We're Hiring! Production Assistant Opening

February 1, 2022

March 2022 - September 2022; non exempt; full-time with health insurance benefits

Community Arts Resources (CARS) seeks an energetic festival Production Assistant to support the senior production staff in the execution of all aspects of live event planning, production, and outreach for twelve community based arts and cultural festivals in underserved areas of Los Angeles County. 

The ideal candidate will be required to work twelve weekend festivals, have access to their own car with valid auto insurance and valid driver's license, have some experience with live event production, be comfortable wearing many different hats, detail oriented, with strong communication skills, and the ability to prioritize and execute in a fast paced environment. 

Duties include assisting with the following:

Event logistics, including agendas, schedules, timeline, task lists.

Communications with artists, staff, and subcontractors.

Inventory, ordering and managing of supplies.

Event packing plan, loading, unloading and the organization of event materials.  

Database entry and office related errands, including drop-offs and pick-ups of event materials.

Travel in and around Los Angeles County on a regular basis and be available on weekends for events starting mid-April through mid-September.



At least one to two years of experience working in live event production.

Expertise in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), and Google Suite, and proficiency with Mac computers.

Ability to work as part of a professional team.

Planning and prioritization skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Self-managing and self-starter personality.

Adept at managing multiple tasks in a calm and professional manner.

Strong organizational skills.

Strong desire to work as part of a creative and entrepreneurial team in a fast-paced environment.

Foreign language skills a plus.

Familiarity and experience with Los Angeles arts and culture community a plus.



Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] Please include "Production Assistant" and write your name in the subject line of the email. Deadline to apply is February 28, 2022. No phone calls please. 



Community Arts Resources (CARS) creates unique experiences where art, culture, community and civic life collide. CARS is engaged in the changing dynamics of culture and cities. Based in Los Angeles since 1989, our work is centered on event planning and production, urban planning, public engagement, and marketing. Through partnerships with neighborhoods, nonprofits, foundations, cities, cultural institutions, developers and designers, our work highlights and transforms the unique character and untapped potential of a particular place.