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Audio Specialist (Part-Time)

Audio Specialist (Part-Time)

Location: Studio Bell, home of National Music Centre
Reporting to: Production Manager/Technical Director

The Audio Specialist will report to the Production Manager/Technical Director and be supervised by the Technical Leads. The Audio Specialist is responsible for the preparation and execution of Front of House audio engineering in a variety of spaces around Studio Bell. They will also act as relief for when the Technical Leads are away from the office. This position is casual/part time and the hourly rate will be based on experience and competence from $20-35 per hour.

Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working on a team to provide the audio setup needs for an event and ensuring they are met with exceptional service and a friendly attitude.
  • Setting up, striking and operating audio for a roster of events at Studio Bell.
  • Working with NMC staff, volunteers and third-party suppliers to successfully prepare, execute and conclude events at Studio Bell.
  • Work some evenings and weekends depending on the event or activation requirements.
  • Ensuring the security and safety of Studio Bell and the NMC Collection.
  • Providing good stewardship of Studio Bell equipment with a focus on Studio Bell audio and Collections resources.
  • Completing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of FOH audio experience
  • Mastery of productions with demanding input requirements (32+ channels)
  • Mastery of live audio, and the corresponding needs of musicians, artists, and commercial clients.
  • Familiarity with the Yamaha QL5 series, TF series, MIDAS M series or equivalent digital audio consoles
  • Strong knowledge of Dante audio network
  • Work well independently with minimal supervision.
  • Provide exceptional customer service, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Be a strong team player with exemplary leadership skills and positive attitude.
  • Have strong organizational and logistical skills with attention to detail and accuracy; able to multitask and manage time wisely.
  • Be a personable worker with the ability to work with an ever-changing roster of staff, volunteers, clients, guests and contractors.
  • Be enthusiastic and self-motivated, able to work well independently and be quick to take initiative as well as follow instruction.
  • Be willing and able to work to a flexible part time schedule.
  • Have the ability to lift up to 30 kilos.
  • Exhibit patience and thoroughness when teaching other NMC staff/volunteers.
  • Familiarity and experience with the service, facilities, theater, events and/or museum or other not-for-profit industries is an asset.
  • Additional assets include: Electrical, IT and electronic technician skills, experience as a musician, stage management experience, and familiarity with recording studio environments and equipment.

Key Relationships

  • Production Manager
  • Technical Leads
  • Programming Team
  • Events Team
  • Event Coordinators and Event Hosts
  • Collections Team
  • Digital Content Coordinator
  • All NMC staff and volunteers

Please email resume to franco.mosca@nmc.ca. We will contact our successful applicants. Thanks to all those who apply.