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Technical Manager

Salary:  £41,254 to £48,418 p.a. (Including LWA)
Post Type:  Full-time
Contract Type:  Permanent
FTE:  1
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 21 July 2024
Interview Date:  See advert
Reference:  408-24

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a forward thinking, contemporary and world-class Higher Education Institution with a vision to redefine the conservatoire for the 21st century. At the leading edge of music and dance training, it provides specialist education of the highest quality, which reflects the increasingly collaborative world of artistic practice and supports the lifelong career development of students and professional performing artists. 

Under the direction of the Head of Production, this role will take responsibility for all technical areas within the Laban Theatre and other Trinity Laban performance and events spaces.   The Technical Manager works closely with the Head of Production in the provision of technical resources across our performance venues providing appropriate proactive and creative support for Trinity Laban’s performances and production processes. 

Based at the Laban Theatre, the post holder leads the technical team in the practical operation of the theatre spaces, ensuring the highest quality in the presentation of performance work. This involves working in collaboration with multiple staff teams to support the delivery of artistic, academic and venue hire activities, and liaising with students and teaching staff on undergraduate and postgraduate projects and performances.   This is a broad role encompassing staff and financial management, scheduling, tutorials with students providing technical advice and support, and technical theatre responsibilities such as maintenance, lighting, sound and stage management.

The post holder is responsible for:

  • Scheduling production processes for inhouse rehearsals, workshops and performance.
  • Providing technical support to a variety of incoming work including commercial hires and touring/partnership companies.
  • Implementing Health and Safety policies and ensuring the safety of all users of performance spaces.
  • Routine maintenance and record keeping of technical equipment and theatre installations, including scheduling external inspections.

Several years’ experience in a senior practical and administrative role in a working theatre is essential.

As an equal opportunity employer, we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Please note all applications submitted will be shortlisted anonymously by our recruiting panel, so please ensure that your name and personal details are not included to your supporting statement, otherwise we will not be able to consider your application. 

If you think this might be just the job for you, please click on ‘Apply online’ to complete and submit an application form.

For any queries about this role that are not covered in the job pack, please email Katerina Filosofopoulou, our Talent Resourcing and Organisational Development Officer on

You can download a job pack by clicking on the ‘Job Pack’ link below:


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All of our taught programmes are validated by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Research degrees are validated by City, University of London. 

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales Company No. 51090. Registered Charity No. 309998.

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