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Assistant Director - Production – New Production - Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Montréal, Quebec
Position: Assistant Director - Production – New Production
Deadline: April 23, 2018
Posted: April 3, 2018

Job Description / Duties

As an ambassador of the Production team of our new show, you will be the Production Manager's go-to person, helping with the PM's tasks and, even, occasionally representing the PM.

You will be known for:

- Manage. You will singlehandedly spearhead projects assigned to you, such as fully relocating the team to Spain, assisting the partner with the implementation of the Operations team, coordinating schedules, etc.;
- Communicate. You will serve as point person for the various company departments, and ensure each one's compliance with the various schedules/deliverables set at the outset, all the while adapting everything to the project's reality and following company policy;
- Supervise. You will supervise a small support team in Montreal and in Spain, and ensure efficient communication between the Creation and Production teams;
- Coordinate. You will align the daily activities of the Production Office, both in Montreal and Spain, throughout the various project stages;
- Develop. You will create and set up tracking tools while seeing to the integrity and consistency of the various existing production tools (schedules, hiring plan, organizational chart, etc.).

Qualifications / Required Skills

We would like to meet you if you have:

- A college-level diploma in show production (or the equivalent);
- An enviable background of eight to ten years in show production, including a few years in a similar position;
- In-depth knowledge of project management as well as human resource and budget management;
- Leadership qualities, a strong sense of initiative, autonomy, attention to detail and a sense of organization and priorities;
- An excellent ability to work under pressure and adapt to changes;
- Excellent command of English and French, both spoken and written, knowledge of Spanish is an asset;
- Availability and willingness to work in Spain for a period of 1 to 2 month.

Additional Information

Temporary position (22 months)

You will love to:

- Make a real visible difference in what you do;
- Learn and grow within our international environment;
- See our shows and contribute to their success;
- Host meetings while watching artists in training;
- Work out at our gym or play volleyball on our outdoor court;
- Take public transit or to park at the Cirque’s expense;
- Get involved in our community.

Salary: To be discussed

Contact Information

To apply, please follow this link: https://cirk.me/2GcW6xv

Employer Profile

Life at Cirque is about sharing our passion and about creating wonder with talented colleagues, all the while delivering at the highest quality in a fast-moving environment. Boldness and curiosity are a part of our DNA and hopefully a part of yours too. Together, we work hard, juggle priorities, shift trajectories, have loads of fun and, above all, dare to reinvent ourselves and meet new challenges.

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