Technical Assistant with SWG3


Location:  Glasgow 

£8.45 per hour 
Part-time, for 12 weeks 
End January 2017 start 
Closing date:  6 January 2017, noon

About the Company 
SWG3 is a multi purpose warehouse space, catering to the needs of artists, events companies, the music industry and commercial clients. Housed in a former tobacco bond, located by the River Clyde in the city centre of Glasgow; SWG3 has been  
expanding and growing for over 10 years to create a cultural hub locally and gaining attraction internationally.  
Now one of the leading venues and locations to hire in Glasgow. The venue can play host to a multitude of different types of events, which have ranged from niche product launches to global brand activation and summer food festivals taking over the entire complex and street.  
We offer bespoke event production, management and logistics, delivering from start to finish. Clients can also dry hire the venue and bring in their own production, contractors and caterers as there is no exclusivity with suppliers.  Due to its diverse range of spaces to hire, any client can find what they are looking for within SWG3.  
The Role 
We are looking for a keen Technical Assistant to join our team. The main responsibilities of this role will include: 
• Assisting the technical and production team to deliver events within SWG3 
• Positioning, setting up and operating Sound, Lighting and Video equipment 
• Performing required checks before the events 
• Provide technical support and maintenance 
• Organising and administrative tasks 
The ideal candidate will have an interest in the technical side of music events, with knowledge of the technical values of a music venue. You should have competence with Sound, Lighting and Video equipment. Being comfortable using relevant software is also essential as well as having excellent installation and DIY skills and good attention to detail. 
You should be an enthusiastic self-starter, able to prioritise and take initiative. A creative problem-solver, flexible, adaptable and comfortable in working under pressure. Being organised with good communication and interpersonal skills is also important. 
Please note that working hours will accommodate the timings of performances, including weekend and evening work, so flexibility to attend work on this basis will be required. 
Closing date for applications is 6 January 2017, 12 noon.   
Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the AAI online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by noon on the closing date.  State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec.  We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.   
Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.