Production Stage Manager

Production Stage Manager

CATEGORY: Technical

Virgin Voyages
Miami, FL 33324

Job Details


*This gig is onboard our Scarlet Lady - so if life at sea isn't your thing, this may not be the gig for you.

The Gig:

We’re on a mission to create the world’s most irresistible travel brand and are searching for a talented, cutting-edge, innovative, resourceful, sea-based entertainment rock star to help make that a reality. Entertainment onboard our lady ships is one of the key elements to executing a brilliant sailor experience, so are you up to the task?

The Production Stage Manager oversees shows and experiences in one of the three primary entertainment venues onboard. They will be responsible for running all rehearsals, ensuring overall artistic quality and call all shows in the venue, you know, kind of what stage managers do. We entrust our PSM to run a tight ship and maintain the quality of performance experiences, which is key to the success of the overall entertainment program onboard our Lady Ships. This is a complex, multifaceted assignment where creativity, strong management skills and exquisite communication chops are the key to success.

Sound like a gig you’re up for? If so, float on...

What You’ll Be Up To:

-Maintain the artistic integrity of each production as originally set by the creative team
-Call all shows and experiences in venue assigned
-Maintain and update each production’s show book and applicable production paperwork
-Maintain and update each prompt script
-Lead show rehearsals, technical rehearsals and put-ins as needed
-Send nightly show reports to shipboard and shoreside teams
-Work closely with onboard entertainment management on the cast and entertainment technical crew scheduling
-Work closely with the Entertainment Technical Manager and technical crew to ensure that design elements are functional and show ready
-Assist in the scheduling and venue availability in assigned venue
-Oversee the supply and ordering of Show consumables and assist with Happenings and Party consumables as necessary
-Attend department meetings, as needed
-General safety duties, as dictated by the Safety Officer onboard
-Embody the Virgin brand with passion and joy (can I get a shell yeah?!)

  • Superpowers Required: Minimum of three years’ experience as a stage manager in professional non-profit or commercial theater
  • Minimum of two years of complex show calling
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to juggle several operations at once
  • Strong knowledge of key business tools (MS Office, Google Apps, etc.)
  • A self-starter, who can roll up their sleeves and make ship happen with little supervision
  • Great energy and attitude of optimism
  • Ability to move mountains without relying on others to do the heavy lifting
  • Ability to move seamlessly between leading and being a member of a team
  • Performer put-in experience is required
  • Experience with automation systems and performer flying a plus
  • Circus stage management is a plus
  • Event management experience is a plus
  • Cruise ship experience is an asset, but not required
  • Work experience outside of the United States, in cross-cultural settings, preferred
  • Ability to work in loud, disruptive spaces and outside in the sun
  • Conversational English is required
  • SWTC training required (provided by VV)

What Matters to Us

At Virgin, your personality matters as much as how good you are at what you do. We want you to bring it to our hang out spot and help make the place even better. So, we won’t be surprised to hear that when people talk about you they say you are clever, on top of it, able to think ahead, intuitive, passionate and someone people respect and enjoy working with because you make things happen.



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