The Philadelpha Orchestra is seeking a Production Manager to fulfill the creative vision of the Music Director and the Artistic and Marketing departments of The Philadelphia Orchestra for the concert experience. The Production Manager is responsible for managing and executing production, operations and logistics of all Philadelphia Orchestra concerts including those at the Kimmel Center, Academy of Music, run-outs, summer festivals and residencies, and on tours. This position is the primary interface with stagehands and Kimmel Center labor relations.
Bachelor’s degree required plus three (3+) years of orchestra production and administrative experience required. Experience with IATSE and stagehands and strong production and technical design experience in performing arts required. A combination of education and/or training and experience may be considered.
– Ability to integrate and execute the creative vision of the Music Director, President and other production partners.
– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and experience working with and leading teams.
– Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment.
– Ability to provide responsive delivery of ideas, options, and department communication follow-through with others.
– Ability to read music and familiarity with orchestral repertoire.
– Experience with analyzing and adapting the technical capabilities and specifications of venues, equipment, and vendors to ensure successful productions.
– Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (extensive Excel experience) and OPAS/ArtsVision.
– Proven problem-solving skills in a creative environment.
– Ability to develop accurate production budgets and schedules, and to work within approved budgets and schedules.
– Curiosity, passion and interest in executing productions that may push the boundaries of the concert experience, including but not limited to new media, electronic media, semi-staged opera, and presentations in unusual venues.
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Published on 3 April 2019