Production Manager


  • Full Time Fixed Term 12 Months
  • Salary range $85k – $90k plus overtime

Melbourne Theatre Company is seeking a suitably qualified and highly experienced theatrical Production Manager to work closely with the Technical & Production Director and the Senior Production Manager to manage and coordinate all technical and production aspects of assigned Productions and Events, during the pre-production phase through to delivery of the Production to the venue and to the end of the season.

The purpose of this role is to production manage assigned shows in order to achieve the Creative team’s vision while ensuring the most effective use of staffing and materials resourcing in the realisation of the technical elements of the designs within the agreed budget, time and technical parameters.

Key Criteria

  • Minimum of 4 years relevant industry experience preferably within a producing theatre company.
  • Effective communication skills both oral and written.
  • Project management skills with a logical and analytical approach to planning and the allocation of resources.
  • Highly Organised and able to prioritise competing demands.
  • The ability to work collaboratively, engaging in extensive consultation with Production/Technical teams, Creatives and Consultants.
  • The ability to remain calm, professional and positive in a high-pressured position where time and resources are limited and artistic expectation are high.

To view the full position description and to apply, please visit our website

Interviews will be conducted in late July and it is expected the successful applicant will commence as soon as possible.

Melbourne Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We embrace and value diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Diversity includes all the ways in which employees differ, and the valuable contribution that all of these differences bring to the Company.

The Company encourages employment and program applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities.

It is our policy to consider reasonable adjustments for qualified applicants with disabilities.

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