Employment Opportunities

The Ambassador Theatre Group strives for excellence as the managing company for the historic Emerson Colonial Theatre in Boston. In this tradition, we seek enthusiastic & dedicated employees who possess a passion for customer service and quality live entertainment. The Ambassador Theatre Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Production Manager
LOCATION: Emerson Colonial Theatre, Boston, MA
HOURS: FT (will require some evenings, weekends & holidays)
Click here to apply

ABOUT THE POSITION
•    Reporting to the Production Manager, the Assistant Production Manager will assist in the supervision of daily activities required to run, maintain, and service the stage and Production Depts. The position also works towards ensuring production needs are met for the venue, artists/producers/promoters, clients, and patrons.  The Assistant Production Manager is a key member of the backstage team, and acts as the venue Production department point of contact on assigned show days. The Assistant Production Manager also acts with the Production Manager as a liaison with the City of Boston, regarding the application for permits for parking and special effects (BFD).
•    COVID vaccination and a commitment to COVID-safe practices are required.

PEOPLE, PLACES, and THINGS
•    The Emerson Colonial Theatre is the longest continually operating theatre in Boston, MA.  In its storied history, the Emerson Colonial Theatre has debuted such seminal Broadway shows as Porgy and Bess, Oklahoma!, and La Cage aux Folles, among others.  In 2018, the Colonial became part of Ambassador Theatre Group, and went through an extension renovation that positioned the Colonial to expand programming and host all types of live events at a mid-capacity level (1,600+ seats).  Since this reopening, the Colonial has demonstrated its commitment to ATG’s vision in becoming the leading live entertainment provider in the world with performances including the World Premieres of Moulin Rouge! The Musical and A Beautiful Noise, David Byrne’s American Utopia, Plaza Suite starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, comedians Lewis Black, Hannah Gadsby, John Leguizamo, and Jacqueline Novak and a countless variety of one-night events including Gladys Knight, Samin Nosrat, Diana Krall, The Byrds, Baby Shark Live!, Gregory Porter, Blippi, Neil Gaiman, Imogen Heap, and so much more!  We are excited to continue to expand our programmatic offerings because we truly believe: Everyone belongs here.  There is something for everyone at the Colonial.
•    The Assistant Production Manager will work closely with all our stage unions. They will assist in the management of labor calls with local IATSE along with any additional contracted labor force and/or vendors for production. This includes the preparation and submission of payroll and HR onboarding for all union staff.
•    The Assistant Production Manager will help manage and execute production labor settlements.
•    The Assistant Production Manager helps manage production schedules (both internally and with renters) and assist the Production Manager in coordinating with the Theatre Operations, Theatre Services, Concessions, Box Office, and General Management departments. This includes working with the other internal departments to provide quality service and execution through daily operations and event production.
•    The Assistant Production Manager will be entirely venue based, with weekly schedules mutually agreed upon with Production Manager, and based on show/event needs. 

EXPERIENCE and SKILLS 
•    The ideal candidate will have some experience with touring venues, the Live Events touring industry, and standard theatrical working practices and theatrical unions. 
•    Some experience reading Collective Bargaining Agreements is a plus. 
•    Candidates with prior experience as a Venue Project Manager, Production Manager, or Event Project Manager are encouraged to apply
•    A working knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. An advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is preferred.
•    Some basic familiarity with Vectorworks or AutoCAD is a plus. 
•    Working knowledge of Stage/Event Safety Standards and protocols is a plus.

COMPETENCIES 
•    Communication is a key part of this job – the ability to clearly communicate with others. 
•    Time Management – the ability to manage multiple projects at once and the ability to consistently meet deadlines. 
•    Positive Working Environment – The ability to help maintain a positive working environment for internal production staff, vendors, event staff, and visiting artists is a key.

BENEFITS
•    401K eligible, competitive healthcare plan, ability to work remotely when applicable, on occasion.
•    Venue is located less than 1 block from public transportation and 2 blocks from garage with employee discounted rates.
•    And of course, the ability to attend performances for some of the best live entertainment at one of the most beautiful and historic venues in the world!

Expected offer made by: September 5, 2022. Click here to apply
 
 
 

Nothing beats the energy and excitement of a great live performance. That’s why our mission is to bring the very best in music, theater, comedy, and more, to the largest possible number of people. Since 1992, we’ve grown to be a world leader in live entertainment. 10 million people a year attend live performances at one of our 50 iconic venues across North America, the United Kingdom and Germany. That number keeps growing. We partner with the world’s top creative talent and present critically acclaimed productions which have won more than 80 Tony and Olivier Awards over the years. We also operate some of the world’s most popular theatre ticketing sites, with 11 million and counting customers getting their tickets directly from us.

People are at the heart of our success. Our core values - Passionate, Smart, Collaborative and Ambitious – are about our people. Thousands of people work for ATG worldwide and it’s their passion and commitment that allows us to create great live entertainment experiences.

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Our stages are a platform for compelling stories – stories that are for all, by all, and of all. We shine our spotlight on our differences and believe that understanding and celebrating these differences makes us better global citizens. We are passionate about the pursuit of true diversity and equality. We strive to make our venues beacons of these ideals in our communities. Onstage and off, we hold ourselves accountable for nurturing an inclusive culture, one in which everyone can bring their authentic selves. At ATG, we provide a stage for everyone.

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