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Event Production Assistant - Detroit (Freelance)

 

Hi, we're Fever!

Fever is the leading entertainment discovery platform, with a mission to inspire people through experiences. We are looking for bar-raisers who want to work hard, have fun, and make history with us. Fever combines its marketplace and Secret Media Network (such as Secret London, Secret NYC, Secret Los Angeles, Madrid Secreto, Paris Secret) through technology to reach over 30 million people every single week. Fever has also rolled out Fever Originals, which are proprietary events in which we follow a data-driven content creation strategy, using analytics to understand audiences and develop new, unique experiences.

Fever is present in over 80 cities worldwide, in countries such as the UK, US, France, Brazil, Portugal, Australia, and Spain, and is always in the process of expanding to new markets. Fever is also backed by top-notch institutional investors, including Rakuten Capital, Accel, and Atresmedia. We have continued to disrupt the entertainment space during the pandemic, and launched the Stranger Things Drive Into the largest event in the world in 2020!

ABOUT THE ROLE

Candlelight is a series of “Fever Originals” classical music concerts where we aim to create an accessible and ambient space to enjoy the works of the greatest composers such as Vivaldi, Chopin or Beethoven. Our venues span from churches to libraries to mansions and other historic landmarks.

The series is currently in over 77 cities worldwide including Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Sydney, Singapore, Berlin, Lisbon, London, Paris, Toronto, Lyon, Manchester, Brussels, São Paulo, Los Angeles, Chicago and New York and continues to grow rapidly. We've sold over 400,000 tickets worldwide since July 2019.

You will be expected to:

  • Help manage the events on-site ensuring the concert runs smoothly from conception to delivery, working with venues, other event staff and artists. 
  • Coordinate and understand your duties whether it is validating tickets, accommodating guests to their seats whilst representing the Fever brand. 
  • Ensure production material is correctly distributed in the venue such as candles.
  • Set-up and dismantling of the event - ensure chairs, audio equipment, scenery and required signs and posters are in place before the event, and then packed away after the event. 
  • Opportunity to partake in an exciting and rapidly growing event and the possibility to participate in other cities’ Candlelights.
  • Represent the brand through professional management of the event and communication with artists and clients. 
  • Deal with any customer enquiries on-site. 

In order to be successful in this role, you will:

  • Previous event coordination experience, preferably music-related
  • Excellent face-to-face communication skills
  • Preferably accustomed to freelance work 
  • Highly organised and efficient. Leadership and time management skills are key
  • A problem-solver with the ability to think strategically and efficiently when faced with issues on-site
  • Willing to learn from mistakes and give feedback on ways of improving the Candlelight experience 
  • Preferable experience managing audio visual equipment but not mandatory 

You can expect to join a group of diverse, hardworking team players, where a cultural fit is someone willing to stay humble and learn, and can work nimbly. We welcome applications with unusual backgrounds with the expectation that the applicant will have acquired hard or soft skills and maturity throughout their experiences.

This role is located in Detroit.

BENEFITS

  • Opportunity to have a real impact in a high-growth global category leader
  • Responsibility from day one and professional and personal growth
  • Great work environment with a young, international team of talented people to work with!

 

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