Technical and Building Manager

Last edited by ATG on 28 September 2021
Salary / Fee: 
£40k per annum
Closing Date: 
Friday, 8 October, 2021

New Theatre, Oxford is currently seeking a full time, permanent Technical and Building Manager to join and lead the team in our 1800-capacity theatre. This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident leader and skilled technician to work on a diverse and exciting programme, featuring the best names in music, comedy and large scale musicals. Our upcoming programme ranges from John Bishop to Nina Conti, Tim Minchin to Katherine Ryan, Billy Ocean to John Cooper Clarke, two Welsh National Opera Productions and the hit musicals Bat Out Of Hell and 9-5, and much more - so this role is for you if you enjoy variety and understand how to deliver a great service to the producers and companies bringing their shows to us.

To succeed in this role you'll need to be a clear communicator. Responsible for a permanent and casual team of technicians and maintenance staff, you'll ensure we offer the highest standards of technical support to hundreds of performances and events each year. Establishing great relationships with the touring companies visiting us is a key part of the role. You'll also be responsible for maintaining the building to a high standard and establishing a positive safety culture throughout the venue team. This is a varied role including a good mixture of both planning and management and practical technical work, in a dynamic and fast moving venue, right in the heart of the beautiful city of Oxford.

The Ambassador Theatre Group is an extraordinary success story in the live entertainment industry. Founded in 1992 in the UK, we’ve grown into the world’s number one live-theatre company today. We cover every discipline in the theatre industry, from operating venues to ticketing platforms and producing shows. We are passionate about great shows and our ambition is to help them find the largest possible audiences.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to provide a stage for everyone. Onstage and off, we hold ourselves accountable for nurturing an inclusive culture. Find out more about us and our values at and

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