being responsible for emergency evacuations, client liaison and venue presentation on the day/night, and a few box office shifts from time to time.
Our events take place during weekdays, weeknights, and weekends so there is plenty of opportunity to work around other commitments you may have. Please note we require successful applicants to be available for a minimum of 6 shifts per month.
What you’ll need to succeed
To succeed in this role, you’ll need to have a genuine desire to put the customer/visitor at the heart of every interaction you have and have a calm and positive demeanour. You’ll bring strong leadership and customer service experience within the arts, venues, events, hospitality or tourism sectors and be a solution-focussed team player.
How to apply
If you want to be part of the arts and entertainment industry and join our fun and supportive whānau, then you should definitely get in touch. For more information, please contact Richard Freeman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note we will not be accepting applications via email. If you wish to apply, please click ‘Apply’ at the bottom of this page and follow the link.
Applications will close upon the appointment of successful candidates.
· Our selection process may include behavioural interview(s), psychometric and ability assessments, reference checks, and pre-employment screening.
· Tauranga City Council will not accept applications or contact from any placement service, temporary staffing agency, or professional recruiter for this vacancy. If/where Tauranga City Council requires the support of a recruitment agency, we will seek this support from our network of agencies. We ask that you please do not contact Tauranga City Council or any of its employees regarding vacancies. Tauranga City Council will not be responsible for, and will not pay, any commissions, fees or other payments related to such unsolicited contact.
We are on the lookout for some amazing Front of House Crew to join our never-a-dull-moment operations team to deliver events at Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, The Historic Village and The Cargo Shed. If you’re someone that values manaakitanga (hospitality) enjoys a varied workplace and working with an awesome group of likeminded people in some of Tauranga’s most incredible venues, then we’d love to hear from you.
This casual role is an integral member of our delivery team, providing high quality customer service to audiences, guests, and clients. Specifically, the role includes venue ushering and evacuation responsibilities, food and beverage service (e.g. selling products over our bar), event minding, room layout resetting and basic venue cleaning (as required) and a few box office shifts from time to time.
Our events take place during weekdays, weeknights, and weekends so there is plenty of opportunity to work around other commitments you may have. Please note we require successful applicants to be available for a minimum of 4 shifts per month.
To succeed in this role, you’ll need to have a genuine desire to put the customer/visitor at the heart of every interaction you have and have a calm and positive demeanour. You’ll bring strong customer service experience within the arts, venues, events, hospitality or tourism sectors and be a solution-focussed team player.
Location: Wairau Valley, Auckland
We have a great opportunity for an experienced Entertainment, Film & Television Lighting Sales Representative to join our dynamic team in Auckland.
ULA Group is an internationally recognised Visual Solutions provider, leaders and specialists in all facets of LED screen technology, visual media, architectural, entertainment, Film & TV lighting.
Within our proactive Sales Department, an exciting and diverse position has become available for an experienced Film & Entertainment Lighting Sales Representative for immediate start.
You will be responsible for:
Our Key Requirements are:
You will be reporting to the New Zealand Branch Manager
Customer Service – Customer Facing (Call Centre & Customer Service)
An exciting position for a Technical Customer Support Representative to join our Auckland based Team.
The ULA Group is an internationally recognised Visual Solutions provider, leaders and specialists in all facets of LED screen technology, visual media, architectural, entertainment, stage and studio lighting.
Within our team, an exciting and diverse position has become available for a Technical Customer Support Representative for immediate start based in Auckland.
A large focus of this role will be the aftersales support of entertainment and film lighting, lighting consoles and associated products such as wired and wireless dmx management, haze and fog machines, chain motors and truss products.
However, this is not limited to these products as visual products such as LED screens, video switching, and control products are also a major part of our business.
Regent on Broadway is a local piece of history. Originally built in 1930, it remains the only large theatre in the greater Palmerston North area.
Seating 1393, this historic and iconic regal venue, boasts an exciting and varied array of events, from comedy shows to ballet - there is always something going on at Regent on Broadway - check them out! https://www.regent.co.nz/
Reporting to the General Manager, the Technical Manager will be one of two hands on technical team. You will manage the Regent on Broadway's technical operations and provide professional technical support, ensuring all events are presented to the highest possible standard.
Additionally, you will effectively manage the technical equipment, ensuring that it is compliant and is operated consistently at the height of professional standard, in accordance with the 'Guidelines for Safe Working Practices I the New Zealand Theatre and Entertainment Industry".
You will plan and oversee the design and delivery of the technical elements of events, including liaising with clients, ascertaining their needs and ensuring their experience with Regent on Broadway is nothing short of amazing.
An experienced industry professional will know that the nature of this business is often evenings and weekends, so we work on an 80-hour fortnight, the technical team will collaborate to construct a roster that works for everyone.
What we're after:
What we're offering:
With a full upcoming calendar, we are actively reviewing applications as they are received - don't delay, apply now!
We are also advertising a Theatre Technician role - https://www.pnpersonnel.co.nz/jobs/340
Only applicants with the legal right to work in New Zealand will be considered.
The recruitment for this role is being managed by PN Personnel. For more information, please feel free to contact Charllotte Tatham on 06 280 2403.
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