SOUND NO. 1
Peter Pan Goes Wrong
UK Tour with West End Christmas Season
Kenny Wax Ltd is one of the leading Production Companies operating in the West End and on Tour. Peter Pan Goes Wrong is one of its big successes both on stage and screen and will soon be opening on Broadway. We are a company that offers a work culture that nurtures and encourages personal and professional development. We encourage diversity and inclusion across all our shows and welcome applications from all backgrounds and levels of experience.
Sound No. 1
Salary: £840.12 per performance week plus touring allowance & travel
Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, First Aid Training if needed, Wellbeing and Resilience programmes, access to physiotherapy
Contract: Fixed Term 13 weeks
Show schedule: performances are 6 days per week either Monday – Saturday or Tuesday – Sunday depending on each venue’s schedule.
Holiday: Week Commencing 5th Feb 2024 is a designated holiday week. All other accrued holiday pay will be paid out at the end of the Contract
Start Date: January 2024
Location: Various UK Touring venues (training/handover days will take place in Central London)
Personal Attributes: We are looking for applicants with previous sound experience in a similar role on tour or the West End. The role requires someone who has strong leadership skills as well as technical abilities. Last minute cast changes are normal on this production, so applicants must be able to adapt quickly.
- To assist the Production Manager and Production Sound Engineer to co-ordinate the hire and preparation of equipment and venue supplies, in tech and throughout the tour;
- To take particular responsibility for dealing with the system maintenance;
- To take part in the load in and out of each venue;
- To programme and operate the production’s sound control system;
- To mix the show on a nightly basis;
- To cover the Sound 2 plot for their one mix show per week; duties include fitting radio mics and backstage trouble shooting
- To lead on all Sound department system maintenance;
- To uphold the high production standards set by the Sound Designer and maintain the artistic quality of the original design;
- To ensure all sound equipment and areas are kept in a tidy and secure manner;
- To provide technical support for all rehearsals while on tour including all understudy and cast change sessions;
- To work collaboratively with all other departments, including the theatre technical team, to ensure the smooth running of the production;
- To compile and keep up-to-date all necessary show paperwork both hard copy and digital;
- To account for and support the administration of petty cash for Sound Department spends, obtaining where possible VAT invoices for any hires and purchases made through petty cash;
- Any other reasonable duty that would normally fall within the remit of a Sound No.1 based on industry norms and practice.
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written with excellent attention to detail;
- A proactive and flexible attitude;
- Previous experience of UK Touring;
- Previous experience of leading a team;
- Extensive operational Sound experience and excellent technical skills, with particular focus on live mixing skills with a proven track record of dealing with complex radio mic shows;
- The ability to work well with actors and creative team;
- The ability to work under pressure and effectively prioritise;
- Awareness of current health & safety legislation;
- Strong working knowledge of UK Theatre & SOLT Equity and BECTU agreements.