ARTISTIC PROJECT MANAGER
Duties: Reporting to the Director of Production, the Artistic Project Manager is responsible for the management of the Annenberg Center AC Live events and some facility needs; ensuring the timely advancing of production needs for upcoming performances; the creation and distribution of technical documentation; and the management of the Artifax event database.
Additionally, working closely with the Director of Production, the Artistic Project Manager will serve as the primary event coordinator for all Annenberg Center Live events including reviewing & editing contract riders; establishing advance communications with visiting companies and artists; and establishing schedules & production requirements, entering all data into Artifax (event software) so that all parties involved are fully aware of the event's requirements and parameters. This position is a limited service position with two months off in the summer.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Technical Theater, Production Management, or a similar field of study, must demonstrate 3 to 5 years of successful experience managing university or professional performing arts facilities or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have proven knowledge of theatrical lighting equipment and design techniques, including familiarity of and adherence to USITT and industry standards for theatrical lighting and stagecraft.
Fluency with both Vectorworks and Lightwright software is highly preferred. Priority will be given to those candidates with a current background in Production Management or Technical Direction, and who possess strong personnel, time, and budget management skills. Comfort with Artifax, EMS, R25 or similar event management database systems, as well as Windows and Microsoft Office products is necessary.
Direct experience with managing union professionals is highly preferred. Ability to work evenings, weekends, holidays is required. Ability to lift, climb ladders and scaffolds is also required. This is a ten month limited service position with two months off in the summer.
Reference Number: 19-26149
Salary Grade: LIM
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Annenberg Center for Performing Arts
Job Family: Z-Non-Classified Staff/Non-Unionized Job Grades