Blackfriars Theatre are Recruiting - Technical Manager

Thursday 28th April

Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre are recuriting a Theatre Technical Manager - 

Purpose of the Job: Responsible for the day-to-day technical and facility management of thevenue and the safe presentation of all productions, hires and events. You will work hard to

achieve the vision of Blackfriars Arts Centre Limited and ensure a safe and compliant environment at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

Main Duties

  • Responsible for the technical requirements of the Front of House, Stage and Backstage areas of the venue, ensuring a safe operation for staff and visiting companies, artists, technicians, and associated personnel at all times.
  • To pre-manage and ensure the production of all shows by producing a Technical Schedule for each event and show in accordance with the event’s production specification, including the provision of staff/volunteers, equipment, facilities, and resource and to liaise with visiting companies, promoters, producers, and hirers on providing relevant services.
  • Ensure the successful presentation of all shows and events within the venue ensuring the highest possible standards are maintained for visiting companies and the customer.
  • To provide line management to the technical team and lead on recruitment and training of volunteers for backstage.
  • Be pro-active in your approach to problem solving and have a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • A brand ambassador for the theatre.
  • A working knowledge of the Avolites Tiger Touch lighting console and Behringer X32 audio mixer would be an advantage

Click here to download the full Job Description.

If you are interesed in this position you can apply via the link below or email your CV and covering letter to  The closing date is Monday the 6th May.

Blackfriars undoubtedly plays a very important role as Boston's centre for entertainment and the arts. It is home to two very successful local amateur dramatic and operatic groups, as well as hosting a varied program of professional stage productions.