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YOU CAN HELP 10,000 DANCERS MAKE IT TO BROADWAY AND WITNESS AND ENTIRE CITY CHEER!
Looking for: Production, Marketing, PR, Web, Sponsorship and Development Professionals who love dance and diversity!
You can help make it happen!
Imagine 10,000 people of all colors, sizes, ages and rhythms dancing down Broadway to a city Park for a 3 hour parade followed by a 4 hour free festival. It happens every year, a week before Memorial Day, and you can help make it so! Searching for some passionate self-motivated people to take on leadership roles as we plan for the 11th Annual Dance Parade & Festival happening May 20, 2017. As a volunteer supported organization, we look just like this life-celebrating event. We can’t stay still, and if you can spare 3-5 hours a week we urge you to join this wonderful organization!
PARADE & FESTIVAL PRODUCTION
From curation to stage management to sound and vdeo production and tech. Seeking experienced dancers or non-profit dance administrators who can represent us when reaching out to professional dance companies.
DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATES & FUNDRAISERS
You’ll help us raise the funds we need to put on the parade, Festival and other events such as the dance component of the Winter’s Eve tree lighting event at Lincoln Center. This can include grant writing, securing sponsorships, providing leads, and planning events.
MARKETING, PR & PROMOTIONS PROFESSIONALS
You’ll help us get the word out about the parade! This can include anything from writing press releases, forging media partnerships, editing our e-newsletter to strategizing for our street team.
Without the expertise and dedication of our all-volunteer team, Dance Parade would simply not happen. Aside from the continuous work done all year long to ensure the success of the event through sponsorship outreach and marketing, the actual planning and production of the event requires the help of many. Here are the many positions that need filling by people just like you. Will you be an important ingredient in the delicious stew that is Dance Parade?!
PRODUCTION MANAGER: maintains production timeline and tasks, coordinates committee members and volunteers, reports directly to Production Committee Chair Adele Godfrey, helps with parade group outreach.
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR FOR REGISTERED GROUPS:Responds to inquiries from dance groups, follows up on parade group needs and is chief liaison between registered groups and the Production Committee. As chief liaison, Production Coordinator will also connect groups to appropriate Dance Parade members as required or requested, inducts/trains all new committee members as Dance Parade Liaisons.
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR (CO-CHAIR): Supports the Volunteer Coordinator Lead, help drive volunteer recruitment, post job descriptions of available positions on various online media sites, screen and present potential candidates to Steering Committee, welcome new team members with a short orientation of Dance Parade and Festival planning and resources. Candidates should be organized and personable and have some experience working for volunteer supported organizations.
VEHICLE COORDINATOR: secure Dance Parade vehicles as needed i.e. Grand Marshal presentation vehicles, day-of parade operation vans/cars, coordinate operational needs, insure parade groups w/vehicles adhere to vehicle guidelines, manage and distribute vehicle permits day-of parade.
DANCE PARADE LIAISON: ensure all new members of Production Committee are trained and assigned to a set number of dance groups for outreach, responsible for registration fulfilment and quotas, overall management of all groups up until and during parade festivities. Interested in any of these positions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org and let him know today!