Work with VIBF!
Each year, VIBF hires a number of highly skilled contractors to work in key positions and help bring the magic of the festival to life!
Performer Liaison: Apply by Sunday, February 12, 2023
Length of Term: 5 months (February-June 2023)
Reports To: VIBF Board of Directors
Performer Liaison Responsibilities:
Be the main point of contact for non-headliner/feature performers.
Communicate with these performers via email as needed.
Provide all necessary information for venue locations, airport transportation, afterparties, workshops, etc. to performers.
Liaise with the Education Coordinator to assist with non-headliner/feature instructors.
Liaise with Stage Management & Board to disseminate tech schedules, call times, setlists, etc. to performers, and help coordinate any requested schedule changes.
Liaise with emcees for any last-minute act intro changes.
Be present for the setup of backstage dressing rooms and green room.
Oversee dressing room assignments and signage, with input from Stage Manager & Board.
Arrange for green room food and beverages—this can involve connecting with the Sponsorship Coordinator for delivery of alcohol or food sponsorship supplies, and/or liaising with Board for purchasing food.
Oversee green room volunteers (food prep and supervision of green room during showcases).
Make sure all performer lanyards and thank you cards/gifts are prepared and distributed, and support performer check-in, with assistance from volunteers.
Utilize VIBF’s Google Drive to store all information and works-in-progress.
Utilize Slack to regularly communicate with VIBF Board.
Report to the Board after the Festival.
Time Demands (approximate) & Compensation:
This role is part-time, with the months leading up to the festival will naturally be the busiest. The role offers an honorarium of $500.
We are seeking a Performer Liaison with strong communication and organizational skills, and with a dedication to creating safe spaces both backstage and online. VIBF is committed to equity, decolonization, justice, and inclusion, and we welcome applicants of all genders, sexualities and expressions, races, abilities, and experiences within and beyond sex work.
How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume or a short video outlining your previous experience and why you would be a good fit to be the Performer Liaison, to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line: Performer Liaison 2023.
Deadline to Apply:
Applications are due Sunday, February 12, 2023
Interviews will be scheduled between February 12-19th.
*if you are interested in applying but are unavailable in this time frame, please let us know in your application email.
Start date: Late-February.
We thank all who apply. All those who apply will be notified of our decision, however only shortlisted candidates will have interviews scheduled.