Center Theatre Group
Los Angeles, CA

Expires: 05/01/20

Job Dates

Permanent, Full Time


$18-$20 per hour

Center Theatre Group is one of the largest, most influential theatre companies in the country by virtually every measure. Over the past 50 years, we have entertained millions of audience members and produced some of the most important shows of our time, many of which have been World premieres and have gone on to award-winning Broadway runs and beyond. At the Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, and Kirk Douglas Theatre, we produce and present the broadest range of theatrical entertainment in the country. Over the past decade, we have commissioned 65 shows and produced 40 World premieres, making us one of the nations leading producers of ambitious new works. And our robust education and community programs have long embedded us in the rich culture of Los Angeles. Center Theatre Group strives to make Los Angeles a theatre destination for audiences and artists from around the worldand to make a major impact on the city.

The 180+ full- and part-time staff members who make all this possible are passionate about this place and their work. Whether its pre-show gatherings and Staff Nights at our theatres, meet-and-greets with cast and crew, or our annual holiday party, our staff is engaged with the art and one another. Center Theatre Group commits to creating a safe space where the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion permeate all levels and all aspects of our work. We aim to attract, nurture and retain staff in a supportive home where we can be our best selves. We celebrate our commonalities and embrace our differences in order to ensure that everyone has access to our work onstage, behind the scenes, and in the community


Provide support for all Production Department staff.

Manage the purchasing system for the Production Department and act as the point person for all finance related matters. This includes but is not limited to creating purchase orders and check requests, uploading credit card activity to the purchasing system, preparing reimbursements and petty cash requests and working with the Finance Department to make sure all bills and invoices are paid on time.
Process the weekly payroll for IATSE employees in coordination with Production Management and The Music Center Production Office.
Provide administrative support for the Director of Production including booking their travel, reconciling their credit card and managing their appointments and calendar as needed.
Serve as primary liaison between Production Department and CTGs Information Systems department for all IT needs. Manage and track Production Department IT resources (software licenses, laptops, and other specialized equipment). Keep an updated inventory of these assets.
Serve as the primary liaison with Music Center Security. Send out load-in and out memos and notify Security of visitors who require access to the Annex, rehearsal rooms and theatres.
Order office supplies and maintain office equipment for the Annex production office.
Maintain the Production Yearbook and Organizational chart.
Arrange and coordinate celebrations, staff meetings, and other Production group activities.
Assist production staff with production parking as needed at the Music Center.
Manage the generic CTG Production voice-mail box and e-mail account. Respond or forward the messages as appropriate.
Maintain the admin computer files on the production department server.
Keep the Production Office and Production storage areas at the Annex neat, clean and organized.
Calendar and Schedule Responsibilities:
a. Maintain the Season Planning Calendar and Quick Reference Sheet. Distribute calendars via e-mail, the Intranet, and hard-copy as appropriate.
b. Attend the Music Center (MCOC) Scheduling and Events and Parking meetings and ensure no scheduling conflicts exist. Make sure MCOC Scheduling has up to date show and production schedules.
c. Maintain all non-show specific Production Calendars (Coverage Calendar, Comp Calendar).
d. Assist the Production Managers in generating, updating and distributing all production calendars.
Work on projects for the improvement of the Production Department as assigned by the Director of Production.
Uphold company-wide safety protocol at all CTG sites. Participates in CPR, First Aid training and other required training.
Other duties as assigned

Maintain the Production archives at the warehouse and Annex.
Act as a liaison for Production to other departments of Center Theatre Group and the Music Center.
Assist production staff in shipping models and other production materials.
Provide Production Management coverage at the Ahmanson Theatre as needed.
Other duties as assigned.

CTG provides a dynamic working environment in which duties and responsibilities may change. Employees are expected to be flexible and responsive to changes in the scope of their duties. All employees are expected to be familiar with and adhere to Center Theatre Groups Personnel Policies and Procedures.


Minimum requirements, knowledge and essential skills:
a. Proficiency with Microsoft Suite and other applicable computer programs. Heavy usage of Excel, Access and Outlook.
b. Experience using a computerized database.
c. Knowledge of live theatre production is preferred.
d. Excellent communication, people skills, and a healthy sense of humor.
e. Strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
f. Well-organized
g. Ability to multi-task and work effectively while managing multiple deadlines and priorities.
h. Ability to work a flexible schedule including morning, evening, and weekend hours.
Education, Experience and Licensing
a. Bachelors degree or equivalent professional experience preferred.
b. CPR/ AED/ First Aide training. Training will be provided by the company.

All employees are required to pass a background check.

The position will receive a competitive compensation.
CTG also offers a comprehensive benefits package including retirement plan options; escalating vacation, paid sick, personal days and holidays; and health benefits including medical, dental, vision, flex spending accounts, employee assistance program, and life and long-term disability insurance.
Sell yourself by writing a cover letter that describes why youre the best person for this job.
Send resume and cover letter along with salary desired to: ctgjobs@ctgla.org. Please be sure to include the position title in the subject line of the email. Due to heavy volume of resumes received, emails that do not include the job title in the subject line of the email may not be considered.
In your cover letter, please indicate how you became aware of this position, e.g., name of website, current employee, via another source.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. We will contact qualified individuals to set up interviews.
Center Theatre Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, color, ancestry, disability, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran/military status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by law. CTG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We support, promote and embrace a diverse workforce.


Christopher Reardon

Production Manager


Business Address

601 W. Temple Street

Los Angeles, CA 90018

Posted: 03/02/2020 17:33:09 EST

Last Updated: 03/02/2020 20:00 EST

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