Jobs: Company Manager

Are you interested in working on one of Disney’s most iconic musicals?

Disney is recruiting a Company Manager for The Lion King tour in Zurich from December 2023 to March 2024.

Responsibilities and Duties:

▪️Responsible for the welfare of members of the Company and carrying out regular dressing room walk round and department check-ins within the working week.

▪️Liaise between all Technical departments, Resident Creative team, Production and General Management Teams and local venue staff to ensure the smooth running of all rehearsals and performances.

▪️Communicate in a timely manner with Production, General Management and the Resident Creative team on any day-to-day changes that might impact the running of the Production.

▪️Provide payroll information and preparing the weekly payroll file for the production.

▪️Prepare and schedule performer holiday requests with regular updates submitted to the General Manager and Resident Creative Team for approval.

▪️Maintain financial and other records together with good management employee relations necessary for the operation of the Production.

▪️Arrange tickets for company members and liaising with the International Creative Team on show watches for upcoming visits.

▪️Attend and, on rotation, run weekly Head of Department meetings.

▪️Liaise with the Disney marketing and press department, to plan for events, and backstage tours, attending as necessary.

▪️In conjunction with Stage Management, produce accurate rehearsal schedules and show reports.

▪️Ensure that the Health and Safety Policy is followed and liaise closely with Disney’s Health and Safety Manager.

▪️Work closely and in conjunction with the Deputy Company Manager.


▪️Clear, confident communication and decision making essential.

▪️Ability to remain focused and calm when under pressure.

▪️Excellent relationship and interpersonal skills with cast, creative and production team essential.

▪️Transparent and open approach, be able to work well under pressure, enjoy leading from the front, and by example.

▪️Excellent problem-solving skills and use of own initiative.

▪️A full awareness of need for integrity and confidentiality.

▪️Organised with excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook.

▪️Experience in a similar role within a large-scale musical production working with an international cast is highly desirable.

For more information or to apply please contact

Please include a covering letter with your CV.

Note – return flights, accommodation, per diem and local travel in Zurich will all be provided.

Disney is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workforce, and strongly encourage applicants of every race, ethnicity, belief, gender, sexual identity, disability, age and culture to apply.

Closing date for applications: 23:59 on Wednesday 1st November 2023


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