Technical Manager

Salary: GBP DOE

Application Deadline: June 1, 2018 8:00 am

Company: SWX Bristol - Music Venues Limited

Job Details

Technical Manager – Job Description

Reports to:               General Manager

Office Hours:          Varies as per events diary, includes days in office

Contract:                  Full Time Permanent.


Key Responsibilities:

  • To be accomplished in sound engineering or both lights and sound
  • Manage & develop the sound, Lighting & production to ensure that SWX Bristol is operated to the highest standard
  • Act as a point of contact for all production enquiries concerning the venue
  • Manage external technical contractors & roster for shows
  • Attend Trade Shows & competitor venues to keep up with the industry trends
  • Manage & advance all artist riders, liaise with external management agents and promoters
  • Ensure that the servicing & repairs are done to ensure everything is in full working order
  • Reporting directly to the General Manager
  • Ensure that the venue is getting the best prices for all technical hired equipment
  • Attend training courses as required
  • Keep the General Manager informed at all times of any technical issues
  • Work within annual budgets for sound and Light equipment
  • Operating of the venue on event nights
  • Stage Managing production & artist’s liaison.


Other Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that all delegated tasks are completed fully and in a timely fashion.
  • Review trading trends and act as required.
  • Assist the General Manager with Corporate Hire enquiries
  • Implement systems and control to improve reporting and efficiency across the business.
  • Liaise and work closely with the General Manager for the Health & Safety of the venue
  • Understand and comply with the licensing and legal aspects of running a nightclub.
  • Informing the General Manager of all unusual incidents and actions of staff and patrons.
  • Ensuring the proper and efficient maintenance of the premises and equipment.
  • Ensuring the development of trainee management and staff.
  • Ensuring the security of the venue property
  • Ensuring that our customers receive standards of service, product and entertainment in line with Company policy and strategy.


Other specific responsibilities:

  • Oversee administrative procedures for the venue
  • Ensuring the venue runs efficiently from an operations perspective.
  • Watch for accidents and defects or damage to equipment and premises.  Deal with immediately to ensure accidents are correctly dealt with and recorded on the relevant legal documentation.
  • As a key member of the management team your primary duty is to oversee the day-to-day operation of the Technical department

Experience and personal characteristics:

  • 2-3 Years in a live music venue
  • Great attention to detail.
  • High level of numeracy.
  • An authoritative, well spoken negotiator.




Contact Details

Agron Nikaj

Job Posting title: Technical Manager
Closing Date: 2018-06-01T08:00:00+01:00