Technical Manager


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Technical Manager – Recruitment Pack 2022

The Technical Manager will ensure the physical production of all Factory artworks, productions and shows are delivered and maintained to the highest standard. This includes MIF produced work in addition to co-produced, third party created visiting work and corporate events at all scales from small foyer productions through to whole building take overs.

The Technical Manager will lead the permanent and temporary technical teams, including show specific teams such as wardrobe, wigs, and stage management. The post holder will develop and embed a cohesive, efficient, cost-effective and robust technical operations structure whilst always keeping environmental sustainability, access and customers at the heart of what we do.

You can apply online via the Submit your application button at the top of the page

Or you can upload a video response HERE Please keep videos no longer than 8 minutes, you will need to complete the EQUAL OPPS AND CONTACT DETAILS FORM along with this so we can get in touch with you regarding the role if needed.

If you prefer to use an offline application or encounter technical difficulties, please see the word version of the form here – MIF Job Application Form – Technical Manager (downloadable word version of form)

Salary £40-45,000  per annum (dependent on experience)

Closing date 12pm, 07 February 2022

First round interviews will take place across 24-25 Feb Feb 2022 (dates subject to change)

Second round interviews will take place across 04 March 2022 (dates subject to change)

Technical Manager – Recruitment Pack 2022

MIF invites great artists from across the globe to create extraordinary new work for the Festival, which is staged every two years at venues and found spaces across Manchester. Our future home is The Factory, a world-class cultural space being built in the heart of the city, where we’ll present a year-round programme and artists will be able to develop work of huge ambition and scale that they might not be able to anywhere else.

    • The online application form will require you to complete the following:


    equal opportunities data, personal information, employment history (incl dates, duties & reasons for leaving), two references with contact details, a statement outlining why you have applied and why you believe you are a suitable candidate for this position and what particular qualities and experience you would bring to the post if appointed. We advise you to have this information ready before beginning your application.

If you have any specific accessibility requirements (such as printed forms/Job Packs) please contact the Festival Office 0161 8174500 to discuss or email

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