Production Manager

The New York office of Frost Productions is seeking a highly motivated Production Manager, located in the tri-state area (New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut) to join our team.  Qualified candidates will have a strong background in technical production and be responsible for pre-production planning through post-event follow up. The ideal Production Manager will possess a strong ability to manage and communicate production details with clients and crew.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of technical production for assigned events
  • Conduct site surveys, client meetings/conference calls, event design
  • Consult with Account Management to determine budget details and labor needs
  • Create and coordinate production schedules including drafting plots in VectorWorks
  • Provide technical support to clients, venues, vendors, and Frost staff
  • Onsite management of Frost Productions crews to install and execute events
  • Create production paperwork for all disciplines (lighting, audio, video, etc.)

Position Requirements:

  • Knowledge of entertainment lighting systems, audio, video, staging, rigging, fabrication, and electrical power distribution
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, Frost staff, vendors, venue staff, etc. to ensure the coordination of pre-production through to the successful execution of each event
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time-sensitive details associated with multiple events simultaneously
  • Specialization in one or two production disciplines, while maintaining a thorough working knowledge of audio, video, lighting, fabrication,  décor and scenic elements
  • Punctuality, professionalism, and a positive, collaborative attitude when working with clients and co-workers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in technical theatre or a related technical field
  • Hands-on production experience and crew management  in the special events industry or related field
  • Proficiency in VectorWorks (2D and 3D)
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Experience thriving in a fast-paced environment and handling last-minute changes on a frequent basis
  • Comfortable with heavy equipment such as boom lifts and fork lifts
  • A valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Ability to drive box trucks (CDL not required)

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to careers@frostproductions.biz with the title of the job you are applying for in the subject line.