Internship - ProDUCTION

Indie Montreal is looking for an intern production assistant! Applicants must be highly organized, motivated and enthusiastic, with an interest in working in the live music industry. Interns will be immersed in various aspects of the concert promotions industry for an established Canadian music company. Because Indie Montreal is a small business, the assistant will complete valued tasks on the company’s front lines. The intern will work on daily duties and medium-term projects, supervised by the Director of IMTL. The intern will also be required on-site for events.


Dates: The internship renews year-round

Hours: 15-20 hours per week

Salary: Unpaid Internship

Location: Work to be done at Indie Montreal office during predefined office hours and in the field, with

ongoing guidance and feedback. To meet with supervisor during weekly staff meetings and daily consults.

Languages: English & French, fluent spoken and written


Assets, Skills, Training & Interests:

• Very organized, meticulous and conscientious

• A rudimentary understanding of the elements of concert planning

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)

• Knowledge of Google Docs and Google Calendar

• Knowledge of and comfort with Facebook, Twitter and other Social Media Websites

• Keen attention to detail

• Regularly available and consistently responsive by email and by phone

• Experience in concert production an asset

• Music-related professional and academic experience an asset

• A general interest in music, arts & culture



• To manage production activities for IMTL’s concert promotion department

• To collect, manage and organize promotional materials for shared use among Indie Montreal team

• To communicate with artists’ and their management regarding upcoming show logistics and technical specs

• To communicate with venues regarding technical specs, logistics and promotional details

• To help manage the entire communication chain between IMTL, its artists and venues

• To ensure that the IMTL team has required promotional and logistical materials to complete their tasks

• To disseminate production schedules to involved parties

• Involvement on-site at events as production assistant or production manager

• Preparation of necessary documents and elements for productions

• To manage artist’s needs and questions on-site during events

• To create events in IMTL’s ticketing system

• Some involvement updating IMTL’s website

• Some involvement with IMTL’s ticketing department



• Valuable organizational and relationship management experience

• Valuable communications experience with members of the music industry

• Valuable logistical experience in concert production and promotion

• Direct experience with local and regional music industry leaders

• Direct experience working with national and international musical touring acts

• Experience dealing with international music industry professionals, including Agents, Managers, Tour

Managers, Record Labels, Publicists, etc.

• The benefit of working with IMTL’s other departments, which provide insight into other areas of the artist

development industry

• Possible occasional regional travel with other Indie Montreal staff

• Free entrance to Indie Montreal events

This is an unpaid position


Academic Credit:

Indie Montreal will work with any educational institution to ensure that the intern receives any due academic

credit for their work and experience.


How To Apply:

Those interested are encouraged to apply before Friday, August 7, 2015. Any applications received after this deadline will be reviewed on a weekly basis until the position is filled. Please send your resume and cover letter via email to interns@indiemontreal.ca with the subject line “PRODUCTION ASSISTANT INTERNSHIP”.