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Join us at Sydney’s home of music – a premium concert hall with a prime CBD address. In our intimate hall with its unmatched acoustics, we present the finest music performances in collaboration with the industry’s best musical talents. Our people are the foundation of our business and we are always looking to recruit the right people into the right roles. We’re proud to offer a diverse range of career opportunities and we value inclusion and imagination. We offer our employees a range of benefits, learning and development opportunities. If you enjoy hard work and rewarding experiences, we invite you to be part of creating a new era in curated programming and first class live music experiences.

We understand the importance of building a great team and we want to find the right people to join us. Does this sound like you?

Current Career Opportunities

LIGHTING SUPERVISOR

City Recital Hall is offering an exciting full-time opportunity for an energetic individual looking to take the next step in a career in the performing arts industry.

We present the best of contemporary and classical live music experiences from world-renowned artists, both local and international. Your extensive front-of-house management expertise will enhance patron experiences, connecting artists and audiences, and making the experience complete.

The Lighting Supervisor role is a full-time role that will operate events, attend production meetings and oversee lighting preparation for incoming shows. Your design skills will be applied to create concert lighting states where required, and to assist visiting designers in realising their artistic vision in our venue. You will also perform equipment maintenance, develop a lighting preventative maintenance program, and aid in purchasing and staffing decisions to deliver the industry’s best standard of stage lighting.

The Lighting Supervisor works in close collaboration with producers, event planning, stage management, sound and staging technicians and visiting lighting designers, technicians and clients.

You work well within creative teams, with open communication and healthy respect for theatre traditions and etiquette. You enjoy collaboration and creative problem solving, and are skilled in interpreting artistic visions into lighting effects. You lead calmly under pressure, handling competing priorities while meeting performance deadlines.

At City Recital Hall we value:

  • Connection – Live music connects people
  • Imagination – Creativity produces better performances
  • Excellence – Reputation is built through excellence
  • Sustainability is the key to lasting impact

To be considered for this position you should possess:

  • Comprehensive skills and experience (minimum 3 years) in professional lighting services for the performing arts.
  • Ability to interpret and create lighting documentation, and perform lighting operations to the highest standard without supervision.
  • Good working knowledge of lighting equipment and venue infrastructure including:
    o Lighting network setup and distribution
    o Lighting consoles – including ETC GEO.
    o Moving light fixtures - setting, addressing and trouble-shooting.
    o Intelligent lighting fixtures including LED technology and strobes etc.
    o Follow spot operation.
    o Conventional lighting and lamp maintenance.
    o System fault finding.
  • Ability to lead small teams to execute an effective and cost efficient outcome.
  • Physical fitness, agility and ability to work at heights, with a commitment to abide by WHS standards and City Recital Hall policies.
  • Ability and commitment to work on a rotating shift basis, including nights and weekends.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of digital technology and CAD.

View the full position description here

For more information or to send in an application, please send your CV to [email protected]


 

FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER

City Recital Hall is offering an exciting full-time opportunity for an energetic individual looking to take the next step in a career as a customer service professional in the performing arts industry. 

We present the best of contemporary and classical live music experiences from world-renowned artists, both local and international. Your extensive front-of-house management expertise will enhance patron experiences, connecting artists and audiences, and making the experience complete.

The Front of House Manager leads and inspires our team of ushers and bar attendants, bringing vision and strong leadership qualities to deliver exceptional customer service, operational efficiency, and public safety to our 1238-seat concert hall.

The position works in close collaboration with event planning and stage management professionals, manages rostering and administration for a pool of casual staff, and provides hands-on floor management and operational leadership during performances. 

The role energetically leads our casual front-of-house team on the floor during evening and weekend performances in the vibrant laneways of the heart of the city. If you live and breath nightlife and live music, this role may be for you.  

At City Recital Hall we value:

  • Connection – Live music connects people
  • Imagination – Creativity produces better performances
  • Excellence – Reputation is built through excellence
  • Sustainability is the key to lasting impact

To be considered for this position you should possess:

  • Substantial experience in managing and leading a large number of staff, preferably in a performing arts environment
  • A genuine passion for sharing live music experiences with audiences
  • Extensive experience managing customer experiences and expectations, with diplomacy and excellent interpersonal skills
  • An ability to multi-task efficiently, problem solve, and lead calmly under pressure to meet event deadlines
  • Experience and confidence in taking a leadership role in emergency response
  • Proven administration, rostering, people management, and reporting skills
  • Certification in First Aid and Responsible Service of Alcohol, or willingness to upskill in these areas

We Offer:

  • A creative workplace that is growing in the live music industry
  • Opportunities to collaborate with the industry’s best artists in a premium concert venue
  • A small and productive team working in a variety of performance styles
  • Salary sacrifice arrangements and four weeks annual leave

View the full position description here

For more information or to send in an application, please send your CV to [email protected]


 

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