Production Assistant

Street Symphony

Los Angeles, CA

Street Symphony seeks a part time team member who provides an invaluable work ethic, positive attitude, passion, and empathy. Our organization is powered by individuals willing to apply their strengths as needed, with the willingness to learn and grow with the organization. We hope to find an individual who will meet our preferred requirements, but most importantly brings their unique, energetic drive complementary to our organization's culture.

Job Description: Reporting directly to the Associate Artistic Director, the Project Assistant is responsible for on-the-ground support for all in-person musical programming, and assists the Associate Artistic Director with various tasks. In addition to assigned events and projects, the Project Assistant will be expected to attend weekly staff meetings.

On a monthly basis, the Project Assistant will be responsible to attend and assist production (5) regular in person events per month, and assist in the production of Street Symphony’s two flagship events in September and December respectively.

Regular Events:
Drumming in the Parks - 2nd Thursday of the Month
Refresh Spot - 2nd Saturday of the Month
Music With A Mission at The Midnight Mission - 4th Thursday of the Month
Music for the Soul at Downtown Women’s Center - 4th Friday of the Month
Additional rotating pilot event - date TBC per month, generally on the 4th Saturday or Sunday of the Month.
Special Events
Four Seasons - 10/29/2022
Messiah Project - 12/9/2022

General Responsibilities:
Assist Associate Artistic Director with moving and setting equipment
Lead sound production set up, including live sound, and livestream set up for occasional events.
Coordinate Musicians and act as point person for musicians and facility staff
Take mobile phone photos and videos to be shared on social media
Be a witness to the event and offer qualitative reports of events from a storyteller perspective
Assist with breakdown of equipment
Transport equipment from storage to events
Meet with Associate Artistic Director prior to events for planning and coordination
For Messiah Project and Four Seasons, Project Assistant will be expected to work longer work weeks 3 weeks prior to the event to assist with more robust artistic and logistical planning.

Outside of project/event based contractual work, the Project Assistant will be expected to attend weekly staff meetings from 11:30am-12:00pm on Mondays and possibly other meetings to discuss upcoming programs and events.

Must have your own laptop
Must live in Los Angeles area
Must have a their own automobile and valid drivers license
Preferred 2-3 years event/concert planning and production experience
Basic experience in audio visual production related to streaming hybrid events (in person and virtual)
Experience with sound and various components related to it (microphones, audio cables, adapters, etc.)
Experience with computer, projectors, video, live-stream, sound systems
Using Technology (Tech Savvy) - Working with electronic hardware and software applications
Self-Management - Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability
Teamwork - Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals
Maintain and organize equipment


Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected] Subject line: Production Assistant by 6/30/2022.
Here is the link on our organization website for the full description.

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