RWS Global

(Expired)ted - Stage Manager

RWS Global
Entertainment Jobs
Stage Manager
30 October 2023

About ted

Founded in 2000, and now part of RWS Global, ted is the European leader in live moments, bringing to life unforgettable in-person experiences on land and at sea.

ted combines the best-of-the-best talent, visionary creative and know-how to make every live experience exceptional. Services include concept and design, show production, seasonal experiences, talent recruitment, AV & technical, music & media, fitness & wellbeing, retail & merchandising, costume design & build, leased experiences and guest acts. ted also operates RWS Studios UK, which offers over 4,000 square meters of dance studios, vocal rooms, creative and meeting spaces, a two-tier costume shop and more.

ted is the go-to partner of some of the largest parks, resorts, cruise lines, destinations and brands in the world, including Haven, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts, Marella Cruises, MSC Cruises, P&O Cruises, Roompot, TUI Group and Warner Bros. To learn more, visit

RWS Global, with its subsidiaries RWS, ted, JRA and ARC, provides ideation, design, technical, casting and operation services to create extraordinary entertainment, live events, exhibits, destinations, décor and brand attractions. As the world’s largest full-service provider of attractions and experiences, RWS Global delivers more than a million live moments daily and provides more than 8,000 career opportunities each year.

About the role
We are recruiting experienced Stage Managers to join our technical teams at sea!
As a Stage Manager you will take charge of the scenery, props and operate the stage automation and performer flying controls for our nightly productions.
You will work with the latest technology & equipment and lead the backstage team together with the Entertainment Technical Manager.

Skills and experience
For this role you must have a stage management qualification and/ or relevant professional experience in a similar role at sea, in professional theatre or touring environment.
Experience building and maintaining stage sets, scenery and props in a theatre environment
Experience in operating and maintaining stage automation control systems and aerial performer flying systems.
Demonstrate an understanding of health and safety procedures and safe working practices within a theatre environment.
Good understanding of basic sound and lighting operation
Good understanding of basic IT and computer skills
You must be fluent in English language with excellent oral and written communication skills.
Previous sea-going experience is desirable.

Contract information
The contract period for this role is minimum 6 Months with competitive pay, all meals and single occupancy cabin.
All applicants must be fully vaccinated, hold valid STCW certification (or be willing to obtain these) as well as an ENG1 or PEME seafarer medical certificate.

So, if you are an experienced Stage Manager looking for your next career move then we’d love to hear from you.

At RWS Global, our team of bold makers and mold breakers is made of a diverse group of people who we believe make our work stronger. Our stage actively chooses to uplift applicants with diverse racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, sexes, national origins, political affiliations, socio-economic status, veteran and disability status and other intersectional dimensions of diversity.

We believe the diversity of our people is the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our company’s achievement as well.

We are committed to ongoing learning and developing and implementing programs and initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion in all areas of employment as well as through our creative process and projects.

STCW Certificates

You will need valid STCW certificates to apply for this position. Find an STCW course near you.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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RWS Global

RWS Global

Built upon more than 120 years of combined expertise from its subsidiaries, RWS Global launched in 2023 as an industry-leading team of four powerhouse companies — RWS, ted, JRA and ARC. Together, they form the world’s largest producer of live experiences. Headquartered in New York City, London and Cincinnati, RWS Global provides ideation, design, technical, casting and operation services to create extraordinary entertainment, live events, exhibits, destinations, décor and brand attractions.

On land, at sea and everywhere in between, RWS Global produces over one million live moments every day. RWS Global employs a diverse team of world-class designers, creators, producers and more, including the casting and recruitment of over 8,000 performers and technicians annually. RWS Studios, located in New York City and London, comprises over 100,000 combined square feet of creative and meeting spaces, a costume shop, rehearsal studios, performer housing, fully equipped casting studios, acoustically treated music rooms and more.

RWS Global's subsidiaries include RWS, the leader in live moments by bringing to life unforgettable in-person experiences; ted, Europe's largest leisure entertainment experience company; JRA, an award-winning creative studio specializing in master planning, design and project management and ARC, providing casting for theatre, film, TV and commercials. Together, RWS Global’s companies have served an impressive roster of clients that includes Apple, Azamara, The Coca-Cola Company, Crayola, Europa-Park Resort, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, The FRIENDS™ Experience by Original X Productions, Hard Rock Resorts, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, Holland America Line, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts, Lionsgate, Marella Cruises, MSC Cruises, Roompot, Six Flags, Space Center Houston, TUI Group, Vera Wang, Warner Bros., Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway, Chicago the Musical, Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes and many more. For more information, visit

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