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#1 Rob van Gelder

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Posted 01 July 2008 - 10:13 PM

Here in Bangkok, Thailand, there might be some place for an experienced key-grip who also likes to teach people, guide crew, share technical knowledge with the local crew, etc.

Do not expect great money, but for sure a very decent and rewarding living in this country.

It helps if you can speak Thai or are able to pick up language quickly.

You can PM me for more info.

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#2 Daniel Wallens

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Posted 01 July 2008 - 10:59 PM

Is this a gig, or more of a long-term job?
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#3 Rob van Gelder

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 04:24 AM

This is for a rental house with local and international clients.
Crew in Thailand is always connected to a rental house, there are hardly any free-lance workers here.
So "leadership" is needed, creating a strong and fast working crew.

For foreigners other rules apply, in this case it could be employment for a some months, or (much) longer when everything feels right, or if the company really wants/needs you.
In order to be "needed" you must have a lot of technical knowledge on many aspects, be inventive and at the same time teaching and supporting the local people to get better.

I live and work now for 5 years in Bangkok, 3 years full-time.

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#4 Jamie Metzger

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 12:54 PM

I would love to do this
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#5 Rob van Gelder

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Posted 10 July 2008 - 12:02 AM

It's all about initiative......

come over, promote yourself, make yourself needed, etc.

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#6 Rob van Gelder

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Posted 28 July 2008 - 11:04 AM

lots ot people reading, but nobody wants to take the plunge... :)
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#7 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 28 July 2008 - 11:59 AM

I would, but I'm not a key grip...

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