Producer/Concerts Manager

Producer/Concerts Manager

Monday, 13 September 2021, 12.00pm

*** The deadline for this position has been extended to 13 September ***

Job Description
Crash Ensemble is 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).   

Key Relationships

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

Concert Management
• 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. 

Company Administration/Operations
• 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

Essential
●      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
●      Flexibility
●      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.       

Desirable         
●      Excellent writing skills
●      Knowledge of marketing, PR and communications

Download the candidate information pack below.

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