Associate Production Manager

Associate Production Manager

CATEGORY: Technical

French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF)
NEW YORK, NY 10022



Job Details




Job Title:         Assistant Production Manager
Department: Events Management
Reports To:     Production Manager
Designation:   Exempt full-time


Position Summary:

The Assistant Production Manager is responsible for duties that directly support the production of performances and events at FIAF. This position supports the Production Manager while directly overseeing the planning and execution of production information for FIAF’s performances and events, coordinates logistical information and communicates that information to stakeholders, performing general administrative duties and scheduling for shows and provides general support to the production department at FIAF. The Assistant Production Manager works closely with a large number of internal and external partners and manages multiple projects concurrently with great attention to detail.

Responsibilities & Duties (include but are not limited to):


1)      Technical duties:

  • Handles the purchasing of small items needed by the department, i.e., batteries, light bulbs, hardware, etc.
  • Provides assistance with all aspects of the sound system.
  • Supervises load-in/run-of-show/load-out.
  • Repairs equipment or sends equipment out for repairs if needed.
  • Handles overall maintenance of in-house equipment.
  • Serves as Production Manager when the Production manager is off-site.



2)      Staffing and calendar maintenance:

  • Handles all technical staff scheduling.
  • Maintains an up-to-date calendar of events for each venue with all technician staffing hours.
  • Trains new technicians and provides an orientation for each venue.
  • Handles calendar data entry of all technician hours worked for each venue.
  • Maintains office hours for returning phone calls and handling emails.




  • Must be proficient with sound engineering and have general electrical knowledge (hang, focus, maintenance of gear).  Limited familiarity with the operation and programming of an ETC Ion console.
  • Must have a background in live sound reinforcement, with Front of House and Monitor mixing experience, as well as the ability to run theatrical cues and audio playback for multi-media.
  • Production Management: 1 year (Required)
  • Performing arts and events management: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Associate degree required.

 To Apply 

Qualified applicants should send their cover letter, resume and salary requirements to

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only be able to contact those that we would like to meet for interviews. No phone calls.


June 17, 2019 -



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