Live Sound/Productions Coordinator

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The Fraser Valley Music Awards, in it’s second year, will see CIVL host dozens of live music events (Fraser Valley Music Series) over the course of the next year, in advance of awarding tens of thousands of dollars to winning applicants at the awards show late in 2017. The work study position applied for here will oversee and coordinate both the scheduling/communique in advance of live performances in conjunction with the FVMA’s, Music Series, and the “Envision Financial Concert Series”, for which CIVL and the FVMA’s are an presenting partner this year, as well as administer the technical operation of sound engineering and recordings during these live music performances. This concert series, and the accompanied recordings, will serve to promote the awards and preserve the performances for posterity.

Under direct supervision of CIVL Station Manager, the successful applicant will:

- Communicate with bands, venues, promoters, and volunteers in order to

- Book, advertise, provide sound technician services, and record performances of all FVMA events during the work study period

- Administer social media pages in advance of events for promotion

- Administer social media pages to promote recordings after events have completed

- Clarify and prepare all technical requirements in advance of live events

- Oversee volunteers in support of all FVMA events during this term


Excellent communication skills

Knowledge of basic recording techniques and able to learn various sound/editing equipment/software

Ability to multi-task, problem solve, think critically, and work with a wide variety of diverse people

Experience directing volunteers and other colleagues in supplementary roles

Comfortable receiving and providing constructive feedback to improve results/participant experience

Ability to show un-biased decision making with regards to subjective decisions re talent, style, etc

**This is a Canada Summer Jobs Position, and must be filled by an applicant between the ages of 18 and 30, returning in the Fall semester to a full time education program** CIVL encourages applications from under-represented communities, including women, first nations peoples, people of colour, lesbian/gay/queer/transgender, people with physical and mental disabilities, people living with HIV/AIDS, and people whose age, education, or economic status may be a barrier to employment. CIVL does not discriminate on the basis of race, sexual orientation, religion, age, ability, or class. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.



9 weeks, 40 hours/week
How to Apply:
Closing Date: 
Thu, 2017-04-27