REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
SEEKING: Brewfest and Lander LIVE Event Planner
JOB TYPE: Independent Contractor
REPORTS TO: Lander Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center Executive Director
COMPENSATION: Compensation commensurate with experience, equal opportunity employer
RESPONSIBILITIES: Plan, promote and execute Lander Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center events for 2019. Advances the Chamber’s mission of creating a vibrant economy and high quality of life in the Lander Area.
QUALIFICATIONS: Independent contractor must be self-motivated, organized and an effective communicator who is familiar with the interests of the Lander business community. Experience with budgeting, fundraising, grant writing, and project management are necessary. Applicant should have experience supervising large groups of volunteers, negotiating financial and legal contracts, and executing marketing campaigns. Experience working with Lander’s business community preferable. Ability to move heavy items such as tables, chairs, tents, band gear weighing at least 40 lbs.
BREWFEST AND LANDER LIVE PLANNING EXPECTATIONS:
- Recruit and contract ~20 brewers, ~8 musical performances, and ~15 food vendors.
Develop marketing and ticketing campaign to achieve ticket sales and attendance goals.
Engage local businesses soliciting and securing sponsorships.
Oversee the production of merchandise such as pint glasses, t-shirts and more.
Recruit, organize and delegate tasks to a team of 50+ volunteers.
Execute logistics for 3,000 attendee Brewfest weekend, four Lander LIVE concerts
Follow event budget and track ~$120,000 in revenues/expenses.
Research, write and report on grants through funding agencies and company foundations.
HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a written proposal including your qualifications to:
Brian Fabel, Executive Director, Lander Chamber of Commerce
100 N. 1st Street, Lander WY, 82520
307-332-3892 | firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 21, 2017TERMS OF CONTRACT: March 2019-September 2019