Digital Technician Wanted – Science Museum Group

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£28,665 a year – Full-time
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£28,665 per annum

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Science and Industry Museum

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Contract – Full Time, Tenure – Permanent, Type – Employee

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Do you have experience providing practical installation and maintenance for events, productions or exhibitions in public spaces?


About us
The Science and Industry Museum delivers bold, creative, and ambitious public programming and corporate experiences. Our Gallery Maintenance team plays a crucial role in ensuring the seamless operation of the Science & Industry Museum exhibits and galleries.


We are now recruiting for a Digital Technician to join the team at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester on a permanent contract, working full-time hours of 36.25 per week.


About the role
As a Digital Technician you will be a key member of our team, you will contribute to maintaining exhibits and offering the highest standards of technical services to support the museum.


You will be collaborating with colleagues, stakeholders, and contractors to design and specify AV, digital, and interactive systems for exhibitions, galleries, and events, whilst also assisting in the creation of new galleries and exhibitions.


You will deliver high-quality AV and technical support for events, including equipment setup, providing expert advice, and addressing technical queries from both internal and external clients. Demonstrating excellent customer service in all interactions.


About you
Joining us you have previous experience of working as an AV technician or providing practical AV installation and maintenance to exhibitions, events, or theatrical productions in public spaces. You will be able to deliver exceptional AV support to live events including supporting clients from the planning stage onwards, and providing live audio, video, and lighting to events.


Crucially you will have experience of working on Audio Visual installation and integration projects including adherence to specifications, timelines, quality standards, budget constraints and health and safety standards.


View the Vacancy Information Pack listed under ‘Attachments’ on the vacancy listing on our website for more details about the role and the application process, or click ‘Apply Online’ to submit an application.


Don’t feel you meet all of the criteria? At SMG, we are committed to building a workforce that is open for all, and welcome you to apply, even if your experience doesn’t fit perfectly. With your transferable skills, you could be the right candidate for this, or other opportunities that we have.


What we offer
Joining us as an employee, you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a world-class museum group. We understand that work/life balance and wellbeing is crucial to our colleagues, so we offer the perks listed below, as well as support for things that happen in life such as parental and adoption leave, sickness, and career breaks.
  • Support with personal and professional development
  • 27 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Enhanced contributory pension
  • Unmind App and other wellbeing support
  • Interest-free loans
  • Days Out discounts
  • Health & Dental Insurance


Open for All is one of the Science Museum Group’s five core values and sets out our important aspiration to be a place for everyone. We are working hard to understand our organisation better and to foster a culture that recognises and values different backgrounds, mindsets, skills, experience, knowledge, and expertise. By having greater diversity, we believe that we will be a stronger and better organisation, capable to continue to Inspire Futures.

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