The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts seeks applicants for a full-time Director of Production Operations to join our team and be part of Northern New England’s premier performing arts center.
DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION OPERATIONS
The Director of Production Operations oversees and manages stage production operations for events at the Flynn Center, including off-site events produced by the Flynn, and ensures the readiness and smooth operation of the venue during all events. This work includes advancing all technical aspects of events; oversight of technical operations, such as lighting, sound, and set design and assembly; coordination of staffing needs and schedules; providing budget estimates and addressing feasibility issues for venue requests and proposals; and preparing night-of-show financial settlements. The Director of Production Operations serves as the principal liaison between production personnel and users of the MainStage and off-site productions and works closely with the Artistic Director and Education Director to plan and coordinate programs.
This is a hands-on position that requires 6-8 years of relevant professional, technical, and supervisory experience in live performance productions, as well as a broad base of knowledge and skills related to technical theater production. The ideal candidate will also have strong production management skills, excellent personnel and labor relations skills, will be highly organized with a keen attention to detail, will remain calm and composed under pressure, and will be comfortable with new and evolving technologies. The ability to maintain a flexible schedule is a must.
The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts is a full-service home for the performing arts in the region; offers a wide range of cultural and educational experiences; and nurtures the creative development of performing artists. The Flynn is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization.The Flynn is Vermont's premier home for diverse performing arts programming and education, collaborating with artists, or...ganizations, schools and the community to encourage the creation, appreciation, and understanding of the arts. We seek to nurture a vibrant arts community, foster artistic excellence, and bring people together for powerful shared experiences that inspire a creative exchange of ideas.
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