The North Wall: Stage Manager/Theatre Technician

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This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in an award-winning arts centre with a nationally recognised reputation for its innovative work.

We are seeking an experienced Stage Manager/Theatre Technician who can provide a very high standard of technical service. The post-holder will have overall responsibility for stage management but will need to have an all-round understanding of and competence in technical theatre work, including lighting, sound and audio-visual, and the setting up, operation and maintenance of equipment.

They will also be expected to provide in-house stage management to productions and projects in development and rehearsal and possibly also support taking productions on tour and to festivals for certain periods of the year. A formal qualification in stage management or technical theatre is essential, along with experience of technical work and/or stage management in the theatre.

Hours of work will depend on incoming productions and other uses of the performance spaces. The nature of the job is that there will be periods of intense production work followed by less intense periods. Commitments will involve some unsocial working hours, especially during production periods.

A full job description is available here

If you would like further information about this post, please contact Co-Director of the North Wall, Ria Parry, preferably by email:

Application forms can be found in the ‘useful links’ box to the left, or below, depending on your device. Completed forms should be emailed to or posted to Recruitment, St Edward’s School, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 7NN.

St Edward’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we aim to create and maintain a safe environment for our pupils, where they feel respected and supported. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to become familiar with our policies and procedures for child protection and security.  All staff are required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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