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Orchestra Openings

See our Orchestra Openings page for current openings and audition information.

 Britt Music & Arts Festival

Seasonal/Temporary Positions
Position: Production Manager

General Description:  The Production Manager (PM) is a Seasonal position that supervises and directs stage production, technical requirements, and scheduling of all activities relating to the presenting of Britt concert events including Music & Comedy, Britt Festival Orchestra, Britt Education Programs, and other duties as assigned by the President and CEO.

Report to (as applicable):   President and CEO for administration, Program Director for Music and Comedy and Director of Artistic Operations during Orchestra Season.

This position is a seasonal, salaried (exempt) management position and requires long hours, nights and weekends. Overtime pay does not apply.

The Employment Agreement will be from April 15, – September 30, 2019.  The workload in April is minimal and can be done remotely.

Compensation:   Competitive and commensurate with experience

Performance of Duties

PM shall perform all of its duties hereunder diligently and to the best of its ability in accordance with the highest industry standards.

  1. Review all contracts and analyze scope of all production requirements to include technical and hospitality needs
  2. Hire and supervise Production Assistant(s), and Lighting Director, and coordinate the scheduling of same for all productions
  3. Work with Stage Manager on all technical aspects of concert facility
  4. Oversee maintenance of pavilion to assure cleanliness and safety
  5. Make arrangements for and manage artist load-in, load-out and sound checks
  6. Arrange for and confirm housing, transportation and travel arrangements with artists and provide for special needs as set forth in contract riders
  7. Arrange all details to ensure artist backstage hospitality and catering requirements are met as set forth in contracts
  8. Communicate any potential violation or concern of possible violation of the CUP dB level restrictions to the Program Director immediately
  9. Work with Facilities Operation Manager and House Manager to ensure venue is concert ready and day-to-day facilities and house needs are met
  10. Collaborate with the Director of Education to ensure that all Britt Education production needs are met in a timely and professional manner
  11. Collaborate with the Director of Artistic Operations to ensure that all Britt Festival Orchestra Season production needs are met in a timely and professional manner
  12. Collaborate with the Director of Programming to ensure that all Music and Comedy shows production needs are met in a timely and professional manner
  13. Develop the annual Production Budget. Advise the President and CEO on capital, facility, and staff needs and their budgetary implications
  14. Manage production budget expenditures within approved amounts
  15. Oversee Meet & Greets, backstage dinners and other Development Dept. activities related to artists
  16. Other duties appropriate to the position as directed by the President and CEO.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to artistic and operational excellence
  • Minimum of five (5) years Production Management Experience in similar organization presenting and producing popular concerts
  • Knowledge of professional audio, lighting, rigging, backline, and staging commensurate with being able to understand rider specifications
  • Candidate with orchestral experience a plus
  • Ability to lead, manage and inspire others with creativity and adaptability
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of Production management
  • Organized, energetic, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Able to work independently and meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets and database management
  • Prefer four (4) year college degree or equivalent experience 

Send cover letter and resume to ed@brittfest.org

 Britt Music & Arts Festival

 
Position: Stage Crew

General Description:  Work onstage during the load in and load out of Britt Shows.  Duties include setting up the stage, lights, audio, backline and helping with any other aspects relating to the show.  

Responsibilities:

Assist house and touring crew during load-in and load-out of concerts.

Work with audio and lighting contractors on stage.

Assist with general maintenance of concert facilities when needed.

Other duties appropriate to the position as assigned.

Requirements:

  1. Must be able to safely lift 50lbs.
  2. Must be able to work effectively with coworkers, visiting artists and crew.
  3. Must be able to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  4. Must be flexible in adapting work hours to meet the needs of the position.
  5. Must be enthusiastic and energetic. 
  6. Knowledge in stage lighting and sound is a plus.

Please send resume to andrew.mustain@brittfest.org

 Britt Music & Arts Festival


 

Internships

Part-time internships for college credit only are available during the late winter, spring and summer months. Specific dates and work schedules are determined individually based on departmental needs and the availability of the chosen candidates. For paid, seasonal positions, please see our Seasonal/Temporary Employment section.

There are no internship positions open at this time.

 


Permanent Positions

There are no permanent positions open at this time.

 

Britt Music & Arts Festival is an Equal Opportunity Employer