ATG SAN ANTONIO - Majestic Theatre & Empire Theatre
June 25, 2018
San Antonio, Texas
Full-time - Experienced
Operations, Operations - Event Management
4 Year Degree
The full time position of Technical Director oversees the daily 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.
The Technical Director’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Supervise labor calls for local IATSE, along with any additional contracted labor force and/or vendors for production.
Develop and execute a plan to fulfill riders, advances, labor calls, and equipment for events.
Develop show production budgets and update as circumstances require.
Manage costs to show budgets and process vendor invoices with accounting team.
Create production schedule and coordinate with Theatre Operations, Theatre Services, Concessions, Box Office and General Management Departments.
Facilitate scheduling, training and evaluation of technical and production employees.
Produce events while maintaining a high degree of public safety in line with all life safety codes.
Ensure setup is completed as required with the proper equipment.
Work with all departments as needed to maintain technical and event related equipment in the venue.
Administer follow-up inspections to insure work is complete and provide evaluation reports.
Provide quality service and execution through daily operations and event production.
Facilitate venue readiness during load-ins, show, load-out, and special event services.
Participate in securing the venue during daily operations, event days, emergency operations and venue closures.
Maintain records for events.
Supervise building employees and local IATSE part time employees during show calls and daily operations with ability to supervise large groups and/or large number of small groups at the same time.
Prepare and approve all IATSE payroll.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree from a technical college with a management, theatre or technical production emphasis is preferred.
Four years of hands-on, professional event production experience in the industry for theatre, amphitheatre or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Skills and Abilities
Understand and be capable of ensuring that all laws, building codes, ordinances, policies, procedures, risk management and emergency procedures are followed.
Exhibit excellent organizational and communication skills.
Maintain a professional work ethic.
Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule to produce accurate results and meet deadlines.
Foster working relationships with partners, clients, employees, producers, artists, promoters and patrons during employment.
Employee should be proficient in Windows and MS Office.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Walk/stand extensively, kneel, climb ladders, climb to high walkways, work on elevated surfaces, balance, and maneuver throughout the venue.
Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Work inside and outside the building is required, may have some exposure to adverse conditions.
Must be able to hear and speak to use a two-way radio.
Work flexible hours, including nights, overnights, weekends, and holidays.
About ATG SAN ANTONIO - Majestic Theatre & Empire Theatre
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.