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Sanctuary For Independent Media Seasonal-Summer Festival Coordinator in Troy, New York

TEMPORARY JOB OPENING Half time position through September 2019.

About the position: This position is to organize and coordinate the Spirit of the Suffragettes Summer Festival. The Coordinator will be responsible for scheduling activities, supervising volunteers, outreach to organizations, and supporting diverse interrelated initiatives as part of the Sanctuarys coordinated team.

Spirit of the Suffragettes is an eight part summer event series to be held in North Troy NY outdoors at Freedom Square. It will include free concerts, free arts activities, free food and, especially, the Womens Resource Fair.

Events will take place from 3Pm to 6 PM on Saturday June 8 as well as from 5PM to 8 PM every Tuesday from July 16th to August 20th, and from 3PM to 6 PM on Saturday September 21.

This position requires a flexible work schedule, including some evenings and weekends, and ends with completion of the project in September.

Funded in part by a grant from the New York State Regional Economic Development Council, the Spirit of
the Suffragettes Summer Festival Coordinator will be paid $350 for a 20 hour work week.

This position would be ideal for someone with the following skills:
-Experience in event organizing and community engagement.
-Experience managing volunteers.
-Experience and dedication to building womens resources.
-Strong organizational and administrative skills.
-Dependable and punctual with excellent follow-through with minimal oversight.
-Excellent communication skills including written, verbal and nonverbal.
-Strong computer skills including social media platforms, Microsoft Office suite, Slack, Google Apps, especially Docs and Calendar, WordPress and Salesforce proficiency is a plus.
-Collaboration and team building skills, maintaining a safer space for all.
-Ability to dialogue and interact with, and relate to, a wide range of people.
-Support for our mission and an understanding of grassroots nonprofits in general.

Application Process: Please email your resume and a cover letter detailing the reasons why you are an excellent fit, including 2 to 3 references who can speak to your abilities to:

Please submit applications as soon as possible; candidate review will begin immediately upon receipt. Position is open until filled.