Jacob's Pillow is now accepting applications for an organized, experienced, and energetic Associate Production Manager. This position is a member of the Production Department and reports directly to the Operations & Production Manager (OPM). The Associate Production Manager is expected to be able to function independently on projects under his or her direct supervision as well as assist the OPM in the day-to-day operations of the production department, maintain a safe and healthy work environment, and coordinate technical resources related to the production of festival performances and special events.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Contacting artists' production staff regarding specific needs; maintaining early and constant communication with the Operations and Production Manager regarding coordination of artists' requirements and festival resources
• Coordinating the scheduling of production intern rotation and all crew calls, including load-ins, load-outs, extended rehearsals or performance calls, notes, and changeovers
• Supervising production interns in their specific duties and offer advice and guidance towards the completion of the assigned tasks
• Assisting festival and artist's production staff during load-in, rehearsals, performance calls, load-outs and changeovers
• Assisting with the seasonal opening and closing of the Festival's performance spaces, studios, exhibition spaces, and temporary tents
• Overseeing safe operation and daily maintenance of the festival stage systems, including supervision of Production interns in the safe use of rigging, electrics, stage
hardware, ladders, scaffolding, etc.
• Overseeing the maintenance of a well-lighted environment for all areas of the indoor performance spaces including FOH and dressing rooms
• Facilitating weekly meetings with production staff to plan for upcoming companies, and weekly meetings with production interns to educate them on upcoming companies
• Preparing interns for bi-weekly festival-wide intern meetings.
• Assisting House Manager in the efficient movement of patrons into the venues and coordinating with backstage personnel on starting times, late seating pauses, intermissions, etc.
• Under the general direction of the Director of Operations & Production, assisting with coordination of emergency response for staff and patrons in the event of an emergency or extreme weather.
• Completion of Adult/Child CPR and First Aid Training (provided to all seasonal staff prior to Festival)
• Participating in staff rotation as on-call overnight Health Officer in on-site Health Office
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
• Previous experience including college degree in theatre or minimum of 4 years of related experience in Production. Rigging experience preferred.
• Strong attention to detail and proactive monitoring of processes with excellent communication skills
• Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and organizational skills
• Ability to multi-task, work under a deadline, and work flexible hours
• Valid driver's license

Click here to view the full description and how to apply (pdf).

Associate Production Manager

Full-time | Seasonal

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