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Freelance Production Manager, Greenwich + Docklands Festival
posted: Wed 8 Mar 17
Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (GDIF) is London's leading festival of free outdoor arts, which will take place this year between 23 June and 8 July. Find out more about our festival at www.festival.org
We are looking for experienced and highly-motivated freelance Production Managers to join our busy team for this year’s festival.
Production Managers play a key role in delivering GDIF events to high standards, supported by our office based delivery team (Festivals Manager and Administrator). Areas associated with licensing and top line venue management are handled by the office based team, with Production Managers assuming delegated responsibility for management of on-site production and front of house arrangements.
The position is offered as a freelance role between March and the end of July 2017.
This opportunity would suit someone with the following experience and skills:
•Experience of production management in an outdoor environment, ideally street arts and/or outdoor theatre
•Good understanding of sound, lighting and staging systems
•Good understanding of power generation and distribution
•Good working knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation
•Experience directing and leading a technical and crew team
•Experience of managing and delivering an event budget
•Excellent time management skills
•Ability to prioritise workload effectively
•Ability to work independently and to deadline
•Excellent Team worker
•Excellent problem solving skills
•A proactive and flexible approach
•A positive attitude
•Strong inter-personal skills
•Scale site map drawing (CAD preferred)
•Experience and interest in Theatre Production
For a full project brief and outline of the required skills and experience please visit our website: www.festival.org or email Jacqui Gavin firstname.lastname@example.org
•On application and dependent upon experience
The number of days required will be discussed upon application and will take place between March and July 2017.
•Initial premises licensing application (including initial site plan, production schedule and supplier list) end of March 2017
•Final Event Management Plan submission 4 weeks prior to event date (end of May)
•Festival 23 June – 8 July (dates will vary depending on the show)