Art Walk Rainier Beach Event Coordinator
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Art Walk Rainier Beach Event Coordinator

Work under direction of SEEDArts and with Art Walk Rainier Beach Committee to coordinate and implement Art Walk Rainier Beach in the Rainier Beach business district. Provide creativity, artistic vision and efficient coordination to produce high quality, successful event. Art Walk Rainier Beach will take place on Saturday, September 7 from 11am – 3pm.

Primary duties:
Work with Art Walk Committee to plan, coordinate, and implement Art Walk Rainier Beach and related activities.
Organize committee review of all artist & vendor applications, create database and respond to all applicants.
Schedule performances, situate arts & crafts booths and help identify and confirm food booths; manage contracts.
Foster partnerships and nurture relationships with media, community groups, artists and youth and music organizations.
Work with Marketing Committee to convey and update event information in a timely manner. Help manage social media publicity, assist with other marketing and publicity as needed.
Work with artists and vendors to obtain all technical requirements and equipment needs for each event.
Assist with street closure details, including required coordination with City and equipment purchase.
Coordinate all day-of-event activities and be in attendance at event from start to close to oversee all details. Ensure each event is documented (photos, videos).
Oversee and recruit volunteers, provide relevant training and coordinate duties.

Required Qualifications:
Demonstrated ability as a leader, manager and communicator; be a self-starter.
Experience in event or program management (1-2 yrs)
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience in developing collaborative relationships and communicating with artists, volunteers and diverse community groups.
Must have a flexible schedule—including evenings and weekends—and personal vehicle.
Proficient in virtual marketing and desktop publishing.

Desired Qualifications
Have a solid connection to Southeast Seattle: live, work or programming experience.
Knowledge of Seattle events scene.

Contractual position, $3,500.00
To Apply:
Send resume and letter of interest to gro.elttaesdees|ofnistra#gro.elttaesdees|ofnistra by 5pm on June 14, 2013.


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