The full time position of Assistant Technical Director supports in all aspects of activities required to run, maintain and service theatres and/or the events towards ensuring the production needs are met for artists/producers/promoters, clients and patrons.
Manage phases of production from start to end. Including advancing, arranging vendors, coordination of technical production elements (sound, lighting, electrical, multi-media, rigging, and staging) for all shows and events produced at the facilities.
Execute efficient staffing as needed for each event.
Provide preventive maintenance adjustments and repairs with available resources for in-house performance equipment to ensure that all items are kept in good working order.
Protect the interests of facility and personnel.
Assist facility management with research and recommendations for purchase of new equipment needed for technical operations.
Manage new equipment installations.
Identify safety hazards and provide solutions as needed.
Experience in large scale theater and live production management to include audio, lighting, rigging and A/V.
Previous experience with an IATSE crew, Broadway tours, or touring concerts is necessary.
Background in technical theater equipment applications and maintenance, as well as stage management and arena rigging experience.
Ability to read and comprehend basic stage and electrical diagrams is necessary.
Strong problem solving and strategic thinking skills.
Effective oral and written communication skills are a must.
Professional attitude a high level of customer service and communication.
A strong sense of artistic integrity is important.
Organizational and financial management skill; high level of computer literacy.
Thorough understanding of arts management best practices; excellent writing and communication skills.
Ability to work flexible hours which will include nights, weekends and holidays, as needed.
About Ambassador Theatre Group
The historic Majestic Theatre and Charline McCombs Empire Theatre in the heart of downtown San Antonio, TX are Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) venues. ATG is a major employer with over 3500 staff all playing an essential part in the world’s number one live-theatre company. With nearly 50 venues around the world, including in the United Kingdom and the United States.