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The Theater & Facilities Manager is a full-time technical position. The Theater & Facilities Manager is responsible for designing and operating the lighting and sound for most theater, concerts and other events at The Studios, and for maintaining equipment in the theater and around our campus.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining and operating the lighting, sound and technical equipment in the Helmerich Theater and Hugh’s View roof terrace at The Studios; 
  • Designing and running – or assisting with the design and running of – basic lighting, sound & projection for most theater productions, concerts, venue rentals and other events
  • Setup and breakdown of staging, chairs and other theater furniture, with assistance as needed
  • Advising Producers, Production Designers, Directors and other Presenters on technical needs
  • Assisting with basic repairs and maintenance of The Studios’ facilities and equipment
  • Assisting with setup and implementation of other Studios programs as needed
  • Serving as the Health & Safety Officer

The Theater & Facilities Manager is a full-time position, reporting to both the Artistic Director and Operations Manager, with oversight by the Executive Director if priorities need to be clarified. 


About The Studios of Key West:

The Studios is Key West is one of South Florida’s leading arts institution, dedicated to supporting artists in the creation of new work, and using the arts to build a connected and creative island community. With a campus anchored by our 18,000sf downtown art center, we offer exhibitions, concerts, performances, classes, artist residencies, and other programs.

To Apply:

Email cover letter and resume to Jed Dodds, Executive Director, at

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Job Qualifications:

A Successful Candidate will:

  • Have a degree in Theater Arts Design and Technology or comparable professional experience
  • Have experience operating a range of theater equipment, including lighting, sound & projection
  • Have basic tools and maintenance skills, including carpentry, electrical and plumbing

Beyond the strict requirements of the job, they will be excited to work in a busy, everchanging environment, as part of a staff that isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and back each other up as needed. A demonstrated enthusiasm for the arts is a plus, and opportunities abound to support and participate in all aspects of our mission.

Compensation: $55-65k annually, commensurate with experience. Housing may be provided if needed, with salary adjusted accordingly.

Equal Opportunity: The Studios of Key West is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of the organization and view every job opening as an opportunity to further those goals.