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JERSEY CITY, NJ: Nimbus Dance Works Seeks Production/Facility Manager

JERSEY CITY, NJ: Nimbus Dance Works Seeks Production/Facility Manager


Nimbus Dance Works


Nimbus Dance Works
Jersey City, NJ


Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 11:59pm daily through July 25, 2017



Nimbus Dance Works

The Production/Facility Manager (PFM) works with the Artistic Director, General Manager and artistic staff to ensure professional caliber production values for all Nimbus performance and events. The PFM serves as manager of Nimbus’ facility in areas related to rentals, production, and maintenance/upkeep.

Production Operations

  • Nimbus Company Performances/Touring
  • Travel reservations: van rental, lodging, food
  • Stage Manage Shows
  • Advance Communication with venues re: tech/logistics
  • Create prop, production inventory lists for each production
  • Coordinate set/prop repairs and construction
  • Create and distribute tech/production schedules in dialogue with artistic staff
  • Serve as timekeeper in theater
  • Attend company rehearsals as necessary for stage managing & other production needs
  • Maintain archives of lighting designs and cue-sheets for company repertory
  • Assemble music files and playlists for all Nimbus performances and productions (including School Recital)
  • Schedule production crew
  • Advance planning for all facility rentals for Nimbus Performances/Events
  • Collaborate on event planning for seasonal gala
  • Nutcracker
  • Schedule production set-up/strike - sets, lights, dance floor
  • Transport Nutcracker production by truck to venue; coordinate truck rental
  • Schedule production crew
  • Stage Manage Shows

Facility Management/Rentals:

  • Work with AD in planning of 321 Warren facility
  • Set-up /break-down/storage/maintenance of lighting/audio/production equipment;
  • Inventory and restock marley tape, resin
  • In-house/Educational/Community Productions
  • Set-up break-down seating/risers
  • Interface with renters for tech needs, room set-up, scheduling
  • Set-up production & stage manage OFFLINE, On the Rise, Spring Recital & other NimbusPresents events.
  • Be on call to open/close/oversee rental groups at Nimbus facility
  • Managing rental bookings via the Google Calendar
  • Create rentals contract - including cancellation fees; proper foot attire; etc.
  • Studio Rentals Rate
  • OFFLINE: Space Grant scheduling
  • General maintenance/upkeep of Nimbus facilities (interior/exterior)
  • Serve as ADA compliance liaison
  • Coordinate recycling and conservation efforts
  • Coordinate custodial staff
  • Bathroom/cleaning supplies orders/restocking

Job Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license/able to drive & Rent a truck
  • Weekend Availability
  • Able to lift and carry 50+ lbs a substantial distance
  • Able to squat, kneel and lift arms above head and stand for a long period of time
  • Effective communication and writing skills
  • Good Time Management and Organizational skills
  • Able to Multi-Task
  • Able to see big picture and details
  • Experience with Theater Tech.
  • Familiar with Dance/Dance terminology
  • Compensation: based on experience with potential for advancement
  • Schedule: Part-time, including some weekends, some travel

To Apply:

By July 25, Please send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to samuel@nimbusdanceworks.org.

Selected applicants will be invited to interview at Nimbus’ Jersey City location in early August.


[Elena Valls and Jessica Batten in Samuel Pott's Scarabs. Music: Samson Young Set design: Nicola Lopez. Photo: Terry Lin]

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