Performing Arts Technician (Sound)

We are seeking an experienced individual to take up the post of Performing Arts Technician (Sound) in the technical team, within the Operations and Events Department at GSA.    

The Performing Arts Technician (Sound) provides technical expertise to support the delivery of all programmes and the development and application of appropriate skills and capabilities, in order to assist the realisation of GSA theatre productions, other public arts events, research events, student society events, open days, conferences, lectures and meetings.

The team also provides equipment, support, mentoring and maintenance, ensuring a high standard for all GSA activities. Providing an excellent student experience is central to all we do.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with in a sound department on varied live productions, and preferably have experience of working in a Conservatoire or other Higher Education setting.  

You will be an experienced sound technician with good administrative, pastoral and inter-personal skills and knowledge of current practices and techniques in professional theatre and entertainment production.

You will be well organised, able to meet deadlines and manage your own workload, taking responsibility for supervising, demonstrating and mentoring students and freelance staff, managing and repairing equipment and the sound equipment budget.

You will have up-to-date knowledge of Health & Safety and a commitment to promoting safe working and inclusive practices.

For the full job description and to apply, please visit the University of Surrey website.

Post type: Full Time

Salary: £27,924 to £32,344

Applications close at 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 12 June 2022.


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We’re looking to grow, strengthen and expand our People​'s Network, welcoming and encouraging applications from individuals who identify as part of or belong to communities currently underrepresented in our workforce. 

Calling creatives, technicians, and teachers.

If you are interested in working with GSA on a freelance or permanent basis or would like to learn more, we invite you to register your interest via email to and we will follow up to organise an informal discussion within the following 14 days.

We look forward to hearing from you ​and welcoming you.

As part of the University of Surrey, Guildford School of Acting is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.