Job Title – Bayimba Festival Technical Director
Reports To – The Artistic Director
Direct Reports – Artistic Director, Executive Management
Start Date – 1st July 2023
End Date – 30th August 2023
Payment – 500,000 UGX
Hours – 5 to 7 hrs/Week (Flexible might be heavier during festival days)
Number of Positions – 2
The Bayimba International Festival of the Arts is a multidisciplinary annual arts event undoubtedly an important benchmark for the consumption of the finest Arts. Every second week of August, Lunkulu Island off the shores of Lake Victoria comes alive with multi feast of Music, Dance, Poetry, Storytelling, Acrobats, Theatre, Film and Visual Arts from renowned and emerging artists. The 15th edition of the festival is scheduled for the 9th – 13th August 2023 at Lunkulu Island, Mukono, Uganda, bringing to life a true experience of all forms of arts.
This position reports directly to the Artistic Director and works closely with the Executive Management and wider Artistic Team. The position maintains effective working relationships with all programmed artists and their technical managers, technical service providers, volunteers and interns.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Must be 30 or under
- Experience with live sound, soundboards/systems, stage lighting
- Ability to film and edit videos
- Interest in the arts
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Strong leadership and communication skills
- Must possess their own high-quality camera
- Previous experience as a technical director is an asset
We are hiring two tech directors with the hope that one can focus on production tech and the other on digital tech. Specific duties, however, can be assigned within the tech team as seen fit.
Send your application by email to [email protected].