Friday, June 22, 2012

Job Alert: NALAC seeks assistance


The National Association of Latino Arts & Cultures conference (in Philadelphia) is fast approaching. While the host committee works diligently with the national committee, they are also in the process of hiring. This is a perfect opportunity to temporarily work (3 months) as well as connect with Philadelphia's arts & culture community. Of course there will be opportunities to meet and mingle with conference attendees, but this is work after all. Hurry because the deadline to submit your resume is Friday, June 29. You should also be ready to work from July 16 - October 21.

In a nutshell, they conference coordinator should be able to manage various tasks including:

  • Plan logistical and administrative arrangements as directed by the Philadelphia Conference Host Committee;
  • Coordinate logistics for Philadelphia Host Committee meetings and events as needed to include communication, preparing meeting materials and notices, securing meeting spaces and other duties as needed;
  • Meet with necessary vendors and representatives to gather information for services and equipment; e.g., audio-visuals, production equipment, transportation, catering, etc.
  • Identify and assign volunteers as needed;
  • Identify alternative performance venues, hotel/housing opportunities;
  • Assist with registration, production and various administrative duties as directed by NALAC before, during and immediately following the conference from October 14-22, 2012;
  • Make special deliveries or pick ups;
  • Respond to the needs and requests of the Philadelphia Conference Host Committee;
  • Work closely with the Philadelphia Conference HOst Committee in all national conference planning aspects;
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