Michael Cassel Group is seeking to recruit an experienced Company Manager to lead the international tour of the world’s #1 musical, Disney’s The Lion King.
Applicants must be able to commence in Mid to Late November and commit to a run of play contract for the international tour, which begins in Manila in January 2018 and will tour to Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, South Africa and beyond.
To be successful in this challenging and exciting role, you will have experience as a Company Manager or Deputy Company Manager in large scale productions along with international touring experience. You will have had direct responsibility for managing many people and personality types. It is also likely you will have international touring experience and an understanding of the requirements of working with differing cultural expectations.
Your leadership ability will ensure you can provide day-to-day management and support to the cast, crew, orchestra and other production personnel, lifting them to achieve their best work. You will also be able to think on your feet to trouble shoot and resolve a multitude of issues, whilst maintaining a calm and reassuring presence. You must have the temperament to work effectively with children, and you must be able to satisfy each country’s requirements for Working with Children.
You will have the attention to detail to ensure all administration tasks are completed as required, effectively executing payroll, insurance, policies, finance and administration tasks. Managing travel itineraries is an essential part of this role. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.
Importantly, you will have the presence and maturity to serve as the Producer’s representative in the theatre, embodying the ethos of Michael Cassel Group and Disney at all times.
The Company Manager, working with the Deputy Company Manager, is crucial to the success of the production. As Company Manager, you must be capable of working independently, but you will have the backing and support of industry leaders in our production office based in Sydney.
To apply for this opportunity, please send
- An up to date CV
- A covering letter providing 2 examples of situations which have required you to think on your feet, using effective people management and conflict resolution skills, under time pressure.
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