The Technical and Building Manager is a senior position in our Operations Team, playing a crucial role in the day to day running of our busy venue.

    You will take overall responsibility for ensuring compliance and best practice across organisational health and safety, ensuring the requirements of Health and Safety legislation, company policy, risk assessments and licensing regulations are adhered to at all times.

    You will lead a programme of regular building inspections, maintenance and improvements, ensuring that any maintenance is carried out in a safe, timely manner and to a high standard.

    You will be responsible for the technical management of both the Factory Theatre, the Spielman Theatre and off site production, the maintenance of their facilities and technical equipment, the safe working conditions and practices of the spaces, and correspondence with all visiting companies and in-house production creative teams. You will also support the development of any off site or touring work that we present or produce.

    You will line manage the Theatre Technician and a pool of technical casual staff to cover technical shifts as required. When possible, you will work technical shifts in the theatres to assist the delivery of our artistic programme.

    You will support our staff team to assess the requirements of the visiting programme, engagement programme and events and hires programmes and you will contribute to the planning and delivery of our in-house productions.

    This is a part time position working 32 hours per week, however regular duty technical shifts are available to increase to full time if desired.

    Please download the Recruitment Pack and Equal Opportunities form from the yellow box.


    The unforgettable experiences we offer are built on the values of curiosity, kindness, collaboration and inclusion. We want everyone who attends Tobacco Factory Theatres to feel equally welcome, respected and valued.

    To achieve this, we are working to ensure that our programme and spaces are accessible and relevant to all. We are thus committed to embodying and championing diversity and inclusion across our audiences, beneficiaries, staff and board.

    We strongly welcome applications from people whose identities or backgrounds are under-represented in the arts industry. If this applies to you, please refer to this in your application and we will guarantee an interview if you meet the criteria listed in ‘Person Specification’.

    To apply

    To apply for this position please email: with the subject ‘Technical and Building Manager’ and include all of the following:
    • Your CV
    • A cover letter (max 2 sides of A4), or a short video or audio file, detailing relevant experience and why you want this role
    • A completed Equalities Monitoring form

    Deadline: 10am on Tuesday 21 June. Applications received after this time cannot be considered
    Interviews: Friday 24th June
    Start date: ASAP following offer

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