Technical Manager

Queen's University Belfast


Salary: £24,461 - £28,331 per annum

Queen’s Film Theatre seeks to appoint a Technical Manager who will have responsibility for all aspects of QFT technical presentations to the highest possible standards, including operation and maintenance of specialist equipment and management of the projection team. The technical manager is key to the experience of all users of the venue.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Academic and/or vocational qualifications i.e. NVQ Level 3, A levels in relevant subject (or equivalent)
  • At least 3 years’ experience of film and media projection including 35mm, digital cinema and other formats (e.g. HDcam, Digibeta)
  • At least 3 years’ experience of delivering events including audio-visual, projected and web based elements
  • Supervisory experience

Further information about the Queen’s Film Theatre can be found by visiting:

About Queen’s Film Theatre

The Queen’s Film Theatre is a unique, friendly and intimate cultural venue that values its viewers. For over 50 years we have been bringing the best film from all around the world and throughout cinematic history to Belfast audiences.

Queen’s University Belfast is one of Northern Ireland’s most dynamic and exciting employers with influential and world leading staff impacting on the world around us. We are a magnet for investment, a patron of the arts and a global player in fields ranging from cancer research to environmental sustainability.

We offer competitive salaries with assured incremental progression year on year within scale, and an annual review of a cost of living increase. At Queen’s we hold work life balance in the highest regard, offering 42 days annual leave (pro rata) and family friendly initiatives. Our generous pension of 19% employer contribution and flexible retirement scheme supports our ‘people first’ strategy, and we offer a multitude of development options tailored to help you succeed within your role with us and to support you with your career progression. As an employee, you will be able to access discounted award winning sports facilities, Queen’s Film Theatre and local food and beverage outlets among many others. We are immensely proud of what our University will offer you.

To apply

For full job details and criteria, please see the listing on our website here.

You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information, please contact the Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast via email at

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all.

However, our employment monitoring data tells us that individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people with a disability and those who identify as LGBT+ are currently under-represented at the University.

As you may be aware, Queen’s is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to ensuring our workplace is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place to work, which is why we subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, Diversity Charter Mark NI and Athena SWAN.

It is also why we have established award winning Staff Networks such as PRISM and iRise. These networks provide an opportunity for staff to meet in a friendly, informal way to support each other.  More details on all our networks can be found at: 

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 28 April 2021

The closing date for this position is 12/04/2021 at 23:59

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