Jobs: Deputy Company Manager

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

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

Responsibilities and Duties:

▪️Work closely and in conjunction with the Company Manager. The Deputy Company Manager supports the role of the Company Manager daily.

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

▪️Assist the Company Manager to liaise between all technical departments, Resident Creative Team, Production and General Management teams to ensure the smooth running of all rehearsals and performances.

▪️Assist the Company Manager to communicate in a timely manner with Production and General Management and the Resident Creative Team on any day-to-day changes that might impact the running of the Production.

▪️Work closely with the theatre staff at the touring venues to ensure the smooth running of the production.

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

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

▪️Assist the Company Manager to maintain financial and other records together with good management employee relations necessary for the operation of the Production.

▪️Assist the Company Manager to arrange tickets for company members and liaise with the International Creative Team on show watches for upcoming visits.

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

▪️Assist the Company Manager to 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.


▪️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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