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Sunday, August 18, 2013


The Market Theatre Foundation, an internationally renowned arts and culture institution based in Johannesburg, seeks a highly motivated and dynamic individual for the post of Production Manager.

Overview  To assume responsibility that all technical aspects of a show are carried out in a timely fashion, including scheduling the set design, sound, lighting and set construction as well as ensuring all technical details required by productions are implemented and taking responsibility for any technical emergencies during performances. Ensure that the Market Theatre keeps up with technological advances.

Requirements: Qualification in Project Management; five years technical/production management experience, and extensive networking in related fields aligned to the position.

Key Responsibilities include Production Management and Scheduling; Financial, People and Asset Management and Reporting.

Skills and Experience: excellent written and verbal communications; manage financial and budgetary requirements and to compile financial reports as required within the Theatre disciplines; solid management experience across cultural barriers, identify and develop talent within the theatre; sound management of all conflict situations that occur in the theatre environment which could include the actors in the production, technical crew and stage managers.

Interested candidates should email their CVs and certified copies of their certificates, including three contactable referees, to or send by post to PO Box 8656, Johannesburg, 2000.

The closing date is Monday, September 2, 2013

A competitive remuneration package will be offered depending on experience. Candidates wishing to see the full job description can obtain this from the Market Theatre website

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.