Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

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Production Manager

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

is currently seeking a: Production Manager Founded in 1919, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association's mission is to perform, present, and promote music in its varied forms at the highest level of excellence to a diverse and large audience, both at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association is dedicated to continuing its pre-eminent status in the music world of the 21st century.

Position Summary:

Work as a member of production team to manage all aspects of day-to-day concert production in order to ensure successful performances and to maintain a positive relationship with Orchestra members.

Position Elements:

• Functioning within a team of production managers, manage all aspects of production planning for Los Angeles Philharmonic concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall and Hollywood Bowl, including standard classical concerts, classical staged productions, presentations concerts, non-classical concerts, concerts for youth, and other concerts on the Baroque, Organ, Recital, and Green Umbrella series, YOLA concerts, as well as Run Outs and Neighborhood concerts which take place in other venues.

• Create production summaries, run of show plans and stage plots for all assigned concerts.

• Rent Backline, production equipment and Instruments as needed for all assigned concerts.

• Supervise stagehands for all assigned concerts.

• Oversee, set-up, rehearsals and strike; call performances for all assigned concerts.

• Record and Archive production information for all assigned concerts. • Share in department responsibility of managing all production and logistical arrangements for tours, both for personnel and cargo. Accompany Orchestra on tours.

• Collaborate with visiting performing groups to ensure their production needs are planned for and accomplished within the parameters of Walt Disney Concert Hall or the Hollywood Bowl.

• Communicate with Music Director, other conductors and their managers to obtain and provide production information. • Maintain and track budgets for all assigned concerts.

• Ensure union agreement compliance during production planning & execution processes.

• Share in Production Management concert duty, including nights and weekends as necessary.

• Develop and maintain excellent working relationship with Music Director, Orchestra, stage crew, senior management, artists’ managers, guest conductors and artists, outside vendors, all other departments in the Association.

• Coordinate and communicate information related to seat holds and kills for concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall and Hollywood Bowl.

• Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

• College degree or equivalent work experience.

• Minimum 6 years of relevant experience.

• Prior experience with orchestras.

• Touring experience preferred.

• Ability to read music.

• Proven leadership and project management ability in the performing arts.

• General knowledge of artists and repertoire.

• Regular and reliable attendance.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; attention to detail. • Excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and AutoCAD.

• Ability to:

o Deal tactfully at all levels

o Focus on many projects simultaneously and to meet deadlines

o Thrive in a fast-paced environment with high volume of work

o Work effectively in a highly collaborative and communicative team environment

How to apply:

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The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FCIHO.


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