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Festival Manager, Warehouse (Seasonal role)

Location: Park City , UT

Employment Dates: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 through Friday, February 21, 2020

Pay rate: $900 per week (Exempt)

Considerations: This position works full time out of our Park City, UT office. May be lodged in Park City during the January Film Festival. Required to work extended hours, including some evenings, weekends, and holidays to meet deadlines. Must be willing and available to respond to on-call needs as assigned. A high level of mobility is required as well as an ability to drive safely in winter road conditions.

Position Summary: Manages warehouse operations, staff, and inventory for the Sundance Film Festival.† †

Duties and Responsibilities:†

  • Outlines plans for inventory storage, cleaning, organizing, and safety for warehouse and tech storage spaces.†
  • Ensures Warehouse, Print Office and Tech storage spaces are prepped and ready before load-in deadline.†
  • Conducts pre and post Festival inventory and continuously tracks items stored in Iron Horse, Space Place and Temple storage.†
  • Creates or updates warehouse training materials and conducts trainings for various stakeholders.
  • Sets warehouse timelines and creates written procedures for the warehouse, including receiving, shipping, distribution, safety, etc.††
  • Manages staff and volunteers, includes selecting and training highly effective staff and volunteers, providing direction, feedback, mentorship and support to ensure employees understand responsibilities and are effective in their roles, and delegates appropriate and meaningful work.
  • Provides constant communication with internal departments regarding warehouse logistics (allocation needs and delivery schedules).†
  • Creates a storage plan and sets requirements to accommodate returned Festival equipment, supplies, tech and print items, merchandise, sponsor items, etc. to the warehouse.†
  • Supervises Warehouse volunteers to ensure successful operations.†
  • Manages venue replenishment needs, publications, sponsor items, purified water, etc.††
  • Assists the Tech Department with shipping equipment as needed.†
  • Ensures warehouse, print and tech space are clean and organized post Festival.†
  • Completes a comprehensive written wrap report before end of contract .†
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States.
  • Valid driverís license and successful completion of DMV background check.
  • 3 years experience managing warehouse operations or related.††
  • Strong leadership skills with a background that includes managing people.††
  • Conflict resolution skills with a background that includes managing stressful situations.†
  • Outstanding communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal and professional skills required to work effectively with a variety of people.†
  • Excellent organizational skills including self management of work schedule.
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of trust and accountability with inventory.†
  • Ability to work early mornings, nights, and weekends around key deadlines.†
  • Able to move and lift items that weigh 50-75 lbs chest high.†

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Working knowledge of databases along with proficiency in Google Products.
  • Knowledge and understanding of inventory and stock principles.

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