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Associate Producer

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The Moth
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New York, NY
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Published 14 days ago

Position Overview: The Moth seeks a candidate with 3 - 6 years of full-time work experience to join our production team as a full-time Associate Producer. The Associate Producer will provide support, strategic thinking and industry experience to the production team with a specific focus on event promotion and scheduling, database management, and live event production. In addition to managing the ticketing and promotional email system for The Moth’s StorySLAMs, the Associate Producer will also manage designated StorySLAM markets and produce Moth Mainstage and other Moth events.

Responsibilities:

StorySLAM Production and Management

  • Build promotional schedules, emails, and ticketing systems for StorySLAM markets, while working closely with the Marketing department
  • Manage a number of StorySLAM communities, with responsibilities that include, but are not limited to:
  • Regular updates to the StorySLAM working budget to accurately reflect ticket sales, expenses and number of shows in each market
  • Review and report on StorySLAM financials, in collaboration with the Finance team; ensuring invoices are in order
  • Hire regional subcontractors,, as needed
  • Hire, train, and manage regional producers, as needed
  • Manage regional media partner relationships
  • Research new venues and negotiate contracts
  • Research and implement strategies to assist with the growth of each StorySLAM community
  • Ongoing evaluation of each assigned StorySLAM community throughout the year, including ticket sales, marketing and promotion, and local outreach
  • In response to each evaluation, propose and implement solutions as necessary
  • Assist in brainstorming and implementing plan to increase national StorySLAM awareness, attendance and audience diversity
  • Listen and screen StorySLAM and Mainstage stories for potential broadcast consideration
  • Assist in hiring, training, and managing of production interns

On-Site Event Production

  • Produce Moth Mainstages from top to bottom, including but not limited to: coordinating travel, ticketing, partner management, marketing and promotion, hiring subcontractors and crew, working with lighting designers, videographers and audio-engineers, running rehearsal and pre-show sound check, and wrapping the show’s financials
  • Produce StorySLAM events in NYC
  • Travel for new StorySLAM community launches, when strategically appropriate
  • Opportunity to take lead and produce specialty events including showcases or one-off type events

Experience/Skills required: 

This is a team-immersed position with a focus on live events. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for storytelling and/or live event production. They relish showing up for their teams - whether that be the talent and crew for a show, a regional StorySLAM team, the production department, or the entire company. This person would thrive and actively engage in brainstorming ideas, planning ahead, and troubleshooting. With 3-6 years of relevant work experience, the right candidate will be ready to jump right in, contributing fresh perspectives and strategies to the Associate Producer role. Specific skills and qualifications include:

  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail, and deadline-oriented
  • Ability to gather and organize information from a variety of sources and formats in a digestible way
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Sensitivity to different perspectives and an ability to communicate effectively with people from different backgrounds
  • Technical skills: 
  • Required: Google Suite (Google Docs, Sheets, Drive, etc.); Excel
  • Preferred: PatronManager/Salesforce, Eventbrite, Airtable, Adobe Acrobat, and Mailchimp
  • Required: live event production experience
  • Required: 3 - 6 years of relevant experience
  • Preferred but not required: Associate's or Bachelor's Degree 
  • Enthusiasm and energy for engaging, exploring, and initiating new ideas and active collaboration with members of the production team and other Moth staff on new and existing projects

Position Overview: The Moth seeks a candidate with 3 - 6 years of full-time work experience to join our production team as a full-time Associate Producer. The Associate Producer will provide support, strategic thinking and industry…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 19, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY:

In lieu of a cover letter, please answer these ten questions (five very short; five a little bit longer) using this form. At the end, you’ll be asked to submit your resume.

The Moth is dedicated to building a culturally vibrant team and seeks a diverse pool of candidates with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.

HOW TO APPLY:

In lieu of a cover letter, please answer these ten questions (five very short; five a little bit longer) using this form. At the end, you’ll be asked to submit your resume.

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