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Current Vacancies 


Sound and Lighting Engineering Trainee Programme (3 months)

Reporting to: Technical Manager

Salary: London Living Wage + annual leave entitlement

Hours: Part Time 2 days (15 hours) per week. 1 hour unpaid lunch, with evening work required

Deadline: 10am Friday 13th March, with initial meetings in week commencing 16th March, to start 23rd March


Course Outline

The course is designed to provide an all-round knowledge of how to run live music, spoken word, performance and corporate events. Supervised by our Technical Manager and working alongside our team of professional sound and lighting engineers you will learn the fundamental principles of sound engineering and lighting design including:

  • PA system management
  • Speaker types
  • Microphones
  • Mixing desks
  • Monitoring
  • Signal processing
  • Wireless systems
  • Lighting consoles
  • Lighting design
  • Health and safety
  • Preparation of technical specification documents

Who is it for?

We are looking for one 18-25 year old from a diverse background currently under-represented in the music technician industry – Black, Asian and other underrepresented backgrounds and/or candidates who identify as being disabled. We also welcome candidates who have lived experience of homelessness, refugee/asylum seeker status, and other experiences of disadvantage.

How to Apply?

There are two ways

  • you can send something in writing – no longer than 2 sides; or
  • send us a short video (no longer than 4 minutes) summarising:
  1. Your experience, any courses or studies you’ve done, and your passion and any background in music or performing arts – if you have one, a CV.

And answer these questions:

  1. Why are you interested in being a sound technician?
  2. What makes you excited about this opportunity at the Union Chapel?
  3. What do you think would be the greatest challenge?


Sound & Lighting Trainee – Recruitment Pack


Send these together to [email protected]  with “Trainee Programme” in the subject line by 13th March.

If you would like to discuss the role, please contact Bryan Mills, Technical Manger [email protected]



Head of Events and Commercial Activities

Responsible to: Chief Executive and Chair of Board of Directors/Trustees, UCD

Salary: £42,000 -£45,000 depending on experience

Line Manager to: Events Team (including Artistic, Production, Commercial and Marketing staff)

Purpose: Responsible for managing and developing the organisation’s artistic programme, overseeing production & marketing, maintaining and enhancing existing commercial activities including venue, bar and room hire and investigating and implementing potential new revenue opportunities.


– Full time 37.5 hour per week to include weekends, Bank holidays and other unsocial hours where necessary.
– 23 days annual leave per year, increasing by one day every two full years worked to 28 days per annum.
– Six months’ probation, three months’ notice.

To Apply: Please apply with your CV and a covering letter, of no more than two pages, outlining your skills and experiences to meet the requirements of the role, why you want to work for Union Chapel Project and your availability to start.

Email to [email protected] with “Head of Events & Commercial Activities” in the subject line.

Recruitment Pack

Closing date: 10am Friday 13th March 2020


Equality and Diversity
We want to recruit people from a range of backgrounds. We particularly encourage applicants who are currently under represented in our board, workforce and wider sector. This includes but is not limited to candidates who identify as being from Black, Asian and other underrepresented ethnic backgrounds, and candidates who identify as being disabled.
To help us monitor the effectiveness of our recruitment, please complete the Equal Opportunity
Monitoring form. This data is completely anonymous, is stored confidentially by our HR team and will not be seen by the selection panel.


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