Program Council Jobs & Internships

Please read before applying.

To apply to one of the listed positions below, please download and complete the following:

  • Program Council staff application (found at bottom of page)
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

You must attach all three in order to be considered for a position. Please either email all documents to the staff member listed in the posting or bring it into our office.

Experience in Program Council’s Street Team is highly valued in all applicants.

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 Current Job Positions

Film Series Director

Program Council is looking for a new film series director, starting for the Fall 2017 semester, but training and joining our team immediately. If you are interested in film acquisition work or in film festivals, this is a perfect job for you. The job entails scheduling and acquiring films for a school-year long series, managing a budget, setting up advanced screenings and working on the other program council concerts and events. Program Council is a student run organization, so you will be working with a fun team, but will be solely responsible for the film series.This is a paid position! A film major is not required but recommended. If you have experience and knowledge in film, particularly in popular movies, that is best!
For questions and to submit an application, please email Naomi.Weingast@programcouncil.com.
Please include a short cover letter explaining your experience or knowledge of film, and the application can be found on programcouncil.com or by coming into our office, UMC 401.

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Marketing Director (temporarily closed)

Position Duties/Requirements/Responsibilities

  • Manage and advise the marketing team (Public Relations and Graphic Design)
  • A strong understanding of marketing and event building
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal skills
  • Strong brand knowledge of Program Council
  • Keep track of the yearly marketing budget
  • Maintain positive relationships with local publications and campus communications
  • Write and execute marketing plans for large events
  • Work with other departments to successfully promote smaller concerts as well as the Friday Night Film Series
  • Coordinate social media promotion
  • Order promotional items such as stickers, t-shirts, etc.
  • Attend weekly Program Council staff meetings.

Average Hours / Week: 

12 hours / week. A set office schedule will be developed at the beginning of the semester that includes hours between 10AM-5PM, Monday through Friday. During events/concerts, hours will increase. Some evenings and nights will be required. No hours during finals.

Required Skills

  1. Must be currently seeking a degree in a program at CU-Boulder.
  2. Proficiency in MS Office, email, and Internet use.
  3. Excellent ability to clearly and expertly communicate in written English with correct spelling and grammar.
  4. Organization skills to plan and coordinate activities for marketing department.

 

If you are interested in this position and you feel you meet the qualifications please send a resume, application, cover letter and a marketing plan of a concert

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Business Director

As Business Director you oversee daily operations, provide event support, and plan and control the financial aspects of all seven Program Council departments to ensure that our $200K+ budget is most effectively utilized in putting on high value concerts and events.

Duties include:

  •  Maintain all Program Council general ledger accounts such that Program Council is
  • operating with a positive cash flow.
  •  Reconcile monthly statements.
  •  Project and update activity expenses and revenues.
  •  Advise the Program Council Director and Advisor on all financial matters.
  •  Conduct monthly meetings with Student Advisors and the University Memorial
  • Center Business Office.
  •  Analyze department budgets and develop tracking system of all PC accounts.
  • Details: This is a paid position with the expectation of holding 15-20 office hours weekly.

Job Qualifications:

  •  CU Student enrolled on the Boulder campus for Fall and Spring semesters 2017-2018.
  • (Part-time availability over the 2017 summer is a plus)
  •  Must be very organized and able to manage multiple tasks.
  •  Proficient in Excel
  •  Able to communicate effectively to students and university administrators
  •  An appreciation for music and the entertainment industry

If you are interested in this position please email Scotty

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Old Main Director

The Old Main director is responsible for handling and booking events in the Old Main building.

Responsibilities include:

  • Organize events by making sure needed equipment and personnel will be available on the date of the event then make an estimate of the cost of the event.
  • Set up equipment according to the requirements of an event.  It could be as simple as setting up a Mic or as complicated as doing light design.
  • Report to production department head.
  • Repair and maintain equipment.
  • Work production when needed.
  • Have knowledge of and teach others about lighting equipment, sound mixing, theatricality and University policies.
  • Hold up to 10 office hours, including meetings.

If you are interested in this position please email Keivn

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Production Director

Responsibilities include:

  • Staff Management
  •  Oversee Assistant Production Director and meet weekly to make sure all of
  • his/her duties are fulfilled.
  •  Ensure staffing for all Production supported events
  •  Train crews to run sound and lighting systems.
  •  Ensure that all production crew staff attend required trainings
  •  Complete evaluations and check in frequently on production staff members.
  •  Lead interviewing and hiring process for crew.

 

Large Scale Events (Events coordinated by PC Director and student organization events

held in large venues such as Balch Field House, Macky Auditorium and Coors Event

Center)

  •  Manage all aspects of production including ordering equipment from outside
  • resources.
  •  Final decision maker (in conjunction with PC Director) on all production
  • decisions for shows.
  •  Serve as Crew Chief on Day of Show for all large scale events (this includes
  • taking a manager-like role, making sure the crew is staying productive and the
  • appropriate staff cuts are being made).

 

General

  •  Post and hold about 7 office hours.
  •  Keep track of all financial production transactions in the PC budget tracker.
  •  Maintain open communication between Production Department and the PC
  • Director
  •  Coordinate proposals for purchase and rental of extra equipment
  •  Attend weekly department head meetings and staff meetings.
  •  Maintain all of PC’s light and sound equipment to industry standards.
  •  Complete all trainings required by the University of Colorado – Boulder and the
  • University Memorial Center.

If you are interested in this position please email Jason

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Production Crew

Program Council’s Production Crew works under the Production Director and the Assistant Production Manager. Members of Production Crew perform day-of-show activities needed to put on the best show, including set-up, take-down, and operation of production equipment. The Production Crew is responsible for both large scale events and small concerts.

Email Jason for any position related questions or application submissions.

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Security Crew

Members of Program Council’s Security Crew are vital in ensuring a secure, enjoyable environment at all of Program Council’s events. Whether it be a film screening, a small concert in Club 156, or a large event on Farrand Field, Security Crew is always needed to keep both artists and attendees safe.

Email Jackson for any position related questions or application submissions.


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