Seeking Event Coordinator For developing Native Art Market & Cultural Festival In Rapid City
The Organizing Committee for A Gathering of People, Wind & Water Native art market and cultural festival is seeking an Event Coordinator. The festival will take place on July 18 & 19, 2014 at Main Street Square. The Event Coordinator will work with the Gathering Committee and various partners to manage various program, administrative and production tasks between March 25 and August 25, 2014. This position will be an independent consultant.
This position will report to the 2014 Gathering Committee. The Event Coordinator’s duties will comprise:
oversight of the festival to include implementation of the Friday
night award event and the art market and cultural performances on Saturday
booking performers (arranging payment, travel/lodging arrangements)
coordinating and supervising volunteers
coordinating various consultants/partners/vendors
working with artists
being the “on-the’ground” decision maker during event
assist with composing content for printed and online Gathering editorial and promotional materials
participation with the Gathering’s organization committee
coordination of media for event
Experience working with artists and cultural events preferred. Please send a resume with references and cover letter by March 5 to firstname.lastname@example.org. The position will be hired by March 10.