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OPEN POSITIONS

Media Sponsorship Coordinator

As part of the Media Department, the primary responsibility of this position is to raise organizational funds and in-kind donations through corporate sponsorships and to be a liaison between media sponsors and the board of directors.

Please contact annie.ostrowski@pdxpopnow.com with a letter of interest and resume for this position.

Primary Duties and 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.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in other fundraising projects such as the Willamette Week Give! Guide campaign, special events, and program guide ad solicitations.
  • Attend monthly team meetings.
  • Respond to emails in a timely manner.

Grants Coordinator

Under the supervision of the Development Director, the Grants Coordinator will research, develop and prepare grant applications from beginning to end for the purpose of proving funding and supporting the mission of Pdx Pop!Now.

Please send a letter of interest and a resume to jessie.robertson@pdxpopnow.org

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Generates revenue for Outreach programs, Festival logistics, and Comp distribution through timely submission of well-researched, well-written, and well-documented fund-raising proposals.
  • Composes/compiles necessary follow-up evaluation reports required by any government, foundation and other leads. (e.g. narratives, work plans, budgets, letters of inquiry, etc.)
  • Updates Board of Directors on progress of current proposal and current state of affairs.
  • Researches and identifies new funding prospects in the areas of Arts, Music, Community Outreach, and Education.
  • Serves as a PPN! liaison to funding agencies and community organizations, networking to identify applicable funding opportunities by demonstrating a strong understanding of institutional history and programs.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend monthly team meetings.
  • Respond to emails in a timely manner.
  • Implements and maintains funding calendar.
  • Must possess excellent organizational, writing and communication skills.
  • Experience and success with past grant proposals preferred.

Volunteer Coordinator

As part of the Administrative Department, the primary responsibility of this position is to recruit and retain volunteers for all PDX Pop Now! events and coordinator positions. Oversee volunteers for the annual three day festival, in addition to soliciting and organizing donations for festival green room.

Please contact beth.martin@pdxpopnow.com with a letter of interest and resume for this position.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organize, coordinate, and manage the recruitment and retention of volunteers for the board, various committees, festival, educational programs and other events as needed.
  • Assign volunteer positions for our annual three day festival. Serve as point of contact and volunteer manager for all three days of the festival.
  • Organize, coordinate and manage the solicitation and organization of donations for the festival green room.
  • Work with social, civic, and local organizations to develop partnerships and/or utilize volunteers.
  • Maintain updated records on all volunteers.
  • Set up and attend volunteer training meetings.
  • Recommend and develop ongoing volunteer utilization.
  • Develop and implement annual volunteer recognition event.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend monthly team meetings.
  • Respond to emails in a timely manner.
  • Must possess excellent organizational, planning and communication skills.
  • Prior experience is encouraged but not mandatory.

Freelance Media

As part of the Media team you will be dispatched and asked to cover one of the many ongoing events we have throughout the year including, the Compilation CD Release Party, Make it Pop, Outreach in the Schools, the Festival, and more. This is a tremendous opportunity for those looking to build, or enhance their current portfolio/reel. This position expects you to be able to either have or be able to rent any gear necessary.

The following positions are currently available:

  • Photographer
  • Videographer

Please contact mike.elliott@pdxpopnow.com and include a brief letter of interest and also links to online content and portfolios.

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