Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC), a Tony Award-winning nonprofit theatre dedicated to the production of contemporary plays and musicals, seeks a full time Assistant Production Manager. Founded in 1970, MTC has been the creative and artistic home for America’s most gifted theatrical artists, producing works of the highest quality by contemporary American and international playwrights. MTC produces eight plays annually in Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on West 47th Street and off-Broadway at the historic NY City Center complex on West 55th Street.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: collaborating with the Director of Production and Associate Production Manager to manage all production elements and logistics including: maintaining calendars, payroll and bookkeeping, facilitating communication and providing administrative support to all productions on MTC’s stages and across three facilities. In addition, the assistant will support all activities of the production department such as: estimating and managing show budgets, materials sourcing and purchasing, supervising union and non-union staff, as well as assisting with facility management. Critical for success in this position is a willingness to work in concert with the Production Manager to keep the department running smoothly.
The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a sharp eye for detail, exceptional organizational skills and the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects at once. A strong working knowledge of theatrical production procedures and practices and strong computer skills especially proficiency with MS Office is required. Proficiency in AutoCAD and Vectorworks is a plus. Experience working in a union employment environment and familiarity with IATSE, USA and AEA agreements is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree in Theatre or equivalent theatrical production experience is also required. Evening, weekend and early morning hours will be required. Occasional physically demanding work, such as lifting and moving equipment will be required.
This is a full time, salaried position with full benefits package including: choice between 2 group health plans with options for spousal, family and/or domestic partner coverage, basic life and long term disability insurance, paid time off and optional 401(k), voluntary dental, vision and flex savings plans for healthcare, dependent care and commuting expenses.
To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume (in MS Word, PDF or plain text format) with :Assistant PM” in the subject line to: Vincent Losito, Director of Human Resources, at [email protected]
MTC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with diverse backgrounds, experiences, ability and perspectives are encouraged to apply.