• Role

    Technical Theatre

  • Salary

    £29,000 - £36,000

  • Type

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Closing Date

    08-12-2023 at 23:59

  • Location

    New Victoria Theatre, Rhoda McGaw Theatre & Woking Cinemas, Peacocks Centre
    GU21 6GQ

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Senior Technician (Stage)

The Ambassador Theatre Group is an extraordinary success story in the live entertainment industry. Founded in 1992 in the UK, we’ve grown into the world’s number one live-theatre company today. We cover every discipline in the theatre industry, from operating venues to producing shows and ticketing, through our industry-leading sites ATGtickets.com, LOVEtheatre and Group Line. We are passionate about great shows and our ambition is to help them find the largest possible audiences.

We are excited to be recruiting a Senior Technician (Stage) to join our team in Woking! The complex Comprises of three exciting and thoroughly individual venues, The 1321-seat New Victoria Theatre, the 228-seat Rhoda McGaw Theatre and the 7-screen Nova Cinema. The New Victoria Theatre opened in 1992 and established itself as one of the foremost theatres in the South East. Boasting state of the art facilities, excellent acoustics and clear sight lines it has hosted first class theatre from the likes of the National Theatre, Mathew Bourne and Northern Ballet.

Within this role, you’ll report to the Deputy Technical Manager and be responsible for Full Time and Casual Technicians. You will be one of the key contacts on site for the stage department for visiting companies, providing information and services to them as required for the purposes of smooth show running. The post holder is expected to work on the show calls for most visiting productions, either on Stage, Fly’s, or as a Duty Technician. and will work most fit-ups and get-outs. You will also assist the Deputy Technical Manager in managing the maintenance of stage equipment, the flying system and lifting equipment, ensuring prompt and appropriate action is taken within budgetary and operational constraints.

We are looking for an experienced Technician who has a commitment to providing a high level of service and care. Who is multi-skilled in all aspects of Technical Theatre with knowledge of stage and flying. Your energy and enthusiasm will be complimented by your calm, methodical approach to work and you will have a passion for live theatre.


  • Knowledge/experience in large scale production stagecraft
  • Knowledge/experience of operating and maintaining counterweight flying systems
  • IT literate (Word, Excel)


  • 5 years experience working in a Technical Department in a large-scale theatre
  • Excellent knowledge of Theatre techniques, rigging and terminology
  • Experience in motivating a team

Interested? Please click on the link to view our full Job description!

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.

If you’d like to discuss accessibility prior to applying, please review our job description where you can find our contact details to request a confidential discussion. 

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 

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