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Producing Associate

The MUNY

  • CATEGORY Production
  • LOCATION St. Louis , MO
  • DATE AUGUST 02, 2018
  • JOB TYPE Full Time
  • COMPENSATION Commensurate based on experience.
  • POSITION LEVEL Mid (2-5 yrs exp)
POSITION SUMMARY
Reporting to the artistic director/executive producer, the Producing Associate manages a variety of production duties for The MUNY's seven-show series as well as specific off-site events and productions.  The person coordinates communication and tasks with artistic and production teams, administrative staff and Muny kids and teens during preproduction, rehearsal and performances. 
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
-Bachelor's degree in a related field
-Minimum five years' experience with middle or senior management responsibility in theatre production
-Passion for excellence in musical theatre
-Commintment to The Muny's diversity, inclusion and equity goals
-Energetic self-starter with exceptional attention to detail
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Assists artistic director/executive producer on all aspects of production at highest artistic and professional level
-Works closely with artistic director/executive producer facilitating communication with artistic teams
-Serves as liaison with Muny marketing, development and other administrative departments
-In collaboration with artistic director/executive producer coordinate the hiring and day-to-day supervision of freelance artistic personnel, including directors, choreographers, music directors, actors, fight directors, dialect coaches, other specials. -Negotiate guest artists’ contracts.
-Coordinate conversations and offer support for NY principal casting agent
-Coordinate and manage local St. Louis auditions and casting
-Produce Muny Magic at The Sheldon concert series, with all the artistic and management functions required.
-During the season, work with artistic director/executive producer to check in on rehearsals, production needs and meetings, and coordinate with company management travel and housing for guest artists.
-During the season, supervise and mentor the production office interns.
-With the artistic director/executive producer and the production supervisor, create and manage annual budgets.
-Additional duties as assigned by artistic director/executive producer
 
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
-Exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to manage relationships with a diverse range of personalities
-Strong strategic and analytical skills
-Knowledge of theatrical union contracts
-Excellent computer skills including Excel and Word
-Ability to lead, as well as work within a team structure
-Excellent writing and editing skills
 
The Muny is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Mike Isaacson, artistic director and executive producer. Send documents as email attachments to production@muny.org with the email subject line of “Muny producing associate."
 
Salary and benefits:  Commensurate based on experience.

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