Job title: Production Associate
Job description: The Multicultural Arts Center is seeking a candidate who brings technical skills, customer service experience, and a passion to wield the power of the arts to activate social change. We are a small, dedicated team and the Production Associate will be an important member of it! This person is responsible for the implementation of our arts programming and private events. If you have experience with audio/visual equipment, video streaming and editing, and event logistics, we want to hear from you! To apply, send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday, April 18th.
This part time position is temporary through August 2021, with the possibility to extend or be made permanent. The Production Associate will work at the direction of the Interim Managing Director in the coordination of facility rentals, performing arts events and gallery receptions, as COVID guidelines allow.
The ideal candidate works as a team player, maintains professional standards with a sense of humor, and brings a thoughtful approach to working with a diverse community that includes our audience members, artists and rental clients from the corporate, private and non-profit sectors. This person is motivated by the mission of the center, with a vested interest in elevating underrepresented voices in the arts and widening access to the arts.
The Production Associate will be expected to maintain a variable work schedule that involves daytime, evening and weekend work. The position will average 12-15 hours per week.
The Multicultural Arts Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.
Self-directed; works in a timely manner in a fast-paced environment and manages deadlines well
Attentive to detail and asks questions when needed
Builds relationships centered on trust and teamwork
Demonstrates leadership in solving problems, managing tasks independently, and delegating when appropriate
Willingness to learn specific production needs of our space
Brings a positive attitude towards client/artist relationships and has experience in public-facing customer service
Experienced in event production; event management experience is a plus
Skilled in use of audio/video recording equipment, lighting and sound design
Experienced with videography, editing, and streaming
Preparation in advance of events:
Assist with walk-throughs with caterers and rental clients regarding details of upcoming events in coordination with Interim Managing Director
Oversees execution of the Center’s performing arts events:
Coordinates logistics with clients and artists and their crews, including pre-event technical checks and setting space to their specifications
Sets up and strikes all equipment including: chairs, tables, staging, curtains, lighting, cameras, PA system, amplification, etc
Sets and/or runs lighting and sound plots (ETC Express 48/96 Lighting Control Console)
Moves equipment, furniture, and staging weighing up to 50 pounds
Serve as on-site point of contact during event rentals:
Coordinates with outside vendors to ensure space is set up to agreed-upon specifications
Fields day-of questions and concerns with client and acts as a resource throughout the event
Oversees event set-up and break-down and properly returns all Center equipment to storage
Supports gallery receptions and other non-performing arts events as needed
Work closely with the Interim Managing Director to make sure all details of an event are executed to the clients’ satisfaction and respond quickly and proactively to challenges as they arise. Work with on-site security guard as needed for events
Maintain theater and gallery equipment, including but not limited to light and sound equipment, tech storage areas, staging, green room, piano, tables, chairs, and outside courtyard space for all events and rentals
Create and manage a maintenance schedule for all equipment and hire and supervise maintenance contractors
Participate in weekly staff meetings and weekly supervision meetings
How To Apply:
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To apply, send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com by Sunday, April 18th.
April 18, 2021
$15,000 – $17,000
About this Organization:
The Multicultural Arts Center is the only multicultural visual and performing arts center in New England. The historically significant venue, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, includes an elegant theater and a fine art gallery.
Expected salary: $15000 – 17000 per year
Job date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 02:17:50 GMT
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