Awards Host/Assistant Events Manager- StarQuest International

Awards Host / Assistant Events Manager-IMMEDIATE REPLACEMENT

Remarkable Awards Host/Assistant Event Manager Needed for Dance Competition Tour

****DISCLAIMER***
Do not read on unless you are a high-achiever, have outstanding customer service skills, and can show up earlier than on-time.

****ABOUT US****
StarQuest International Performing Arts Competition is a leader in the Dance Competition circuit for the past 18 years. During our 6 month, 40 city tour we host over 24,000 dancers between the ages of 3-18.

Producer & Director: Steve Wappel
Associate Producer: Michael Ian Cedar

****ABOUT YOU****
We are seeking a NYC & NC based superstar crew for our three 2011 season tours. We have an outstanding track record of hiring teams with strong organization skills, positive personalities, and remarkable work ethics. Our show’s structure is based on the same philosophies implemented in 5 star resort hotels and cruise ships: Strong systems executed by strong team members who are passionate about creating remarkable memories for guests.

Knowledge of dance is not required to work in our organization, but experience in fast-paced environments like TV, concert promotion, event management, hospitality, or live theater is heavily valued.

Our favorite players are regularly invited back every season while our strongest players are offered additional opportunities and promotions.

****AVAILABLE OPPORTUNITIES****
(All positions participate with the load-in and load out)
(See jobs website for expanded description of each position.)

-EMCEE / ASSISTANT EVENT MANAGER:
StarQuest "Poster Person". Master of ceremonies for all awards ceremonies. Interacts with & creates excitement with all performers while on and off stage. Helps with Load-In, set up & Load Out. Gives breaks to Sound Engineer, Event Manager, Video Console. (Key Traits: An interest to learn different departments, people skills, kid friendly, stage presence)

ALSO SEEKING:
-DJ / SOUND ENGINEER:
Strong DJ ability & DJing experience required. Comprehensive knowledge of different songs & musical styles needed. Makes all announcements with a clear, commanding voice. (Key Traits: Knowledge of music, sound equipment, quick thinker)

MERCHANDISE MANAGER / ASSISTANT REGISTRATION:
Responsible for set-up, operations, and strike of extensive merchandise boutique. Assists with registration and answering questions about rules of the competition (Key Traits: Pristine organization, people skills, sales skills)

****DATES****
**THIS IS A REPLACEMENT PUT IN**
**THESE POSITIONS WILL START AS EARLY AS THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 21st *


****ADDITIONAL DETAILS****
-This position has no union jurisdiction.
-Competitive salary plus commission.
-Travel, food & double occupancy lodging provided.
-Intensive paid training for all positions on site in actual facilities.
-Those signed must be available for ALL training sessions and shows.
-Must be able to travel from New York City or Raleigh, NC airports.
-Travel often runs Thursday through Monday & includes setup, show & strike.
-Return to point of origin after every show.
-Other positions may be available – see jobs webpage for more details.

****APPLY****
Only apply if you can travel out of the New York City or Raleigh, NC airports AND have a proven track record of providing outstanding results with little supervision. Email Experience@StarQuestDance.com for the password to the StarQuest hiring web page: http://www.StarQuestDance.com/jobs . Once you review the jobs web page, please formally apply for the position(s) through the email address listed on the jobs web page.

We look forward to your introduction! 

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