Linbury Lighting Technician

Permanent contract

Full time; 42.5 hours

£37,812.00 per annum

Based in: Covent Garden, London

Who we are:

The Royal Opera House continues to lead the way in opera, ballet, music and dance both live on stage and through multiple digital platforms, from live streaming to worldwide cinema screenings. The Royal Opera House wants to share these life-changing artforms with as many people as we can, working to enrich the cultural life of the nation by growing the public enjoyment and appreciation of exceptional ballet and opera.

The role:

Our Technical, Production and Costume Department plays a leading part in ensuring our performances are of the highest quality by delivering technical excellence for every performance, rehearsal, and event.

We are now seeking to recruit a Lighting Technician to join the lighting department in our Linbury Theatre team, working to deliver safely and effectively all technical and practical aspects of the ROH`s work in the Linbury Theatre to the highest possible standard.

What you`ll bring:

This role will suit a candidate who has strong communication skills and is able to work unsupervised, showing initiative in dealing with day-to-day problems. You will also be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven track record in technical theatre with a producing organisation or venue.
  • Good technical skills in lighting with a thorough understanding of current equipment and systems.
  • Confident user of ETC systems including desks, network and software.
  • Training and experience in electrical safety.
  • Experience of lighting software packages pertinent to the role, which may include AutoCAD, Vectorworks, Lightwrite, Vor and MLA.
  • Flexibility to work in other technical disciplines as required.
  • We value the diversity new hires can bring to our workforce. A workingknowledge of our repertoire is not essential, but the ability to learn quickly is.

    How to apply:

    If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, then we`d love to hear from you. A full job description is attached below, along with the ROH information pack which includes details on what benefits we offer. If you have any access requirements for your application, please contact the ROH Recruitment Team on

    The Royal Opera House is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. We particularly welcome applications from those who are from a global majority background and/or those who are disabled, as they are under-represented within our organisation.As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential minimum criteria for our vacancies.

    Closing date for applications: 8am, Tuesday 13thFebruary 2024.

    Interviews will be held over the 19thand/or 20th February 2024.

    Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK. No agencies.

    Sorry, this vacancy is closed.