Skills: Technical Writing
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Saudi Arabia
Req Number: 19060BR
We are seeking a Senior Theater Specialist to join the Programs Division of the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture Department.
The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) is an iconic landmark building, a beacon for knowledge to illuminate, inspire, and catalyze the potential of the Kingdom's vast talent pool. Ithra is an all-purpose culture destination, and an environment for transformative
experiences to unlock the power of potential through mastery in arts, science, literature, and innovation. Facilities include an idea lab, library, theater, museum, energy exhibit, art gallery, children's museum, and a knowledge tower housed under one roof to provide visitors with an immersive and transformative experience.
The Programs Division is responsible for planning and executing all King Abdulaziz Center's programs, including, but not limited to, the Museum programs, Theater and Performing Arts programs, as well as Keystone and the Outreach programs. In addition, it is responsible for
the Library and other educational, scientific, technological programs and administering the Performing Arts productions programs.
You will be responsible for the production coordination, which includes the planning, scoping, and scheduling for the production and technical operations of the theater.
As the successful candidate, you should hold a Master's degree or Bachelor's degree in theater, theatrical studies, and English literature, creative practice, and direction or a related field.
Minimum of 10 years experience in the production and technical areas of the performing arts.
Knowledge and experience in theatre or television production administration.
A proven track record of successfully coordinating all aspects of theatrical or television productions.
Knowledge of the international Performing Arts industry, including centers, theatres, opera houses, and companies.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You are required to perform the following:
Central point of contact for production and technical related matters within the theatre and other projects of the following:
Assist the Production Manager in all theatre activities.
Work closely with the Technical Manager, Master Carpenter, and Master Electrician.
Work closely with the Performing Arts team in developing plans and schedules to ensure the timely delivery of production elements.
Communicate schedule and planning information and changes to all relevant parties.
Report on the performance of service contracts and contractor obligations.
Coordinate technical scheduling and budget control for performing arts.
Liaise with international performing arts companies to coordinate documentation of receiving shows and co-productions.
Preparation of service provider scopes of work and contracts.
Ensure all production documentation, including show plots, build procedures, and risk assessments, are up to date and easily accessible.
Promote the Theater and establish and maintain positive working relationships with all user groups.
Liaise internally with all centers and Saudi Aramco departments, divisions, and components to help execute the requirements of performing arts - communication, marketing, administrative approvals, contracting, transportation, and venue policies.
Saudi Aramco's Industrial Relations (IR) Business line is dedicated to building, maintaining and enhancing the relationships the Company develops with people and institutions inside the Kingdom and around the world. It is through the IR business line that the Company cares for the health, wellbeing and security of its employees and their families, maintains the high quality of life found in Company communities, operates the school system for the children of expatriate employees, and communicates with various audiences through a variety of media, including print publications, events, films and websites. Saudi Aramco operates one of the largest and most successful industrial and professional training programs on the planet to ensure that its employees are provided with the training they need to meet emerging challenges. The Company's wide-ranging corporate citizenship activities, which focus on the areas of environmental protection, knowledge, community and the economy, are also the responsibility of the IR business line.
Every day, our multinational team of more than 70,000 people combines passion, purpose, and performance to achieve a common objective: unlocking the full potential of the Kingdom’s resources to create more value for our company and more opportunities for people at home and around the globe.
Join us at Saudi Aramco.