OPEN POSITIONS

OPEN POSITIONS

Finance Director

Fundraising and Events Coordinator

Sponsorship Coordinator

Green Room Coordinator

Web Coordinator

PDX Pop Now! is currently accepting resumes and letters of interest in anticipation of the 2017-2018 season. Those candidates who are selected will have an amazing opportunity to shadow under the current Board or Coordinator, volunteer for their community, and get hands-on training and mentorship as they guide the organization through the 2017-2018 season. Please note, all positions are ALL volunteer, as is the festival, one of the only all-volunteer run music festivals in the nation!

Finance Director

The Finance Director plays an integral part in guiding PDX Pop Now! as a member of the Board Of Directors. Their primary responsibility is to maintain the financial integrity of the organization and support the board and team in making financial decisions, budgeting, and paying taxes.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and development, in conjunction with the rest of the board, the organization’s annual operating budget.
  • Monitor monthly income and expenses versus the budget.
  • Provide financial reporting to the team as needed.
  • Work with the organization’s accountant to ensure all income and expenses are tracked and recorded properly.
  • Work with the organization’s accountant on the annual IRS and state tax filings
  • Work with other team members (in particular the Grants, Sponsorship, Production, and Compilation Coordinators) to ensure accurate budget forecasts, verify actuals, and update forecasts as necessary.
  • Manage the organization’s bank accounts and checkbook.
  • Attend monthly board meetings.
  • One-year minimum commitment.

Position Qualifications

  • Passionate about local music and dedicated to PDX Pop Now!’s mission
  • Understanding of basic finance and budgeting principles

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to theboard@pdxpopnow.com. Applications due Friday, December 1, 2017.

Fundraising & Events Coordinator

The primary responsibility of the Fundraising & Events Coordinator is to locate income for PDX Pop Now!‘s annual programming through sponsorship partnerships, benefit events, and individual donors.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain existing sponsorship partnerships with both local and national businesses.
  • Negotiate and execute sponsorship benefits
  • Solicit advertisements for the Festival Program Guide
  • Assist Grants Coordinator during end of year giving campaign
  • Solicit other Benefit Events Opportunities
  • Maintain database of existing donors with Grants Coordinator
  • Attend monthly team meetings

Position Qualifications

  • Passionate about local music and dedicated to PDX Pop Now!’s mission

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to jennifer.thelander@pdxpopnow.com. Applications due Friday, December 1, 2017.

Sponsorship Coordinator

As part of the Development Department, the primary responsibility of this position is to raise organizational funds through corporate sponsorships and to be a liaison between sponsors and the board of directors.

Responsibilities

  • Secure corporate sponsorships by maintaining communications with past sponsors, initiating conversations with prospective sponsors, and cultivating relationships with all companies.
  • Present sponsorship requests and negotiate on sponsorship terms with companies while representing and upholding the mission of PDX Pop Now!.
  • Acquire various collateral items from corporate sponsors, media sponsors, and in-kind sponsors including logos, plans for festival involvement, payment checks, and more.
  • Organize and maintain detailed information regarding each sponsor’s involvement.
  • Support sponsors participating in the street fair during the annual summer festival.
  • Assist in other fundraising projects such as the Willamette Week Give! Guide campaign, special events, and program guide ad solicitations.
  • Secure in-kind donations on an as-needed basis.

Position Qualifications

  • Passionate about local music and dedicated to PDX Pop Now!’s mission

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to jennifer.thelander@pdxpopnow.com. Applications due Friday, December 1, 2017.

Green Room Coordinator

The Green Room Coordinator plays an integral part making the music festival a special experience for the performers. The Green Room Coordinator’s primary responsibility during the year is to solicit donations of food and drinks for Green Room and then to manage the Green Room during the festival.

Responsibilities

  • Solicit donations of food and drink from local businesses, restaurants, donors.  In the past, this has included getting pizzas, coffee, soda, veggie platters, cookies, sandwiches, chips, and snacks.
  • During the festival, keep the Green Room in an organized presentable manner and make sure that food and beverages are always available to the performers.
  • Provide a safe/secure area for performers to store their gear as they load-in and load-off the stage.
  • Attend monthly team meetings.
  • One-year minimum commitment.

Position Qualifications

  • Passionate about local music and dedicated to PDX Pop Now!’s mission
  • Must have reliable transportation for donation pickups

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to theboard@pdxpopnow.com. Applications due Friday, December 1, 2017.

Web Coordinator

The primary responsibility of the Web Coordinator is to maintain and make updates to PDX Pop Now’s website, online services, and communication tools. These tools are vital for communication and coordination among Board members and for conveying information to the public.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain our website and make content updates. Ensure that the website runs smoothly throughout the year and troubleshoot, as needed.
  • Annually archive the current website and then update it with the current year’s artwork and information.
  • Set-up Gmail accounts for new Team members; update group email lists as needed.
  • Assist other Team members and departments with technical projects throughout the year (graphic design art, compilation submissions, social media, etc.) as needed.
  • Attend monthly team meetings.
  • Two-year minimum commitment.

Position Qualifications

  • Passionate about local music and dedicated to PDX Pop Now!’s mission.
  • Experience with website management & best practices using AWS, WordPress, Jotform, Mailchimp, Soundcloud, & Google Drive/Docs is preferred.
  • Advanced use and knowledge of Custom Post Types, Custom Fields as they relate to WordPress is preferred.
  • Knowledge and best practices of graphics production for Web using Adobe CC is crucial.

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to theboard@pdxpopnow.com. Applications due Friday, December 1, 2017.