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19 Nov 2019

Full-Time Technical Production Manager

Brooklyn Botanic Garden  New York, United States

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Job Description

Position Description:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s technical production manager is the primary person responsible for the oversight of all technical and production elements of BBG’s year-round schedule of public festivals and events.


  • Serve as the technical director/production manager for all of Public Programs’ events.
    • Advance all technical and production elements for all events, including:
      • Handling all rentals for audio/visual, lights, tents, staging and other production related items
      • Creating all needed production related paperwork, including internal reservations and job requests, production schedules, ground plans and maps
      • Working with program manager and director on the hiring of all production-related over-hire staff
    • Hands-on supervision of all production elements on the days leading up to events, the day of events, and the immediate days following, including:
      • On-site supervision of all set-ups and load-ins
      • On-site supervision of all BBG-hired staff and outside vendors
      • All production-related follow-up after events, including strike of rental gear and load-out
    • Work with Development, Education, and other departments to technically support all public events at the Garden.
      • Advance selected technical and production elements, possibly including:
        • Handling all rentals for sound, lights, tents, and other production-related items
        • Creating all production-related paperwork, including internal reservations and job requests, schedules, ground plans, and maps
      • Handle communications with artists about technical requirements, relaying technical specifications about BBG venue, researching and securing production rentals and purchases required by artists


  • At least five years’ experience as a technical director or hands-on production manager
  • Working knowledge of current theatrical sound systems, lighting systems, video systems, and staging
  • Working knowledge of computer-based drawing program such as Adobe Illustrator or AutoCAD
  • Experience working in outdoor venues a plus
  • Concert experience a plus
  • Superior organizational, technical, analytical, interpersonal, computing, and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-motivated and resourceful, with ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Ability to work extensive hours above and beyond normal work week leading up to event days
  • Ability to knowledgeably hire and supervise technical staff, including lighting, sound, and A/V technicians


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Technical Production Manager
  Brooklyn Botanic Garden
   New York, United States

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