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Volunteers at transmission: GLOBAL SUMMIT

 Interested in volunteering for a free ticket to some of the great showcasing part of transmitLIVE? Or maybe you want spend the day listening to some of the creative industries’ top executives speak about key issues in digital media? If you are interested in volunteering some of your time for transmission: GLOBAL SUMMIT 2012 (including transmitTALKS conference and transmitLIVE showcase) we are interested in hearing from you!

We require volunteers to work at least 2 shifts to receive volunteer benefits and accreditation. Please review job descriptions and click on link to application above or below descriptions.

transmission: GLOBAL SUMMIT 2012 Volunteer Form. Please download this form first, complete, then save and submit to Melissa Legge via email at melissa.legge@fantangroup.com, no later than January 31st. 

Volunteer Job Descriptions

OFFICE ASSISTANTS

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Help assist with general administrative work before and during the event (Starting the week prior, Monday Jan 30th) 
  • Help assemble participant packages packs prior to the event • Assist the different departments with any help needed in lead up to the event

REGISTRATION & PARTICIPANT SERVICES ASSISTANTS

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in set up of conference room and hospitality areas/registration desk
  • Help assist at the registration desk/information desk at the Inn at Laurel Point
  • Assist Participant Services Manager and any other TNT staff at the desk and throughout the venue.
  • Assist VIP’s, delegates, artists and guests to ensure they are comfortable 
  • Provide information regarding the transmission event and Victoria to participants, and answer any questions they may have.
  • Keep the areas functioning, organized and tidy.

SETUP CREW 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Help setup stage and backdrop (prior to event)
  • Help install minimal site infrastructure
  • Work with suppliers to setup transmitLIVE lighting and video equipment
  • Help dismantle stage and backdrop post conference

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Events experience an asset. Heavy lifting will be required.

TECH CREW

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist Stage Manager with moving stage items on and off during conference
  • Assist Technical Manager with A/V support for delegates

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Events experience and A/V experience an asset. Heavy lifting will be required.

transmitLIVE SHOW CREW

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Help bands and backline load in
  • Assist A/V supplier with setup of microphones & monitors, help setup backline
  • Under coordination of stage manager, help during stage turnovers
  • Work with Stage Manager to insure all headline bands needs are met
  • Help dismantle items after event

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Experience, knowledge of backline and minimal audio EXTREMELY HELPFUL. Heavy lifting will be required.

*Must be +19*

MERCHANDISE/TICKET SALES ASSISTANT 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Help merchandise coordinator with inventory management 
  • Cash handling skills 
  • Help strike and clean site at end of night

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Customer service experience and cash handling experience is an asset

DRIVERS

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Pickup artists and delegates at Vancouver Island Airport/Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal
  • Hotel to Venue transportation within the city
  • Transport production gear from venue to venue

Qualifications & Requirements

  • 25+ with clean driving record, good knowledge of Victoria and travel routes
  • Experience driving production vehicles:14 Passenger Vans 

*must have valid Class 4 license *

To apply to be a volunteer at transmission: GLOBAL SUMMIT 2012 please fill out the Volunteer Form. Please complete, and save and submit to Melissa Legge via email at melissa.legge@fantangroup.com, no later than January 31st. 

Thank you for your interest in participating in transmission: GLOBAL SUMMIT 2012
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