We are looking for a Festival Producer that is a highly motivated self-starter, passionate about music and art, and has a love of production and operations. The Festival Producer provides a broad range of administrative and production support, most especially while the executive director is on parental leave. Ideal candidate starts in early November.
Key duties include the following:
Responsible for producing the 2022 Festival. Manage all production and logistics aspects, do all advance preparation for all concerts/events (scheduling, hiring + managing crew, volunteers, instrument rentals, create stage plots, etc) and oversee and be present during all events (oversee load in/load out, run-of-show , etc).
Act as the main point of contact for artists and venues.
Conduct site visits to venues as needed.
Contract all festival artists, hosts and seasonal staff
Confirm all venues alongside executive director and president
Responsible for collecting and processing all bills, invoices and receipts for reimbursement.
Assist with the creation of the program booklet working closely with executive director, graphic designer and festival partner. Collect all materials necessary to create the program booklet.
Work closely with the development manager to prepare grant reports and/or applications.
In collaboration with the executive director and festival partner, create/implement marketing strategy, and work closely with venues to promote concerts.
Collaborate with festival partner and publicity agency to implement press strategy.
Oversee social media manager (approve/proof all social media content and eblasts)
Other duties as assigned and are typical of a Producer.
Qualifications and Skills
Strong organizational, verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
Experience managing budgets, other financial processes.
Experience of nonprofit or cultural organization administration and producing public events
Effective producer managing talent, vendors, and timelines
Ability to work independently, efficiently and on multiple tasks simultaneously.
The Festival Producer reports to the executive director.
This is a temporary, part time, contracted position with an estimated duration of November 1, 2021 through May 30, 2022.
A payment of $4,500 will be offered.
Please email resume and cover letter, along with 2-3 references to: firstname.lastname@example.org