Technical Production Intern

Westminster Christian Academy is seeking a talented, energetic, hard-working college student to join its A/V/L team. Not only does Westminster have a vibrant arts community, but it also rents the facility on a regular basis. Someone is needed to work events and productions independently and as part of a team. Audio engineering experience is required, as the candidate would be mixing for events and performances. Live production experience is also a plus. This is a great opportunity to become better, learn new skills, and work in a professional, fast-paced, and event-driven environment.

Application

  1. Download a fillable PDF application.
  2. Send the completed form to Han Kim.
  3. Apply any time (rolling start dates).

 

DATES & SCHEDULE
Availability

  • Flexible schedule highly preferred
  • Primarily weekday mid-afternoons and evenings
  • Some weekends as needed

Commitment

  • Approximately 8-15 hours per week

Future

  • Year-round need for live production techs
  • Potential for the position to develop into a part-time job at Westminster’s discretion

 

SKILLS
Audio

  • Comfortable with digital and analog audio consoles or willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of proper mic placement and usage
  • Ability to setup monitors, area microphones, mic instruments, and prep wireless LAVs alone or as part of a team
  • Ability to mix vocals, choirs, and instruments
  • Some experience mixing for stage productions is a plus
  • Experience mixing for musicals is preferred

Lighting

  • Basic knowledge of theatrical lighting is a plus
  • Some lighting experience is preferred

Computer Projection

  • Familiarity with PC and Mac environments is a plus
  • Experience with MS PowerPoint and basic projector settings is preferred

Production Management

  • Comfortable directing various supporting techs and assigning tasks
  • Ability to keep teens, children, or groups on track
  • Basic familiarity with stage management is a plus
  • Experience calling cues via ClearComm is preferred
  • Knowledge of theatrical terminology or willingness to learn is a plus

Interpersonal

  • Calm, polite, helpful, and professional when dealing with Westminster staff and clients
  • Mature, appropriate, patient, and approachable when dealing with Westminster students
  • Represent Westminster well even under stressful and/or difficult circumstances

Problem-Solving

  • When appropriate, tactfully provide advice to achieve a successful show
  • Discuss production needs/goals to help guide clients to achievable decisions
  • Possess strong critical thinking skills to trace/diagnose problems and provide solutions

Environment

  • Professional, business-casual setting
  • Wear neat, functional clothing — be prepared to both work (setup up equipment, run lines, etc.) and meet with Westminster clients/staff every day

 

PROCESS
Pre-Screening/Interviews

  • Applications will be screened by Han Kim
  • Interviews may be conducted by Han Kim

Auditions

  • Applicants may be asked to work an event with a current Westminster tech/staff member

 

CONTACT

  • Han Kim, Westminster A/V and Media Coordinator