Full Time Job

Festival Assistant, Transportation

Sundance Film Festival

Park City, UT 11-07-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

The Festival Assistant, Transportation is charged with supporting transportation and production services departments, with an emphasis on maintaining safe operations surrounding parking lots and traffic flows at various Festival events.

Working closely under the direction of the Festival Manager, Transportation, the Assistant supports the team by honoring Sundance Institute’s commitment to safety, belonging, and accessibility for all and ensuring transportation logistics for the annual Festival are a success.

This temporary position works full time from Monday, January 16, 2023 through Tuesday, January 31, 2023 and will be required to work extended hours, including some evenings, weekends, and holidays to meet key deadlines and respond to on-call needs as assigned. This position is based out of Park City, UT in order to work onsite throughout its employment. A total of three (3) roles are available.

Top priorities include but are not limited to…
• Installing, monitoring and maintaining barricades and signage in accordance with traffic mitigation plans for various Festival events.
• Conducting pre- and post-Festival inventories for traffic and parking lot signage, ensuring that inventory is clean and organized.
• Updating inventory tracking documents with current, accurate, and complete information.
• Addressing and resolving Transportation team issues as they arise.
• Tracking petty cash and ensuring receipts and petty cash are balanced each day.
• Tracking and returning radios, cell phones, and accessories for the department.
• Ensuring that Festival vehicles are clean and refueled at all times to ensure they are ready for deployment.
• Completing a comprehensive written wrap report as directed.

You have the following direct or transferable skill sets:
• Legal authorization to work in the United States.
• Valid driver’s license and successful completion of DMV background check.
• Prior experience in event production, operations, or related fields.
• Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to work effectively with a variety of people.
• Excellent organizational skills.

You will be successful in this role if you...
• Exude operational excellence, including the ability to problem-solve within your work so change can happen quickly and efficiently.
• Effectively use strong organizational skills to keep yourself accountable for meeting deadlines and milestones.

In addition to an hourly pay of $17.11, this position comes with awesome benefits and perks, including:
• Eligibility for paid sick leave and holidays
• Sundance Film Festival passes and benefits (varies each year)
• Limited employee assistance program

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ren411-3-236-138-35-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival is the ultimate gathering of original storytellers and audiences seeking new voices and fresh perspectives. Our annual program includes dramatic and documentary features and short films; series and episodic content; and New Frontier, showcasing emerging media in the form of multimedia installations, performances, and films.