Position: Props Supervisor

Department: Production

Reports to: Director of Production

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary of Position

The Prop Supervisor is responsible for creating, building, purchasing, pulling, and renting all prop items required to support the artistic vision of RMT productions and/or special events.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Oversee all prop elements, providing ongoing and consistent support for RMT productions and/or special events including hand props, furniture, and set dressing
  • Maintain all RMT Prop assets including materials, inventory, and equipment
  • Communicate and provide strategic recommendations to the Director of Production on the technical specifications, costs, and usage of equipment and materials required of approved prop designs
  • Manage prop construction within the limitations of schedule, labor, and budget
  • Assist with the preparation and creation of departmental budgets
  • Create and maintain budget records for all departmental purchases
  • Attend and participate in technical rehearsals, load-In, strike, and production meetings
  • Provide recommendations to the Director of Production regarding fixed asset purchases
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 1-3 years of Prop Shop and/or Prop Supervisor experience in a theatrical environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Outlook
  • Satisfactory driving record, as determined by RMT management, and valid driver’s license
  • Proficiency with power tools, electric saws, and paint equipment
  • Basic shop safety knowledge and etiquette
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in Photoshop
  • Proficiency in CAD Drafting - Vectorworks
Physical Demands:
  • This position requires unassisted lifting of at least 50 pounds, ability to stand for extended periods of time, bend, stoop, and climb a ladder, as well as ability to shop locally and online as needed. This position includes work in a shop environment with power tools and as needed, an N95 respirator and/or dust mask.

To apply, email info@redmountaintheatre.org with “Props Supervisor” in the subject line and include cover letter and resume. No phone calls please.

Relocation assistance and signing bonus available.