We are seeking a highly skilled industry professional, ideally experienced in theatre, to join our team, taking on the role of Venue & Technical Manager in a full time capacity.

Commencing in February/March 2022.


Situated three hours north of Melbourne, on the border between VIC & NSW, HotHouse Theatre is Local. National. Live. and one of Australia’s most respected regional professional theatre companies.

HotHouse has a rich and celebrated history in commissioning, producing, nurturing and presenting new, contemporary Australian theatre within a vibrant regional setting. In addition to our annual main stage and independent production seasons, the company delivers a range of artist development initiatives (including a National Artist Residency program), as well as community and creative learning programs.


The Venue & Technical Manager (VTM) supports the delivery of the artistic vision and strategic objectives of HotHouse Theatre through the management of all venue, production and technical operations and activities in our Butter Factory Theatre, Studio & GreenHouse Artist Residence.


The Venue & Technical Manager is responsible for the key areas of Venue Operations, Technical & Production Management, OH&S and VET Training.

The VTM manages all venue operations, drives the planning and delivery of all technical needs for the theatre including inHouse & touring productions, internal and external hires; and leads the training, management and supervision of the Technical Trainee, casual technicians and all casual Front of House staff.

The VTM will maintain and ensure the safe operations of the Butter Factory Theatre, the HotHouse office, the GreenHouse Artist Residence and the company’s physical assets in line with national Occupational Health and Safety standards. The VTM will also play a key role in the development and implementation of the VET Training program and support the sector development and capacity building activities of the company where appropriate. The Venue & Technical Manager is part of the senior leadership team. Collaboratively we will ensure HotHouse Theatre remains a source of regional pride and a company of national significance.

This exciting opportunity is expected to commence in February/March 2022.



  • Extensive technical theatre and production management knowledge and experience
  • OH&S management experience working in an arts environment.
  • Drivers Licence
  • Located in or willing to be located in the Albury Wodonga region
  • A current Working with Children Check or evidence of application lodgement being made, and a National Police Clearance are mandatory prior to commencement.
  • Proof of Full Vaccination as per Victorian Health Regulations.


Desirable certifications:

  • Tertiary Qualification or equivalent industry experience in technical theatre, production or a related field
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Chief Warden Certification | Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol
  • Construction Industry White Card

All enquiries and applications should be addressed to Artistic Director & CEO, Karla Conway:  [email protected]

Applications close:       MONDAY, 31st JANUARY 2022 @ 5PM

HotHouse Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all suitable candidates.

Click through for a full position description including selection criteria.

All enquiries and applications should be addressed to Artistic Director & CEO, Karla Conway:  [email protected]


  • Cover Letter outlining your suitability for the position
  • CV (including contact details for at least two referees who can attest to your work)
  • Address Selection Criteria (3 pages max).

Applications close:      

MONDAY, 31st JANUARY 2022 @ 5PM