The Palace Theatre & Opera House are stunning, large-scale historic theatres located at the heart of Manchester city centre. We host work from leading UK and international producers enabling the most spectacular West End and Broadway shows to visit the North West alongside drama, classical and contemporary dance, live music, comedy and one-night specials. The theatres host around 650 performances each year, with longer runs of major musicals mixed with week-long tours and one-night shows. We work increasingly in partnership with producers to open new shows or launch national tours.
We are recruiting for the position of Stage Manager for the Manchester ATG venues, to be based at Manchester Opera House. You will be part of the senior technical team liaising with visiting productions regarding their staffing and any requirements during their stay. Under the Technical Manager you will lead on the maintenance of the venue’s stage machinery, flying system and any equipment within the department, you will assist the full time team in managing a pool of casual technicians and support the Technical Manager in maintaining a positive safety culture. As well as technical ability you'll need great people skills and the ability to motivate and manage a team.
Please take a look at our job description download for further details. The position is offered on an annualised hours basis with a number of premium hours included in the annual salary. Manchester is an exciting, ambitious city growing in opportunity and can provide attractive quality of life benefits for candidates considering relocation.
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 atg.co.uk and careers.atg.co.uk
We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer, which means that we are taking action to ensure that people with disabilities and long-term health conditions feel supported, engaged and able to fulfil their potential in the workplace. We will offer an interview or recruitment event to disabled candidates who tell us they wish to participate in the scheme and who demonstrate in their application that they best meet the essential criteria for the role. Where we receive more applications than we are reasonably able to interview for any given role, we will retain applications for the next available interview opportunity wherever possible.
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