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How Road Crew Gigs Are Found- Websites Vs. Word of Mouth

Websites such as Crewspace,  Bobnet, and Tour Ready are popular resources for roadies looking to find gigs.Do a simple web search and you'll find numerous other websites too, all of them offering similar "concert touring roadie hiring solutions".The question is, how many people who work in the touring industry find their gigs using an agency, website, or social media group, vs. more traditional roadie hiring methods such as direct personal references, AKA "Word of Mouth".Employers, what methods do you use most often to hire crew?YOU can help answer this question.Try to think of how you were first introduced to your current or past employers and employees."Website" (or any type of job board, agency, etc., who did not know you, or the employer)"Word of Mouth" (personal reference from someone who knew you, and the employer)"Both""Other" (please explain!)-RJContinue

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Roadie Job Search Ideas... 10 Replies

Here are a few larger companies with areas of their websites dedicated to roadie related jobs such as event production, crew jobs, audo and lighting AV jobs, and cruise ship roadie jobs. These are employment pages where you can browse jobs, and send applications or resumes. AEG LIVE JOB SEARCH - Sports and entertainment promoter.  CIRQUE DU SOLEIL JOB SEARCH - Worldwide entertainment production.  HOLLAND AMERICA LINE -Cruise ship jobs.  LIVE NATION JOB SEARCH - Sports and entertainment promoter.  PSAV JOB SEARCH - Audio/Visual event production company.  Have you worked with any of these companies before?Your feedback and advice is appreciated!Please Reply Below.Continue

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Started by Roadiejobs in General Discussion Forum. Last reply by Speedy May 13, 2013.


2011
Kevin Cresham
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  • Fox Lake, IL
  • United States

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Senior Project Manager, Staging, Video Engineer,
Camera Operator, Video Editor (FCP, Media 100, AVID), Vectorworks CAD, English/Spanish Fluent, 15yrs Experience in every capacity of AV Production.
Work History:
TRAVIS Inc. - Schaumburg, IL
SEARS HOLDINGS CORP. - Hoffman Estates, IL
Video Media Productions - Phoenix, AZ
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I am searching for an experience -- 15yrs in National AV Production Business has trained me very well to operate flawless regularly in high pressure environments. I am seeking an adventure whereby I may continue to grow my skills, prove my worth, and ideally land somewhere on a Tour Circuit as I spend every once of my free time catching shows and meeting like minded peeps in the entertainment industry. Music makes me smile!

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At 9:19pm on January 3, 2011,
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Luther Bell
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Hey Kevin, Welcome to RoadieJobs.com.  How has your workload been this winter?
 
 
 

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