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Miami New Drama
1040 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL, United States

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Company Manager


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Job ID:

1475

Location:

Miami Beach, FL, United States

Category:

Administrative Support

Salary:

$35,000.00 per year
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Job Views:

382

Zip Code:

33139

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12.21.2021
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Job Description:

Miami New Drama (MiND) at the Colony Theatre is seeking a Company Manager to become a valued member of the theater management team. 

 

Scope of Work:

All items are executed with the oversight and direction of the General Manager and Managing Director. The ideal candidate is a representative of MiND at all times who has direct contact with artists on issues that may need to be dealt with in delicate and confidential manners. 

 

Company Manager Responsibilities:

  • Serve as liaison between the theater and the cast members and visiting designers of each production.

  • Outlining a housing plan and budget for season artists using existing hotel and apartment relationships as well as building new ones

  • Prepping housing with necessary items prior to artist arrival

  • Booking airfare and managing ground transportation for all artists and staff members for relevant projects

  • Maintain and track company Uber usage and billing

  • Secure parking passes allocated for artists per contractual agreements

  • Preparing, updating, and communicating area information for artists with relevant local information including restaurants, doctors, gym info etc.

  • Handling payroll distribution and artist reimbursements

  • Arrange hospitality for first rehearsal, meet & greets, tech, opening night and select staff events

  • Actively look for ways to improve artist communications, housing, travel, gym partnerships, etc.

  • Rehearsal space set up & acquisition

  • Assisting in planning and execution of opening nights and other special events 

  • Handle logistical aspects of auditions including:

    • Post audition notices on Actor’s Equity Association (AEA) website and distribute pertinent information in a timely manner for internal marketing of auditions.

    • Create and manage an appropriate appointment system for auditions (online, by phone, etc.).

    • Prepare and facilitate all auditions and callback sessions in an organized and orderly manner, which might include setting up a piano, tables/chairs, electronics, etc. and also locating and reserving space to hold auditions

    • Working with casting directors to secure out of town space and process payments for these casting sessions

  • Arrange distribution and pick-up of scripts, scores/librettos, orchestra parts, and other materials for artists.

  • Arrange meals for cast members when necessary.

  • Post, announce, and distribute critical information to the cast members in person, by phone, or electronically.

  • When necessary, assist with scheduling actors for special activities, which may include publicity activities, media appearances, community outreach activities, etc.

  • Oversee COVID Safety and Health management teams on a per show basis

  • Assist in other areas of theater management as requested

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in written and conversational English and Spanish is required.

  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Theater or Hospitality

  • A minimum of 2 years’ work experience in theater or hospitality industry

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy is a plus.

  • Strong leadership that inspires a high level of work ethic, positive attitude, and collaboration is a plus.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Superior experience using Microsoft Office Suite 

  • Strong presentation skills in a public setting; excellent oral and written communication skills is a plus.

  • Ability and passion to work inclusively with all ages and diverse populations.

  • Experience in conflict resolution and creating a collaborative work environment.

  • Able to manage multiple deadline-oriented assignments and projects at any given time. 

  • Works effectively both independently and as a collaborative team member.

  • Self-direction and high motivation is a plus.

  • Must have reliable transportation; a valid driver’s license is required.

  • Most nights and weekend work is required.

  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds is required.

 

Availability:

  • Full time in office and remote

  • Approx 40 hours per week average. 

  • In addition to required office hours, this is an on-call position and must be available for the needs of out-of-town artists on weeknights and weekends. 

 

SALARY: Starting annual salary $35,000

BENEFITS: Competitive health insurance package, paid vacation, parking pass

START DATE: Immediately 



TO APPLY send a resume to jessica@miaminewdrama.org with subject line “Company Manager”

Miami New Drama operates under the Fully Vaccinated Rider released by Actors' Equity Association requiring all team members to be vaccinated for COVID-19 14 calendar days prior to in-person activities.

 

Miami New Drama is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Miami New Drama is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Miami New Drama are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in our area. Miami New Drama will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Miami New Drama encourages applicants of all ages.