Technical Manager

Derby Theatre is looking for a new Technical Manager - a core member of the  Production & Technical team and the wider Derby Theatre organisation.

Contract: Full Time

Salary: £30,000 (depending on experience)

Hours: 39 per week (to include occasional evening and weekend work)

Closing Date: Monday 10 January 2022, 5pm

Interview Date: Thursday 27 January 2022

About The Role

As well as working directly with artistic, technical and production teams, this post is a centre for cross-departmental communication across the organisation, bridging artistic, learning, FOH and programming, whilst also providing a key supporting role to the production department.

This enables Derby Theatre to effectively plan production activity throughout the year. The Technical Manager leads on all received productions and hires, both internal and external.

The Production Department is led by the Head of Production, to whom this post reports, and also includes a Head of Lighting & Sound, Head of Stage, Company Stage Manager, Head of Wardrobe, Wardrobe Assistant and 3 multi skilled technicians split across lighting, sound and stage.

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How To Apply

1) Download an Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (these are combined in one document).  You must fill this form out to apply as no CVs will be accepted.

2) Read our guide to Applying for a job at Derby Theatre for information about the application process.

3) Please email your completed application and equal opportunities monitoring form to by the closing date of Monday 10 January 2022 at 5pm.

If you would like to answer the Personal Statement section as a video or audio file, please attach the files in an mp4 format, ensuring that they are no higher than 10MB or send via a WeTransfer link.

If you require documents in a different format please email

Download Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


We positively encourage disabled people, people of African or Caribbean heritage, South Asian heritage, East Asian heritage, West Asian heritage, Central Asian heritage, South East Asian heritage and people of Middle East and North African heritage and those who have experienced racism.

By the term ‘those who have experienced racism’, we are referring to individuals who have experienced discrimination based on the colour of their skin, race and/or their culture.

We guarantee to interview any candidate with a disability or from an ethnically diverse background who meets the essential criteria for the role as we are underrepresented by these groups in our workforce.