Crash Ensemble is now seeking to appoint a new Producer/Concerts Manager to join its team. Do you love logistics and event production and have a passion for music and the arts? This could be the role for you!
This is a part-time role (24 hours per week).
Reporting to: CEO
Key Internal Relationships: Artistic Director, CEO, Audio Producer/Production Manager, Crash Musicians, Community Manager, Education Officer, Other Crash Creatives and Production team including Crash’s Filmmaker in Residence, Music Makers & Composers.
Key External Relationships: Venues, music/instrument suppliers, other music and arts organisations.
Role and Responsibilities
- Assisting in the production of Crash Ensemble’s calendar of events
- Manage budgets as signed off by CEO
- Organising the logistics related to Crash rehearsals, recordings, performances and events
- Liaise with musicians regarding all logistics and ensure that they have information required in a timely manner
- Coordinate load in and load out to venues
- Attend and run all rehearsal sessions (including set up and take down), performances, recording sessions
- Deliver stage plans and production schedules (based on existing templates)
- Execute stage plans including seating, music stands, stand lighting etc.
- Act as Stage Manager for Crash Ensemble performances
- Ensure compliance with venue regulations and Crash’s Safety Policies & Procedures
- Clear the stage post show, remove all Crash equipment and transport to storage.
- Work with the CEO and artistic staff to support general administration and coordination of concerts, commissions, recording, engagement and fringe activities.
- Contribute to the development of the organisation strategically and administratively.
- Contribute to funding applications and developmental initiatives as required.
- Provide up to date information to the CEO regarding player rehearsal fees for player payments.
- Work with the CEO processing invoice payments.
- Provide all relevant financial paperwork to the CEO.
- Work with the CEO on collating relevant data for funding reporting.
- Assisting the ensemble’s CEO and marketing & PR personnel on all aspects of communications when needed.
- Other administrative tasks as required.
Person Specification and Skills
- Experience of working in a performing arts context
- Knowledge and understanding of music and a passion for the arts and Crash’s work
- Fluency in English
- Full clean driving licence with access to a car
- An aptitude for, and experience in project management and office administration
- Experience in using Google Drive and Google applications, MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
- Reliable, proactive and highly organised with an ability to multitask
- Excellent administration skills
- Deadline‐oriented with strong attention to detail
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Calm under pressure
- An enthusiastic, motivated and energetic individual with a positive “can do” attitude
- A creative thinker and problem solver
- A qualification in a relevant area.
- Excellent writing skills
- Knowledge of marketing, PR and communications