Production Manager (Extended Leave Cover)
Hidden in Christchurch’s suburb of Addington is New Zealand’s largest theatre company. In it’s post-earthquake refuge “The Shed” - an old grain silo - is a magical world of happiness, laughter, drama and intrigue.
Inside the walls of The Shed is a diverse and dynamic team of 60 permanent staff plus hundreds of artists and artisans who produce some 19 productions each year. Over 150,000 theatre-going customers enter through our doors each year to feast on the varied offerings of works, all created and produced on site.
The Court Theatre is your theatre, whoever you are. Would you like to come and be part of our team?
We are looking for an experienced and talented production manager to commence in April/May 2019 for a fixed term period of four to five months. You will be uber organised, be calm under pressure, have a great imagination, and an abundance of energy. Above all you will be an exceptional planner and project manager, have a head for data, and be able to inspire members of diverse technical and construction teams as well as key influencers throughout the company. While we can’t promise any work after the fixed term period ends, we can promise that this is an opportunity that could enhance your career and bring superior job enjoyment, with the right attitude and level of skill.
Experience of theatre, and a good understanding of design aspects, stage management and logistics is highly preferable.
Please apply to Susan Rendall, General Manager through the seek website with your CV, and a cover letter that addresses the key skills and expertise set out in the job description. The position closes at 5pm on Wednesday 10 April 2019. Please note that YOU MUST APPLY THROUGH THE SEEK WEBSITE. We look forward to hearing from you.
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