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Production / stage manager for interactive outdoor show, Time Won't Wait

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Producing company Time Won’t Wait is looking for a Production / Stage manager for FeelPlay, a new interactive & immersive outdoor show to be presented at Brighton International Festival and Greenwich & Docklands International Festival in summer 2020 (touring 2021). The show will be a lot of fun, engaging adults in ‘play’ using games, song, movement, live & digital interactivity.

YOU must be a proactive individual, with both practical production & stage management skills. Because of the nature of this niche work there's no need for two people. We need a strong leader who can multi-task, come up with ideas, facilitate teamworking, & plan, budget & oversee the technical, design, safety & management of the show. When touring you will be the lead person in charge of the team, set, transport, get ins/outs, & managing a cast of 3 to make it all happen. 


Essential: 

• 5+ years professional experience, inc specific experience of outdoor arts context 

• Experience of working with designers who work with all kinds of materials (inflatables, wood, metal etc) 

• An understanding of audience participation 

• At ease liaising with festival production & technical teams, preparing relevant paperwork. 

• Great communicator, ability to deal with all kinds of people & situations 

• Good understanding of access, safety & risk assessments 

• Experience managing & reporting on budgets 

• Able to drive a van 

Desirable: 

• Based in / near London 

• First aider, access trained or literate. 

• Comfortable w/ technology (we're developing an interactive app for the project - you'll be trained in this & expected to occasionally facilitate public use). 

Essential Dates: This is a flexible freelance role spread over a few months. Essential dates: some of wk February 3rd, wk 16th March, wk 13th April 8 - 10 May, 15, 19-21 June. 

To apply: Please send us your CV + a brief letter. To informally chat about the role in advance please email (or just go for it!). 

Deadline: 12 noon Monday 27 th January. Interviews Monday 3rd February.