Job Vacancy : Technical & Production Manager

*****Application deadline Extended: 5pm, Monday 20 May, 2019

The Civic is currently seeking a Technical & Production Manager to work as part of its Technical team. The Technical & Production Manager is responsible for all technical and maintenance departments of the Theatre, their financial control, staffing and effective operation, and line management of the maintenance of the building as well as, where appropriate, the production management of in-house productions. Experience in the theatre environment is essential.

The ideal candidate will:

-Have Significant recent Technical and Production management experience across a range of different theatre environments especially venue based technical expertise.
-Have a good all-round knowledge of technical theatre and stagecraft with a specialism in either Lighting, Sound or Stage and Scenery.
-Have proven leadership ability with excellent people management skills, ability to build and lead a team of freelance and staff technicians
-Have collaborative skills with proven ability and experience of working with creative teams
-Have an ability to read lighting plans and ground plans
-Have experience of using CAD Software (Autocad or Vectorworks).
-Have knowledge of appropriate Health & Safety rules, regulations and guidelines
-Have excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills with people at all levels
-Have experience of setting and adhering to deadlines and production timelines.
-Have excellent attention to detail, planning and organisational skills
-Have excellent numerical and budget management skills
-Be self-starting, motivated, enthusiastic and calm under pressure
-Be available to work anti-social hours, as the business requires, as shifts can be early morning or late night.

Terms and Conditions
This is a permanent, full time contract, subject to a six-month probationary period.

Salary: €40,000 – €42,800 pro rata dependent on experience


Application Process:

  • Applications to Michael Barker-Caven, Artistic Director at – please include the reference Technical & Production Manager.
  • Applicants should supply a C.V. along with two professional references and letter of interest in the job, including personal strengths, what specifically you might bring to the role.