Head of Lighting


Job Description


£36,000 per annum
Closing date:
Friday 10th June

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Lighting to join our Technical Team.

This varied and exciting role will suit someone with proven technical skills coupled with a highly informed interest in theatre in particular, and the arts in general.

The Head of Lighting will provide support for all National Theatre of Scotland productions and projects. As part of the Technical Department they will lead on all aspects relating to Lighting and will support the learning and development opportunities for artists and technicians along with leading the department’s drive towards sustainability with particular reference to the Theatre Green Book. As Head of Lighting this role will provide line management to freelance lighting technicians employed by National Theatre of Scotland.

For more information please read the full job description below.

How to Apply

Application deadline: Friday 10th June 2022.

Application format: Send an email, audio, or virtual CV and Cover letter to recruitment@nationaltheatrescotland.com

Please tell us why you are the right person for this role. In particular, we ask that you demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the post and highlight where your work to date has aligned with the role’s duties and responsibilities.

Interviews: Will be in Glasgow with date to be confirmed (all changes to the interview process will be at the discretion of the National Theatre of Scotland).

Applicants who require any form of access needs should contact Fiona Hanrahan on 0141 221 0970.

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