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Title: Production Assistant 

Reports to: Artistic Director 

Job Status: Exempt

Part Time / Pay is based on experience / Looking to fill immediately 

Position Summary:

Production Assistant is responsible for assisting Artistic Director in planning and producing The L.A.C.E.R. Afterschool Programs Annual Fundraiser Brunch. Duties will span pre-production, production and post-production needs of the live event and 2 to 5 films to be premiered at event. Applicants must have great organizational skills, work well with children, collaborative and highly motivated. Position begins 10/5/15 and ends 11/20/15. 80 to 100 hours with 8/10 per week increasing to 25/30 per week as event draws closer. Flexible work hours between 10:00am-6:00pm. MUST BE AVAILABLE DAY OF EVENT SUNDAY 11/15/2015 7:45AM-3:00PM 

Major Responsibilities·       

Pre-Production Duties: Assist Artistic Director with creation of scripts, schedules, posters, flyers and marketing materials including Social Media outreach. Assist Artistic Director in planning and design of performances and films.·       

Production Duties: Very strong Stage Management skills and experience are required. Applicant must be able to call queues for the live event in an exciting fast paced backstage environment. Live performers include children ages 10-18 as well as presenters ages 70+. Day of duties include coordination with front of house and technical team, calling queues, assist with set up and strike of rental equipment.·       

Post-Production Duties: Assist Artistic Director with archiving production documents, thank you’s, invoicing and rental returns. Qualifications·       

Education/Knowledge: B.A./ B.S. degree in Theater, Film, Technical Arts, Business or related field or A.A. degree or production work experience equivalent. Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of fundraising events.·       

Experience: Three years experience in production. Prior experience working with non-profit is preferred. Prior experience working with children is preferred.·       

Skills and Abilities:  Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Bilingual/bicultural preferred. Compensation

  • Hourly pay is based on experience
  • Day of event pay is based on experience

 Please send resume and cover letter to LACER.ArtisticDirector@Yahoo.com