Production Manager


Name: Andrew Smith

Phone: 03 9834 0200


Location: Burwood, Melbourne

A well, established Performing Arts Centre, The Besen Centre is looking for the services of a proactive and self-motivated Production Manager to work in our close-knit team in Burwood Victoria.

Ideally you would have 7 years + experience in Live Theatre or Event Production including the use and understanding of Audio systems, Lighting systems, Fly systems for our busy venue.  Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite skills, including Excel, typing, strong attention to detail and follow through, are a must in this diverse role.

As the Production Manager your role will encompass many aspects of the Theatre in supporting the Theatre Manager, Technical Manager and Theatre Technician to help deliver and support the client’s which allows them to stage the best events, as well as the management and rostering of Ushers, Bar Staff, Cleaners, and additional Technical Staff while maintaining the highest professional standards which will keep you challenged and busy.


If you are a proactive and self-motivated person with a strong technical and client focus, take pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail this could be your role.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Professional or tertiary qualfication in Production, or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience in production and event management
  • Strong detailed knowledge and experience in Lighting systems, Audio Systems and Fly Systems.
  • Ability to operate all the electrical equipment withing the Besen Centre
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility in work hours as required
  • Ability work without supervision
  • Competence in the use of Microsoft Office including Excel
  • Ability to work well with others an dassist in creating a productive working environment
  • Ability to accept and respond to changes in practices
  • Knowledge of WH&S as they apply to current legislation   

All applicants must have a Working with Children Check and National Police Clearance.


To view the Position Description, please click here.  Please email your Curriculum Vitae to The Manager, or telephone 03 9834 0200 for further information.

Applications Close: COB Friday, 3 May 2024

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