Company Manager

Company Manager


Peter Pan Goes Wrong

UK Tour with West End Christmas Season

Kenny Wax Ltd is one of the leading Production Companies operating in the West End and on Tour. Peter Pan Goes Wrong is one of its big successes both on stage and screen and will soon be opening on Broadway. We are a company that offers a work culture that nurtures and encourages personal and professional development. We encourage diversity and inclusion across all our shows and welcome applications from all backgrounds and levels of experience.

Company Manager

Salary: £900 per performance week plus touring allowance & travel

Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, First Aid Training if needed, Wellbeing and Resilience programmes, access to physiotherapy

Contract: Fixed Term 32 weeks

Show schedule: performances are 6 days per week either Monday – Saturday or Tuesday – Sunday depending on each venue’s schedule.

Holiday: 28 days per year

Start Date: August 2023

Location: Various UK Touring venues & the West End

Personal Attributes: We are looking for applicants with previous Company Management experience. The role requires someone who has exceptional people skills and can work in a highly pressured environment. A very strong knowledge of Health and Safety procedures would be desirable due to the physicality of the show. Last minute cast changes are normal on this production, so applicants must be able to adapt quickly.

Job Description

  • To supervise and lead the entire company – stage management, cast, and wardrobe;
  • To liaise with the production manager, venue technical management and theatre management as required;
  • To schedule the company’s weekly hours;
  • To ensure the safest possible working environment at all times, and that all Health and Safety procedure and practice is adhered to including filling in accident reports and attending regular Health and Safety meetings;
  • To compile and distribute show reports;
  • To put together and distribute the weekly schedule for the company;
  • To complete the weekly payroll;
  • To manage petty cash and respect the weekly petty cash budget;
  • To liaise with Press & Marketing personnel with regards to interviews etc;
  • To carry out ad-hoc hospitality duties for VIP guests;
  • To schedule and supervise understudy rehearsals in liaison with the Associate Director;
  • To be the primary point of contact for any personnel or pastoral issues in the company;
  • Any other reasonable duty that would normally fall within the remit of a Company Manager based on industry norms and practice.

Person Specification

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written with excellent attention to detail;
  • A proactive and flexible attitude;
  • Previous experience of UK Touring;
  • Previous experience of leading a team;
  • The ability to work well with actors and creative team;
  • The ability to work under pressure and effectively prioritise;
  • Confidence in leading sensitive conversations;
  • Awareness of current health & safety legislation;
  • Experience with performer flying is desirable;
  • Strong working knowledge of UK Theatre & SOLT Equity and BECTU agreements.

Please send a CV to [email protected] with PPGW COMPANY MANAGER in the subject line. Deadline is 5pm Friday 7th April.