Job opportunity: Head of Technical and Operations at Aberdeen Performing Arts

24 January 2022


Aberdeen Performing Arts are looking for a Head of Technical and Operations to join the leadership team at a pivotal time for Aberdeen Performing Arts as we recover, rebuild and re-imagine in a post pandemic world.

This new role brings together the technical and operations teams in the organisation – covering stage management, stage electrics, facilities management, repairs and maintenance, housekeeping and health and safety. Its a critical role ensuring Aberdeen Performing Arts offer first class, seamless customer service to artists and visiting companies, as well as ensuring our venues are in the best possible condition and a safe and welcoming environment for all who visit.

You’ll have significant responsibility for people, services and standards across our business, and you’ll bring expertise, vision and creativity to play a key role in the management, operations and strategic planning of venues. You’ll be the operational lead for health and safety, and be a key player in our environmental sustainability objectives. You’ll be a hands-on, visible leader, with a flexible, proactive and pragmatic approach. You’ll be someone with significant management experience in a creative organisation, experience of working in a technical discipline within the arts and culture, with facilities management experience.

As part of Aberdeen Performing Arts’ commitment to improving diversity and representation in our organisation and in the industry, the organisation positively encourage applications from individuals from diverse or under-represented backgrounds.

For more information, to download the job description and to apply, visit
Closing date for applications: 6 February 2022
Salary: Circa £45,000


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The Scottish Music Industry Association receives Regular Funding from Creative Scotland, the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here.

Creative Scotland distribute funding from the Scottish Government and The National Lottery.