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Technical Director

The SFJAZZ Technical Director leads SFJAZZ in all phases of the technical production of an event or performance by providing crucial support to SFJAZZ Artistic, Rentals, Development, Education and Operation departments.

The Technical Director has oversight responsibility of all theatrical systems at the SFJAZZ Center and collaborates closely with the Director of Production on maintenance schedules, capital improvements, budgets and establishing safety protocols and standard operating procedures.

In addition, the Technical Director manages and schedules the full time and on-call technical staff and works closely with internal departments to determine staffing and technical needs for all events at the SFJAZZ Center and offsite partner venues. This position also fills in as Production Manager and stage manager and provides additional onsite support for special events when needed.


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SFJAZZ is one of the world’s most popular and important presenters of jazz. The SFJAZZ Center is a beautiful and perfect stage for jazz artists and the community to celebrate the living American art form of jazz. The $64 million dollar Center launched in 2013 and the 38-year-old non-profit organization now delivers distinguished programming and education services from the heart of the San Francisco arts district. The pre-pandemic budget for the organization was over $19 million; 60% derived from ticket sales.

SFJAZZ IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY OF STAFF. We particularly welcome those who bring the gifts of diversity to our organization. People of color, people who identify as LGBTQIA, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to the email address: jobs [at] sfjazz [dot] org. Mention “Technical Director” in the subject line. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Job Title: Technical Director
Department: Production
Reports to: Director of Production
FLSA: Exempt
Prepared: July 2022

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