Lead Stage Manager

Salary: GBP The fee consists of 7 weeks’ engagement including meetings and preparations at a rate of pay at £690 per week (working week as is defined by ITC): - 1 week meetings and prep @£690 per week = £690 - 6 weeks full time in rehearsals, production and live event @£690 per week = £4,140

Application Deadline: July 1, 2019 10:00 am

Company: Trigger Stuff

Job Details

Trigger are looking for an organised, motivated and personable Lead Stage Manager for Trigger’s upcoming production of a major new site-specific work. The right person would have experience working outdoors or on site-specific projects working as part of a stage management team and large-scale size ensemble casts. Experience of working with large-scale puppets is desirable but not essential.

Applicants must be based in Plymouth or have a base in Plymouth where they can base themselves.

We encourage people from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds to apply.
Responsible to:
Production Manager and Associate Production Manager Responsible for: Two person Stage Management team and volunteers Working with: Creative Team, Associate Creative Team, Production Team, Producers, Cast and Crew, and external partners
Role and responsibilities:
•Support the Production Manager to build the infrastructure of the Stage Management/ Event Management team
•Assist the Producers and Production Manager in the event planning in conjunction with Plymouth City Council events team
•To advise on the recruitment of the Stage Management/ Event team
•Attend interviews for Stage Management team
•To work collaboratively with the creative and production team in order to achieve the project vision
Stage Management
•To be the first point of call for company members during rehearsals •Liaise with the company, producers and Plymouth City Council as required •To work with the Assistant Director to coordinate and write rehearsal schedules

•To manage rehearsals and the rehearsal room in liaison with the Assistant Director •Coordinate performer calls and scheduling including warm ups, rehearsals, fittings and meetings
•In collaboration with the Production Manager to produce the event/ performance schedule in conjunction with the event route plan
•To work with the Assistant Director to deliver a workable cast rota during the event/performance
•To manage Stage Management team and volunteers
•Recording, monitoring and collating the hours of cast and stage management •Attend production meetings
•Implementing and overseeing Health & Safety in all backstage and onsite areas •Identifying hazards and producing risk assessments for rehearsals
•In collaboration with the Production Manager identifying hazards and contributing to risk assessments for the event
•To complete and distribute rehearsal reports
•To establish effective working relationships with Plymouth City Council Events team
•To be comfortable interacting with members of the public during the event in order to oversee the smooth running of the performance/ event in Plymouth city centre
•Complying with Trigger’s Equal Opportunities, Health & safety and other policies at all times
•Any other duties as reasonably required


Applicants must be based in Plymouth or have a base in Plymouth where they can base themselves. 




Contact Details


Job Posting title: Lead Stage Manager
Closing Date: 2019-07-01T10:00:00+01:00