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LOCAL EVENTS COORDINATION CONTRACT – Baton Rouge, LA

Company Description

Rescue provides behavior change marketing services (or "social marketing") to government, non-profit and corporate organizations. Rescue's current work focuses on tobacco, obesity, violence and alcohol prevention; the promotion of exercise, fresh foods and after school programs; and other products and services that promote healthy living. Most of Rescue's behavior change campaigns focus on teens (13 - 17) and young adults (18 - 26), resulting in unrivaled experience in adolescent behavior change campaigns.

Rescue is a full-service agency, providing research, strategy, creative, production, web, traditional media, social media, policy change, youth engagement and experiential marketing services to clients in over a dozen states and provinces, as well as to federal government agencies.

We believe that marketing can do more than sell goods, it can create good.

Rescue is seeking a Local Events Coordination Contractor experienced in planning and promoting events to country teens in Louisiana. This Contractor will execute 8-10 country events from June 2017 – July, 2018 as well as recruit and supervise a local team of brand ambassadors (13-18 year olds) at the local events.

 

Contract Description:

The Contractor is responsible for executing country events at local venues throughout the state of Louisiana.

Rescue is working to promote a healthy lifestyle through fully-branded events that target teens (ages 13-18) in the local country scene in Louisiana. The strategy focuses on mud bogs, rodeos, street promotions, social media, branded clothing and other country scene-specific tactics.

Local Coordinator Obligations:

  • Recruit and coordinate a team of brand ambassadors;
  • Oversee brand ambassadors and photographer onsite;
  • Set up and oversee Down and Dirty table and/or tent at every event;
  • Ensure all events are properly executed by following event run of show provided by the Down and Dirty Events Manager;
  • Ensure proper data collection protocol and data validity;
  • Submit collected contact cards and tracking sheets to Down and Dirty Events Manager after each event;
  • Provide content related to the local country scene to Events Manager to be posted on social outlets
  • Oversee Down and Dirty setup materials and promotional items and keep storage unit clean and organized;
  • Accurately represent the brand both at events and offsite.

Contractor Requirements:

Minimum Age:

Must be 21 y/o or older

Environment:

Must have reliable transportation, and computer and Internet access at home. Must be available to perform contract duties during non-traditional hours such as late nights and weekends. All business-related environments are tobacco-free.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to manually lift up to 40 pounds from the floor to table height and back to the floor, and work standing for 4-8 hours.

Required Qualifications:

  • Personable with strong communication skills;
  • Great time management;
  • Previous event experience;
  • Ability to travel throughout the state;
  • Detail-orientated to execute run of show marketing deliverables onsite;
  • Identifies with the country lifestyle as they may get a little “Down and Dirty”;
  • Believes in the freedom of living tobacco free!
  • Experience supervising and managing a small team;
  • Organized and can work independently;
  • Experience planning and promoting events;
  • Experience with online promotions and social networking;
  • Experience working with youth ages 13-18.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong networking background;
  • Experience working with venue management;
  • Non-tobacco-use is highly preferred because we only have tobacco-free environments and also to be consistent with our tobacco prevention campaign goals.

Location:

Baton Rouge, LA

Payment for Services Rendered/Status:

Contractor will be paid a flat fee for services rendered of $300-$400 per event as agreed upon between the Events Manager and Contractor prior to the launch of planning for each event.

Target Start Date:

June 22, 2017

Apply Via Email:

Please submit your resume with all relevant qualifications via email to allen@rescueagency.com. The subject line of your email must include the name of the city for which you are submitting your resume/proposal. Absolutely no submissions via mail, fax or in-person delivery. No calls please.

Submit a resume/proposal

Starts:
2017-06-22
Ends:

Rescue provides behavior change marketing services (or "social marketing") to government, non-profit and corporate organizations. Rescue's current work focuses on tobacco, obesity, violence and alcohol prevention; the promotion of exercise, fresh foods and after school programs; and other products and services that promote healthy living. Most of Rescue's behavior change campaigns focus on teens (13 - 17) and young adults (18 - 26), resulting in unrivaled experience in adolescent behavior change campaigns.

Rescue is a full-service agency, providing research, strategy, creative, production, web, traditional media, social media, policy change, youth engagement and experiential marketing services to clients in over a dozen states and provinces, as well as to federal government agencies.

We believe that marketing can do more than sell goods, it can create good.

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