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Theatre Jobs Overview Britain has a very long and established theatre history. Today, the masterpieces of William ...

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Theatre Jobs Overview

Britain has a very long and established theatre history. Today, the masterpieces of William Shakespeare or Christopher Marlowe are played in theatres around the world. A career in theatre offers many prospects and choices. Most of the tasks expected in this role are repairing and checking all the facilities, reporting construction problems to managers, providing attention to the safety of the structures and ensuring the proper functioning of the emergency systems.

Theatre Jobs Education Requirements

Maintenance and repair jobs in this industry will require qualifications such as the HND/foundation degree in facilities management or building management. In most cases it is expected to start with an apprenticeship scheme at level 2 or 3. For more complex roles, the apprenticeships may have a level 4 or 5. It is also important to be flexible in terms of working hours, work well in a team and also experience project management. Courses, such as the BIFM qualifications, are intended to train workers in the skills they will need to enter this field.

Theatre Jobs Market

In the United Kingdom a range of theatres requires people specialized in maintenance at various levels. There is high demand for technical assistants, facility maintenance managers and building surveyor jobs are available. Most of the positions are full-time and require 37/40 hours of work per week.

Theatre Jobs Salary Information

The annual pay scale for theatre jobs changes depending on the level of experience and the role in the theatre. Entry-level salaries start from £20,000/£27,000 per year. With a little experience, annual wages can be as high as £27,000 to £45,000. Those at the top of their career and experience, senior managers for example, can expect salaries of £60,000/£70,000 per year. Benefits such as private pension schemes and healthcare plans or corporate bonuses are frequently offered as part of an employee’s compensation package.

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