Summary: The Production Manager is responsible for duties that directly support the production of performances and events at City Springs. This position directly oversees the planning and execution of production information for performances and events, coordinates logistical information and communicates that information to stakeholders, and provides general support to the operation at City Springs. The Production Manager works closely with a large number of internal and external partners and manages multiple projects concurrently with great attention to detail. City Springs consists of a 1,100 seat Performing Arts Center, 400 seat Studio Theatre, Conference Center and Rooftop Terrace bar, Outdoor Greenspace, and CityBar, where the Production Manager will be involved with all rentable spaces.
Advances and coordinates production aspects of all events and activities at City Springs with an emphasis on the Performing Arts Center, Studio Theatre, and City Green.
Schedule and coordinate with Operations department for all changeovers of City Springs.
Provides an advanced level of expertise in all aspects of technical theatre production including but not limited to lighting, audio, projections, rigging and flys, and scenic elements.
Produces clean and presentable floor plans, layouts and light plots utilizing CAD technology.
Meets and works with clients and prospects to determine needs and suggest methods for productions.
Creates production budget for crew and rentals, and provide advice toward producing state of the art events within reasonable budgets.
Negotiates for and procures production equipment and services from rental companies.
Establishes and maintains relationships with production vendors and service providers.
Manages both IATSE and local crew members.
Manages the production department in a manner that reflects the highest standards of respect, professionalism and customer service.
Helps formulate policies relating to production services and implements those policies.
Demonstrates a talent for amicable problem solving and conflict resolution.
Maintains files and records of all current and historical projects, productions and events.
Attends regular staff meetings and participates as a management team member.
Serves as manager on duty for selected events.
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations and General Manager.
Undergraduate degree related to Theatrical Production from an accredited institution.
At least two years relevant experience in a performing arts center environment, preferably a roadhouse.
Experience working with both IATSE and local (non-union) crews.
Extensive knowledge of all aspects of production technology, including demonstrable expertise in either sound reinforcement or performance lighting.
Training or experience in Computer Aided Design.
Good written and verbal communication skills. Excellent people skills.
A passion for the performing arts and the ability to provide excellence in their production.
Ability to self-direct and manage a high number of competing projects simultaneously, with impeccable attention to detail and the ability to adhere to established and non-flexible deadlines for project completion.
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