This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Management
Reports to: Managing Director
The Tarragon Theatre is seeking a Production Manager. The Production Manager is an upper management position within the company with a primary focus on managing staff, show costing, crew management, technical requirements, health and safety and managing budgets and overseeing facility management. The position requires a self-motivated, organized individual with the ability to multi-task and prioritise.
Duties of the Production Manager include but are not limited to:
Act as supervisor for all production staff
Manage production budgets
Hire casual crew in consultation with the Technical Director
Create and manage all production schedules
Administer all design and stage management contracts
Provide supervision for technical rehearsals and work calls in cooperation with Technical Director
Supervise and arrange logistics for Tarragon productions, special events, tours and co-productions
Adhere to and enforce health and safety regulations
Manage building maintenance budgets
Schedule and supervise all outside contractors necessary for the maintenance of the theatre’s physical plant in consultation with Building Manager
Administer all maintenance contracts for the up keep of the theatre’s physical plant
Act as resource on Fire Safety Plan, fire code requirements, building code requirements
Act as liaison and resource for all building improvements and renovations
A university or college degree in theatre production or equivalent training
Minimum 3 years’ experience as a production manager in a theatrical setting
Proven experience producing accurate show costing in a theatrical environment
Ability to read, interpret and produce technical drawings in AutoCAD according to Architectural standards
An understanding of current production and technical practices within theatre including sound, lighting, projection and set construction
Knowledge and understanding of CTA, ADC agreements
Knowledge and understanding of health & safety legislation, Employment Standards Act
Be comfortable supervising staff and artisans
Budgeting experience essential
AutoCAD, advanced MS Office Skills
Excellent communication skills
Standard hours are 9am – 6pm. As with most positions in the theatre, occasional work is required evenings and weekends throughout the season.
Interested applicants should apply via email .
The deadline for applications is: Friday November 3, 2017.
Please reference Production Manager in the subject line.
Applications should include a cover letter and resume, including references. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Tarragon Theatre is dedicated to discovering and mentoring artists who tell Canadian stories. Tarragon believes in equal opportunities in the arts for everyone. We welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures and backgrounds.
For more information about the theatre, please visit our website at www.tarragontheatre.com
Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience
Tarragon Theatre is one of Canada’s oldest and most respected mid-sized theatres and is a leader in the field of new Canadian plays.