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Job Description: Craft Lake City® is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. Craft Lake City’s flagship event is the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival® held each year in August. We also offer year-round programming that includes workshops, exhibitions, and other special events.
The DIY Festival Inventory Manager and On-Site Stage Manager is a combined position, responsible for ensuring smooth operations of the Main Stage during the DIY Festival, as well as overseeing all Festival supplies and tools stored on the Main Stage on behalf of Craft Lake City. This individual reports to the Executive Director and DIY Festival Project Coordinator.
Craft Lake City’s DIY Festival Inventory Manager and On-Site Stage Manager is organized, collaborative, and interested in supporting Utah’s performer community. The DIY Festival Inventory Manager and On-Site Stage Manager will work closely with sound engineers, MCs, performers and the Entertainment Coordinator to create a successful and seamless performer experience at the DIY Festival. Additionally, this team member will develop and implement a system for identifying, purchasing, organizing and accounting for all DIY Festival department supplies.
Training will be provided.
-Festival Inventory Management
-Work with DIY Festival Department Heads to determine supply and inventory needs
-Collaborate with Craft Lake City Staff to develop and monitor supply budgets for each DIY Festival department
-Research supply and shipping costs to identify the most cost-effective options
-Assist DIY Festival Department Heads with ordering and packing supplies as needed
-Maintain and update master inventory spreadsheets to track all supplies
-Organize the backstage area for supply placement
-Oversee the checkout and return of equipment and supplies on-site at the DIY Festival
-Manage staff member check-ins daily, including the renting of radios
-Maintain the security of the backstage area
-Distribute badges and paychecks to performers
-Coordinate the correct schedule of performers on the Main Stage
-Deliver announcements between performers on the Main Stage
-Attend to performer requests and questions as needed
-A minimum of 2 years of management experience
-Ability to set, oversee and work within a budget
-Inventory and/or purchasing experience a plus
-Previous stage coordination and crowd control experience desired
-Exceptional organizational skills and self-discipline
-Strong stress management skills
-Excellent communication abilities
-Ability to adapt and be flexible in a nonprofit, event-driven environment
-Available to access and respond to email 2–3 times per day
-Knows how to spell “team player” without an “I” or “me”
-Must be able to stand on their feet for upwards of 10 hours a day
-Must be able to endure summer temperatures of 90 degrees and above
-Must be able to lift 25-50 lbs
-Must be friendly and attentive
-Proficient with Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.
-Must attend all staff meetings and production training
-Must be able to commit to working the DIY Festival weekend, Friday, August 9, Saturday, August 10 and Sunday August 11, 2019
-Ability to work in-house at our offices, 5-10 hours per week, with hours increasing during the summer months leading up to the DIY Festival
-Must have your own laptop and cellphone
Craft Lake City is an “equal opportunity employer.” Craft Lake City will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, creed, color, national origin, or sex.
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
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