Events Producer

The Center for Fiction

Wanted! A cool-under-pressure, A/V expert to confidently lead the smooth production of events at The Center for Fiction. Technical proficiency and eagerness to master all the amazing capabilities of our in-house system are a must. The person in this role reports to the Director of Public Programming and works closely with the Executive Director.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for all aspects of technical production including: room set-up and strike, mic’ing guests, audio and video recording, and event photography

  • Schedule and supervise a team of paid event interns to assist with front of house duties

  • Work with marketing team to ensure the timely delivery of event materials

  • Daily application of A/V expertise and the ability to speedily master and vigilantly maintain The Center’s venue-specific system

Requirements
  • Must have experience with a range of industry-standard A/V equipment

  • Can quickly assess and troubleshoot live production issues in real time with professionalism

  • Can take and give direction and adapt to change quickly

  • Knowledge of Newtek Tricaster Mini HD4, Mackie DL32R, Planar VCS video walls, and Dante routing preferred

  • Experience in editing video and audio is a plus!

A genuine desire to be part of an organization whose mission is to serve the literary community is also essential. Candidates with a background in theater tech and/or live music are encouraged to apply!

Commitment

This is a part-time position that varies with the events schedule from week to week, but has mostly evening and occasional daytime hours; schedule is flexible.

How to Apply

To apply, email a cover letter and resume to jobs@centerforfiction.org

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Posted on May 31