Production Manager

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Job ID
# of Openings
Production & Tech Svcs
Regular Full-Time

Become a part of the team behind the team.


As employees of the Portland Trail Blazers at the Rose Quarter, we do more than basketball. We bring people together to create extraordinary moments and lasting memories through the power of sports and entertainment. We are pioneers and innovators. We look for people who push boundaries, who dream, who are committed to inclusivity – who want to contribute to Rip City!


As our Production Manager, you will plan and lead all aspects of technical operations for a wide range of sporting events, concerts, family shows and conventions held at the Rose Quarter. Your role is responsible for executing the venue setup and configuration to improve the event for the client while maintaining a safe and cheerful environment for guests and staff.


  • Prepare pre-event planning material, including CAD drawings, labor and equipment costs, schedules and other related documents.
  • Provide a single knowledgeable source for show production personnel to contact regarding technical aspects of their event.
  • Evaluate Rigging analysis for Events or acquire structural analysis when needed from Structural Engineer and implement bridal plan.
  • Supervise event production load-in, show and load out. Bill clients for labor, equipment and rented equipment.
  • Provide game day technical support for both game and auxiliary functions.
  • Provide maintenance for selected facility electronic systems including sound, timing, scoring, radio re-transmission and signage systems.
  • Manage payroll issues for stagehands and supervise all production expenses against budget provided by the Senior Manager.
  • Day-to-day supervision of stagehands, up to but not including disciplinary action. Safety Coordinator for stagehands, including safety meetings.
  • Provide A/V support to events and maintain equipment.

We’d like to hear from you if you:

  • Hold Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and Auto CAD.
  • Must possess some rigging knowledge.
  • Can work evenings and weekends.
  • Have proven track record to make critical decisions quickly in a high-paced environment.
  • Value attention to detailed and immediate accounting practices.
  • Have an aptitude to learn, understand and operate various software interfaces.
  • Hold solid understanding of fall protection/life safety requirements and are comfortable with heights.
  • Hold knowledge of the campus audio and video systems.
  • Have some knowledge of stage language.


Offers of employment are conditional upon proof of COVID-19 vaccination or approval of a medical or religious exemption and accommodation from the company and the results of a background investigation. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories and review results on an individual basis


The Portland Trail Blazers at the Rose Quarter embraces diversity and inclusion. We celebrate individual expression and uniqueness on our campus. We do not tolerate harassment or discrimination. We are committed to hiring individuals that reflect the community we serve without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other legally protected characteristics. We are an equal opportunity employer.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


We invest in our employees inside and outside of work. Our benefits package for full-time teammates includes:

  • Competitive Healthcare Coverage
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Maternal & Parental Leave
  • Flexible Time Off (3 weeks + 11 holidays)
  • Wellness Perks
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free Parking + Discounted Mass Transit Passes
  • Discounted & Complimentary Tickets
  • Ongoing Learning & Development


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