Careers

Do you believe in the transformative power of storytelling? 
Come work with us. 

The Moth helps people connect with their own power as a storyteller, and with one another. Our mission is to honor the diversity and commonality of human experience through the art and craft of storytelling. 

Our energetic team is made up of directors and producers, archivists and educators with a passion for stories and community building through storytelling.     

The Moth is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally vibrant team and strongly encourages applications from people of diverse backgrounds. The Moth seeks to hire staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. All positions at The Moth are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. The Moth brings storytelling opportunities to people from a variety of communities. Candidates with a commitment to supporting diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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Las Vegas StorySLAM Producer:

For the past 22 years, The Moth—an acclaimed nonprofit and cultural institution—has celebrated the art & craft of storytelling. Through true stories, told live on stage without notes, The Moth has presented over 35,000 true personal stories to standing-room-only audiences around the globe that celebrate the diversity and the commonality of the human experience.

The Moth seeks a vibrant production professional to join our NEW Las Vegas StorySLAM team as a freelance Regional Producer, responsible for the Las Vegas StorySLAM and the GrandSLAM shows. The Producer will manage monthly Las Vegas StorySLAMs, engage in outreach, and coordinate with Moth Headquarters in NYC.

This is a contractor position with a commitment of approximately 10-15 hours a month, spread between pre-show prep, show nights, and post-show wraps.

Key Responsibilities

  • Pre-show: booking crew (videographer and audio engineer), creating and procuring physical show materials, managing any merchandise inventory and/or promotional items

  • Show promotion on social media (Facebook)

  • Recruiting, training, managing, and communicating with volunteers  

  • Show night: running monthly shows from start to finish, including coordination with venue for setup, ticketing, financial settlement; training and deploying volunteers; working with crew, host, and media sponsors  

  • Post-show: submitting show wraps including settlements, crew invoices and reimbursements for show materials, story summaries, and social media follow-ups  

  • Timely and responsive communication with Moth Headquarters in NYC 

  • Encouraging new voices while engaging with the existing StorySLAM community  

Qualifications and Skills

  • Familiarity with The Moth's programming and live show format, and/or experience with producing live events or volunteering at live shows

  • Sensitivity to different perspectives from around the world and ability to communicate effectively with people from different cultural and educational settings 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both in-person and remotely)  

  • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment 

  • Highly organized, detail and deadline-oriented 

  • Technical skills: Computer and smartphone literacy, Google Drive, Google Docs and Sheets, Social Media (familiarity with Square a plus)

  • Must be 21+ years old and a current resident of Las Vegas

  • Reliable transportation a plus

To apply for this position, please complete this questionnaire and email your resume to jobs@themoth.org (Be sure to specify which position you're applying for in the subject line!) Applications are due by noon on Friday, February 14th.

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