Manager Entertainment Production

Carowinds York, SC 2019-06-25
Overview

Responsible for the planning and execution of all lighting/scenic designs, technical elements, audio & visual management of Entertainment shows to include SCarowinds, Winterfest, special events, shows and concerts.

Qualifications

  • Demostrated ability to create and manage expenses and budgets.
  • Strong sense of professional integrity.
  • Ability to supervise and review the work of subordinate seasonal staff.
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Windows, Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook.
  • Stage management of Production management experience.
  • Professional experience and general knowledge of large-scale sound reinforcement systems, high-end intelligent lighting systems and standard scenic construction.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
  • Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.
  • Some College Education
  • 5-7 Years Related Experience At Least 18 Years of Age Entertainment Industry with expertise and/or education in Entertainment Management.
Responsibilities

  • Prepares operating plan and budget for the production of Entertainment shows, Paladium events, SCarowinds and Winterfest. Monitors and takes action to ensure operation remains within budget guidelines.
  • Manages all technical aspects within Carowinds Entertainment department from concept of production periods including scenic construction, lighting, and audio to show closing.
  • Manages all theatrical facilities to include coordinating maintenance needs, improvements, sounds, lighting, scenic equipment, show support and production supplies. Troubleshoots all technical problems dealing with lighting, sound, or scenic equipment. Ensures theatres are ready for rehearsals and performances.
  • Works closely with the Entertainment Manager and maintenance department to plan and coordinate the install of SCarowinds and Winterfest.
  • Supervises duties of subordinate seasonal staff including instructing, assigning, planning and reviewing and planning work for accuracy and completeness, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, allocating personnel, selecting new employees, training, acting on employee problems, and recommending and approving employee promotions, transfers, discipline, and discharge.
  • Receives and reviews various records and reports including check requests, purchase orders, expense reports, event proposals, contracts, signage requests, project requests, general ledger report, operations report, estimates, invoices, comment forms, research data, performance schedules, performance records, etc.
  • Adheres to and enforces all Cedar Fair and specific Park policies and procedures, including safety, attendance and EEO policies, and demonstrates commitment to customer service in all aspects of employment.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
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