LOCAL EVENTS COORDINATOR – Connecticut

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 Coordinator experienced in planning, promoting and executing events to alternative teens in Connecticut. This candidate will execute 3 alternative events from February 2018– July 2018 as well as recruit and supervise a local team of brand ambassadors (13-19 year olds) to attend the local events.

Local Coordinator Description:

The Local Events Coordinator is responsible for executing sponsored alternative music events at local venues throughout the state of Connecticut.

Rescue is working to promote a healthy tobacco free lifestyle through fully-branded sponsored events that target teens (ages 13-19) in the local alternative music scene in Connecticut. The strategy focuses on concerts, music, street promotions, social media, branded clothing and other music scene-specific tactics.

Local Coordinator Obligations:

  • Recruit and coordinate a team of Brand Ambassadors;
  • Oversee Brand Ambassadors and Photographer onsite;
  • Set up and oversee Blacklist table and/or tent at every event;
  • Ensure all events are properly executed by following event run of show provided by the Blacklist Events Manager;
  • Ensure proper data collection protocol and data validity;
  • Submit collected contact cards and tracking sheets to Blacklist Events Manager after each event;
  • Submit event assessment, including photos, to Events Manager after each event;
  • Provide content related to the local alternative scene to Events Manager to be posted on social outlets;
  • Partner with Events Manager to host trainings and meet-ups with Brand Ambassadors throughout the length of the role;
  • Oversee Blacklist 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 18 y/o or older

Environment: Must have reliable vehicle to transport event materials, and computer and Internet access at home. Must be available to perform contract duties during non-traditional hours such as late nights and weekends as the majority of our events are held during these times. Candidate must maintain a tobacco-free environment during events. Most year round events take place outdoors and some of those may be in wet or muddy conditions.

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:

  • Identifies with the alternative music culture;
  • Personable with strong communication skills;
  • Great time management skills;
  • Must have previous event experience;
  • Ability to travel throughout the state of Connecticut;
  • Detail-oriented to execute run of show marketing deliverables onsite;
  • Believes in the freedom of living tobacco free!
  • Organized and can work independently;
  • Experience planning and promoting events;
  • Experience with online promotions and social networking;
  • Ability to react quickly during event times as challenges arise while maintaining brand standards.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience supervising and managing a small team;
  • Strong networking background;
  • Experience working with venue management;
  • Experience working with youth ages 13-19;
  • 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: Connecticut

Compensation/Status: This is a non-exempt, hourly, part-time role. Employee will be paid $22 per hour to include time spent preparing for the event, during the event and follow up responsibilities after each event.

Target Start Date: February 2017

 Apply Via Email:

Please submit your resume with all relevant qualifications via email to jcarteret@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:
2018-02-01
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.

Contract opportunities for a business relationship with Rescue are listed on this website. These are not employment opportunities. If you are interested in seeking employment with Rescue, please visit http://www.rescueagency.com/careers.