Production Coordinator - Virtual

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  • Hours Full-Time
  • Start Date Flexible

ABOUT THE SECOND CITY  

Dedicated to entertaining, inspiring, and transforming through courageous comedy, The Second City is the premier brand in improv-based sketch comedy. With sold-out shows playing on stages in Chicago and Toronto, Second City’s Touring and Theatrical companies entertain an additional one million theatergoers a year around the globe. The Second City Training Center is the largest school of improvisation-based arts on the planet, with locations in Chicago and Toronto. Second City Works, the B2B side of Second City, has brought award-winning improvisation and audience-driven techniques to over 600 Fortune 1000 companies, challenging businesses seeking a more collaborative culture to innovate through development programs, original digital and video content, campaign consultation, private events, and more.

 

Position Summary  

The Virtual Production Coordinator is responsible for the setup and maintenance of the virtual classroom spaces as well as accommodating the faculty and crew shows and classes. Along with general virtual setup, the Production Coordinator also assists with administrative tasks. This is a Full-Time position (35-40 hours/week) with Medical, Dental, Vision, and Supplemental benefits. Most of the working hours will take place in the evenings and on weekends.

 

Administrative Duties  

  • Virtual classroom set up: Zoom Room access and building of virtual spaces for students and teachers
  • Create Zoom links for classes and maintain calendar
  • Create class folders (rosters, curriculum, etc.) for teachers
  • Communicate class links and any class updates to students
  • Serve as first-contact to assist faculty or students entering the virtual space.
  • Create and distribute class announcements
  • Schedule teachers with assistance of Artistic Director.
  • Assist teachers on opening their virtual classrooms
  • Additional administrative tasks as needed.
  • Find subs for teachers missing classes (if necessary)

 

Qualifications  

  • Friendly and personable, with excellent communication skills.
  • Able to work effectively and adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  • Informative, patient, and eager sense of initiative to solve problems.
  • Efficiency in finishing projects.
  • Demonstrated history of dependability and punctuality.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office suite, and comfortable with all basic computer functions, Salesforce experience a plus.
  • Enthusiastic about improv, sketch comedy, and the Chicago theatre scene.

 

The Second City is an open, inclusive workplace and welcomes applicants who bring along with them diverse life experiences, including every permutation of economic and cultural backgrounds, orientation, ethnicity and points of view. We strive to continue our efforts to work with people who may otherwise be marginalized or underrepresented in our business and around our community.

All candidates for this role will be asked to authorize a background check and must be 21 and older.

The Second City follows CDC guidelines and recommendations regarding safety measures to navigate the Covid-19 pandemic. To work at The Second City you must show proof of being fully vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2. Applicants with medical or religious exemptions will be considered.

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