Artscape is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Assistant Sound Technician to join our dynamic team. This role is essential for ensuring the highest quality of sound production for various events, functions, and productions.

Assistant Sound Technician Overview

  • Contract: 12 months
  • Application Deadline: 03 July 2024
  • Reporting To: Head of Sound
  • Remuneration: Aligned to the company remuneration policy


As an Assistant Sound Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Rigging Sound and AV Equipment: Set up sound and AV equipment for productions, events, and functions.
  • Operating Equipment: Manage and operate sound and AV equipment during events and productions.
  • Conducting Sound Checks: Perform sound checks before productions to ensure everything is working correctly.
  • Compliance: Ensure all equipment complies with health, safety, and security regulations.
  • Maintenance: Keep all sound equipment clean and operational, conducting regular inventory checks.
  • Recording and Editing: Record and edit voiceovers as needed.
  • Striking Equipment: Disassemble sound equipment and return it to storage after events.
  • Issuing Equipment: Control the distribution of all Artscape sound equipment.

Educational Requirements

  • Matric Certificate or Equivalent: This qualification is an advantage.
  • Tertiary Qualification: A sound engineering or related tertiary qualification is preferred.
  • Computer Literacy: Proficiency with computers, particularly Apple software, is advantageous.

Further Requirements

  • Experience: Documented experience in the sound engineering field.
  • Flexibility: Willingness to work overtime as required.
  • Basic AV Understanding: A foundational understanding of AV systems.

Application Process

Interested applicants should forward their Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter to Zandile Mbizela in the Human Resources Department via email at The closing date for applications is 03 July 2024.

Download the application form 

Commitment to Equity

Artscape supports the principles of Affirmative Action and the provisions of the Employment Equity Act. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

This Assistant Sound Technician position at Artscape offers a unique opportunity to be part of a vibrant and dynamic team dedicated to delivering high-quality sound production for various events, functions, and productions. With a 12-month contract, this role is perfect for individuals with a passion for sound engineering, a keen eye for detail, and the flexibility to adapt to the demands of the job.

If you meet the educational and experience requirements and are eager to contribute to our innovative projects, we encourage you to apply. Don’t miss this chance to advance your career in sound technology with Artscape.

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