Westben seeks a student Production Assistant for our 2018 summer music festival "Concerts at The Barn" in Campbellford, Ontario. The Production Assistant will learn aspects of live musical production including safety, sound, lighting, house and facility management, hospitality and more. The production assistant will gain valuable experience working at our large community musical production and our summer music festival. Working closely with current technical personnel, participants and visiting artists, the production assistant will be exposed to a stimulating and professional environment while gaining valuable arts and technical knowledge and experience.
· be between the ages 16 to 24 years old
· reside in Trent Hills
· be registered as a student at a secondary or post-secondary institution
· be available to work 5 days a week including weekends for the duration of a 13 week contract May 2018 to August 2018
*Applicants with interest or experience in music and theatre will be considered an asset.
We are looking for a candidate who:
· Offers great communication skills
· Works well with a team
· Has the ability to maintain a high standard of consistency and professionalism
· Has the ability to troubleshoot, think critically and make informed decisions
Westben is a charitable, not-for-profit music festival located in Campbellford, created in 1999. With a vision of being a leading, internationally recognized music festival, Westben nurtures communities of artists, audiences and learners through exceptional musical experiences. Programs feature professional, emerging and community artists and enthusiasts. Our summer season of Concerts at the Barn attracts 5,000 patrons from the Trent Hills area and beyond. Year-round activities revolve around our four choruses and three concert band ensembles which have a combined membership of over 80 community participants. We also serve learners of all ages from pre-schoolers to seniors. We continue to work closely with the Municipality of Trent Hills to develop cultural opportunities for the community at our shared home, the Clock Tower Cultural Centre. Focus is on building community vibrancy and joy through the participation and appreciation of music. westben.ca
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $14.00 /hour
Please email Resume and Cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 30th, 2018.