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Head Venue Technician

Close of applications: 09:00, 31 August 2022

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Are you experienced in the events production industry looking to take on an exciting new challenge? If so, we have an excited new opportunity for a Head Venue Technician to join the team!

The Role

The Head Venue Technician will deliver and coordinate the technical production for a range of events for students. The Students’ Union provides a range of events at both our own venues and others in Southampton, ranging from comedy nights to live music to cultural events to graduation balls and more. Every day will be different!

This is a hands-on role where you will lead a team of student crew in order to deliver amazing event experiences for students and customers. You’ll coordinate and deliver production requirements and ensure that our production resources and maintained and developed.

In addition to delivering events, you will also be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of our inventory of technical equipment, supporting the technical infrastructure of our bars & facilities, and planning enhancements to our spaces.

Experience of working in a live music or theatrical venue, or a history of freelance technical work, would be helpful to prepare you for this varied role.  

About Us:

We are the University of Southampton Students' Union (SUSU). Independent from the University, we're run by students, for students and our vision is that every students loves their time at Southampton.

As an employer, we offer a range of benefits:

  • Holiday of 20 days per annum. In addition, there are six closure holiday days during Easter and Christmas and eight bank holidays.
  • Defined contributions pension scheme where we contribute 10%.
  • Discounted bus passes (UniLink and Blue Star) and a cycle scheme

To find out more, visit our website here

To Apply:

You can apply easily using your CV and covering letter by clicking on 'Apply Now'

For additional information before submitting your application, please contact Paul Davie, Chief Operating Officer (


Please note feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for interview. 

SUSU is an equal opportunities employer that values a diverse workforce and we want to reflect the student body that we represent.  We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and will ensure that our recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters.