Apprentice / Junior Show Technician

Your reason for being here… 

Your purpose here at DRPG is to dazzle audiences with top notch live events. Thanks to your mastery of all things technical, audiences will be completely transported and swept up in the unforgettable experience you helped create.

The way you roll…

You’ll become a whiz at pushing all the right buttons, showing you are able to deliver on our philosophy of “Anything’s Possible”. Having a great interest in all technical element of live events, you’re confident in delivering a high level of service with the ability to problem solve on the move.

A team player, you're a smooth communicator and keep your cool when the going gets tough. A sense of humour is non-negotiable (dad jokes permitted).

Your eye for detail will ensure all technical aspects of events run problem-free, and that we deliver live events with a difference.

How you make it all possible…

  • Setup and operation of technical equipment in a live environment. This includes sound and lighting, rigging, projection, AV equipment, set and staging items, and virtual studio operation
  • Assisting Production Managers in the planning of live event tech specs
  • Prepping and returning equipment to the warehouse
  • Support in the loading and unloading of equipment vehicles
  • Help with scenic stock preparation and organisation
  • Proactively participate in technical training and drive learning of new skills through personal initiative
  • Uphold DRPG’s H&S policy, both on location for events and within our premises

What’s in your toolbox…

  • A hunger to learn of all live event technical disciplines
  • Passion for doing things safely based on health and safety regulations
  • Spot on housekeeping skills
  • Flexibility around working hours and days (live events don’t happen Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm!)
  • Current UK driving licence
  • Able (and interested in) travelling throughout the UK and overseas

Get to know us…

We’re one of the most unexpectedly all-round capable communications agencies that’s been on the go for years – ever since our head honcho set up shop in a shed back in 1980, in fact. 

Since then, we’ve made it our mission to make anything possible for our many and varied clients, putting our creative flair into delivering strategic communication campaigns, digital solutions, film and videos, events, exhibitions, and a whole lot more in between.  We’ve grown a lot, but we’ve kept everything that made us great, back from the very day we first started out. Our global HQ and largest studios are smack bang in the middle of the UK and well worth a visit to see for yourself! 

Hang on, there’s more…

The role will be based primarily in Hartlebury, but there will be times when you’ll need to work from our other offices and undertake other related commercial duties both in the UK and overseas. Flexibility is key! 

We’re a friendly team. We really, really welcome anyone who wants to become part of a brilliant company. If you’re passionate with a cracking drive to deliver on our ‘anything’s possible’ mindset, we’d love to hear from you!

DRPG is an equal opportunities employer
Data Security (not super exciting, but necessary)

At all times you must work within the guidelines set out in the DRPG Information Security Policy and your Employee Confidentiality Agreement. Failure to do so may be treated as gross misconduct.

You must also work within the guidelines set out in DRPG’s Health & Safety Policy and Team Handbook.