We're Hiring! - QStix Game Day Stage Manager

Bluecoats is hiring a stage manager to oversee the game day logistics of the QStix, the official percussion ensemble of the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team. The QStix is a cooperative effort between Bluecoats and the Cleveland Cavaliers. This position will be a paid independent contractor of Bluecoats. We're looking for an energetic, pragmatic go-getter who is comfortable working in a fast-paced and high stakes production environment. Experience as a performer in a drumline, marching band, or pro-sports entertainment ensemble is a plus. This person will have the challenge of keeping communication between Bluecoats, the QStix managing performer, the Cavaliers entertainment and production staff concise and clear. This person will be both a support to the performers and a manager - ensuring the ensemble follows the game-day schedule and always appears for fans exactly where they're scheduled to appear.

A more detailed job description can be found here. To apply, email Mike Scott at mscott@bluecoats.com with a cover letter in the body of your email and an attached PDF resume.

Mike Scott

Mike Scott is a clinician, consultant, and the CEO of Rhythm X, Inc., a non-profit music education company in Dayton, Ohio. Mike earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 2012. There he studied percussion and conducting and completed the Farmer School of Business Summer Institute. Before beginning his career as an administrator and teacher, Mike was an active performer in the marching arts. In 2011 Mike was the conductor of the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps of Canton, Ohio and was a performer in Rhythm X’s percussion ensemble from 2011-2012. Mike was also a member of the Miami University Marching Band for four years, serving as the drum major during the 2011 and 2012 seasons. In 2013 Mike began work at Rhythm X, Inc. as the Operations Director, managing the business development and logistics of the organization. He was also the Director of Instrumental Music at St. Ursula Academy in Toledo, Ohio. There he taught band, orchestra, and general music in grades 6-12. Prior to the 2015 competitive season, Mike became the first full-time employee at Rhythm X, Inc. as the company’s CEO. There he works with the organization’s President Tim Fairbanks to develop the future strategy of the company. During the summer months, Mike travels the country with the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps as the group’s Tour Administrator. He has also served as the tour manager of The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps of Allentown, Pennsylvania. Mike proudly endorses Innovative Percussion, Etymotic Research, and Fred J. Miller Inc.