The Gunpowder Plot

Scenic Assistant

London, England
Work Type: Part Time

We are currently recruiting a Scenic Assistant to join our team at our newest Layered Reality™ experience, The Gunpowder Plot: The Immersive Experience ( This is a layered reality multi-sensory experience set across a vast 22,000 sq/ft, combining music, immersive theatre, virtual reality, motion simulators and 5D effects.

Position Summary

The Scenic Assistant will ensure we deliver and maintain high standards throughout this cutting-edge experience. This role will be on hand to support the BOH management and liaise on all set and scenic painting related issues.

Scope & Responsibilities 

Working within the BOH department you will help maintain all aspects of the experience with a biased towards the theatrical side of the project whilst ensuring that the site is safe and presented to a high standard for all staff and guests. Predominantly you’ll be sourcing paint, dressing the set, sourcing props and conducting large scale scenic painting. This role will also support other BOH teams where required. 

Background & Experience

You will be a highly self-motivated individual, with previous experience in theatre productions. You will have scenic experience within a theatre or similar environment, demonstrating painting and finishing skills.

Desired Attributes

Minimum two years’ experience in a painting/scenic position.

Clear understanding of health & safety.

Strong problem solving skills.

Ability to take initiative and remain calm under pressure.

Excellent communication skills.

Ability to work alone and source materials.

Job Title: Scenic Assistant

Responsible To: Performance Manager

Job Type: Part-Time, Permanent

Start Date: March 2022

Probation: 3 Months

Pay: £11.50 p/h

Location: Tower Hill, London, EC3N 2EE

Please submit your application with an up-to-date CV and covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role, why you would like to work for us and why we should choose you.

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