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July 16th, 2012  |  Filed under News

Job Opening: BRC Event Operations Director

The Burning Man Founders are excited to announce a new open position at BRC: Event Operations Director. This person will oversee the event-related logistics and operations of Black Rock City and all event-related departments (ESD, Community Services, Playa Safety Council [Rangers, Gate/Perimeter/Exodus, DMV], DPW, Café and Ice, and Art) as well as all physical manifestations of the event.

This position will be taking on the Founders’ event-related responsibilities, which will allow them to transition to the Burning Man Project as their main focus.

We are taking applicants both internally and externally, so please send this to people who you think may be great for this role. The best candidates come from other Burners!

POSITION AVAILABLE: BRC Event Operations Director

LOCATION: Burning Man San Francisco office

Submit resume and cover letter by 6pm on Sunday, July 29th, using this link.


The BRC Event Operations Director will oversee and direct the ongoing event operations and logistics of the Burning Man event. This role will manage six event-related departments and oversee strategic planning and decision-making for the long-term success of the event. The Event Operations Director will consult with the Burning Man Founders on decisions, and will have full authority to make all decisions in fulfilling the responsibilities set forth in the job description.

The responsibilities of the BRC Event Operations Director will include but are not limited to:

*General management of event-related departments

*Event operations production and management

*Participation in the Executive Committee, the Leadership Forum, and staff-wide meetings, retreats, and processes

*Oversight of the Operations Team Committee

*Participation in External Relations

*Budgetary Oversight

For comprehensive details on the duties and essential functions of this role, as well as a list of qualifications and physical requirements, please view the complete job listing.

This is a full-time, regular position eligible for benefits in our San Francisco office.

Submit resume and cover letter by 6pm on Sunday, July 29th, using this link.