Full-Time

Full-Time

Production Manager

Signature Theatre, one of New York's leading Off-Broadway theatres, is seeking a Production Manager to help us on a project basis beginning immediately. The Production Manager will be assigned a specific production in our season and report to our Director of Production.

In this temporary role, the Production Manager oversees all production aspects for a show from design through its execution and subsequent run.  The Production Manager plays an integral part in the design and execution of all production elements working closely with a diverse artistic Team which includes the Design Team, the Director and the Playwright. Working together with Signature Theatre’s Artistic Line Producer the two work to ensure a cost effective and timely delivery of all production elements. The Production Manager will also ensure a proper maintenance schedule is created and maintained for all production elements during the run of each production.

Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with the Artistic Line Producer maintain open communications between Designers, Director and Department Supervisors throughout the design and bid process
  • Work collaboratively with Artistic Line Producer, Designer and Department Supervisors to achieve the highest possible artistic standards within the available budget.
  • Work with Department Supervisors on the logistics of planning, organization and scheduling for load in, tech, run and load out of each production
  • Work with Design Team and Artistic Line Producer to determine run crew needs and works with Department Supervisors to hire all run crew
  • Create the schedules for load in, work calls during technical and preview rehearsals, and load out for each production
  • Oversee the load in and load out of each production and make sure deadlines and schedules are met
  • Keep in touch with the Production Stage Manager during rehearsals and run to ensure all needs are met within the available budget.
  • Actively communicate with all Signature Theatre departments as necessary about developments in the process that may affect them.
  • Coordinate production elements for all ancillary events such as Page to Stage, Talk Backs, and other supplementary programs for each production

 
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of Production Management or equivalent experience in the managing of production elements from concept to execution. The ideal candidate would also have strong communication, organization, time management and collaborative skills.
 
This is a temporary position, paid a weekly salary. The position would not be benefits eligible. Preference is given to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion. 

Please email a single .pdf file containing your cover letter, resume, and references to careers@signaturetheatre.org. Please include “Production Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
 
Signature Theatre is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation.

Signature Theatre is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Security Officer

Signature Theatre, one of New York’s leading off-Broadway theatres, is seeking an experienced, organized, detailed Security Officer for our Frank Gehry-designed, 75,000 square foot center comprising three theaters, two rehearsal studios, a public lobby with a café and bookstore, and administrative offices.

Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation. 

Reporting to the Security Supervisor and to Facilities Management, the Security Officer assists in overseeing all aspects of the Center’s safety and security needs, ensuring the building runs efficiently and in compliance with policies, procedures and codes. The Security Officer will assist with on-boarding, supervising and training security vendor officers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Open the Center at beginning of building operations
  • Secure building at the end of operations
  • Carry out security bag check
  • Tour mechanical rooms and all doors, inspecting equipment, and access points
  • Reporting all security and safety concerns to Security Supervisor /Facilities Management
  • Responding immediately to emergencies to provide necessary assistance to employees and guests, while also communicating with Security Supervisor /Facilities Management
  • Patrolling public premises regularly to maintain order and establish presence
  • Directing and escorting deliveries, vendors and guests around the Center
  • Managing keycard, security CCTV, security tracking systems
  • Assisting with supervising outside venders Officers
  • Assisting with enforcing security policies and procedures.
  • Assisting with the coordination between Security Vendor Officer and Signature Theatre
  • Attending monthly security meetings
  • Building relationships with the neighborhood NYPD and FDNY sectors
 

Required Certifications:

  • Valid New York State Department of State Security Guard License

Desired Certifications:

  • CPR, AED, and First-Aid
  • Indoor Place of Assembly Safety Personnel (FDNY F-03)
  • Supervision of Fire Alarm Systems and Other Related Systems (FDNY S-95)
  • Active shooter training

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum four years’ experience in a security supervisor role
  • Customer-service experience
  • Knowledge of CCTV systems
  • Knowledge of NY fire safety codes and laws
  • Knowledge of Building Fire suppression systems
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfort with MS Excel, Word and Office
  • Theater venue experience preferred
 

Preference is given to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion.

This is a full-time hourly (non-exempt) position. Must be available to work evenings and weekends. Hourly compensation. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, plus FSA and 401(k). Please email cover letter, resume and references to careers@signaturetheatre.org with ‘Security Officer’ in the subject line. No phone calls, please. 

Signature Theatre is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Pictured above: Josh Charles and Phillip James Brannon in Annie Baker's The Antipodes, photo by Joan Marcus.

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