This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Production
- In conjunction with the Production Manager, provide input on production resources required (staff, facilities, equipment) for all Banff Centre arts programs, concerts, and events and leadership programming and presentations.
- Liaise with performers, faculty, technical direction, and all production departments on all day-to-day and event needs and production requests and communicate all requests to the appropriate departments.
- Execute and operate technical requirements (sound/lighting/staging/rigging/video) as required and ensure all necessary paperwork is completed.
- Determine the most efficient and cost-effective methods of providing all necessary production requirements and develop accurate costings and advise the Production Manager in the choice of faculty, staff and participants, in regard to production and technical needs.
- Review, in consultation with the Technical Director or Production Manager, the production requirements for each program or event and generate or adjust working drawings in computer drafting programs as necessary.
- Assist the Production Manager in preparing production schedules and actively participate in the planning stages of each program and event.
- Perform all duties of Stage Manager, as required, including house set-up coordination, ensuring performers are present and ready and all equipment and facilities are prepared, call/execute cues, and strike and restore facilities and equipment after each performance.
- Be knowledgeable of related industry trends to ensure the application of up-to-date techniques and use of special materials.
- Monitor the condition of the Performing Arts facilities and equipment (including audience chairs, risers, diffusers, stands, A/V artist equipment, and percussion instrument inventory) and recommend both capital acquisition and maintenance requirements to the Production Manager.
- Work with the production team to ensure at the beginning and end of each major program, project, or event, the studios and huts are restored to their original set-up and that all equipment and instruments are in working order and ready for further usage
- Minimum of five years' professional production and/or stage management and technical experience
- University degree relating to technical theatre, music, or audio production
- Experience with a variety of types of live performance including theatre, dance, and music
- Experience in show scheduling, crew scheduling and implementing show logistics
- Working knowledge of theatre staging, lighting, sound reinforcement, and audio and video production
- Solid understanding of current safety standards and the implementation of same
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with diverse groups of people
- Solid planning, coordination, and multi-tasking skills and adept at problem-solving, decision-making, and prioritizing work tasks without requiring close supervision
- Able to work well within a team, but also comfortable working independently with minimal direction
- Intermediate-level computer skills
The anticipated start date for this position is January 8, 2018.
Candidates offered a position with Banff Centre, in this capacity, will be required to obtain a criminal record check verifying a clear record before a final job offer can be finalized.
In accordance with CUPE 4318, this is a unionized, salaried support staff position, subject to a 6-month probationary period.
Banff Centre offers on-the-job training, a supportive work environment, a staff cafeteria, subsidized fitness memberships, staff events, and free/reduced admission to many Banff Centre concerts, films, lectures and exhibitions. For more information please visit our benefits page.
Salary: $49,296 to $54,766 annually, depending on experience, plus pension and benefits
Apply online at www.banffcentre.ca/careers
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Founded in 1933, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is a learning organization built upon an extraordinary legacy of excellence in artistic and creative development. What started as a single course in drama has grown to become the global organization leading in arts, culture, and creativity across dozens of disciplines. From our home in the stunning Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.