The Market Theatre Foundation seeks Assistant Producer

The Market TheatreThe Market Theatre Foundation is looking for an Assistant Producer who will report to the Producer.
Business Unit: Producing
Assistant Producer: Reporting to Producer
(REF:2017/01/03)Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist Producer in managing administrative, logistical and contractual obligations in relation to all productions and events in all Venues
  • Ensure adherence to contracts and deliverables for individual productions
  • Ensure compliance with the PFMA and supply chain management regarding expenditure
  • Apply for performance licence, negotiate a non-returnable advance author’s royalty and to ensure the contract between the author and the theatre equitable
  • Oversee the drawing up of contracts for authors, directors, designers, actors
  • Coordinate all departments and stakeholders (technical, marketing and publicity) through the process of mounting a play and managing the process
  • Attend production meetings and monitor the technical progress of production
  • Oversee the smooth running of rehearsals and to ensure the needs and problems of directors are dealt with and resolved promptly
  • Ensure that the set, costumes, sound effects and music designs meets the director’s requirements
  • Provide statistics on each production and regular reporting on attendance expenditure vs budget.

Key Competence Requirements:

  • Degree in Dramatic Arts and minimum 3 years’ experience in creative /cultural and visual art projects
  • Sound Management experience
  • Sound negotiation skills
  • Diversity management experience
  • Understand corporate governance
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail

Interested persons who meet the requirements are invited to send a concise CV to the Human Resources Department via fax: 011 834 4311 or e-mail to

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Enquiries may be directed to Perpetua Mathsa at 011 832 1641.

Please indicate the reference number of the post: (REF:2017/01/03).

Reference, ITC and criminal checks will be conducted.

Should you not hear from us within 30 days after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.



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