Sound & Video Technician Grade 5

We are looking for a Sound & Video Technician (Grade 5) to join our talented Sound & Video department.

The Sound & Video Department is made up of operational staff responsible for realising and maintaining the Sound & Video designs for productions and other events in repertoire and a resources team of technicians who manage and maintain equipment providing support to productions on-stage and off in other areas across the NT as well as managing, operating and supporting a fully-equipped recording studio.

We are offering an exciting opportunity to work in a stimulating, dynamic and challenging theatrical environment for someone looking to develop their profession in Sound & Video.

This new role provides opportunities for technicians to gain experience and on-the-job training to help them develop a theatre career within their chosen field. This is not a placement or apprentice position and applicants should have some experience backstage in related area and a positive attitude to learning and the desire to improve and broaden your skill.

There is a 3 stage competency progression within Grade 5 and all starters join at Stage 3.  You will be assessed at pre-determined intervals during the contract period and should progress up to Stage 1. It is expected that by contract end, you will have received the appropriate training and have the experience to apply for a skilled, professional Theatre Technician job (Grade 4 by NT standards).

Appointment Procedure
Please note that applications can only be considered if they are submitted through the National’s Online Recruitment System, and returned by the closing date.

The closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is: 12noon Monday 22nd October 2018

For any queries, or to request a copy of the Job Description if the link below does not work, please contact the HR Department by emailing:

We encourage applications from all sections of the community and in particular those which are currently under-represented at the NT including BAME & disabled candidates.

HR Department

Hours: 40

Contract Type: Temporary - Full Time


Pay Range: £28,745.60 per annum

Closing Date: 12pm, Monday 22 October 2018

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