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Assistant Stage Manager (Book Cover)

Date Added
18 November 2021
SIX Tour
above UKT/Equity minimums
Job Specification
Job: Assistant Stage Manager 
Salary: above UKT/Equity minimums 
Probationary Period: 12 weeks 
Contract: Fixed term for 12 months minimum; performances are 6 days per week, but the exact schedule varies week on week. Please note this contract is subject to the Producer’s right to give two weeks’ notice to close the Production. 
Holiday: as per the Equity agreement 
Start Date: 3rd January 2022 
Location: touring venues across the UK 
Personal Attributes: High level of self-awareness, empathy, integrity and confidentiality, detail orientated, strong communication and organisational skills, ability to lead and manage a team, a flexible approach to working unsociable hours, a positive attitude and a sense of humour, strong aptitude for pastoral care. 
Job Description: 
· To learn and perform stage plots as directed by the Company Stage Manager and/or Production Manager, including the supervision of show crew and/or deps as required; 
· To call the show as a book cover when required; 
· Work collaboratively with all other departments, including the in house technical team, to ensure the smooth running of the show; 
· Daily management of all company members employed by the producer; 
· Recognising where maintenance work is needed and reporting to the Company Stage Manager/relevant team member; 
· To keep show cue sheets and paperwork up to date in collaboration with the Deputy Stage Manager; 
· Attend understudy rehearsals as required; 
· Ensure that work materials and all stage management equipment and areas are kept in a tidy and secured manner; 
· Working in accordance with the Producer’s Health and Safety policy, which may include any training deemed necessary; 
· Complying at all times with the rules and regulations in force at the venues under the control of the Production; 
· Having a practical understanding of the Producer’s employment policies and demonstrating a willingness to comply with these policies; 
· Any other duties as may be reasonably required in the course of your duties or as instructed by the Company Stage Manager, Production Manager, General Managers or Producers from time to time. 
Person Specification: 
Essential Skills 
· Experience of show calling on a musical 
· Experience of running stage plots 
Desirable Skills 
· Experience of weekly touring
Application Details
Please send a CV and a short covering letter (no more than one page) outlining your suitability for the role to with your name and the role you are applying for in the subject line by midday 10th December.
Closing Date
10 December 2021
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