General Manager – Entertainment Technical Services company

Posted on Monday, September 29th, 2008

Are you ready to take the lead and show your business and leadership skills in this ambitious organisation?

A Family company with a Large profile.

As one of Australia’s’ leading service provider to the Entertainment industry for over 21 years we are looking for a highly motivated General Manager to manage and grow the Business.

Providing Technical & Skilled labour, equipment and consultancy to the Entertainment industry in rigging, staging, scaffolding and technical services, the applicant must be able to work in a fast paced & dynamic industry

You will assume responsibility for the safe, timely & cost effective delivery of projects to the entertainment industry across Australia including the development overseas prospects.


A snapshot of their responsibilities include:

Setting & meeting sales targets and development the business

Achieving operating contribution margins through the application of sound business practises

Managing all aspects of Occupational Health and Safety

Creating an environment that supports outstanding customer service

Developing and maintaining a strong relationship current and prospective clients

Operational management and control of equipment

Management and mentoring of a team of staff

To be successful in the role you will have the following skills:


Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills that enable you to cope in a demanding environment

Outstanding relationship management skills

Outstanding sales ability and negotiation skills

Demonstrated recent experience business management and staff management

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

Professional presentation and manner

Business, HR and Financial management skill with prior P & L responsibility.

Proven success in achieving revenues, sales and profitability targets.

Able to initiate, develop and maintain client relationships at a senior level.

High achiever who is able to lead others to outstanding results.

Proven success in professional services industries.

Your accountabilities will include but not be limited to; the management and overview of the day-to-day operations ensuring timely execution that achieves best practices in OHS, quality, technical integrity, cost and scheduling to achieve business goals and profit targets.


You will plan, direct and control the business to achieve financial and performance targets.

With highly developed staff management and mentoring skills you will need demonstrable ability to develop, implement and drive strategic business plans and performance management..




If you are the dynamic highly motivated person we are looking for please send your resume to rgood@showtechaustralia.com.au