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Event Planner/Coordinator

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MAKER DISTRICT INC

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We are seeking dynamic and motivated event planners and organizers to join our growing event committee! We need creative, detail-oriented and passionate people who are not afraid to connect, build relationships, and make the ask.

Purpose of the role:

To help envision, structure, plan, and execute 2-4 community events a year, with 1 being a very large expo/convention.

Have you got the following skills & experience?

-A professional and friendly telephone manner;

-Ability to work with a team and independently;

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

-Previous event planning/coordination experience;

-Experience creating, maintaining, and adhering to strict budgets;

-Commitment to work in compliance with policies and procedures.

What will the role of an event coordinator/planner involve?

You will be a member of the Maker District Event Committee and, working with other Committee members, you will:

- help with event budget(s);

- plan events and contribute ideas to vision board;

- contact venues, negotiate pricing/donation, coordinate event

- company/organization/vendor outreach

- fundraising needed for event

- more tasks as needed

What will we expect from you?

-Commit to actively volunteering with us for at least 6 months (if reference or letter of recommendation is needed from us);

-Perform your volunteering role to the best of your ability;

-Maintain the confidential information of the organization and of its users;

-Read and comply with Maker District’s policies, procedures and guidelines;

-Attend any meetings/training relevant to your role;

-Act in a professional way whenever you represent Maker District;

-Raise any concerns at the earliest opportunity;

-Give us as much notice as possible should you be unable to attend or carry out your volunteer role with us anymore.

What will you get in return?

-The opportunity to learn new skills and meet new people;

-The satisfaction that you will be making a real and lasting difference in lives of makers, children, veterans, and other member of our community;

-Getting invaluable work experience;

-Developing new skills and putting existing skills to good use;

-Job references available for you after six months volunteering with us

All meetings are held virtually. Meeting in-person is optional.

More opportunities with MAKER DISTRICT INC

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About MAKER DISTRICT INC

Location:

1251 William D Tate Avenue, #3667, Grapevine, TX 76099, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to put tools and technology in the hands of the community and to make starting a creative business accessible to everyone. Our vision is to inspire and support making as a positive force that enriches the community. Our dream is to help foster the spark, that creative force in people so that they can then project it and put their ideas into the world.

Description

Maker District is a 32,000 sq.ft. makerspace, STEAM space and small business incubator coming to Grapevine, TX this year.

We will offer the community:

2 STEAM Spaces
Wood Shop
Metal Shop
Digital Fabrication
Digital Media
Electronics/Robotics
Sewing/Textiles
Recording Studio
Video/Photography
92 Micro-Studios & Private Offices
Classrooms/Meeting Spaces
Computer Lab
Galley
Maker Made Shop
Equipment Training
Trade Training
Classes
Community Events
24 hours a day/365 days a year access

Maker District is first and foremost a makerspace and small business incubator, open to the entire creative community. As a community makerspace, our goal is to serve the traditional hobbyist, tinkerer, maker, inventor, dreamer, and entrepreneur - but also to reach far beyond that to help a greater part of our community that needs a space like this.

Our Founder’s vision for this organization and facility includes targeted programming for kids/at-risk youth, veterans, men/women/families in crisis, and the homeless. She believes fully, that equipped with the right tools, training, guidance and structure, having access to a facility like ours will offer a life changing opportunity, giving these individuals the chance to create their dreams.

Children & Youth
Community
Computers & Technology

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • Customer Service
  • Group Facilitation
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-4 hours a week

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