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Theatrical General Manager/Associate Producer - Adam Blanshay Productions

 

Job:                           Theatrical General Manager/Associate Producer

 

Location:                    London, office based. Hybrid working an option.

 

Type:                         Flexible hours to be discussed

Salary:                       Commensurate with experience and industry standard.

 

Working Hours:           Negotiable

 

Industry:                     Commercial Theatre Sector

 

 

Description

 

Adam Blanshay Productions is seeking an in-house General Manager/Associate Producer to join the team. The successful applicant will be the GM of the company (ABP) and GM of ABP’s in-house productions including any co-productions that ABP leads. They should have a prolific understanding of commercial theatre practices, drafting and negotiating budgets, contracts and agreements, UK and US Equity, TTR, touring logistics, financial administration, investor reporting, and investment/co-production management. We are looking for someone with a strong maths/quant and excellent Excel background who loves analysing data, formulas, and forecasting figures. The ideal candidate will be someone who is not fazed by the pressures of raising large sums of money and capitalising on a show, in the UK, and on Broadway.

The General Manager/Associate Producer is a key member of the ABP team working closely with the Producer whilst also managing the Production Coordinator and Intern. We are looking for someone who can provide and maintain the right industry practices, at a high standard, enabling our theatre projects to progress accordingly, and who someone is interested in the business development and the growth of Adam Blanshay Productions as a whole.

 

Adam Blanshay Productions is a growing commercial theatrical production company with London and New York offices, managed by Producer Adam Blanshay. Adam has been involved in over sixty productions to date, and is the recipient of a Helpmann Award, six Tony Awards and six Olivier Awards.

The mission of ABP is to produce and collaborate on high-quality commercial content in the world’s leading theatrical markets. We work to develop exciting commercial projects abroad and introduce them to the UK’s West-End and Regional market, and vice versa.

 

If Adam Blanshay Productions sounds like a good fit for you then we would love to hear from you. Please follow the instructions below on how to apply.

Job Specification - General Manager/Associate Producer

Production

Contract/Agreement drafting, reviewing, and negotiation

  • Rights Agreements

  • Artist

  • Creative

  • Investment and Investor

General day-to-day management of productions:

  • Logistics planning & management

first port of call to:

  • Production Manager

  • Company Stage Manager

  • Venue Management

Production Budgeting

  • Drafting

  • Budget management

  • o Reviewing

Sales & Marketing

  • o Liaising with Marketing company to devise best strategy alongside producers

  • o Sales Analysis

  • o Sales Management, with Box Office. Knowledge of effective dynamic pricing

Investors and Investment & Co-production Management

  • o Advise Producers on financial elements of investment and Co-production opportunities

  • o Creation of recoupment schedules and investment packs

  • o Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating co-production and investor contracts

  • o Managing Investment Database, in liaison with the producer and production assistant

Investors Relations

  • Advise potential investors on financial elements of opportunities

  • Advise of recoupment schedules

  • Investor financial reporting

  • General Investor relations (financial)

SPV’s

  • Finance

In liaison with the company bookkeeper and Producer:

  • Day-to-day financial management of SPV’s, including invoice and bill management.

  • Royalty Calculations and payments

  • Payroll Management and payments

 

Essential

  • Minimum 3 years Producing/General Management experience in the commercial theatre industry (we are not looking for transferable skills from other industries, ideally you will have worked previously as a GM or Associate GM within the commercial theatrical world)

  • Computer Literate - Excellent knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook/Mail, etc.)

  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail (written and verbal) and excellent mathematical knowledge.

Desirable

  • Spoken/Written French language skills.

How to Apply

Please send your CV and a Cover Letter to: kylie@adamblanshay.com, outlining your experience and interest in the vacancy, with the subject title: General Manager/Associate Producer Application followed by your name. As part of your application please also provide the names and contact information of two people whom we may contact for references relating to your suitability for the role. Please note we will not contact your present employer prior to an offer being made.

 

Apply by 10 am on Thursday, 30th of November 2023.

We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement, and to close applications early, should suitable candidates be found before the application deadline.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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