Production Manager – The New York Music Theatre Festival

WHO: The New York Music Theatre Festival

SEEKING: A Production Manager to manage the 2010 NYMF.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Production Manager will be in charge of the festival load in and out, all venues (6) and overseeing the needs of the 30+ shows and special events. PM will supervise a staff of Associate Production Managers, Venue Technicians and Sound Engineers leading up to and during the three week festival. Must be able to multi task, manage time and people, and have strong people skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: Include coordinating with the lighting and sound shops, organizing all perishable needs for the festival as well as add-on projection needs; supervising venue load in and load outs; dealing with festival-wide issues as they come up.  PM will work hand in hand with the festival’s General Manager to ensure smooth operations of festival. 

REQUIREMENTS: Working experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is a must. Festival prep begins in May; load in is September 20-26 and the festival runs this year from September 27-October 17, 2010. Festival load out is October 18-21, 2010. The PM will be on contract for one month following festival in order to complete festival “wrap-up” and paperwork. Please be aware that during the actual festival, days will be long. Fee Payment will be commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter and resume with references to Please include “Production Manager” in your subject line.