Production Coordinator

Organization: 

Indian Summer Arts Society

Deadline: 

Mar. 15, 2018

Organization Description: 

Indian Summer is a Vancouver-based non-profit arts society. Founded in 2011, we produce the annual multi-arts festival, Indian Summer, as well as program year-round events that aim to normalize diversity both on and off stage.

ISAS provides and encourages equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, colour, religion, gender, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, and any other classification protected by law.

Website: 

http://indiansummerfest.ca

Job Description: 

  • Seasonal position – 4 days/week with increased hours during the July festival
  • Apr 2 2018 start date
  • Reporting to the Production Manager

Do you love having new and different challenges every day? Are the details of how a thing is put together your thing? The Production Coordinator at Indian Summer Festival will be work with a diversity of artists and event styles to create an atmosphere of warmth, inclusion, creativity, and curiosity.

Responsibilities: 

  • Will plan for and execute selected events as part of Indian summer festival’s programming. 
  • Plan stage technologies and décor as required for events (PowerPoint, Lighting, AV, Backline)
  • Work with the volunteer manager and volunteers to plan the human- power required to execute events
  • Create site safety and crowd flow plans for assigned events
  • Plan materials acquisition and transport for assigned events
  • Collaborate with artist liaison to accommodate the needs of artists
  • Create schedules and other organization documentation for the assigned events
  • Attend and participate in production meetings 
  • Report any outstanding incidents (good and bad) that occur over the festival
  • Communicate regularly with the entire festival team, being proactive about confirming what is needed to execute events and expenses projection

Qualifications: 

  • Ability to work and think independently in a fast-paced, results-oriented work environment 
  • Has a keen interest in arts and ideas, experience in a festival setting
  • Is comfortable working in a quick paced and often changing environment 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a diversity of people
  • Familiar with the google platform, other standard software, and team collaboration programs
  • Drivers licence and multilingualism is an asset
  • Sense of humor, a cool head and problem solving skills a must

How to Apply: 

Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to Mimi Abrahams at: production(at)indiansummerfest(dot)ca with the position in the title, explaining why you're the perfect addition to our team.

Remuneration: 

$14-16/hr (based on experience and subject to government funding)*

Contact Name: Mimi Abrahams
Contact Email: production@indiansummerfest.ca
Contact Phone: (604) 283-9172

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