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Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health Programs & Events Associate in Stockbridge, Massachusetts

POSITION SUMMARY: The Production Associate (Programs & Events) serves as a member of the Production team and is an entry level position. The role is primarily responsible for classroom and event set up and breakdowns, maintaining records and other documents related to inventory, as well as program room and equipment cleaning and maintenance. The role also acts as a liaison between presenters, presenter assistants and guests, while providing a level of support and customer service. Will train the right person. The ideal candidate works well independently and as part of a team, with strong organizational skills and attention to detail. They must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, with a positive attitude and have excellent communication and customer service skills. ACCOUNTABILITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES - Sets up and breakdowns for all programs, events, and meetings. - Communicates directly with Kripalu faculty, visiting presenters, presenter assistants and guests, while providing a high level of customer service. - Maintains program rooms and work areas (i.e., cleaning of blankets and yoga mats, mopping floors, distribution of yoga props, etc.). - Receives and stores incoming supplies and equipment. - Supports Supervisor and Leads by ensuring clear communication regarding successes and challenges during shift hours and before shift changes. - Takes the initiative and follows through with directed projects. - General office duties as assigned (i.e., paperwork, record keeping, filing, photocopying, printing). - Adapts to new software and technologies. - Provides coverage or perform special projects and miscellaneous duties as assigned by management, within production and in other areas of the organization when needed. COMPETENCIES - Demonstrates commitment to valuing equity, diversity and contributing to an inclusive environment. - Possesses strong core ethics, integrity, and values consistent with Kripalu\'s organizational principles. - Builds effective relationships, identifies internal and external customer expectations, sees issues from their point of view; offers practical, mutually beneficial recommendations, solutions, and ideas. - Willingness and ability to be agile in work, supporting across own department as well as across the organization as needed. - Demonstrates the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform required job elements to established standards, remaining current regarding development and trends in areas of expertise. - Embraces experiences as learning opportunities. - Accepts responsibility for personal and professional learning and growth. - Models the values of Kripalu including service, presence, inquiry, compassion, practice, and integrity. MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS - Basic Word, Outlook, and Excel skills - Valid driver\'s license - Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand and work on feet for extended periods BENEFITS - Health Insurance - Dental Insurance - Vision - Paid Holiday, Sick-Time, Personal Time, Vacations - 403b Retirement Plans - Flexible Spending Accounts - Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability - Kripalu-funded 50K Life Insurance Policy - Provide organic and delicious meals in the Kripalu Dining Hall - Discounted Purchases in the Kripalu Shop and Healing Arts Services - Yoga Classes, and the opportunity to participate in Kripalu Programs - Pet Insurance - Employee Assistance Program *Please note that Kripalu does not provide housing facilities for its staff members. Employees are responsible for arranging their own accommodations while working at the organization.