Technical Manager

The Tank

312 W 36th Street, Floor 1
New York, NY 10018




Aug 04, 2020


In The Tank’s collaborative environment, the Technical Manager works closely with the rest of the team to ensure a positive, creative, experimental, and safe environment for all artists - working to effectively coordinate and organize resources for the many performances.

Initial Primary responsibilities include:

-Advise digital shows and artists with streaming platforms & software (Streamyard, OBS)

-Maintain the digital platforms and channels (YouTube, Twitch, Vimeo)

-Provide general technical support for web and video content

-Work with Tank leadership to identify and prioritize opportunities and need for changes and and upgrades to continually improve overall show experience

-Facilitate cooperation and compromise between artists

-Shares responsibility of training and managing interns with Tank Staff

Long term Primary responsibilities include:

-Maintain the technical facilities of The Tank’s proscenium and blackbox theaters

-Oversee site visits with artists

-Provide technical support for video and web content as a part of CyberTank, our online presenting platform

-Provide guidance and instruction to staff, interns, and artists on best practices in accessing and utilizing The Tank’s space as well as its inventory.

-This is both done in-person as well as in email communications and through the maintenance and updating of written Operations Manuals, Space Drawings, Inventories, and other on-boarding materials provided to artists.

-Work with Tank leadership to identify and prioritize opportunities and need for upgrades and purchases to continually improve artists’ and audience’s experience

-Maintain, update, and adjust the rep lighting plots and console files

-Manage the A/V systems in both theaters, each containing analog stereo audio systems and short-throw projectors

-Create plans and designs with long-running productions that are conducive with other short-running productions in the same space

-Facilitate cooperation and compromise between artists / design teams

-Shares responsibility of hiring, training, and managing interns with Tank Staff



-Positive energy and an excitement to work with thousands of emerging artists

-Experience with video editing and live streaming on multiple platforms

-Background in theater a major plus

-Highly organized and communicative

-Proactive, problem solver!

-Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, a plus

-We are seeking applicants with 4-6 years of experience in professional technical theater.

-Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Hours: 20-25 hours per week

Salary: $20,000 annually