The Production Manager serves as the primary liaison between the venue and artists and/or Artist Management on the day of their event. They are responsible for all day of show, performance related operations and directly assists the Production Director in all aspects of the Production Department to ensure the highest possible standards for all Mayo Performing Arts Center events. This position reports to the Production Director and is a full-time salaried position with benefits.
Job Duties Include, but are not limited to:
Supervise all day of show, performance related operations from show load in through show load
Supervise the activities of technical staff, including IATSE stage hands, MPAC production staff, temporary over-hire staff and production interns.
Resolve procedural, operational, and other work-related problems by working with all parties involved tocreate a mutually satisfactory
Record and report all technical employee incidents that may require disciplinary or medical
Monitor and evaluate the overall look of performances in an effort to remedy sightline issues for the audience.
Manage all show related security needs for both patron and artist
Take direct responsibility for the safety of all theatre related entities, including but not limited to: approved safety practices and protocols, as well as maintenance and upkeep of all Production related equipment when necessary.
Complete necessary show related administrative duties such as collection of time sheets, receipts, ticketing reports and occasional settlements with artist management.
Applicants MUST have the following qualifications:
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in concert touring, or “roadhouse” style venue work
Knowledge of contemporary and traditional event production and presentation techniques for touring theatrical, rock & roll, dance, musicals, comedy, concerts, films and lecture style
Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written
Experience working with a culturally diverse workforce and
Ability to exercise diplomacy in dealing with others and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Willingness to share in the goals and vision of the entire MPAC
Willingness to work very flexible hours including, but not limited to: early mornings, late nights, weekends and occasional
Ability to read and understand performance riders and
The following qualifications are helpful but NOT necessary:
Experience dealing with show related financials including budgets and
Experience supervising IATSE stage
Experience with GENERAL building facility operations (mechanical, security, ).
MUST have a vehicle and valid driver’s license
Punctual, professional and courteous
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Mayo Performing Arts Center
We believe MPAC is a better organization when we encourage and promote open-minded thinking and honest dialogue. The more inclusive we are, the better we are. MPAC utilizes the Arts as a catalyst for cross-cultural collaborations that celebrate and embrace our community’s rich diversity.
At MPAC, we strive for:
• Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility in our workforce, volunteers, programming and patrons.
• A culture of respect for all, regardless of background, means or any identity based differences.
• Community engagement and an awareness that our actions have the power to tell stories and amplify voices.
Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit performing arts organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey.