Audio Production Manager

The New York office of Frost Productions is seeking a highly-motivated and experienced Audio Production Manager, based in New York and New Jersey.

The Audio Production Manager is responsible for supporting and working with the Audio Services Manager on managing the overall Audio operations of Frost Productions. This position encompasses a variety of responsibilities in the field, office and shop. The Audio Production Manager works closely with clients and all of Frost’s internal teams (Sales, Production, Operations and Warehouse) in an effort to achieve the successful design and implementation of the jobs assigned to them. Efficient management of the projects and events assigned to them, while staying on top of the ever-changing demands of a fast-paced schedule are integral to achieving success at this position

Salary Range: $85,000+; commensurate with experience

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Sales team and clients to efficiently finalize proposals and budgets in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate on the overall design and specification of audio systems for events they are assigned to, including the use of acoustical-prediction software, when applicable.
  • Draft audio systems in Vectorworks and coordinate with production management to integrate audio systems into common job drawings.
  • Provide onsite audio staff with clear technical documents for each event, such as riders, signal-flow diagrams, stage plots, cue lists, etc., to ensure the proper quality of service is met on all audio jobs.
  • Design, implement, and troubleshoot working audio networks for Dante and any system-related networking protocols.
  • Coordinate with Sales and Production to advance all talent needs with the external production teams.
  • Coordinate with the Video team on any required A/V integration needs in the field.

Position Requirements:

  • Previous audio experience in Arena/Touring, Broadcast, Special Events, Corporate and Hotel settings.
  • Minimum of 5 years of live audio experience, with a minimum of 2 of those years in a managerial role.
  • Advanced mixing skills and working knowledge of digital consoles, specifically those manufactured by DiGiCo, Yamaha and Midas, including integration with Waves Soundgrid.
  • Advanced system-management skills, including designing and spec’ing of multi-zone systems with a combination of line arrays and point-source speakers, as well as advanced audio-networking design, including Dante and system protocols.
  • Proficiency with standard audio-related software such as, but not limited to, Shure Workbench 6, Qlab, Dante Controller, Harman Audio Architect, Martin Audio Display & Vu-Net.
  • Working knowledge of audio-related rigging gear and practices.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as organization and time-management skills.
  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays, and be on call, as necessary.
  • Punctuality, professionalism, and a positive, collaborative attitude when working with clients and co-workers.
  • Comfortable working at heights with ladders, lifts (Genies or scissor lifts) and scaffolding.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Any audio-related certifications are a plus, especially any related to the above mentioned manufacturers.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to with the title of the job you are applying for in the subject line.

Frost Productions provides high-end, full-service production solutions to the special events market. Our clientele ranges from prominent cultural institutions and corporations to private individuals and organizations. With over 40 years of providing dynamic solutions to our clients, Frost continues to innovate and explore new mediums in the special events market. We pride ourselves in the ability to push the boundaries of proven technology and to provide our clients with new and innovative solutions and experiences. Our solutions often create whole environments, through the use of lighting, video, audio, décor and custom-fabricated scenic elements.