Rail Events Productions
Whippany, NJ
LAST MINUTE | Concert / Event

Expires: 11/10/18

Job Dates

11/10/18 - 1/3/19


$500 and up per week

Job Summary: The successful candidate will be working with Rail Events Productions during the fall and winter of 2018 to present The Polar Express Train Ride in Whippany, NJ on the Morristown + Erie Railway. The Production Assistants will be responsible for assisting the Production Manager in all aspects of the event including cast, crew, food service, ticketing, transportation, load in, load out, installation, and communication with both train operations and other third party contractors. The Production Assistant will work under the guidance of the Production Manager and with the rest of the REP staff. Because of the nature of the live event they may be required to assist in any event related items as required.

Experience and Requirements:

Experience with special events and theatrical events.
Valid US drivers license and able to drive a mini-van.
Experience handling petty cash and writing expense reports.
Ability to work alongside the production staff as a team member in an ever changing environment.
Possess a well-spoken manner in personal communications.
Self-motivation and attention to details.
Be physically capable of lifting heavy objects.
Must be 18 or over.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Work with the REP management team during preproduction and assist with day to day operations during the event.
Assist Production Manager onsite during the event as well as load in and load out, and serve as an assistant for any event related need that arises.
Act as runner to shop for supplies during load-in and run of event.
Drive actors to/from remote performance site.
Work with food service employees and assist them in day-to-day needs.
Become familiar with railroad safety rules.
Works with the entire event team to maintain a positive, enjoyable, and rewarding environment for all staff and passengers.

High School diploma or equivalent

Compensation to be negotiated per candidates experience

Date Posted: 10/10/18


Michael May

Director of Production


(970) 385-8853

Business Address

479 Main Ave

Durango, CO 81301

Venue Address

Polar Express - Whippany, NJ

Morristown + Erie Railroad

Whippany, NJ 00000

Posted: 10/10/2018 17:37:53 EST

Last Updated: 10/10/2018 21:00 EST

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