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 with the title of the job you are applying for in the subject line.