Position Title: Production Manager
The Kelly Strayhorn Theater is a vibrant and vital multidisciplinary arts presenter dedicated to the culture and arts of our time. We are an anchor institution in our city’s most diverse neighborhood, and we leverage our resources, ingenuity and expertise in support of the creative work of emerging artists, producers and partner organizations. We invest locally, knowing we are connected globally.
Under the leadership of Executive Director, janera solomon, KST implemented a new business model in 2008, with significant success and growth, building an ambitious range of quality, contemporary programming and garnering accolades as a presenter, producer and mentor of emerging artists. The Kelly Strayhorn Theater has grown from a rental house to an exciting, arts presenter. Stakeholders praise the organization for our dedication to diversity, community engagement and world-class performance.
KST has become a cultural leader and with the support and commitment of the Heinz Endowments, KST has emerged as a mid-sized organization with a unique mission and perspective. We encourage, enable, and empower a spectrum of artists, collectives and independent organizations, which in turn, enriches both the artistic and cultural climate of Pittsburgh and the economic development of our neighborhood, East Liberty.
The ideal candidate is a gifted collaborator and strategic thinker with excellent communication skills and the ability to manage and build successful teams.
The Production Manager works efficiently and graciously under time constraints, operating with a high degree of integrity and transparency to effectively produce top-quality events and productions at our main stage theater, studio theater and occasionally offsite.
All applicants must have multi-faceted, hands-on technical experience with theatrical lighting, audio and A/V as well as stage and house management experience and be willing to work with a wide range of event types. A professional and accommodating ‘can-do’ attitude is a must.
This position includes a competitive salary and benefits package; salary commensurate with experience. This is a FULL TIME EXEMPT position.