Competition Coordinator - Los Angeles A Cappella Festival Production Team

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CONTEMPORARY A CAPPELLA SOCIETY OF AMERICA

Competition Coordinator, Los Angeles A Cappella Festival

This position will report to the Executive Producer of LAAF. Ideal candidates will be highly organized, proactive, strong communicators and have experience with event planning/production. Candidates should be based in or near the Los Angeles, CA area.

  • Set competition format and timelines (submission deadline, competitor selection date/announcement, materials due date, etc.)
  • Work with team to set competition rules and structure (rounds vs. no rounds, how many groups, themes, submission guidelines, etc.)
  • Help arrange and manage selection panel for competitor entries
  • Once competitors are selected, communicate directly with group leaders to get competitor info (technical needs, setlists, member info, sound check times, group bio, etc.)
  • Work with team to select judges for the event, and communicate all competition regulations to judges
  • Prepare loose script for Friday night emcee/hosts for run of show
  • Manage all competitor sound checks on Friday of festival
  • Create adjudication forms and train/manage volunteer adjudicators.
  • Ensure timely start of competition and keep team updated with pacing of show in real time
  • Manage competitor liaisons to ensure timely competition proceedings
  • Work with judges to select special awards
  • Attend weekly meetings with the production team to plan the event. Meetings are done remotely but the event is in person the weekend of Feb 18-19 in Santa Monica/El Segundo.

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About CONTEMPORARY A CAPPELLA SOCIETY OF AMERICA

Location:

237 KEARNY STREET STE 9227, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94108, US

Mission Statement

To foster and promote contemporary a cappella music around the world through education, recognition, and the creation of performance opportunities

Description

CASA will demonstrate leadership in innovating, developing, and expanding the a cappella community so that every singer, educator, and fan has the opportunity and means to share and spread their love of vocal music.

Core Values

  1. Good will: We display decency, courtesy, and respect toward every member of the a cappella community and every fan of a cappella music.
  2. Excellence: We challenge a cappella singers and groups to grow and improve through awards, competitions, and recognition.
  3. Inclusiveness: We provide opportunities for every singer to sing and grow, every aspiring vocalist to learn, and every fan to stay connected and informed.
  4. Innovation: We develop new methods for singers, groups, fans, and educators to sing, learn, connect, and interact with one another.
  5. Encouragement: We embolden the a cappella community to expand its insular focus by reaching out and sharing the joy of vocal music with others.
  6. Productivity: We maintain an active presence in the a cappella community and challenge others to become or stay involved, as well.
  7. Community: We nurture relationships between fellow organizations and businesses that support the continued growth of a cappella.
  8. Pride: We proclaim that contemporary a cappella music is cool, current, and the voice of the future!

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth

WHEN

Thu Jan 06, 2022 - Sat Feb 26, 2022

WHERE

640 Main St El Segundo, CaEl Segundo, CA 90245

(33.92474,-118.41517)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Design & Planning
  • Music Arts
  • Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Singing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4-8 hours per week Jan - Feb; volunteer at festival Feb 18 & 19

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