Seasonal Overhire Assistant Production Managers – Summer 2018


Seasonal Overhire Assistant Production Managers – Summer 2018

The Public Theater
New York, NY 10003

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Seasonal Overhire Assistant Production Managers – Summer 2018


The Public Theater is seeking two dynamic team members to assist our production management team on upcoming summer programming. These are full-time seasonal overhire positions, paid hourly with overtime after 40 hours. One position will run approximately April 30 through July 15, and the other approximately May 28 through August 19.



-          Assist the Production Manager on assigned production(s), working with creative, producing, and production staff to realize the production within the agreed budget parameters and available resources

-          Collaborate closely with the show team (Producer, Company Manager, Production Manager, and Stage Manager) to support a smooth production process

-          Schedule and coordinate meetings, record and distribute meeting notes, general filing and organization

-          Coordinate rehearsal room load-ins, load-outs, and daily production work with supervision from the Production Manager 

-          Attend production meetings, staff meetings, and other meetings as needed

-          Collaborate with and assist other Production Management staff as necessary

-          Supervise and manage interns upon request

-          Complete other duties as assigned


-          The ideal candidate will have:

1-2 years of stage management, production management, or comparable experience

Excellent organization, problem solving, and communication skills

Experience building collaborative relationships with people across diverse cultural backgrounds

An interest in pursuing a career in production management

-          Some evening and weekend hours are required

-          Must be willing to work outdoors and in all weather

-          Positive attitude is a must


The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.


To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to with the subject line “Summer APM.”



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