Washington’s, a new live music venue, is seeking an experienced Production Manager. The Production Manager is responsible for the successful technical and logistical execution of events at two Northern Colorado live music venues, including a 925-capacity General Admission club and a 200-capacity listening room. The Production Manager will also contribute to the production coordination for our annual outdoor events, including a large music festival. The role will report to the Live Music Manager.
Washington’s will be a mid-size music venue that will showcase local, regional, and national acts. It is slated to open in early 2018 in downtown Fort Collins at 132 Laporte Ave. Washington’s will complement the current music scene in Fort Collins and will be an important link to the activities at Fort Collins’ Music District.
Washington’s is a new Bohemian venture. Bohemian includes a variety of Fort Collins based entities, including Washington’s; Bohemian Foundation, a private family foundation established in 2001; the Music District; Bohemian Companies, a private family office owned by philanthropist Pat Stryker; and additional entities.
The successful candidate will possess a minimum of five (5+) years of production management experience in a managerial role in a live music environment. Successful candidate will have proven knowledge of audio, lighting, and video systems. Candidate will possess interpersonal skills including communication, organizational and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to work under pressure. Experience in managing, developing and mentoring staff is a must as well as the ability to effectively manage schedules and budgeting. Candidate must be able to work non-traditional hours, including late nights and weekends. Candidates must place a high value on integrity and doing the right thing.
Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Business, Music Management, Sound Production / Engineering, or Production Design. Ideal candidate will possess advanced knowledge of audio and/or lighting systems.
Physical requirements for the position include the following: ability to stand, kneel and/or crouch for long periods of time, work in varying physical environments, ability to lift and move excess of 60 lbs. as necessary during the normal flow of the day-to-day workload preferably unassisted, as needed, and to move 100 lbs., with assistance. Position will require the loading and unloading of equipment, as needed.
No phone calls please.