Company Stage Manager


The Production Department is responsible for creating, delivering and running world-class theatre at Kiln Theatre, working in collaboration with a wide and varied range of directors, creative teams and co-producing partners. The Company Stage Manager (the CSM) will work closely with the Head of Production and Producer to play a central part in the day-to-day running of the Productions, providing effective communication between teams and maintaining the delivery of high-quality productions. The CSM will ensure the most effective use of resources; develop and maintain processes for clear communication; and recruit and manage freelance staffing in order to support the realisation of productions at Kiln (and other venues if required). In collaboration with Kiln Production and Producing teams the CSM will ensure the pastoral welfare of Kiln companies and production teams and a welcome and inclusive working culture.

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The ideal candidate is a skilled, enthusiastic Company Stage Manager who would like to be part of a building and contribute to the life of Kiln Theatre and the local area.  You will thrive on making a difference by delivering a high-quality programme while supporting us to work in the best possible way with our freelance teams.  You will enjoy creating opportunities for a diverse range of backstage workers to enter and take their next steps in the theatre industry.


Kiln Theatre

Location Type

Specific location

Salary Type


Salary (Exact)


Closing Date


Contract Type

Fixed Term, Full Time

Job Type

Backstage & Technical

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