Arts Council - Production Associate


JOB DESCRIPTION: Production Associate Multiple part-time positions to be hired on an as needed basis.

Company Information: The mission of the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is to provide support, coordination and advocacy for arts and culture in our region. Owning and operating public arts facilities is one of the many ways we provide support, coordination and service to our arts and cultural partners and the larger community.

Type of position: part-time; hourly; non-exempt; reports to the Event and Venue Manager. Pay range $17/hour


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage events in the absence of the Production Manager

  • Oversee all work done in the venue ensuring it is done according to established safety guidelines and that all equipment is used in the manner intended by the manufacturer

  • Opening and closing of facilities for production groups and events

  • Supervise any crews that have been hired by the Arts Council

  • Oversee or run any screenings conducted in the facilities

  • Oversee basic lighting and/or sound for sponsored events

  • Assist or supervise with load-ins and load-outs performing safety checks and completing strike checklists as necessary

  • Assist any rental companies that are providing support for an event

  • Ensure safe and proper set-up of equipment

  • Help track inventory

  • Enforce house rules

  • House maintenance, simple installations of new equipment and updates

  • Other minor duties related to maintaining the space

  • Other duties as assigned by the Production Manager

Job Experience/Requirements:

  • Strong supervisory skills (knowing the level of supervision needed by the individual groups)

  • Two or more years of working knowledge with lighting, audio and video equipment

  • Working knowledge of rigging

  • Working experience with ladders, scaffolding, man and scissor lifts, power tools and other equipment used in performance venues

  • Knowledge of safe working practices

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to be flexible with work hours including weekends and evenings

  • Proven ability to work as part of a diverse team of individuals

  • Physical requirements:

  • Ability to climb over 10 feet, lift 50 pounds, stand for long periods of time, and carry, pull, push, reach, balance, kneel and crawl

Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume to jhorsman@intothearts.org.


3/27/15

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