Mermaid Arts Centre is currently seeking an Assistant Technical Manager to join our team.
Mermaid Arts Centre is County Wicklow’s creative powerhouse. We connect artists and communities across County Wicklow in sharing artistic experiences that spark curiosity, delight and debate, while fostering pride, pleasure and well-being. We gather artists and audiences together to create, participate in and enjoy unforgettable artistic experiences. We provide an artist-led creative hub and artistic resource for artists and companies in County Wicklow, working in both professional and amateur contexts. We sustain the work of artists through employment opportunities, advocacy and practical supports for their creative development. We enrich the lives of all communities in County Wicklow through the creation, co-creation and presentation of a diverse programme of excellent contemporary arts experiences.
The Assistant Technical Manager is a key member of the team and is directly responsible to the Technical Manager, and ultimately to the Artistic Director. In consultation with the Technical Manager, the Assistant Technical Manager is responsible for the technical and staging requirements of all activities in the centre and off site. All activities, work and roles operate in a spirit of internal and external co-operation, collaboration, and communication. All staff are expected to maintain this spirit as a professional priority in their work. Mermaid runs a year- round programme of theatre and dance, music, film, comedy, and multidisciplinary events as well as exhibitions and workshops. It also includes an important and strong element of local amateur productions. Technical requirements and involvement vary for each event / production.
Application deadline: Friday 20 August 2021 at 2pm