Audio Engineer / Production / Technical Manager

Audio Engineer / Production / Technical Manager (full-time)

Posted on: 03/31/22
Department: Production/Operations
Reports To: Director of Operations

Position Overview:

Under the direction and support of the Director of Operations, the Production/Tech Manager will be an integral part of the 3S operations team, ensuring all events at 3S run smoothly. This position has an eye on both the artist and audience experience.

This position will oversee all technical aspects of 3S events in the Performance Space, Gallery, and Loading Dock, and will act as the lead in the advance and coordination of all 3S productions, events, and rentals. The Production/Tech Manager will also coordinate in-show communication with lighting, production, and tech support as needed.


  • Act as lead sound and/or lighting engineer for all 3S events and event rentals
  • Work with the Director of Operations to ensure each event has appropriate lighting & sound staffing, being mindful of quality and budget
  • Monitor and manage all 3S tech equipment and inventory
  • Review tech riders of all contracted acts/rentals (including the Gallery), ensuring all equipment and production needs are met and within budget
  • Schedule soundchecks, load-in, communicate/coordinate with other members of tech and programming teams, etc.
  • Work with rental clients to coordinate technical needs

Production Management:

  • Work with the House Manager to oversee productions, provide orientation, training, and daily shift support to ensure understanding of event responsibilities, key messaging, etc. Performance Space, lobby, Gallery, green room, etc.
  • Work with the House Manager to set up for events, being mindful of goals related to pre-show use, messaging opportunities, audience experience
  • Communicate with event staff, lighting engineer, performers, etc. for call times/run of show
  • Oversee financial reconciliation at the end of the night as necessary

Organizational Development:

  • Actively participate in all 3S staff meetings and carry an understanding of the organization's development goals and objectives into all work
  • Actively communicate insights and lessons learned (ie: audience feedback, ROI, etc.)

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Internal Committees: all staff positions are asked to help with fundraising/development/admin as needed
  • Reporting and evaluation support as requested


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and or commensurate experience
  • Proficiency with digital sound consoles and lighting consoles
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Data management
  • Production / Programming experience and passion for the mission
  • All staff are 3S advocates and responsible for positive/professional demeanor, discretion, etc. Candidate must be able to work amicably and respectfully with 3S staff, touring musicians, and their teams.

About 3S Artspace:

3S Artspace opened its doors to the public in 2015 and has evolved from a creative start-up to an essential player in the Seacoast’s arts and entertainment scene.

Everything we do is guided by our vision that by creating a space for the intersection of art and contemporary issues, we can inspire each other to stay curious, foster empathy, and fuel creativity.

As a face-paced, nonprofit contemporary arts organization, we have worked hard to adapt and support visual and performing artists, and their audiences, despite the pandemic. We are ready to respond to lessons learned, to the opportunities presented in our changing neighborhood, and to grow. There are exciting days ahead.

For more information about our mission and programs, visit

How to Apply:

  • Please send a cover letter and resume to Martin Holbrook at (No phone calls please.)
  • 3S Artspace is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

  • We highly encourage those traditionally underrepresented in our industry to apply.

  • Prefer a full-time candidate, but willing to consider a part-time position/restructure for the right candidate.

  • Salary commensurate with experience. Full-time positions offer generous time off and other benefits.

  • Position open until filled. Interviews begin immediately.