Reno Productions, Inc. dba Westside Theatre
New York, NY 10036
The Westside Theatre, a commercial Off-Broadway theatre in midtown Manhattan seeks a self-starter with a wide range of experience to assume responsibility for upkeep and maintenance of our facility, housing two theatre spaces (270- and 249-seats). The Westside Theatre will be operating as a fully vaccinated workplace.
The building manager is responsible for the maintenance of the physical space, overseeing building systems, and representing the theatre with respect to production’s technical aspects. Candidate should have a strong technical background in theatre, an attention to detail, a knowledge of basic maintenance tasks, and excellent communication skills. Ability to lift up to 50lbs and stay on one’s feet for extended periods of time required.
Maintaining building systems (HVAC, fire/sprinkler alarms, security, etc.)
Managing regular service contracts and serving as on-site contact for maintenance appointments
Performing light maintenance tasks (plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting)
Overseeing load-in, work calls, technical rehearsals, and load-out for productions licensing our spaces as it pertains to the theatre’s interests
Coordinating with productions to ensure smooth operations in regards to technical equipment
Ensuring weekday building security, coordinating access with essential personnel
Collaborating with WST staff on special projects and rentals
Other tasks as assigned by Operations Manager or General Manager
Applicants should be self-motivated, have a keen attention to detail, and take ownership of the day-to-day upkeep of a historic theatre. Ability to communicate and work well with others is a necessity. Position is primarily daytime hours, but some evenings and weekends are required.
The Westside Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer, without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age, and strongly encourages the application of underrepresented groups in our industry for this position. This is a full-time salaried position with group health benefits, and a 401(K) plan after one year of service. Adherence to all applicable New York State, City, and CDC public health and safety guidelines will be required of all employees.
Please email resume, a brief cover letter and 3 professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to submit is September 24, 2021. No phone calls please.
September 27, 2021 -