Vacancy: Modern Apprentice Technical (Contract)

North West Wales

Salary: National Minimum Wage

37 hours per week, fixed term for 18 months

Welsh Language: Desirable

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Modern Apprentice to gain valuable skills in the Technical Department within the Theatres and Conference Centre for Conwy County Borough Council.

Venue Cymru is the regions busiest Entertainment and Conference Centre, comprising a 1500 seat auditorium, an Arena that can accommodate 2500 standing combined with prestigious Conference and Exhibition facilities. 

The post holder must be able to work as part of a team and will be trained to work in all areas of the technical side of the business. This involves assisting with preparing, operating and maintaining all technical equipment and systems required for the presentation of the section’s theatre, film and conference programme both at Venue Cymru and Theatr Colwyn. You will be required to work evening, weekend and bank holidays on a rota basis.

Venue Cymru aim to appoint an enthusiastic and capable individual who has ambition and is looking to enter a challenging and rewarding career in Technical Theatre.  As part of the traineeship, in partnership with Grwp Llandrillo Menai, you will be trained to obtain a minimum NVQ Level 2 in Technical Theatre.

To ensure adequate bilingual provision within the section, the ability to communicate in English is essential and the ability to converse in Welsh would be desirable for this post.

The successful applicant will commence their role on October 14th 2019

Manager details for informal discussion regarding the post: Mr Steve Cridge on 01492 879771

Conwy is committed to safeguarding. Qualifications and references will be verified.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply on-line via the website However we do provide people with disabilities the option to apply in different formats, please contact the HR Team on 01492 576129 for further advice.

Candidates must complete our application form to be considered. CVs by themselves will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Midnight Thursday 22th August 2019

Closing date for applications: Thursday 22 August 2019

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