We are looking for a proactive, flexible technician with knowledge and practical experience of working in a theatre’s Technical Department. As a multi-skilled technician with the ability to work across all disciplines, you will work as part of the Technical team, servicing the technical requirements of all work presented by the Unicorn Theatre.

This will include the operation of productions to a consistently high standard – maintaining the integrity of the production, first line maintenance of technical equipment, show-related maintenance and housekeeping anywhere within the Unicorn Theatre and on tour.

To apply, please fill in the application form and send it to

Contract: Full-time, permanent
Salary: £23,000
Closing date for applications: 10am, Thursday 28 February 2019

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Work experience applications for 2019 are now closed.

If you submitted an application to us in January 2019, please wait to hear from us by email as we process applications. We prioritise people who live or study in the borough of Southwark, and people who study at our partner schools.

The Unicorn offers one-week work experience placements to Year 10 and Year 11 students. Around 10 placements are offered each year. During the week, students move around different departments to get an understanding of how the theatre is run. Depending on what’s going on while you're with us, you might:

  • Observe rehearsals
  • Spend time with the marketing department
  • Help set up for workshops and other events
  • Spend a day with the Front of House Team, ushering performances
  • Spend time with the fundraising department
  • Help Stage Management source props for a show


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