Overview

PART-TIME $30/HR (AND UP

MUST HAVE LIGHTING AND RIGGING EXPERIENCE.

The Merchants Exchange Productions team brings more than 50 years combined experience hosting and producing special events in San Francisco. From planning and logistics to production, management, and in-house gourmet catering, Merchants Exchange Productions is the only fully-verticalized event production service tied exclusively to three of The City’s finest venues. Every program hosted by Merchants Exchange Productions is more than an event, it’s a true San Francisco experience.

Key Responsibilities

Set up basic audio, video, lighting, and scenic equipment for each event per written and verbal direction.
Interpret event orders and floor plans, understand oral and verbal instructions to determine work assignments, materials and equipment needs.
Transport equipment to and from storage or production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles or containers, as needed.
Report breakage, issues or other needs as they arise in all venues.
Maintain and repair venue equipment as necessary, including the cleanliness and organization of dedicated storage areas.
Ensure safety in all work environments.
Assist the productions team and other areas of the company as needed.

Required Skills

Well-rounded production & events background, ideally with advanced knowledge in one or more technical elements.
Excellent customer service skills with a “can do” attitude. Experience in the hospitality industry a plus.
Must be able to lift 50lbs and have free range of motion. Must be comfortable working at heights, such as ladders and lifts.
Knowledge of production equipment, including maintenance and safety standards.
A well-groomed, professional appearance.
Excellent English communication skills both written and verbal.
Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
Must be a proven self-starter capable of finding solutions with minimal supervision.
High attention to detail.
Flexible schedule required, including evenings, overnights, weekends and/or holidays – as dictated by the events schedule.
Highly reliable, punctual and responsive. Must have reliable transportation to work hours when public transportation is not available.

Benefits

Compensation based on experience
Paid sick leave
Commuter plan for parking and transit

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