Outreach Coordinator

The primary responsibility of the Outreach Coordinator is to reach out to new communities on behalf of PDX Pop Now!, as well as to advocate for more inclusive policies and practices within the music community that include: all-ages access, neighborhood involvement, civic outreach, and inter-organizational partnerships. The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for, at a minimum, one school program and another community event, (ArtSpark, City Hall event, Neighborhood block party, etc.). As the Outreach coordinator, you will be responsible for the organizing and networking involved in our in-school programming. You will work under the Youth Director and assist with coordination of these events, reaching out to available schools and building relationships with partnering non-profits. This is an incredible opportunity to gain more experience in event planning and educational leadership in local schools. Not to mention making a huge impact in your community!

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend Bi-weekly Board meetings.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with area schools and administrators, City Hall administrators, and community organizations for the enhancement of PDX Pop Now! outreach programs.
  • Meet with school faculty and members of community organizations to plan outreach programs and find appropriate community partners as classroom presenters, and determine appropriate ways of promoting the program to students.
  • Identify and seek out new partnerships to expand PDX Pop Now! outreach efforts.
  • Work with logistics coordinator and booking director to coordinate tech and talent needs for school and community shows.
  • Work with communication coordinator to promote outreach programming to local media outlets and to secure media coverage at outreach programs.
  • Work with grants coordinator to identify grant opportunities to fund outreach programs.
  • Establish a committee, if necessary, to assist in the development of community partners, identify new school partners, and the solicitation of sponsorships and in-kind donations.
  • Develop and maintain budget for annual outreach programming and report expenditures and revenues for budget tracking.

Freelance Media

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

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.

Please contact and include a brief letter of interest and also links to online content and portfolios.

The following positions are currently available:

  • Photographer
  • Videographer

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