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The Lyric Theatre is Hiring a Head of Production

Role: Head of Production
Location: Belfast
Salary: £34,000 – £40,000 per annum
Closing Date: 5pm 21st September 2018


  • Minimum of 5 years’ professional experience in theatre electrics, technical stage management or technical teams including at least 2 years’ as a Production Manager;
  • Able to multi-task, work calmly under pressure and meet tight deadlines consistently;
  • Fitness and stamina to fulfil the requirements of the post including the ability to work at height;
  • Ability to read, understand & interpret set plans and drawings;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Detailed knowledge of current theatrical technical resources, production and technical practices within theatre including sound, lighting and flying;
  • Knowledge and practical experience of the implementation of current health and safety legislation;
  • Strong organisational and logistical skills including IT and administration;


  • Experience of touring both medium scale & small scale and internationally;
  • Familiarity with the Northern Irish and Irish theatre circuit
  • First aid and health & safety qualification;
  • Holds a valid driving license;

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following qualities:

  1. Strong inter-personal skills, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  2. An enthusiastic and flexible approach to work
  3. The ability to plan and manage their own workload
  4. A natural problem solver with the ability to multi-task
  5. The ability to prioritise and plan their time effectively

To apply please submit your CV along with a covering letter demonstrating how you meet the essential criteria and desirable criteria (if applicable), together with an Equality Monitoring form toinfo@lyrictheatre.co.uk or The Monitoring Officer, Lyric Theatre, 55 Ridgeway Street, Belfast, BT9 5FB.

If you have any queries about the position, or require further information, please contact Micheál Meegan, Head of Finance & HR on 02890 385675.

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