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  • 3 Jul 2023 16:01 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Lighting/Theatre Technician

    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

    Services

    please reply in writing with CV , experience and referees.

    andre@hangup.co.nz


  • 1 Jul 2023 18:13 | Anonymous

    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: to.bridgetc@gmail.com

  • 22 Jun 2023 11:59 | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    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 repair and service of entertainment industry lighting equipment including discharge and LED fittings.
    • The repair and service of electronic control equipment as used in the entertainment industry.
    • The repair and service of portable electrical power distribution equipment as used in the entertainment industry.
    • The repair and service of mechanical systems such as lighting stands.
    • Manufacture of custom electrical power distribution equipment.
    • The commissioning of new equipment for our hire and sales department.

    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.

    Essential Qualifications:

    • Must hold a New Zealand electrical practicing licence, which as a minimum, permits repair work to be performed on single and three phase appliances. (Minimum registration = Electrical Service Technician)
    • Proven experience and knowledge in diagnosing and repair of mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment, down to a component level.
    • Thorough understanding of the requirements of electrical safety and electrical testing procedures.
    • Good logical and investigative attributes to problem solving.
    • Efficient time management skills.
    • Excellent written and oral English language skills.
    • Reliability, Punctuality and Quality Workmanship are a must.
    • Ability to work under tight deadlines and deal with changing priorities on short notice.
    • Computer literacy.
    • Ability to liaise with other staff, departments and customers in a patient, efficient, appropriate, and courteous manner.
    • Must have a clean and tidy standard of dress and be able to perform the lifting component of the job.

    Preferred, but not essential:

    • Full NZ driver’s licence (manual)
    • Entertainment industry experience and knowledge in use and operation of entertainment lighting and control systems
    • Service experience in repair of entertainment lighting fixtures and control systems

    Want to apply? Email your CV and cover letter to apply@kelpls.co.nz

    JOB DETAILS

    Job type

    • Full-time

    Number of openings for this position

    • 1

    Schedule

    • 8 hour shift
    • Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm
    • Avondale location

    Benefits

    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Parking
  • 20 Jun 2023 13:22 | Anonymous

    World of WearableArt are on the hunt for a Head Mechanist  / Carpentar for this years 2023 World of  WearableArt ShowL  BEYOND

    • Fixed Term
    • Starting mid/late July –  however this is negotiable
    • Finishing Mid October
    • Must be experienced at running a large crew and confident in working in the large event space.
    • Be able to work with and a collaborate with all the production/technical department.
    • Fee by negotiation
    • Wellington based - Accom , Travel and PDs available
    • Contact - James@worldofwearableart.com for more info
    • www.worldofwearableart.com
  • 13 Jun 2023 10:29 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    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 richard.freeman@tauranga.govt.nz

    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.


  • 13 Jun 2023 10:27 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    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 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. 

    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 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 richard.freeman@tauranga.govt.nz

    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.


  • 30 May 2023 20:53 | Anonymous
    Sales Representatives/Consultants (Sales)
    Full time

    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:

        • Maintaining and servicing our existing Film & Entertainment customer database across New Zealand
        • Proactively developing new business relationships
        • Actively participating with the sales team to drive revenue growth and exceed monthly targets
        • Identifying up-sell opportunities, issuing quotes and negotiating prices
        • Customer technical training and support on Lighting Consoles and Data Distribution systems (Wired and Wireless)
        • Active participation in trade shows, corporate events, showcase seminars etc.
        • Post-sale customer interaction and support

    Our Key Requirements are:

        • Proven experience in technical sales, preferably in Entertainment/Film lighting & visual technology related sector
        • Functional knowledge of ChamSys MaqicQ, Novastar and LumenRadio will be beneficial
        • Driven towards new business generating activities
        • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
        • Display initiative and technical ability to quickly understand and learn new product technologies
        • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and clients simultaneously
        • Great time management skills, ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment
        • Well presented with an exceptional customer service focus
        • Proactive and reliable team member
        • Available for inter provincial and international travel
        • Current drivers license and passport

    You will be reporting to the New Zealand Branch Manager

    TO APPLY
    If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, please send your resume to hrnz@ulagroup.com

    ULA Group is an internationally recognised Visual Solutions provider. We manufacture and supply innovative & engaging lighting technology across an extensive range of markets, including digital displays, architectural lighting, LED screens, professional entertainment & film lighting
  • 30 May 2023 20:49 | Anonymous

    Customer Service – Customer Facing (Call Centre & Customer Service)

    Location: Wairau Valley, Auckland

    Full time

    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.


    You will be responsible for:

        • High level aftersales support to our existing client base
        • Assisting the technical department with troubleshooting
        • Assisting with QC checks prior to the dispatch of new goods to customers
        • Assisting the sales team with product presentations to consultants and clients
        • Customer technical training
        • Active participation in trade shows, corporate events, showcase seminars etc.
        • Design support – assisting customers with hardware design
        • Providing proactive feedback to the sales team
        • Internal admin duties as required

    Our Key Requirements are:

      • Proven technical experience – preferably in the entertainment, film lighting & visual technology related sector.
      • Functional knowledge of professional commercial lighting products
      • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
      • Display initiative and technical ability to quickly understand and learn new product technologies
      • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and clients simultaneously
      • Great time management skills, ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment
      • Well presented with exceptional customer service focus
      • Proactive and reliable team member
      • Available for provincial and odd international travel
      • Current driver’s license and passport
      • A positive ‘Can Do’ and coachable attitude

    You will be reporting to the New Zealand Branch Manager

    TO APPLY
    If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, please send your resume to hrnz@ulagroup.com

    ULA Group is an internationally recognised Visual Solutions provider. We manufacture and supply innovative & engaging lighting technology across an extensive range of markets, including digital displays, architectural lighting, LED screens, professional entertainment & film lighting
  • 14 May 2023 10:49 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    https://www.pnpersonnel.co.nz/jobs/339

    Setting: 
    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/

    The Role:
    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:

    • Sound knowledge and operational understanding of rigging, lighting, sound, video, staging and production
    • Awareness and understanding of relevant safety methods and standards within the industry
    • Strong relationship-building ability - both internally with your team and with external stakeholders including clients and suppliers
    • Solution-based approach
    • Full driver's license
    • Leadership experience would be advantageous

    What we're offering:

    • Annual wage reviews
    • Close knit team and 'Pitch in' team culture
    • Annual Christmas/New Year close down
    • Time in Lieu for hours worked in addition to contracted 80 hour fortnight
    • Long Service Leave
    • Overtime for hours worked between midnight and 7am
    • Allowance for mobile phone

    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.


  • 14 May 2023 10:48 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    https://www.pnpersonnel.co.nz/jobs/340 

    Setting: 
    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/


    The Role:
    Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Theatre Technician will be one of two hands on technical team. You will contribute to the smooth running of technical operations and provide professional technical support, ensuring all events are presented to the highest possible standard.

    Additionally, you assist with the maintenance of 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 provide top notch service to all users and ensure all experiences with Regent on Broadway are 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:

    • Sound knowledge and operational understanding of rigging, lighting, sound, video, staging and production OR exposure in some of these areas and willingness to learn
    • Awareness and understanding of relevant safety methods and standards within the industry
    • Open and collaborative disposition
    • Solution-based approach
    • Full driver's license

    What we're offering:

    • Annual wage reviews
    • Close knit team and 'Pitch in' team culture
    • Annual Christmas/New Year close down
    • Time in Lieu for hours worked in addition to contracted 80 hour fortnight
    • Long Service Leave
    • Overtime for hours worked between midnight and 7am
    • Allowance for mobile phone

    With a full upcoming calendar, we are actively reviewing applications as they are received - don't delay, apply now!
    We are also advertising a Technical Manager role - https://www.pnpersonnel.co.nz/jobs/339
    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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