Ampa Events
Henrico, VA
Theme Park / Cruise Ship | Production House | Corporate / Trade Show | Concert / Event

Expires: 11/30/17

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36000 to 42500. Based on experience annually

Ampa Events, an event production company and scene shop, seeks a full-time, year-round, creative and skilled individual to design and produce events based in our Richmond, VA office.

An ideal candidate would be one with multiple theatrical skills including design and presentation, carpentry, lighting, AV, rigging, and most importantly possess great people skills to work through our clients needs from concept to execution. We design and produce many unique events. We seek a candidate who can have a vision for the client, understand how to cost the fabrication, build the needed props or stage sets as one of our shop fabricators.

Primary responsibility is to understand the clients need, create a design proposal/quote, present drawings, sketches or renderings independently and /or with the help of our graphic design team and guide the client, Ampa scene shop and warehouse towards execution and completion of a superb production.

Candidate must be a positive individual with a creative, motivated, and a self-starter attitude whose energy vibes can keep both Ampas client and production staff motivated.

This is a Management Level Position that is FULL-TIME year round with benefits for a career minded individual. A successful candidate will have a diverse skill set that is applicable to the event and live production industry. Candidate must have ability to wear multiple hats and have the ability to shift gears smoothly as the production requires.

Ampa has been producing successful events and operating a scene shop for over 20 years and offers a stable environment to support continued growth to a creative, motivated, self starter with a permanent career in a town with a reasonable cost of living.


Creative Director, Interior designer, Floral designer, Shop Foreman, Stage Manager, Prop Master, Technical Director, Operations Manager, AV Manager. If you have held management positions of this nature and have a diverse skill set, you may be well suited for this position.

Required Skills/Qualifications:

1. Demonstrated success in designing and fabricating props, scenery, signs, stage sets and more. Positive individual eager to learn and grow with the company.

2. Customer service skills -- good with people and able to interact positively with clients on site.

3. Carpentry skills

4. Lighting: complete understanding of theatrical lighting, wiring, and general repair skills.

5. Rigging Skills. Hanging and focusing of lights.

6. Self starter, able to work unsupervised as well as part of a team

7. Good driving record, able to drive small box trucks and pull utility trailers.

8. Office: Good written/verbal communications; computer, web and electronic skills. MAC preferred.

9. Comfortable juggling multiple projects and able to improvise.

10. Ability to rapidly change gears and adapt to client orders.

11. Ability to lift and move heavy objects.

12. HR: as a manager the position requires the management of subordinates. Must have abilities in HR.


Ampa will train and provide continuing education for committed employees. However, as a Senior Managers Position, candidates must come to this role with superb skills in the aforementioned areas. If you are lacking in one or two areas, but have a positive attitude and a proven work history of commitment to your past employers, please apply but in your cover letter explain how you will manage your role if you are lacking in one of the skills.


Send complete resume with Cover Letter, explaining why you are ideal for this position and how your skill set will advance Ampa Events.


Ted Rubis


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(804) 358-5451

Fax: (804) 358-0572

Business Address

6701 Janway Rd

Henrico, VA 23228

Posted: 10/10/2017 00:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 10/31/2016 13:00 EST

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