Tech Specialist

Job Type: Contract

Baptiste Institute

Baptiste Institute is an organization changing lives by bringing yoga to the world as a leadership skill.

The Baptiste Institute exists to make a difference and empower people to realize and manifest what is of interest and of most importance to them.

We inspire people to fulfill their purpose of making a difference for themselves and others. Our tools and practices enable people to develop themselves and others as leaders in their own lives.

We are committed to causing leaders who cause leaders first with themselves and then with others.

The role

This role reports to the Program Supervisor on the Program Team. This team delivers the transformational Baptiste Yoga program experience (Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, or Fit To Lead). Personal development is at the core of our team’s initiatives and pillars of integrity, participation, and service are the foundation of the work we do.

The Tech Specialist oversees all aspects of program technical execution (primarily sound and lighting). This person is responsive, agile, and can stay focused for long periods of time. No job is too big or small – the Tech Specialist sees the value they contribute to the room from the tech booth, and is able to pivot from monitoring the mic, to participating in inquiry sessions, to helping the team strike.

Responsibilities

  • Understand venue AV requirements before program
  • Lead preparation, delivery, set-up, execution and removal of all program equipment and materials
  • Coordinate with Program Supervisor and venue contacts as required to ensure smooth program operations
  • Ensure tech equipment is kept in excellent working condition
  • Provide operational guidance and training to team members as required

Qualifications & Experience

  • Previous experience in event tech an asset
  • Completed Baptiste Institute Program Team Training
  • Ideally, able to commit to a minimum of 3-4 programs a year for a two year timeframe
  • A team player willing to support planning and execution in any way – no task is too small
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Requires resilience and stamina to sustain multi-day events with long days and possible time zone changes
  • Ability to travel for work including weekends and holidays
  • Commitment to personal wellness and supporting the team in wellness practices

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