Stage Manager, Consumer Events
This is a seasonal position.
Primary purpose and function of the Stage Manager, Consumer Events position:
This position supports one or more of our event or costumed character products a defined period of our season
Executes and maintains artistic and operational integrity of specified event or costumed character product
Oversees the supervision of the assigned operations teams, including casts and crews
Collaborates with Entertainment Theming, Operations, Production and Theatrical Services teams to achieve project goals and objectives including the rehearsal, install, and strike plans
Works with all outside Event Operations contractors
Executes and maintains Event Operations Scheduler and KRONOS programs
Works with project timelines and schedules to ensure park and departmental goals and objectives are obtained
Execute development, performance and evaluation of the internal assigned Event Operations teams
Participates in the Event Operations stage management program to include comprehension of rehearsal and operational processes, training, schedules, production books, and start-up meetings
Coach and develop Event Operations teams and administer developmental discussions for direct reports
Collaborates with department leadership in the execution and supervision of Event Operations processes to achieve park and department safety targets
Executes and maintains Event Operations cast & crew on the job safety program in coordination with Physical Therapy experts
Executes and maintains quality assurance of Event and costumed character product and support areas
Execute the Event Operations department training programs to assigned Event Operations team.
Participates in other duties as assigned that support park and departmental goals and objectives.
Principle Duties & Responsibilities:
Event or costumed character supervision, show quality assurance, safety, venue operations
Training and development, evaluation, team member performance supervision and department safety initiatives
Event Operations, Entertainment Department operating expense and labor budgets
Qualifications for Position:
Proven supervisory stage management skills, strong communication skills; positive attitude, team player; good negotiation abilities, collaboration skills, problem solving skills, organizational skills
Education and Special Skills:
Associates or BA in Theatre Management, Theatre Arts, Event Management or equivalent professional experience
2 years professional supervisory stage management experience preferred
1 year experience supervising execution of a payroll budget preferred
2 years professional entertainment or theme park experience preferred
Busch Gardens is an equal opportunity employer and supports a safe and drug free workplace.