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Boise, ID United States
9:36pm, Feb 14
kailayu
Experienced Arts Event Director needed in Boise
Event licensing opportunity
RAW:natural born artists

WHO WE ARE:

RAW:natural born artists is an independent arts organization that focuses on showcasing independent talent in film, fashion, music, visual art, performing art, hair & makeup etc.

RAW spotlights talent in local artistic communities on a monthly basis. RAW is a nationwide organization with city location showcases in 28 metropolitan cities across the U.S. Including; Hollywood, Los Angeles, Orange County, Long Beach, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Pomona, Riverside, Portland, Seattle, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver, Boulder, Tucson, Austin, Houston, Nashville, Minneapolis, Madison, Philadelphia, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Boston, Chicago and counting...

Click here to see other cities we are hiring in: www.rawartists.org/what-is-raw/job-opportunities

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

RAW is now looking for well-rounded, experienced event producers to act as local RAW representative, planner and producers for a 2011 Summer launch in the Honolulu area.

Do you have experience with producing events of all sizes? Are you used to working in a fast-paced environment? Are you a positive and energetic person? Do you have an insane amount of love for the arts? Can you meet deadlines? Are you organized? Are you a time management wizard? Willing to give one event a month (for 9 months) all that you got? If so, RAW:natural born artists might be a fit for you.

We're looking for a deadline driven, organized individual with keen communication skills, creative thinking and an overall drive to passion for their work.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

A local RAW representative and event producer is responsible for planning, promoting and producing a monthly showcase in their city. Interacting closely with both RAW headquarters as well as their own team of assistants and staff, the local artists and arts community in their area. The RAW Location Director is responsible for ensuring the seamless booking, planning, and coordinating of each monthly showcase. In addition to this, the ideal candidate will represent RAW in his/her own city, promoting the organization and serving as an ambassador in the field. This includes, though is not limited to:

- Booking RAW artistic talent monthly (making sure that each month is fully booked by sourcing talent to participate)
- Managing communications between booked talent, venue, and staffing
- Conducting meetings and interviews with potential artists and staffing
- Networking with local arts organizations, collectives, and communities; building relationships w/ potential artistic talents & patrons
- Promoting each monthly showcase as well as RAW as an organization
- Participating in public relations and pursue press coverage per event showcase
- The production of each RAW showcase from set up to tear down, and everything in between
- Being available via email and cell phone to answer questions, coordinate call times and venue relations during pre-event production
- Conferring w/ talent before, during, and after all showcasing--ensuring the artist's satisfaction as well as maintaining positive report.
- Moderating all lines of communication between RAW headquarters, the artists, videographers, photographers, etc.


QUALIFICATIONS:

- At least 3-5 years experience in event planning/production
- Strong ties with the local arts community is a plus
- Strong networking skills
- Excellent organizational skills and task/detail-oriented
- Can work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
- Experience dealing with a variety of clients (artists, fashion designers, musicians, etc . . .)
- Excellent oral and communication skills
- Hitting strict Deadlines on a bi-monthly basis
- Punctual, responsible, dependable, and dedicated to planning and executing an exceptional showcase event on a monthly basis
- Strong knowledge of and experience with technology and event equipment
- Maintaining an unswervingly professional approach to all situations

Training begins: END OF APRIL 2012 located in Southern California
Job begins: June/July 2012

All interested/serious candidates should email a resume and cover letter

Please do not apply if you are looking for quick cash, or a simple "job" this position is for the best of the best who are seeking rewarding career. Those that can handle the challenge in a independent position with freedom to be creative and self start.
Compensation: Competitive DOE
How to Apply: submit cover letter and resume to kaila@RAWartists.org
Apply Via Email: kaila@RAWartists.org
Compensation:   Competitive DOE
How to Apply:   submit cover letter and resume to kaila@RAWartists.org
Apply Via Email:   kaila@RAWartists.org
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