An Emerson College Entertainment Technician Job for seasonal outdoor performances is now open. BlackBoston.com readers are encouraged to apply.

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Entertainment Technician- unCommon Stage
Rate: $22.00- 23.00 per hour W2


The Emerson College Office of the Arts is seeking eager, responsible, and dependable technicians to support
and operate unCommon Stage, a seasonal outdoor performance venue on the Boston Common which
will operate May through October.

unCommon Stage will offer daily entertainment in a 5000 sq ft Trillium outdoor beer garden and will feature multiple daily performances ranging from live music, poetry, dance, comedy, and other forms of live entertainment. The Entertainment Technician position will offer regular hours, scheduled weekly, for the entire season.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

● Set up and operate a small reinforcement-based sound system
● Assist with artist load-in, setup, and load-out equipment
● Ensure smooth operation of shows and events in the venue with a focus on safety and production
values


● Communicate with artists in space and have the ability to deliver a positive experience within the
design of the production systems
● Work with the Production Supervisor to ensure that performers’ technical requirements are
satisfied
● Coordinate technical requirements in the space
● Ensure efficient changeovers between events
● General venue production support as required


Candidate must have:

● The ability to work within diverse teams
● The ability to work nights, weekends, and possible shifts over 8 hours
● Experience setting up and operating sound systems
● Experience mixing live events of various sizes
● A clear understanding of signal flow
● The ability to troubleshoot
● The ability to diagnose problems and make simple repairs
● Good verbal communication skills
● The ability to ensure a safe, clear and welcoming environment
An ideal candidate would have:
● Experience and a good working knowledge of more than one theatrical department
● Experience with small-scale digital mixers and mixing on a tablet
● A passion for live music, theater, and events

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to oapm@emerson.edu