Apply to work with us!

A major £6.5m refurbishment of Contact’s building is reaching completion. This next stage in the building’s evolution will see Contact open in 2020 with new and improved performance space; a purpose-built recording studio for young people’s music projects; an arts and health development space; new offices for artists and cultural organisations to hire and work alongside Contact staff; a new café/bar and many other exciting new features.

This role will provide effective and consistent lighting, sound, AV, stage management and other technical support of a high standard to all of Contact’s performance and participatory projects.

We have four vacancies for Technicians.

We are also seeking technicians to work on a casual zero hours’ contract basis.

Title: Technician

Salary: £18,000 per annum

Main location: Based at Contact, but will be required to work at other sites

Responsible to: Production Manager

Works with: Artistic & Operational teams

Hours: 35 hours per week with a one hour unpaid lunch break each day. Hours will be on a rota basis.

You will be expected to work shifts which include weekends, evenings & bank holidays.

Status: Full Time, Permanent

Deadline for submission of applications: 9am, Monday 6 April 2020

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 16 and Friday 17 April 2020

To apply,

Please download the documents below and email your completed application form and inclusion and diversity form to: or call Victoria Yates (Head of Finance & Operations) on: 0161 274 0618.

Please note that only a completed application form will be accepted.

If you’re interested in applying for casual work, please follow the same application process, but note on your application Casual Only.

If you wish to discuss this opportunity further please contact: Jack Dale-Dowd, Head of Production, by emailing:

Contact is committed to Equal Opportunities and positively welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

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