Technical Manager


Technical Manager

CATEGORY: Technical

The Tank
New York, NY 10018

Job Details


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. 

Responsibilities for Online programming via CyberTank 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

Responsibilities at The Tank's space on 36th Street 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: 40 hours per week

Salary: $35K annually with health insurance

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Managing Producer, Danielle King at


June 1, 2021 -





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