- Hall Operations
- Reports To:
- Director of Production
- Full Time
Since 1891, Carnegie Hall has set the international standard for musical excellence as the aspirational destination for the world’s finest artists. The Hall presents a wide range of performances each season on its three iconic stages, including concert series curated by acclaimed artists and composers; orchestral performances, chamber music, new music concerts, and recitals; and the best in jazz, world, and popular music. Complementing these performance activities, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute creates extensive music education and social impact programs that annually serve more than 800,000 people worldwide, playing a central role in fulfilling Carnegie Hall’s commitment to making great music accessible to as many people as possible.
The Hall Operations team manages a broad range of concerts and unique events across three performance venues and ancillary spaces through the concert season. Reporting to the Director of Production, the Production Manager’s role is an integral part of the success of Hall Operations.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Organize all technical requirements of assigned events, including sound specifications, lighting and video projection needs, any associated audio or video captures, and day of event schedules.
- Collaborate with artistic management, house management and stage crew to address scheduling, staffing, and equipment concerns.
- Produce production schedules, tech sheets, input lists and stage plots for assigned events, and present scope of work to stage crew.
- Supervise activities on the day of the event, to insure that house rules and contracts are complied with and that activities will meet schedule and cost parameters.
- Field inquiries from Booking Office to evaluate the technical elements associated with proposed events. Prepare and distribute labor estimates in a unified format and evaluate recording requests as it relates to the live event.
- Uphold health & safety protocols, including COVID-19 compliance.
- Order rental equipment for assigned events as needed. Schedule deliveries from local vendors of outside equipment for load in and stage set ups.
- Input all stage notes and schedule information for reports into the Artifax scheduling system.
- Extensive production management experience in a multi-venue complex, working with world class artists, producers and union staff required.
- Knowledge, appreciation, and familiarity with diverse music genres.
- A flexible team player, that works well in ever changing environment.
- A strong sense of professionalism and good judgement.
- Ability to manage tasks in calm, efficient manner.
- Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
- Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Evenings and weekends required.
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