The MothNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Employment type: Full time
Job function: Event Production
Areas of focus: Arts, Performance, and Entertainment
The Moth - hailed as ''New York's hottest and hippest literary ticket'' by The Wall Street Journal - is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. The Moth has presented more than thirty thousand stories, told live and without notes, by people from all walks of life to standing-room-only crowds worldwide.
The Moth seeks a vibrant professional to join our production team as a full-time Assistant Producer. The Assistant Producer will provide support to the production team -- with specific focus on event promotion and scheduling, database management, archival projects, and live event production. In addition to managing all of the ticketing and e-blasts for The Moth's StorySLAMS, the Assistant Producer will manage designated SLAM markets and produce Moth Mainstage events.
Build promotional schedule, e-blasts and ticketing for all StorySLAM markets
Manage a minimum of five SLAM markets, including for each market:
Negotiate venue contracts, including SLAM schedule
Manage media sponsorship relationship
Hire, train and manage regional SLAM producers
Hire subcontractors in regional SLAM markets, as needed
Review and report on SLAM financials; ensuring invoices are in order, in collaboration with Finance team
Regularly update SLAM working budget to accurately reflect ticket sales, costs and number of shows in each market.
Assist in hiring, training and managing of production interns
Produce Moth Mainstages (3-day travel required for each)
Take on strategically appropriate travel for SLAM launches
Take on strategically appropriate production of specialty events in New York City and regional SLAM markets
Opportunity to freelance produce one or more SLAM events in NYC; freelance opportunities are paid in addition to annual salary
Assist in brainstorming, presenting and implementing plan to increase national StorySLAM awareness, attendance, and audience diversification in each market, including management of regional listing
Screen SLAM stories for Podcast and Radio Hour consideration
Re-evaluate assigned markets each season
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Excellent analytical and writing skills
Ability to gather information from a variety of sources and formats
Sensitivity to different perspectives from around the world and ability to communicate effectively with people from different cultural and educational settings
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
Strong organizational skills, detail and deadline-oriented
Computer skills: Excel (required), Patron Manage/Salesforce (preferred)
Associate's or Bachelor's Degree plus two years relevant experience preferred
Live event Production experience preferred
The Moth is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally vibrant team and strongly encourages applications from people of diverse backgrounds.
In lieu of a cover letter, please answer ten questions (five very short; five a little bit longer) here. At the end, you'll be asked to submit your resume (again, no cover letter required).
Application window will close at 6pm on Monday, November 12th. Website: Apply At Employer's Site