Organize and execute the transportation needs of all festival departments including ground transportation of artists & guests, freight transport, equipment dispersal and retrieval, hospitality supply transport, box office transport, and similar needs.
Identify and Schedule the ground transportation needs of Festival artists and guests, as well as of Artist Services, Production, Operations, and Box Office using both Festival fleet and contracted transportation providers;
Arrange for and manage the procurement and pick-up/return of Festival rental vehicles as necessary.
Hire and supervise driver and organize assignments.
In conjunction with the Operations Manager, coordinate Production and Operations parking system and needs including reserved space around Green as well as designating Festival parking in other locations, finding parking lots, etc.
Assist with Patron and out of town staff parking systems as necessary.
Arrange parking for Artist Vehicles with ASCs as needed/
Provide general assistance to Production, Operations, and Artist Services departments when not engaged in above.
Establish and maintain good relations with an outside transportation provider(s), ie: Connecticut Limo or Liberty Limo.
Liaise with the company management teams and local transportation provider, and troubleshoot transportation issues as they occur.
Work out contingency plans with Artist Services Coordinators in the case of an anticipated late arrival of an artist.
Be aware of and responsive to artists’ and guests’ needs.
Reconcile final billing from local transportation provider.
Prepare a final, detailed report on all aspects of the above.
Reports to the Producer and Company Manager
Key communications with the Production Manager, Operations Manager, Artist Service Coordinators and Audience Services Manager
Supervises: Artist Drivers
Classification: Part Time Temporary
Engagement Period: Mid August to Early September
Compensation $22 per hour
International Festival of Arts & Ideas is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate or permit discrimination against any person or group of persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, sex, transgender status, gender identity or expression, marital or pregnancy status, national origin, ancestry, present or past history of mental disability, intellectual disability, learning disability, military status, lawful source of income, sexual orientation or physical disability, or any other class of persons or categories protected by law.
The Festival believes in centering Black and Brown communities that are targeted and abused by unjust systems of oppression. The Festival stands in solidarity with the communities, artists, and speakers with whom it collaborates and pledges that its support extends beyond the Festival’s performance dates. The Festival will do everything it can to help dismantle systematic racism and raises its voice with those in the community who are already engaged in this vital work. The Festival commits to working alongside the community to create transformative change in New Haven.