Technical Manger
The Playhouse

  • Full-time
  • Derry/Londonderry
  • Closing Date: 11th March, 2024

Our Technical team plays a leading role in ensuring we provide work of the highest quality by delivering technical excellence for every performance, workshop, rehearsal and event, and ensuring our facilities are well maintained. We are seeking a Technical Manager (In-House) to work closely with colleagues to ensure operational and production requirements of rehearsals and performances are carried out to the highest possible standard of safety, efficiency, and quality.


The successful candidate will already have technical stage skills (lighting, sound and AV) gained in a receiving house and/or producing theatre as well as the ability to provide technical support for a diverse range of events and activities (conference, learning & engagement, festivals for example). They will also have a broad range of additional technical skills (including rigging and scenic construction, facilities management) and an understanding of the requirements of other teams/ departments within a dynamic arts organisation. A strong commitment to safe working practices including CDM 2015 is important and the ability to motivate and communicate effectively with a team of casual technicians as well as across The Playhouse and with our co-producers and partners.


Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.


For full role details, and to apply, see the website link below.


Closing date: Monday 11th March 2024

About the Organisation

We are an open, creative and enthusiastic organisation, committed to producing excellent work.

As well as producing highly regarded new and reimagined work in Music and Theatre (“Profoundly affecting” ***** The Observer, HUME - Beyond Belief, “This chronicle of the events…with all the tragic inevitability of a passion play” **** The Times, The White Handkerchief, "A vivacious, complex and above all human take on a true classic…” Si Arts, Little Shop of Horrors) and a diverse visiting and co-producing programme, we’re supporting emerging talent through the new Open Arts Pathway with innovative programmes such as Bridge and The Playhouse Young Artist Programme (launching in 2024-25).

As citizen artists we’re also Making Peaceful Change through groundbreaking and inclusive work on climate action via programmes such as Artitude and That’s Powerful, enabling creativity and civic discourse through co-design.

We develop work with roots and with wings, connecting with audiences, participants and partners locally, nationally and internationally. We’re based in a historic listed building at the heart of the vibrant and distinctive walled city Derry-Londonderry.

If The Playhouse sounds like something you want to be a part of, come join us and we look forward to working with you.

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