Onsite Production Assistant

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  • Chicago
  • Hours Full-Time
  • Start Date Flexible

Key Objectives

  • To assist with the Production team to help keep Second City safe and running smoothly.
  • To work with all departments to maintain the building both internally and externally fixing or addressing situations before they arise.
  • To assist with the day-to-day maintenance of the Second City building and ensure the smooth running of classes and events.
  • To ensure full compliance with Second City’s Covid-19 mandate and protocols.
  • To act as a liaison between the Production team and all other departments.


On-Site Assistant duties include:

  • Room & Studio Theater Setup: sufficient chairs, supplies, operational equipment, as well as a clean space.
  • Distribute and track necessary class and rehearsal materials.
  • Keep track of equipment and notify the production coordinating team if there is malfunctioning gear.
  • Assist with Covid-19 vaccination checks.
  • Responds to queries from teachers, performers, and students via email and in-person.
  • Work with the Production Coordinators to ensure all theater and training center spaces are well-maintained.
  • Act as a guide to students and visitors for information about programs and shows offered by Second City as well as provide assistance in way-finding throughout the building.
  • Support other departments to set-up planned events within the building.
  • Handle any out-of-the ordinary incidents with standard protocols.
  • Additional administrative tasks as needed.

    The Second City is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.  We strive to attract diverse talent of all genders, sexual orientation, age brackets, race, ethnicity, language, abilities, marital status, income, and education. 


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