ASSISTANT TO PRODUCTION MANAGER/SCHEDULER–Miami Music Festival
Seasonal Position: Internships are offered for both sessions. Applicants are encouraged to intern for both sessions to gain the most out of their internship, but it is not required.
Session One: June 5 – June 30, 2018
Session Two: July 2 – July 28, 2018.
Office: Miami Music Festival @ Miami Beach Senior High, Miami Beach, FL
The Production Operations & Scheduling Intern works directly with the Production Manager and Festival Scheduler. The production staff is also aided by the assistance of several Orchestra Members (Production Fellows) in the set-up and strike of the stage. The Production Intern is expected to work closely and effectively with the VP, Production Manager, Stage Manager, Artistic & Operations Directors, Orchestra Manager, Music Librarian, Music Director, and Guest Conductors to ensure clear communication regarding production needs and abilities for the festival among the staff and clear dissemination of this information. The intern may also report to the Artistic & Operations Director to aid with general operations throughout the festival including artist liaison assistance and logistics. This internship provides hands on insights into many aspects of the music festival’s operations and technical responsibilities.
Duties and Responsibilities: Assisting the Scheduler and Production Manager in scheduling over 200 students and 50 faculty for orchestra, opera, piano and conducting classes, rehearsals, events and performances. Also assists in the daily functions of the production needs of the festival including but not limited to: all production efforts necessary for all rehearsals, performances, workshops, special events, run-outs, master classes, and seminars. Assist in transportation of all production and percussion equipment to all events and rehearsals. Responsible for monitoring all equipment and instruments to ensure proper handling and care, back-of-house duties and stage production requirements as directed by the Stage Manager. Assists with supervision of production fellows, creating necessary paperwork, documents, and forms. Assists the Artistic & Operations director with artist liaison coordination and event logistics. Qualifications: Previous orchestral and backstage experience is desirable but not required, knowledge of classical music a plus. Must be able to handle organizational and communication aspects of the position in a positive, professional, and timely manner. Strong organizational skills required. Must work well under pressure and is willing to take directions and requests from many people while being able to prioritize tasks. w Required to work non-traditional hours including nights and weekends as pre-assigned by manager. Above all, must have a positive attitude and be a team player.
UNPAID INTERNSHIP– MMF offers a $250 stipend per Session. College credit. On-campus housing provided at a discounted rate.
Please Apply Here and attach cover letter and resume to your online application form. PDF format preferred.
Application Deadline: May 20, 2019