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Join the dynamic team at one of Southern California’s leading presenters of world-class performing arts. La Jolla Music Society contributes to San Diego’s cultural vitality year-round through a rich variety of concert genres, including classical, jazz and contemporary music, ballet and modern dance.


Contract Assignment: SummerFest 2017 Principal Stage Manager
Primary Contact: La Jolla Music Society Production Manager

Application review will begin in late February 2017. Applicants being considered for the position will be contacted directly to schedule an interview. In-person interviews are preferable, but phone or video conferencing are possible. Out of town applications are encouraged. Applications are open until position filled.

To apply, please email a current resume and cover letter to:
Leighann Enos, LJMS Production Manager at LEnos@ljms.org.

Dates of Employment/Time Commitment & Fee:
- Prep Dates: TBD 2-3 days (up to 8 hour days) during July 24-28, 2017.
- Festival Dates: August 2-26, 2017 – Please note that this is a time-heavy commitment. Span of day is often 8am-11pm. Any conflicts need to be reported at the time of application.
- Position Fee: $3,000.00

Description of Responsibilities:
- Running of all rehearsals, performances and other venue related activities throughout the duration of SummerFest.
- Supervise the Assistant Stage Managers’ schedules & job performance
- Review upcoming schedules to ensure smooth operation of the day’s events, and discuss concerns with the Production Manager.
- Create stage diagrams and rehearse stage changes with the entire stage team daily for each concert. It is very important that all stage changes are fully rehearsed in concert order before each concert. Stage managers are the run crew for every performance.
- Maintain a safe and clean area onstage, backstage, in the green room, and anywhere that staff or artists will have access to in each venue.
- Coordinate with venue staff (production and custodial) to ensure the stage, rehearsal rooms, and green room are clean and stocked with appropriate necessities (paper goods, tables and chairs, etc.)
- Stock & refresh the green room multiple times a day. Make shopping trips for items that need replacing.
- Attend to artist needs at all times.
- Maintain the highest level of communication with the Production Manager, Director of Theatre Operations, and LJMS Artistic Staff members.

General Notes:

- The Principal Stage Manager agrees to be hired as an independent contractor and fill out a W-9 form for tax purposes.
- The PSM must be self-directed, and take initiative to complete the tasks assigned at all points throughout the festival, anticipating problems and offering solutions.
- DRESS CODE: Daytime Dress Code: Business casual, jeans are allowed, closed-toed shoes at all times. Concert Dress Code: Business dress – all black pants, long sleeved black shirts, black socks & shoes. No jeans or sneakers.
- PSMs are responsible for their own transportation to/from San Diego and day-to-day transportation to/from festival venues.
- Housing may be available to qualified applicants who do not currently reside in San Diego County.


Contract Assignment: SummerFest 2017 Assistant Stage Manager (2 positions available)
Primary Contact: La Jolla Music Society Production Manager

Application review will begin in late February 2017. Applicants being considered for the position will be contacted directly to schedule an interview. In-person interviews are preferable, but phone or video conferencing are possible. Out of town applications are encouraged. Applications are open until position filled.

To apply, please email a current resume and cover letter to:
Leighann Enos, LJMS Production Manager at LEnos@ljms.org.

Dates of Employment & Time Commitment:
- Prep Dates: TBD 2-3 days (up to 8 hour days) during July 24-28, 2017.
- Festival Dates: August 2-26, 2017 – Please note that this is a time-heavy commitment. Span of day is often 8am-11pm. Any conflicts need to be reported at the time of application.
- Position Fee: $1,700.00

Description of Responsibilities:
- Assist the Principal Stage Manager with the running of all rehearsals, performances and other venue related activities throughout the duration of SummerFest.
- Review upcoming schedules to ensure smooth operation of the day’s events, and discuss concerns with the Principal Stage Manager.
- Create stage diagrams and rehearse stage changes with the entire stage team daily for each concert. It is very important that all stage changes are fully rehearsed in concert order before each concert. Stage managers are the run crew for every performance.
- Maintain a safe and clean area onstage, backstage, in the green room, and anywhere that staff or artists will have access to in each venue.
- Coordinate with venue staff (production and custodial) to ensure the stage, rehearsal rooms, and green room are clean and stocked with appropriate necessities (paper goods, tables and chairs, etc.)
- Stock & refresh the green room multiple times a day. Make shopping trips for items that need replacing.
- Attend to artist needs at all times.
- Maintain the highest level of communication with the Principal Stage Manager, Production Manager, Director of Theatre Operations, and LJMS Artistic Staff members.

General Notes:
- The Assistant Stage Manager agrees to be hired as an independent contractor and fill out a W-9 form for tax purposes.
- The ASM must be self-directed, and take initiative to complete the tasks assigned at all points throughout the festival, anticipating problems and offering solutions.
- DRESS CODE: Daytime Dress Code: Business casual, jeans are allowed, closed-toed shoes at all times. Concert Dress Code: Business dress – all black pants, long sleeved black shirts, black socks & shoes. No jeans or sneakers.
- ASMs are responsible for their own transportation to and from work, as well as housing. Housing and transportation stipends are not available.


Contract Assignment: SummerFest 2017 Recording Assistant (1 position available)
Primary Contact: Recording Engineer & Production Manager

Application review will begin in late February 2017. Applicants being considered for the position will be contacted directly to schedule an interview. In-person interviews are preferable, but phone or video conferencing are possible. Applications are open until positions filled.

To apply, please email a current resume and cover letter to:
Leighann Enos, LJMS Production Manager at LEnos@ljms.org.

Dates of Employment/Time Commitment & Fee:
- Festival Dates: August 2-26, 2016 – Please note that this is a time-heavy commitment. Span of day is often 8am-midnight. Any conflicts need to be reported at the time of application.
- Position Fee: $1,000.00 – This position is intended to be entry-level, most well-suited to individuals who are looking for internship-level experience in the live-music recording industry.

Description of Responsibilities:
- Assist the Recording Engineer in preparing and processing uploads to the Artist Review Center following each concert.
- Assist the Recording Engineer in editing/preparing recordings submitted to broadcast and online media.
- Assist Recording Engineer with loading equipment and placing microphones/cables in SummerFest Venues. Coordinate with the Stage Management team to place and strike microphones and cabling during performance stage changes.
- As directed, create, organize, and label CDs for distribution to Music Director and artists.
- Maintain the highest level of communication with the Recording Engineer, Principal Stage Manager, Production Manager, Director of Theatre Operations, and LJMS SummerFest staff.
- Maintain a professional manner and appearance
- Additional duties and seen fit to be assigned throughout the festival.

General Notes:
- The Recording Assistant must be self-directed, and take initiative to complete the tasks assigned at all points throughout the festival, anticipating problems and offering solutions.
- DRESS CODE: Daytime Dress Code: Business casual, jeans are allowed, closed-toed shoes at all times. Concert Dress Code: Business dress – all black pants, long sleeved black shirts, black socks & shoes. No jeans or sneakers.
- Recording Assistant is responsible for their own transportation to and from work, as well as housing if you are not from San Diego. Housing and transportation stipends are not available.

La Jolla Music Society is an equal opportunity employer.

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