ENDED: Job Opportunity: Events and Technical Intern


Events and Technical Intern
Job Opportunity
Strike A Light and GL4

Strike A Light and GL4 are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable intern to join the team!

About us

This internship is offered by Strike A Light (charity no. 1178449) and GL4. The intern will spend part of their time working with GL4 on events in Matson and part of the time working with Strike A Light on events in the centre of Gloucester, as well as on other events around the county.

GL4 are a community interest company based in Matson. We bring high quality theatre performances onto the estate, transforming as many community spaces as possible. We also have a youth participation programme with several different strands.

Strike A Light are a Gloucester based organisation striving to make Gloucester a city with a vibrant culture for all. We programme theatre and dance shows and put on festivals and events in different venues around the city, including Gloucester Guildhall, schools, community centres, the cathedral and a car park rooftop! We also run weekly sessions in theatre and dance for young people and support local performers to make and tour new shows.

The internship is offered as a full time role (40 hours p/w) for one year, starting in September 2019.

Rate of pay: £8.21 per hour

About the job

The intern’s role is to work with and support the staff of Strike A Light and GL4 to contribute to the effective set up and the smooth running of shows and other events. The aim of the internship is also to provide opportunities to develop skills and learn more about production, technical theatre (e.g. lighting, sound, AV) and other job roles within festivals and events, to support their future career.

Duties and responsibilities would include assisting with the set up and running of shows, festivals, workshops and events, setting up and operating technical equipment and supporting with on-the-day events management, for example stewarding for events, acting as an assistant Stage Manager, selling tickets etc.

Person Specification

This is an internship position and so you do not have to have lots of experience or have worked in this kind of job before. The aim of the internship is to provide an opportunity to develop your skills and help you in your future career, whilst supporting the work of Strike A Light and GL4.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about this opportunity and is interested in the kind of things we do and working in events, technical or production roles.

We are particularly keen to hear from people living in Matson and/or people from BAME backgrounds.

This post is funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund.

You can download the full job description and person specification here.

How to Apply

Download the job description and read through what the job involves and what we are looking for.

Download an application form here or email info@strikealightfestival.org.uk or pop into the GL4 office which is next to the Matson Gateway Cafe on Matson Avenue 79a Mayson Avenue, GL4 6LL

Please do get in touch if you would like the application form in a different format or would like to arrange to apply via a phone/in person conversation. If you have any questions about the application process please email info@strikealightfestival.org.uk

Complete the application form and send it to info@strikealightfestival.org.uk

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 1st July 2019

Interviews: Thursday 11 July 2019

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