Manchester International Festival seeks Technical Administrator

Closing Date: 14 January 2019

Manchester International Festival

Location: Manchester

Remuneration: £23,500


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Technical Administrator

Job Description

Reporting to: Technical Director

Main Purpose

The Technical Administrator will provide general technical and administrative support to the technical team in the lead up to and during the 2019 Festival.


• To provide administrative support to the technical team

• To assist in preparation and collation of H&S and licensing paperwork for all MIF venues

• Create and administer spreadsheets and databases as necessary

• Place orders and raise PO’s as instructed

• To assist in all technical department matters both in the office and on sites across the city where necessary

• Assist producers with technical queries including research and sourcing

• Oversee the technical store located within the Manchester office and manage the distribution of stock across festival projects

• Provide support in the recruitment of temporary technical and FOH staff for festival shows

• Liaise with crewing, security and medical supply contractors and keep effective records of shifts and bookings

• Liaise with the volunteering department where appropriate

• Any other duties that are commensurate with the post

• Actively engage with the organisation’s vision and policies regarding equal opportunities and diversity, artistic ambition, participation and engagement, health and safety, evaluation and monitoring
• Training and talent development will be central to the organisation as we approach The Factory. All job roles are expected to engage with our training and development activity and be willing to support our training programmes
• Any other duties that are commensurate with the post