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Events Technician

Job Title:

Events Technician

Vacancy Type:



Your main place of work will be at Birmingham Rep/Library of Birmingham, but you may be required to work permanently or temporarily at other locations locally. You may be asked to work temporarily in other locations in the UK.

Hours of work:

Shift Work

Working Pattern:

£11.14 per hour
Zero Hour contracts available
Hours: To be discussed at interview. Evening and weekend work will be required.
Contributory staff pension, 5% employee and 3% employer

· Free-to-use employee assistance service

· Staff ticket discount

· Staff discount in The Rep food and drink outlets (when available)

Contract Type:

Zero Hour

Salary / Wage Range (£):


Other Salary Information:

Holiday - 20 days per year rising to 25 with service, plus bank holidays.

The holiday year runs from 1 September to 31 August each year.

Closing Date:


Number of Positions:


Job Purpose

The Events Technician works as part of a team to deliver the technical requirements for all events for UVB across The Rep and Library of Birmingham.

Main Responsibilites

· Ensure the smooth and safe running of technical operations for the events.

· Efficiently and competently set-up, run and de-rig, re-set lighting, sound, AV and stage equipment for events.

· Efficient and effective communication with UVB’s technical team and the clients on all physical and technical matters relating to events.

· Provision of excellent customer service to clients and visitors to events in UVB’s venues and spaces.

· Operating sound or graphics equipment for the delivery of events.

· Liaise with clients (Library, catering, REP, third party hirers) regarding the physical and technical specifications of their events.

· Ensure good housekeeping of the events spaces.

· Perform minor repairs and maintenance on technical equipment.

· Close liaison with other technical departments to promote a safe working environment and positive health and safety culture.

· Manage resources effectively, maximising income and minimising expenditure wherever possible

Experience and Skills

If you do not demonstrate that you meet all these criteria you may not be shortlisted.

· 6 months in a similar role.

· Communicating with organizers & delegates.

· Organisational skills and ability to co-ordinate several events at once.

· Good verbal skills

· Computer literate in Microsoft Office

· Ability to problem solve in high-pressure situations

· Positive, proactive, self-motivated and flexible approach

· Ability to cope with physically demanding work

· A willingness to work evenings, overnight and at weekends when necessary

· Comfortable working at heights

· A desire to learn and develop

· Be able to show initiative and resilience when dealing with change

· Experience with Q Lab
· BTEC National Certificate
· First Aid certificate
· Knowledge of the Health & Safety legislation


Any job offer we make is subject to:
• Receipt of 2 satisfactory references
• Proof of eligibility to work in the UK
• Role appropriate background checks
• Evidence of appropriate qualifications

How to Apply

Email: name and contact details along with your CV and cover letter to; employerengagementteam@solihull.gov.uk and quote Ref: 'EventsTechnician'

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