Cherry Creek Arts Festival Onsite Social Media Street Team

Posted on June 6th, 2016

Description of Volunteer Role
The Cherry Creek Arts Festival & Blake Communications seek a team of volunteers to assist in onsite social media efforts during the 2016 Arts Festival, to take place July 1, 2, 3 & 4. Team members will be walking through the site of the Festival updating Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat & Periscope with messages, videos, news, photographs and information live from the event. Street team members are encouraged to use their creativity to publish content through the different social media channels.

In addition to attendance onsite during all three days of the Festival, the team members will go through a series of 2-3 meetings that will include training for onsite social media use and posting. Meeting dates will be determined based on selected team members’ availability. Team members also will be asked to attend additional Arts Festival events in the week leading up to the Festival. This is a great opportunity for students interested in seeking social media, marketing and special events experience.

Volunteer Qualifications
All applicants must meet the following qualifications.
- Superb writing and editing skills.
- A professional attitude and approach to all work and people.
- Knowledge of and experience in social media.
- Outgoing personality and strong interview skills.
- Creativity in delivering messages to audiences through non-traditional channels.
- Pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in communications, public relations, marketing or some related degree.
- Photography & video skills are a plus. We are seeking at least 1-2 volunteers who have experience in these areas.
- Interest in social media, creative industry, special events, nonprofits and media relations.

About the Cherry Creek Arts Festival
The Cherry Creek Arts Festival is a three-day, world-class and award-winning celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts and enjoys an annual attendance of 350,000 visitors. Special exhibits, art, performances and interactive family activities on “Artivity Avenue” complement the festival experience. The 2016 event will take place on July 1, 2, 3 & 4. For more information, visit www.CherryArts.org.

Contact Information
Please send a cover letter and resume, with clear indication of social media knowledge and abilities, and two writing samples, to Cristina Ceballo at cristina@blakecommunications.com by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 17.

Deadline
All resumes and cover letters must be received by Friday, June 17 at 5 p.m.