Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

UK Theatre Organisation, Partner, Concert Hall Affiliate, and Professional Plus Members can advertise vacancies on the UK Theatre website free of charge. 

We welcome vacancies which adhere to recruitment recommendations and good practice. Please see the following guidelines on this: the Arts Council Culture Change Toolkit and the Equality and Human Rights Commission's guidance.

If you have any questions about any of these vacancies, or about applying for jobs in theatre, please contact Natalie Wood on or 020 7557 6700.

To Post a Vacancy

If you are a member (excl. Professional members), to post your vacancy :

  • Log in to the Members' Area 
  • Click on 'Add New Record', complete details and click 'Save'
  • If you have any difficulties with this, please email some brief wording and a link to your vacancy details to and we will post the vacancy for you.
  • Please note, if you are a Professional member and you would like to post a job ad, there will be a fee of £75 + VAT. All other membership categories can advertise free of charge.
  • If you are a Partner member, please email us with the details of your vacancy and we will post it on your behalf.

If you are not a member of UK Theatre or are a Professional Member:

  • You can advertise a vacancy for just £75 + VAT
  • Contact us at or on 020 7557 6700 to arrange this. 

Chief Electrician

Date Added
03 June 2019
Ambassador Theatre Group
Sunderland Empire, Sunderland
Competitive salary
Job Specification
We are looking for a vibrant, enthusiastic, experienced individual to join our fantastic Technical team as Chief Electrician. 
In general terms the Chief Electrician will ensure that The Empire Theatre is maintained in excellent condition for all visitors, performers and staff and will demonstrate high standards of customer care at all times. The Empire  Theatre is a Grade II* listed building and you will be mindful at all times that maintenance or additional works may be subject to listed building consent. 
The main duties are: 
• Responsibility for the stage lighting and audio services of all stage performances and related activities within agreed schedules and budgets. 
• To work as part of the Technical Department in all duties relating to technical operations of The Empire Theatre, including shows, hires and events, fit-ups and get-outs as well as the maintenance of the theatre and building systems back and front of house. 
• To assist the Technical Manager to manage and develop the technical services for the theatre and to deputise for the Technical Manager in his absence. 
Application Details
For further details, please refer to the job description using the link below 
ATG is an equal opportunities employer. 
Closing Date
26 July 2019
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