Posting ID : A1068513520
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Et Cetera
Associate Producer - Development
Based in Los Angeles or Saratoga Springs, NY
Are you a motivated entertainment professional looking for your next step? Do you want to take your talents to a company that will foster your growth as a professional and an individual? Are you ready to join a team that values hard work, drive, and initiative?
Mills Entertainment is the industry leader in branded and alternative live entertainment. We collaborate with top artists and content partners to produce and promote engagements at theaters, arenas, casinos, and colleges throughout the United States and internationally.
The work we do is exciting, challenging, and enjoyable. We are growing each year and are seeking exceptional applicants with a passion for the live entertainment industry and a desire to join a winning team.
This position operates in a high-performance environment and requires a confident, motivated, and highly-organized individual. Applicants should be detail-oriented, professional, and very personable.
Candidates must possess the following attributes:
3+ years live theater experience. (Skills in Directing, Production Management, Stage Management, and Project Management/Budgeting are helpful).
Project-driven and motivated.
A self-starter that is able and willing to work independently.
Astute attention to detail with the ability to multi-task.
Ability to lead a team, navigate a multitude of personalities and keep cool under pressure.
Willing to travel often for meetings, tech periods, and tour engagements.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to develop and maintain long term relationships with our strategic partners.
Extremely organized and able to manage multiple priorities using project management tools.
Experience developing the creative side of theatrical productions, and controlling budgets.
A bachelors or advanced degree (major in Theater, Performing Arts, or related degree).
The primary responsibilities of this position include:
Preparing reports, budgets, and proposals for new and existing tours.
Collaborating with creative, agency, network and production professionals in the development of new projects.
Evaluating design and production solutions, balancing feasibility, budget and creative vision.
Serving as a hub of communication between property personnel and the producing team.
Drafting strategy for development and execution of tours, including team breakdown, routing, production guidelines and financial standards.
Shepherding developing projects from conception through tour launch, organizing and managing internal and external teams.
Negotiating and executing contracts across several organizations, including Union agreements, creative and cast agreements, and licensing agreements.
Tracking and reporting key performance metrics and industry trends.
Drafting and managing tour budgets, settlements, and profit/loss statements.
Preparing key financial and performance reports for producing team, partners and licensors.
Ongoing administrative and support services to active tours, including general/company management activities.
Mills Entertainment is based in Saratoga Springs, NY. This position may be based in the Saratoga Springs office, or in our new Los Angeles office (opening soon).
The starting salary for this position is $36,000-$46,000 (based on experience) plus competitive benefits. Relocation package assistance is available.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references. Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to reply to all submissions. No phone calls or office visits, please.