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Seasonal/Temporary Positions
Position: Lighting Director

This is a seasonal contracted position. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Reports Directly to the Production Manager

General Job Description:
The Lighting Director (LD) oversees and is responsible for the planning, execution and upkeep of all lighting, projection, and special effects elements for all productions and special events. LD will adhere to safety controls. This position also works with Production Manager to train and oversees lighting crew labor as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Ensures the on-time delivery of all lighting, video, special effects, and rigging needs for concert productions.
Manages the safe, timely and economical installation, maintenance, improvement and organization of all lighting, video, and rigging equipment and system.
Manage inventory, expendables and budgets for Lighting, and Video.
Works with Electrician as needed.
Trains, schedules and supervises lighting and video crews for all concert productions.
Assists in the planning of production logistics for load-in, strike, and changeovers.
Designs lighting for Britt events, and fundraisers as needed.
Tracks production budgets as they pertain to Lighting, Video, Rigging and Lighting Crew.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
Demonstrated planning, organizational, team-building and command skills.
Demonstrated multitasking, time management and problem-solving skills.
Ability to supervise crews on simultaneous projects.
Ability to interface with guest artists and resident staff to forward organizational and artistic goals.
Ability to anticipate and address challenges that span multiple departments.
Ability to design and implement stage lighting, video and rigging for productions, rentals, concerts, and special events.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

OTHER ACCOUNTABILITIES: 
Other duties as assigned by the President and CEO or Production Manager
Perform all work with a direct reflection of the Mission, Vision and Values of Britt.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Expected to climb ladders, work at height, and lift and carry up to 75 pounds
Works nights, weekends and holidays as required. Schedule changes weekly.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to tell differences among colors.

EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree or education & experience that yields the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
At least five years of supervisory experience in lighting stage operations at a professional venue.
Valid driver's license.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
In-depth knowledge of theatrical lighting equipment and systems through training and hands on experience, including conventional instruments, scrollers, automated lighting, LED technology, special effects, AC and DC electrical systems, single and three-phase power distribution and rigging systems.
Working knowledge of theatrical design and theatre history and of different venue types with varying production schedules.
Demonstrated skills in the troubleshooting, repair and improvement of lighting, projection, and stage equipment.
Demonstrated skill in the operation and programming of theatrical lighting consoles and projection systems.
Ability to design and implement stage lighting, video and rigging for productions, rentals, concerts, and special events.

Experienced in lighting for video or film.

Experience:

  • management: 5 years (Preferred)

Required travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Apply for this position at Indeed.com: https://www.indeed.com/q-Britt-Festivals-jobs.html?vjk=db80f938211d9cb0

 

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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

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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