Employment Type: Seasonal, Full-Time, Independent Contractor, January 16, 2023 - May 26, 2023.
Special Considerations: In advance of the festival, there will be steady, full-time work requiring mainly day-time availability. During the Festival (May 11-23), the workload will be full-time with required evening hours.
Salary: This temporary position pays a flat rate of $10,000, over 9 pay periods, and does not include benefits.
Presented by the Edlavitch DCJCC, JxJ is a multidisciplinary arts project that encompasses the Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals. The public programming is primarily split between a major annual Festival and a robust set of year-round offerings that take place onsite in Cafritz Hall. Between the Festival and year-round screenings and concerts, JxJ attracts over 25,000 patrons annually.
The Logistics Coordinator will oversee guest relations, volunteers, and the 2023 JxJ Teen Film Contest, as well as provide adminstrative and logistical support to the JxJ team.
Manage Festival guest travel and hotel stays, ground transportation to and from venues, and provide daily itineraries. Liaise with guests to provide a pleasant and seamless experience.
Support JxJ Artistic Director in the preparation and implementation of the 2023 Teen Film Contest.
Support JxJ Production Coordinator in recruitment, scheduling and training Festival volunteers.
Assist with JxJ Pass preparation and delivery, in coordination with Ticket Office and Front of House Manager.
Provide onsite support during the Festival.
General administrative and logistical support as needed.
Training and guidance will be provided throughout but the successful candidate will be a creative self-starter, capable of independently managing detail-oriented tasks on a deadline.
Previous festival or arts-based event experience preferred.
Must be an effective communicator, personable, friendly, customer-service oriented team member.
Outstanding collaborator and team player.
Proactive problem solver.
Able to multitask and work calmly under tight deadlines.
Able to participate "hands on" in all aspects of event setup, management and breakdown.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Alexis Rodriguez; [email protected], with "Festival Logistics Coordinator" in subject line. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
We thank everyone who applies for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.