Assistant Production Manager
Center Theatre GroupLos Angeles, CA
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POSITION TITLE: Assistant Production Manager
REPORTS TO: Director of Production
WORK SCHEDULE: Full time, some evenings and weekends required.
WORK LOCATION: Downtown Los Angeles, Culver City and from a remote home location
COMPENSATION: Salaried starting at $62,000 annually
BENEFIT STATUS: Eligible
ABOUT THE COMPANY
At Center Theatre Group, we believe theatre creates an extraordinary connection between artists and audiences. As one of the nation's most influential non-profit theatre companies, we provide the broadest range of theatrical entertainment in the country at the Ahmanson Theatre, the Mark Taper Forum, and the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Whether it's producing new work through our robust artistic development programs or engaging people of all ages and backgrounds across Los Angeles through our community and education programs, we put theatre at the center of it all.
Center Theatre Group commits to creating a safe space where the values of diversity, equity, access, and inclusion are rooted in all levels and aspects of our work. We aim to attract, nurture, and retain staff in a supportive home where we can be our best selves. We celebrate our commonalities and embrace our differences in order to ensure that everyone has access to our work onstage, behind the scenes, and in the community.
Work collaboratively as part of a team of Production Managers to guide the execution of productions and events in all three of Center Theatre Group's theatres. Interface regularly with Creative Personnel and Production Staff in both union and non-union settings. Assist in the day-to-day operations and administration of the Production Department and participate in company-wide initiatives and committees.
• Provide production support to a Production Manager as assigned by the Director of Production. Be onsite at the theatre for load in, tech and preview weeks in rotation with the Production Manager to provide coverage and supervision of the Production Staff.
• Maintain updated season calendars. Generate tech, load-in and load-out schedules. Distribute calendars as needed.
• Organize and share production information to keep teammates informed and to promote a transparent production process. Create and maintain useful archives of documents from each production for future reference.
• Schedule and attend production meetings, take notes, and distribute to the team.
• Process hourly employees' payroll and new hire paperwork.
• Manage the designer contracting process, generating all contracts, and ensuring timely payment for fees and union benefits.
• Maintain and promote a safe work environment by following and enforcing all safety regulations, providing safety equipment, training employees on safe practices, reporting incidents, managing record keeping, staying up to date on safety issues and advising on safety related policy and decisions.
• Work on projects for the improvement of the Production Department.
• Manage the physical production of workshops, rentals and events as assigned by the Director of Production including occasional offsite projects.
• Collaborate with all staff in the furtherance of Center Theatre Group's goal of being an anti- racist theatre working towards Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for all. Encourage and empower everyone to speak out against racist workplace practices and policies. Participate in organization-wide anti-racism work and incorporate an anti-racist lens into daily practice.
• Support the Education and Community Partnerships, Institutional Advancement and Marketing departments in furthering their work. This could include teaching workshops, leading tours, discussing behind the scenes activities, or taking on interns or apprentices.
Center Theatre Group provides a dynamic working environment in which duties and responsibilities may change. Employees are expected to be flexible and responsive to changes in the scope of their duties.
• Expierance working in live entertainment or events.
• Ability to communicate and collaborate with people that are mixed across lines of differences such as race, gender-identity, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class, and immigrant status.
• Proficient using computers and general knowledge of basic computer programs (email, word processing, etc.).
• Ability to multi-task and work effectively while managing multiple deadlines and priorities.
• Ability to remain centered and respectful during sensitive situations, guiding teams to consensus in a holistic manner.
• With advanced notice, ability to work a flexible schedule including morning, evening, and weekend hours.
HOW TO APPLY
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Please send your resume and cover letter. Please be sure to include the position title in the subject line of the email. Due to the heavy volume of resumes received, emails that do not include the job title in the subject line of the email may not be considered. In the cover letter, please indicate how you became aware of this position, e.g., name of website, current employee, other source.
No phone calls please. We will contact qualified individuals to set up interviews.
Center Theatre Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, color, ancestry, disability, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran/military status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by law. CTG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We support, promote and embrace a diverse workforce.
COMPENSATION CTG offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including retirement plan options, escalating paid vacation, sick, personal days and holidays and health benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and employee assistance program. All employees are required to pass a background check. It is CTG's intention to have a workforce which is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. New employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination prior to the first date of employment.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
At Center Theatre Group, we believe theatre creates an extraordinary connection between artists and audiences. As one of the nation's most influential non-profit theatre companies, we provide the country's broadest range of theatrical entertainment at the Ahmanson Theatre, the Mark Taper Forum, and the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Whether it's producing new work through our robust artistic development programs or engaging people of all ages and backgrounds across Los Angeles through our community and education programs, we put theatre at the center of it all.
Center Theatre Group commits to creating a safe space where the values of diversity, equity, access, and inclusion are rooted in all levels and aspects of our work. We aim to attract, nurture and retain staff in a supportive home where we can be our best selves. We celebrate our commonalities and embrace our differences to ensure that everyone has access to our work onstage, behind the scenes, and in the community.