20 Dec 2023


Director of Production

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust  →   Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


Pittsburgh Cultural Trust jobs

Job Description

The Director of Production position is a full-time, salaried position responsible for leading technical aspects of theater operations.
Candidates should have a minimum of 7-10 years’ work experience that demonstrates proficiency in technical theater, theater operations, production team management, and an understanding of how each department functions on the production side.

In addition to excellent oral and written communication skills, this position requires vast production knowledge in the following areas:

  • Budgeting/cost-estimating for shows and an understanding of contractual language.
  • Scheduling and logistics experience.
  • Direct experience working with and negotiating collective bargaining agreements.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, familiarity with blueprints/drawings, and the use of drafting software such as Computer Aided Drafting (CAD).
  • Technical knowledge of industry-standard equipment including lighting, sound, video, and video walls (preferred).

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to collaborating with promoters, agents, resident companies, and internal stakeholders to determine labor, equipment, and other logistical needs to ensure timely load in, show run, and load out that meets budget expectations, including review of technical rider requirements in advance of shows.  Supervisory responsibility includes house crew, part-time stagehands, and other technicians engaged in setting up the stage, shifting scenery, striking, and operating lighting, sound, and video systems.

The ideal candidate will be diplomatic, approachable, have a positive outlook, and be a solutions-oriented problem solver. Bachelor’s degree in theater management, business, or related field preferred. The salary range for this position starts at $90,000.

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust welcomes people from all backgrounds and walks of life.  We seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias.


If your skills and beliefs align with this position and organization, please apply through our website.

No phone calls, please.


Full-Time Job in Arts and Culture:
Director of Production
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: communication, director, management, and production. States: Pennsylvania.