CREW JOB: VT Jukebox Project Coordinator
(Ongoing, One Position)
Prerequisites: Should have notable organizational and communication skills with an outward professional persona. Basic computer literacy is necessary (email, Web browsing) Audio encoding into the MP3 file format (CD ‘ripping’) and ID3 tagging are also necessary and can be taught at Big Heavy World to a candidate with otherwise solid aptitudes.
Description: This position interacts with the Vermont Dept. of Buildings and General Services to maintain and expand Big Heavy World’s VT Jukebox project, bringing Vermont-made music to the state’s official Welcome Centers. Communication with artists who would like to have their music involved, and with press across the state to promote the project, are key components of the work. Processing new content into MP3 format for distribution on DVD and gathering and filing written artist permissions are also tasked to this position.
Practical Objective: Expand and bring awareness to an effort to bring exposure of Vermont artists to millions of travelers on the Vermont Interstate highways. Administrate this project with high standards of quality and friendliness.
Big Heavy World has been promoting and archiving the Burlington music scene since 1996. Our existence and success is due to participation by volunteers and interns who share our extreme enthusiasm; we simply wouldn’t exist without their support.
Our internship program allows a greater level of freedom and creativity than one might expect, but also demands a high level of responsibility and dedication to each mission. As a supervised work experience for academic credit, Big Heavy World internships guarantee personal and professional development.
Contact James Lockridge at (802) 865-1140 for more information.