The Tour Amin will report directly to the Operations Manager. You will work closely with the Management Team to execute the logistics plan for spring training and summer tour.
- Support and assist Tour Management Staff with any clerical tasks such as copies, member information and other day-to-day needs
- Execute daily schedules involving 154 performers and over 40 staff members and volunteers
- Teach and implement all safety procedures
- Assist in making sure that the trucks and buses are loaded for an on-time departure from all shows and housing sites (equipment truck, kitchen truck, prop truck, member and staff buses
- Coordinate and attend show warm-ups with Caption Heads/Educational Staff (Brass, Percussion or Color Guard)
- Be present for show prep, show unload and warm-up with your assigned section
- Time the distance from the corps entrance gate to your sections warm-up zone. Lead your section to the gate via the quickest route.
- Make sure that your group is on time and sticking to their warm up schedule.
- Communicate any issues to the Operations Manager or Corps Manager including uniform issues, illness, or injury.
- Assist with walk-on set-up for shows (props, podiums, generator, guard equipment/costumes, ladders)
- Oversee ice and rehearsal water and coordinate ice availability and location with the kitchen truck volunteers and the Assistant Ops Manager
- Assist with show water (filling water bottles, loading into the refrigerator, filling water coolers, loading onto the buses, taking to warm-up, bringing back to the kitchen truck after the show)
- During July shows, bring one full water jug to the gate to refill water bottles for after the show
- Ride on a member bus
- Be up for the first block of the day
Location and Schedule
The position will be structured primarily around the corps’ summer tour and will require travel with The Cadets Drum Corps. The summer training camp and tour origination point will be in the Erie, PA area. Ideally, the Tour Runner commits to working the entire tour. Scheduling flexibility to accommodate serious pre-existing personal or school-related commitments will be applied when possible.
Travel is provided to and from tour, and all transportation, housing and food will be provided. Volunteers and interns will be considered for this position, and compensation will be negotiated if applicable.
- Age 23 or older
- Driver's license Is required
- At least one year of participation in a performing arts unit desired, preferably with WGI and/or DCI components
- Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
- Proficiency with Google suite, Dropbox and Microsoft Office
- Strong written communications
- Experience in management or leadership a plus but not necessary
- CPR Certification a plus (training is available in this area)
- Strong moral character with integrity
- Ability to multi-task, take direction and execute with precision
- Familiar with social media and current technology trends
- Believes in open and transparent communication
- Positive attitude with the ability to turn a negative into a positive
- Rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced environment
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Strong effective communication skills, both written and oral
- Budget management exposure
- Volunteer oversight experience
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, or any other protected status. The Cadets Drum Corps offers equal opportunity and treatment to all who apply and is committed to diversity.
The Cadets Drum Corps requires criminal background checks for all employees, independent contractors, instructional and administrative staff, and interns regardless of whether these are paid or unpaid positions.