LAMC Production Assistant

Los Angeles Master Chorale 

Walt Disney Concert Hall 

Summary of Duties: The Production Assistant’s primary duties include assisting the Artistic Personnel & Production Manager (APPM) with rehearsals and concerts, managing the Los Angeles Master Chorale’s music library, and handling a broad range of administrative duties.

The Production Assistant will be joining a collaborative team of colleagues and will be a key participant in teams that handle LAMC performances and events. The Production Assistant should be a self-starter who works well independently but communicates effectively with colleagues. Because the Production Assistant will work at both on-site and off-site locations, a cell phone, driver’s license and vehicle are requirements of the position.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, Functions:

Production Duties

  • Assist APPM with artist check-in and logistical considerations related to rehearsals
  • Assist APPM with similar backstage concert duties in connection with performances at Walt Disney Concert Hall
  • Assist APPM with logistics related to off-site services Music Library
  • Manage music library database and single score library
  • Manage off-site music library
  • Manage score preparation, distribution and return processes with choristers
  • Prep and track music score loans

Artistic Personnel Administration

  • Help administer chorister contracts
  • Guest artist services
  • Assist with annual audition process
  • Print and distribute chorister contracts for mainstage and education engagements
  • Track completed chorister contracts
  • Send contracts to AGMA, file LAMC contracts
  • Arrange travel and hotel accommodations for guest artists
  • Assist guest artists at rehearsals/performance
  • Track and organize new audition submissions with Assistant Conductor
  • Communicate schedule and logistics with auditioning singers

Education Production

  • Assist Education Manager with in-school programs
  • Provide production assistance with High School Choir Festival services
  • Rehearsals and performances
  • Schedule LAMC master classes for participating choirs
  • Assist with other preparatory and day-of-event logistics as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or demonstration of equivalent professional production experience
  • Confidentiality, discretion and professionalism in dealing with artist relations and communications
  • Knowledge of choral music or ability to read music preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Critical thinking and organizational skills, especially project planning
  • Comfortable with deadlines
  • Comfortable with speaking in front of a large group

Requirements

  • May be required to lift up to 30 pounds
  • Will be required to work select evenings and weekends; flexible schedule provided
  • Will need to drive to off-site locations, and may be required to transport production related supplies and materials to off-site locations

Position Status: Full time/Exempt

Position Compensation: commensurate with experience; competitive benefits package available

Position open until filled

APPLICATION PROCESS

The Los Angeles Master Chorale is an equal opportunity employer. Please submit a cover letter specifying how your experience relates to this position with the LA Master Chorale and a current résumé. Please attach documents in .pdf or .doc format.

Submit application materials at www.lamc.org/jobs

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