Producing Associate

POSITION SUMMARY
Reporting to the artistic director/executive producer, this position manages a variety of production duties for our 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
  • Commitment 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 and 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.