Administration, Artist Services, Production Services
4 Year Degree
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts seeks a Production Coordinator to support the production team with all aspects of day-to-day concert production in order to ensure successful performances, across all Wolf Trap Foundation assigned spaces.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate production for the Filene Center, Children’s Theater-in-the Woods, The Barns and Center for Education in collaboration with the production team.
Assist in the management of day-to-day backstage operations.
Manage production database and performance archives.
Create and distribute daily production schedules in consultation with Production Managers.
Create and maintain master production department schedule.
Provide a wide range of administrative, organization, and logistical services to ensure the efficient operation of the production team.
Provide Day-of-show assistance on assigned performances.
Participate in department meetings and contributes to the dissemination of information and follow through of tasks as they relate to Wolf Trap Foundation assigned spaces.
Arrange backline orders and deliveries, piano tunings, equipment repairs, video crew calls, and additional tasks in collaboration with Production Managers.
Administer new-hire paperwork for all union employees.
Gather artist technical riders, stage plots and necessary information for production meetings.
Other duties as assigned
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
BA/BS degree and 2-4 years professional experience
Minimum 2 years of experience in production and administration within a performing arts organization
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of concert production and logistical requirements for live events, demonstrated interest in the concert industry
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Exceptional attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks while maintaining quality and accuracy
Ability to follow directions, take initiative and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Creative problem solving and strong organizational skills
Ability to work some evenings and weekends, especially over the summer season
Must pass a background check
Sensitivity and commitment to the mission of Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
About Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, produces and presents a full range of performance and education programs in the Greater Washington area, as well as nationally and internationally. Wolf Trap features three performance venues, the outdoor Filene Center and Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, both located at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and The Barns at Wolf Trap, located down the road from the national park and adjacent to the Center for Education at Wolf Trap. The 7,028-seat Filene Center is operated in partnership with the National Park Service and annually showcases an extensive array of diverse artists, ranging from pop, country, folk, and blues to classical music, dance, and theatre, as well as multimedia presentations, from May through September. The Barns is operated by the Foundation year round, and during the summer months is home to the Grammy-nominated Wolf Trap Opera, one of America’s outstanding resident ensemble programs for young opera singers. Wolf Trap’s education programs include the nationally acclaimed Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, a diverse array of a...rts education classes, grants, and a nationally recognized internship program that was included in Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s 2009 List of “Best Places to Intern.”