Associate Production Manager

Two River Theater Company

Red Bank, NJ 07701




Sep 15, 2021

The Associate Production Manager works alongside the Director of Production to manage the day-to-day efforts of the production department. A primary responsibility of this position is to anticipate and meet the technical and production needs of performances and events. The APM serves a key role in supporting the actors and creative teams throughout the season by supervising all aspects of Artist Care and working as a member of the producing team. This position reports to the Director of Production and works closely with the Associate Artistic Director, General Manager, finance office, and facilities department.

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.

Key Responsibilities:
 Administer the daily operation of the production office
 Directly supervise the Company Management Assistant and Production Management Assistant
 Decision-making and regular check-ins with the production staff
 Perform all work in a manner that is consistent with Two River’s core values, including our commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I), and contribute to the goal of creating a more equitable, diverse and inclusive organization by participating in various staff and organizational ED&I initiatives
 Creating and maintaining production calendars and contact sheets
 Collaborating with production, design, and artistic staff
 Attending rehearsals and running design/production meetings as needed in conjunction with the Director of Production
 Support stage management and act as a resource for two seasonal production assistants
 Oversees the maintenance of two company vehicles
 Assist in managing the calendar for the building, which includes internal space requests, outside facility rentals, and production schedules
 Supervises all artist care and company management
 Work with general management and the finance office to onboard artists and complete payroll
 Responsible for completing and reporting AEA reports
 Oversee and manage the theater’s housing inventory and upkeep for guest artists and junior staff which includes one home and 14 rental properties
 Coordinates travel and housing needs of incoming artists
 Facilitate purchasing and monitor the tracking of expenses for the production team
 Support planning and running of events and rentals of the facility
 Participate as a member of the COVID Safety Officer team, this includes coordinating testing, maintaining PPE inventory and ensuring safe and sanitary practices
 Assist in seasonal hiring process


 4+ years of professional experience in Production Management, Stage Management, or Company Management
 Attention to detail in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to exhibit tact and grace in stressful situations
 Excellent writing and oral communication skills
 Ability to supervise the maintenance and repair of theatrical equipment throughout the facility in coordination with the other production department heads
 Candidates must be resourceful, flexible, organized, collaborative, positive, and professional
 Night and weekend coverage as needed
 Proof of COVID Vaccination and a valid driver’s license required







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