Light & Sound Technician/Operator 2nd April to 5th October 2018
Giffords Circus is looking for a show Light & Sound Technician/Operator for our 2018 summer tour. Some of the main responsibilities include: working with the lighting designer, sound designer and director during rehearsals, rig and de rig of the sound and lighting with the move team on tour, working with the Site Technician during the tour to maintain the sound and lighting standards, operating the sound and lighting during the shows. The successful applicant must be proactive, a problem solver, excellent communicator, must be able to work under own initiative and as part of a team directed by others and will live on site with the circus for the duration of the tour. Accommodation and some meals provided.
Usherette – 9th April to 1st October 2018
Assisting members of the public upon their entrance to the circus tent, checking tickets, selling programmes, being present on the ramps during the show, participating in the show where required (dance or performance experience preferable), selling merchandise during the interval, keeping the tent clean and tidy with the team. Any first aid or fire marshal qualifications a bonus! You will also help with move and pull down and flyering with the billing team on a build day.
Front of House Sales – 30th April to 1st October 2018
Working under the Front of House Manager selling circus merchandise and refreshments, handling cash and using card machine, ticket sales, car parking, keeping the front of house clean and tidy, making popcorn and candyfloss (training given), dealing with members of the public and their enquiries. Any first aid or fire marshal qualifications a bonus! You will also help with move, pull down and build.
For all of these vacancies please send a covering letter, CV and picture of yourself to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating which position you are applying for.