With the Pink Picnic becoming larger each year and attracting more and more guests from across Greater Manchester, we are expanding the team with great new opportunities available. The positions are voluntary and previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial but not a requirement. The list below includes the positions that are available and details of what each require. If interested please contact us and we'll advise how to apply.
Working with the Chief Operating Officer throughout the year, the role requires researching potential grants and sponsors, helping fill out grant applications, contacting and liaising with sponsors and completing grant feedback documentation. Responsibilities on the day of the event are to work with the Volunteer Manager to ensure that volunteers are collecting donations, ensuring that all collection buckets are out across the event, accounted for and returned at the end.
Working with the Chief Operating Officer and the Publicity Officer throughout the year, the duties include, maintenance of the Pink Picnic website, ensuring that the website is kept up to date, add and remove content, create new galleries and pages, make improvements and fix any issues with the site. Responsibilities on the day of the event are to support the team to help with the delivery of The Pink Picnic.
Working with the Community Inclusion Manager on projects throughout the year helping to organise and deliver smaller projects for fundraising, to raise the awareness of hate crime, to celebrate LGBT+ history month, etc. The role will require working with our partners to create new events. Responsibilities on the day of the events are to work with the team to help to deliver the event and to help support the team to deliver our main event The Pink Picnic.
Acts & Entertainment Manager:
Working with the entertainment officer throughout the year, it will be the responsibility of the acts and entertainment manager to deal with act bookings, including headline acts. Duties will include getting quotes for headline acts, dealing with agents and managers, dealing with acts requirements and riders, finding and booking local artists and entertainers and dealing with any issues that relate to the acts performing on the day. Duties will also include working with the stage manager to create the running order for the stage for the day. On the day of the event it will be the responsibility of the acts and entertainment manager to deal with the artists and resolve and issues if they arise.
Working with the Acts & Entertainment Manager, it will be the responsibility of the Stage Manager to create the running order for the stage for the day. Duties on the day include ensuring that artists are ready to go on stage, keeping the stage running on time and dealing with any issues that might arise with the stage equipment or sound equipment.
(Excellent time management skills is necessary for this role to ensure that the stage sticks to the times on the running order)
Graphic Design Officer:
The graphic design officer will be responsible for producing and creating new logos, graphics, design work, posters, flyers, brochures, to be used on merchandise and to advertise the event throughout the year and on the day. On the day duties will include supporting the publicity officer to publicise the event on social media.
(Graphic design skills are required for this role, knowledge of Photoshop and other graphic design software is important)