The historic Saenger Theatre in the heart of downtown New Orleans, LA is an Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) venue. 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.
The venue is always in search of enthusiastic & dedicated employees who possess a passion for customer service and quality live entertainment.
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Mission Statement:
A stage for everyone.
Our stages are a platform for compelling stories – stories that are for all, by all, and of all. We shine our spotlight on our differences and believe that understanding and celebrating these differences makes us better global citizens. We are passionate about the pursuit of true diversity and equality. We strive to make our venues beacons of these ideals in our communities. Onstage and off, we hold ourselves accountable for nurturing an inclusive culture, one in which everyone can bring their authentic selves. At ATG, we provide a stage for everyone.
POSITION: Assistant Technical Director
LOCATION: SAENGER THEATRE & MAHALIA JACKSON THEATER – NEW ORLEANS, LA
REPORTS TO: Technical Director
The full time position of Assistant Technical Director supports 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 in the maintenance and repairs of facility, equipment, machinery, and furnishings which may
include painting, carpentry, cleaning, electrical, and general projects.
-Identify safety hazards and provide solutions as needed.
-Open and/or secure buildings.
-Experience in large scale theater and live production management to include audio, lighting, rigging
-Previous experience with IATSE crews, 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.
-Ability to work comfortably in dimly lit areas, at heights, and in small spaces.
-Professional attitude, a commitment to customer service and communication.
-Familiarity with proper safety protocols for theatrical productions, OSHA & fire codes.
-Organizational and financial management skill; high level of computer literacy.
-Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast paced, rapidly changing
-Ability to work flexible hours which will include nights, weekends and holidays, as needed.
-BA or BFA degree preferred.
How to Apply
Email resume and cover letter including the contact information for three professional references to
[email protected] Please include “ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DIRECTOR” in the subject line of
your email. No phone calls, please. Position is based in New Orleans, LA.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by the Assistant
Technical Director. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position. ATG is an equal opportunity employer.