Salary: £30,576 per annum (5% Employee Pension contribution and 3% Employer Pension Contribution)

Location: Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Hours: Annualised hours contract averaging 43 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Holiday Entitlement: 31 Days per annum (including Bank Holidays) plus Christmas Day

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 17th June 2024


About us

Theatre by the Lake in Keswick, on the edge of Derwentwater, stages live theatre, music, films, and festivals for audiences in Cumbria. One of the most beautifully situated theatres in the world, it’s a creative hub for the communities of Cumbria and beyond. Our two stages are cherished by our town and visitors.


About the role
Theatre by the Lake is looking to appoint an experienced Technical Manager to provide operational management of the Technical Department in support of all produced, co-produced, visiting work and events across Theatre by the Lake’s spaces.
You should be committed to high-quality work and have a keen interest in working in producing theatre. You will be joining our existing LX, Sound and Stage Technicians in our evolving team as we look ahead to an exciting programme for 2024, providing an excellent service to our customers, visiting artists and community users.
Ideally, you will have at least three years’ experience working in a professional producing theatre or touring professional productions.
Please view the full Job Description and Person Specification below.
If you would like an informal and confidential conversation about the role prior to applying please let us know by contacting Philip Geller (Head of Production) at


Application Process

If you think that this is the next role for you and you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, then please send your CV with a covering letter explaining how you meet the criteria for the role to

Please also complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (downloadable below).

We’re committed diversity and creating an accessible recruitment process.  So, whilst we’re taking applications by CV, if this process doesn’t work for you then please let us know and we’ll happily consider an alternative such as a video application.  You can contact us at to discuss.


Closing Date

The closing date for application is 5pm on Mon 17 June

Online interviews will take place during w/c 17 June

In-person interviews will take place at Theatre by the Lake on Wed 3 July.


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