Join the East West Players family! We have an immediate opening for a Production Manager. Please forward and re-post to candidates you think would be applicable to this position. (See job description below.)
Program/Department: Production/Administrative and Technical
Direct Report: Producing Artistic Director
Position: Production Manager
Classification: Full-Time/Salaried/Exempt/Benefits Eligible
EAST WEST PLAYERS
East West Players (EWP) is a nonprofit 501c3 organization with a mission of producing artistic works and educational programs that foster dialogue exploring Asian Pacific experiences. East West Players is the nation’s largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work AND the longest-running professional theatre of color in the country.
The Production Manager’s primary responsibility is to oversee activities of the David Henry Hwang Theatre and the EWP warehouse with regard to the main stage productions, arts education programs, and other special events and rentals in all aspects of production. The position is responsible for, but not limited to coordinating/scheduling the theatre calendar, maintaining production budgets, hiring of all technical and running crews, ordering supplies and rental of equipment for production, assisting with the casting process, coordinating rentals, and maintenance of facilities.
TRAITS AND CHARACTERISTICS
East West Players seeks a committed, proactive, and personable individual who shares in East West Players’ aesthetic, which is enlightening, educational, innovative, and community-specific. Interpersonal skills as well as technical production knowledge must be exceptional. He/She must independently initiate and pursue objectives in an organized and efficient manner, prioritize activities, and maximizes team interaction to complete high quality and timely work.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum 5-years experience working in technical theatre, arts administration and a knowledge of the Los Angeles theatre community at professional and educational levels. College degree in technical theatre helpful though not required. Excellent communication and computer skills are required. Knowledge of the Asian American community and culture is strongly suggested. Applicants must be capable of working in a collaborative team environment and working independently. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Competitive, as a mid-sized non-profit 501c3 organization, and based on experience with a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, sick leave, personal days and holidays.
APPLICATIONS & INQUIRIES Hiring Immediately (posted 1/11/2013)
Tim Dang, Producing Artistic Director
East West Players
120 Judge John Aiso Street
Los Angeles, CA 900112