Tron Theatre is currently seeking to recruit: 

Technical Stage Manager 

Deadline: 2 March 2017 at 12pm 

Interviews: 13 March 2017

Salary : £24,500 - £26,000

The Tron Theatre, Glasgow is one of Scotland’s leading producing and receiving theatres.  

We are seeking a Technical Stage Manager to join our production team.   

The Technical Stage Manager will work alongside the Head of Production, Stage Manager and three Senior Technicians.

The main responsibilities of the postholder will be:

  • To co-ordinate all set builds and stage logistics for in house productions and to manage get ins & get outs for visiting companies / co-productions.
  • To manage budgets & help to shape schedules for all in house & co-productions.
  • To monitor all performance, backstage  and storage spaces to ensure safe working practices are upheld and standards are maintained.
  • To undertake/coordinate  regular inspection of all lifting, rigging, construction and access equipment.
  • To work closely with the technical team and the Stage Manager providing assistance when required.

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience working in professional theatre, ideally with experience in a building-based environment.   Extensive experience of stage work, rigging, flying, set logistics & construction will be essential alongside excellent interpersonal skills, team working skills and a flexible and hands on approach.

A full job description can be downloaded here

Letters of application accompanied by a CV should be sent to Niamh Millar:

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Thursday 2nd March 2017.

Interviews will be held at the Tron Theatre on Monday 13th March 2017.

The Tron is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


Fundraising Assistant

Deadline: 5 February 2017 at midnight

Interviews: 14 February 2017

Fixed term post 12 months: with potential for role to be continued.

Hours: 28 hours per week

Salary: £16-18,000 per annum (pro-rata)

The Tron Theatre is recruiting for a Fundraising Assistant to join our Business Development Team.

The position of Fundraising Assistant is to support the Business Development Manager to maximise the Tron’s income through sponsorship, fundraising, commercial exploitation of the building and identification of potential income streams which exist or could be developed within the organisation.

The Fundraising Assistant will work closely with the Box Office, Production, Press & Marketing, Education and Bar & Catering Departments in co-ordinating activity within the building. 

Fundraising is crucial to the future success of the Tron.  The successful candidate will have the experience and skills to support the Business Development Manager to develop a regular and sustained income stream for the Tron.

You can download the job description here.

For further information, please contact or call 0141 559 5319.

To apply, please visit

**Please note this role is supported by Glasgow City Council through the Glasgow Guarantee and is only open to graduates (aged 20+) who are currently unemployed/underemployed and have graduated within the last 12 months. Applicants must be Glasgow residents.


  • Research and identify suitable Trusts and Foundations to support the Tron Theatre and prepare and administer funding applications.
  • Research and identify potential new corporate supporters and service existing corporate sponsorship agreements
  • Support in the delivery of the Tron Patron individual giving membership scheme including preparing a monthly e-newsletter
  • Work with the Business Development Manager to analyse customer database and identify potential new donors
  • Contribute to the production and design of marketing materials to support fundraising activities
  • Assist with fundraising research and development of new income streams
  • Provide administrative support to the Business Development Manager


  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Sound administrative skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Good computer literacy
  • Database management
  • Ability to work on own initiative


Work Experience Placements

The Tron Theatre is committed to offering work experience opportunities for college and university students studying a theatre related course. If you are a school pupil please check out our Tron Ambassadors scheme.

We receive lots of emails throughout the course of a year from students asking to come and do work experience with us but due to the nature of our programme we cannot accommodate everyone. However we feel by formalising our approach to work experience we will have a clear guideline for those wishing to gain a placement at the Tron Theatre.

Applications are now closed and will reopen in May 2017. 

Should you have any questions regarding work placement please contact with 'work placement' in the subject line. 

The Tron is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Tron Theatre Ltd is a Scottish registered charity SC012081

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