Production Assistant, Production Mgt & Company Mgt Assistants

  • Deadline / Program Start: 2021-06-30
  • Organization: Two River Theater
  • Organization Type: Performance/Presenting Facility
  • Career Type: Production, Fabricating, Printing
  • Location: Red Bank, NJ
  • Primary Discipline: Theatre (non-musical)
  • Recurring: Array
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Two River Theater, a mid-sized professional LORT theater, located in Red Bank, NJ is seeking Production Assistant, Production Management Assistant, and Company Management Assistant applicants for our 2021-2022 season.

The Assistants are part of Two River’s Junior Staff, a program that is a springboard for young professionals at the start of their career. The program offers practical applications in multiple career fields. The season long positions-in-residence are supported by mentors who help them learn and connect with leading industry professionals, allowing them to grow within their specific fields.

Two River Theater is dedicated to the goal of building an equitable and culturally diverse work environment and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Responsibilities include but aren’t limited to working as an integral part of the stage management team, serving as liaison between SM/designers and Two River Theater production staff, setting up rehearsal spaces, keeping up-to-date paperwork, and assisting with all other stage management duties. On occasion, this position is required to assist other departments and events. Candidates must have training in stage management procedures and practices, be self-motivated, organized, collaborative, positive, and professional. A valid driver’s license is preferred. Contract dates are October 4 through late June, 2022.

PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT
Work as an integral part of the production management team. Responsibilities include but aren’t limited to: basic office book-keeping and payment of bills, managing space requests, maintaining the facility calendar, fielding inquiries about the rental of the building, event contracting, facilitating pre-event communications and meetings between renters and theater staff, serving as point person on the day of rental events, and working as part of the company management team. Experience working special events and, in an office-setting is helpful. Candidates should be self-motivated, organized, collaborative, positive, and professional with a willingness to learn. A valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a cargo van is required. Contract dates are July 1 through late June, 2022.

COMPANY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT
This position plays a key role in Two River’s commitment to artist care. Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to: functioning as the main point of contact for guest artists while they are in town, facilitating grocery runs, tracking and processing comp ticket requests, maintaining company vehicles, turning over 10+ apartments between shows, and facilitating artist travel. Candidates must have prior company or stage management (or relative) experience and be self-motivated, organized, collaborative, positive, professional, and have the ability to exhibit tact and grace in all situations. A valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a cargo van is required. Contract dates are July 1 through late June, 2022.

Compensation includes weekly pay of $300 plus local fully furnished and all utilities paid shared housing which is valued at $230 per week, calculating to $530 per week in total taxable compensation, equal to $13.25 an hour for a 40-hour week. This position is non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay after 40 hours at a time and a half rate of $19.88. Medical and vision insurance plans are available. This position accrues sick leave in accordance with the NJ State Earned Sick Leave law. https://www.nj.gov/labor/worker-protections/earnedsick/law.shtml

Please send cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to Jackie Romeo at [email protected] No phone calls please.