Technical Manager

Posted on Monday, March 31st, 2008

Closing Date: 14 Apr 2008

Full Time – $59,713

The Arts Centre is the largest performing arts centre in Australia comprising the State Theatre, Playhouse and Fairfax Studio, Hamer Hall, the Sidney Myer Music Bowl and a range of ancillary spaces. It attracts more than 2.7m visitors each year. Situated in the heart of Melbourne’s cultural precinct, the Arts Centre collaborates with artists, presenters and performing arts organisations to create, facilitate, promote and present world-class programs to appeal to a broad and diverse audience.

This position requires an experienced individual to manage the technical requirements of the Hamer Hall and Sidney Myer Music Bowl within the Production unit of the Arts Centre complex, delivering the highest standard of customer service.

The successful applicant will require a relevant tertiary level qualification or a minimum of ten years experience in the event – theatre industry with knowledge and equivalent skills.

Applicants should have skills and knowledge in the following areas:

Leadership and technical expertise in all aspects of production and event delivery

Extensive experience in production management to deliver best practice services to our presenters

Comprehensive knowledge of up-to-date technical equipment across all areas of Production

Ability to deal with customer service issues, staff conflict resolution skills and understanding of a dynamic work environment

Strong leadership skills and the ability to coordinate work across multiple production departments

Knowledge of current OHS practices, including experience in conducting risk assessments and delivering procedures and practices to comply with safety requirements

Ability to provide both verbal and written information clearly and consistently

Experience in financial costings, schedules and the preparation and delivery of events to budget

Interested applicants are encouraged to obtain further details from the attached position description.

Applications close 5pm, Monday 14 April 2008 and should be emailed to:

Posted: March 31st 2008