The Associate Producer Internship is an exciting opportunity to gain real world experience in a producer capacity in the ongoing development of Australia’s largest regional music tour, Festival of Small Halls. You will assist and support the Executive Producer in the successful and timely delivery of the tours in areas including tour logistics, reporting, itinerary building and artist logistics. This role would suit a student or entry-level events professional seeking experience in events or touring.

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Skills Developed

  • Tour planning
  • Tour delivery
  • Artist management
  • Technical production management
  • Copywriting
  • Digital content creation
  • Accommodation management
  • Itinerary building
  • Audience surveys and data management
  • Media coverage and feedback reporting

Training possibilities include:

  • Working to a budget
  • Basic WordPress development
  • Administration using cloud-based Microsoft suite solutions
  • Filemaker database management

Experience Gained

  • How to collate tour itinerary books, with full details of Artist arrival, tour stops, venue information, production specifications, accommodation details, workshops time, venues and topics, and if available, media appearances.
  • How to identify suitable accommodation on each stop of a tour with respect to the location of each show, booking and liaising with hosts where necessary.
  • How to identify and collate technical production specifications from the local support acts in each town
  • Hwo to coordinating the creation, delivery, and dissemination of tour materials to local hosts.
  • How to produce content for social media channels, following appropriate style guides.
  • How to produce website content, following appropriate style guides.
  • Understanding the importance of audience data, how to collate post-tour surveys and produce reports.
  • How to identify and collate online feedback into a report, incorporating venue feedback where possible.

Essential Skills (skills required)

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • A love of the arts
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products, mainly Word and Excel at an intermediate to advanced level
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain a can-do, friendly attitude in a busy environment
  • Flexibility

Desirables

  • Knowledge of regional Australia
  • Social media acuity