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Duty/Site Manager Festival Square Edinburgh’s Christmas

Underbelly is looking for festival Duty/Site Managers with experience of working on a large range of seasonal festivals. This is a fixed term position from Early November to 10th January 2018

Job Description/ Role:

Site Build & Strike

  • You will be working as part of a site management team prodomintately working at our Spiegeltent in Festival Square. 
  • To oversee the contractors working onsite.
  • To ensure that all people working onsite are accredited and authorised.
  • To ensure that all people working onsite are fully briefed in UB Health and Safety policies.
  • Managing on site security to ensure that access to the site is properly controlled and documented.
  • In collaboration with the Production Manager ensure that our contractors are following the correct specifications given to them and that they are working within the schedule allocated to them.
  • Supervise the movement and construction of build fencing, plant and deliveries to and from the site.
  • To monitor and manage the relationship with local businesses, residents and stakeholders.

Festival

  • Managing on site security to ensure that access to the site is properly controlled and documented.
  • Working with the Underbelly Bar Management team to deliver a first class Christmas experience.
  • Directly leasing with the venue production team on all site/venue related issues.
  • To ensure that the site is ready each day to open. 
  • To ensure that the site is correctly closed down and secured at the end of the night.
  • To carry out any maintenance as might be necessary.
  • To ensure all management plans are adhered to.
  • To monitor and manage the relationship with local businesses, residents and stakeholders.
  • To ensure that the venues are fully working and to manage the temperature control of the performance space.
  • To ensure the power to the site is constantly monitored and maintained.

Person Specification: 

Essential

  • Experience of site/duty management in either a theatre or festival environment. 
  • A strong knowledge of Health and Safety.
  • Weekends and late evening work essential.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good IT knowledge and use.

Desirable

  • A technical background in events, especially generator and temporary power distribution systems installation, maintenance and management.
  • A reasonable knowledge of site carpentry. 
  • A reasonable knowledge of temporary event structures.
  • Clean driving licence.
  • Stage lighting, sound or AV knowledge.

Contract Details:

Fee – £100 - £150 per day dependant on experience

Dates - Early November to 10th January 2018

Please apply here https://form.jotform.com/Underbelly/2017-edinburgh-xmas-duty--site-mana