We're excited to announce three great opportunities to work with The Cadets for their 2017 season! We're looking for Administrative Assistants to join our Admin Team and a Photojournalist and Videographers to join our Media Team.
Administrative Tour Assistant
The Cadets have immediate openings for the summer role of Tour Assistants for the 2017 season. Qualified candidates should bring a passion for the drum corps community, team collaboration, and trouble-shooting to best serve The Cadets' membership, staff and volunteers while working closely with The Cadets' Tour Operations Manager, Assistant Director and Director.
Reporting to The Cadets' Tour Operations Manager, the Tour Assistant will focus on specific projects and day-to-day operations of the corps, including travel and transpiration logistics and other duties as assigned by the Tour Operations Manager.
This member of the corps' administration will execute standard operating procedures and best practices for the operations department to better service the organization's mission and practical needs while touring more than 14,000 miles across the United States.
"I'm extremely excited to have the opportunity to build this team up," said Tour Manager Mike Pfeil. "We have strong foundations returning for the 2017 season and I look forward to adding high quality members to this team. These positions are truely selfless. Individuals seeking this opportunity should be prepared to give their all to the cause. The growth of the membership alone makes thes summer positions so worth while!"
You can find the full job description and how to apply here: https://yea.org/home/employment/posting/17/cadets-tour-assistant?returnl=
Do you have a passion to build your portfolio and develop your craft as a photographer? Do you love to tell stories and create artistic narrative within a fast paces competitive drum corps environment? We're seeking an energetic, aspiring photojournalist to join our Media Team for the 2017 summer season.
You'll create photography projects that document the members, volunteers, staff and organization. As the photojournalist, you'll work closely with the corps' Media Team to create innovative and moving content. This candidate should have a keen eye for sports-related photography with strong skills with a digital SLR cameras and editing/creating projects in Adobe Creative Suite. The photojournalist will have an amazing opportunity to travel the country, hone their artistic skills in real-world experience and build their portfolio of published material. You won't be fetching someone's coffee, you'll be documenting the lives of world class performers and helping chart the course for future Cadets Media Teams.
Cadets Media program positions are paid, with housing, transportation and food provided. Positions may be eligible to receive college credit, depending on their institution's policy.
You can find the full job description and how to apply here: https://yea.org/home/employment/posting/2/cadets-photojournalist?returnl=
The videographer will be responsible for creating high quality digital videos for The Cadets and Youth Education in the Arts. You'll work closely with the corps' Media Team and marketing department to create innovative and compelling content. This candidate should have a keen eye for movement based video with strong skills with digital SLR cameras and editing/creating projects in Final Cut Pro or Premiere. You'll travel the country, documenting the lives of world class performers and helping to chart the course for future Cadets Media Teams.
Cadets Media program positions are paid, with housing, transportation and food provided. Positions may be eligible to receive college credit, depending on their institution'spolicy.
You can find the full job description and how to apply here: https://yea.org/home/employment/posting/11/cadets-videographer?returnl=
The Cadets and Cadets2 are looking to add more quad players to their lines. Not only will you be a part of years of history and championships, you'll learn from some of the very best staff in drum corps today. Meet Tom Aungst, the Percussion Supervisor for The Cadets and Dave Dumont, the Percussion Supervisor for Cadets2.
Tom Aungst, The Cadets
Tom Aungst has also been involved in the drum corps activity for over 36 years. Tom recently returned to The Cadets as the Caption Supervisor and Arranger for the 2017 season. He was formerly the Caption Head for Carolina Crown in 2015 and 2016. In 1981, Tom became involved with The Cadets, first as a member from 1981-1984, then as the Percussion Arranger and Caption Supervisor through 2008 and later returning as a consultant in 2013. While with the corps, Tom was involved with capturing nine championships and seven percussion awards. Mr. Aungst has always remained actively involved in the drum corps activity, recently writing for the Cadets2 corps in 2013, and working with various groups like the Blue Stars, Pacific Crest, and the Connecticut Hurricanes. Tom is a member of The Cadets, Drum Corps International and the WGI Halls of Fame.
Dave Dumont, Cadets2
Dave Dumont's teaching career began in 2008 with the Hawthorne Caballeros as a percussion technician. He was then promoted to Battery Coordinator and Arranger in 2009 and held that position through 2010. In 2011, Dave was the Co-Caption Head and Arranger for the Connecticut Hurricanes. Dave is currently the Percussion Caption Head and Battery Arranger at Norwalk High School in Norwalk, CT. He helped lead them to back to back WGI PSO medals in 2014 and 2015. In addition to Norwalk, he held several Connecticut high school marching band instructing and arranging positions, including Trumbull High School, who earned back to back WGI PSO medals in 2008 and 2009.
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Here's a little sneak peek at what the Cadets2 quads will be working on this summer!