Seeking to grow a production team in the area of live events in multiple locations.
Business Line: Live on Stage
Production Type: Concerts | Comedy Shows | Musical/Stage Plays
Project Hire: Production Specific
Location(s): Los Angeles, CA | Washington, D.C. | Atlanta, GA
The Production Assistant (PA) will work directly with Executive Producers (EP) & Producers to assist with the development and execution of live concerts, comedy shows and stage plays. The PA supports all productions and artistic operational functions. LSS Universal (LSSU) performances encompass a wide variety of venues ranging from large theaters to arenas.
The PA serves as a point of contact for the EP, Producer, LSSU staff, stage manager, stage crew, front of house Visual Merchandiser vendors. The production assistant establishes and maintains relationships with internal and external contacts including venue contacts, opening artists, technical and creative service providers.
The PA must be able to:
⦁ Maintain the annual Production Calendar and schedules
⦁ Assist with the creation, distribution, and management of production‐ related contracts.
⦁ Create rehearsal schedules and timelines for performances
⦁ Communicate accurate information about productions to LSS Universal staff to effectively manage responsibilities
⦁ Research potential venues and maintain a venue database in the staff portal
⦁ Research local, regional, national, and international entertainers
⦁ Assists with the creation of production expense budgets for performance events
1‐2 years experience as a student, volunteer, stage manager or in other production role.
Eager to learn and accept direction
Highly proficient computer skills including word processing and spreadsheet software.
Excellent organizational and planning skills
Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated evidence of successful teamwork. Collegian approach to communication, comfortable with occasional public speaking
Ability to handle varied levels of multi‐tasking and to adapt to rapidly changing environments
Working knowledge of theatrical, film, and/or production procedures and practices and eagerness to apply that knowledge in a wide range of productions.