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Production Assistant

The National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA), a leading, non-profit traditional arts organization and producer of major, music-oriented festivals, and other public programs, seeks a focused and energetic production assistant to provide office and on-site support for three, large-scale festivals featuring multicultural music and dance performances on 6–7 stages, crafts demonstrations, family activities, and foodways, as well as several smaller events.

This is the perfect position for someone with an interest in arts, culture, and event production who enjoys operating in a fast-paced, collegial small-office environment. The position provides programming and production staff support. Responsibilities include: document creation, travel purchase, data entry, logistics support, and customer service. Qualified applicants will be detail-oriented, organized, and adaptable, with excellent people skills. Prior experience in concert production, theatre production, or festival organization is preferred. Experience with database entry, MS Office, and Adobe Acrobat is required. Some evenings, weekends, and travel required.

Position runs: June 1–Oct. 20

Deadline: March 10, 2017

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to: work@ncta-usa.org by March 10, 2017.

The National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the presentation and documentation of folk and traditional arts in the United States. Founded in 1933, it is the nation’s oldest folk arts organization.  Its programs celebrate and honor deeply rooted cultural expressions – music, dance, crafts, rituals and stories passed on through time in families, communities, tribal, ethnic, regional and occupational groups.