VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR THE IMPAKT FESTIVAL 2012

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Do you want to be part of a festival full of art, music, film and discovery?

The Impakt festival 2012 is coming up and you can help us! Do you want to take part as a volunteer during five days of art, film, music and discovery in Utrecht?

The Impakt Foundation presents and promotes the most innovative audiovisual arts at various live events, culminating with the exciting annual Impakt Festival. The 2012 Impakt Festival, themed “ NO MORE WESTERNS’ will explore cultural consequences of the profound geopolitical and economical changes that we are confronted with through symposia, innovation labs, expert meetings, screenings, civil disobedience and of course concerts, exhibitions, parties and entertainment!

The festival runs from October 24th until October 28h 2012. We are looking for people to assist us during the festival, as well as before and after. This involves assistance in the following fields:

Construction Team
Building up and breaking down festival locations. (about 2 weeks before and 1 week after the festival)
Constructing exhibitions, setting up the festival desk, stage setting etc.

Catering
Organize and serve lunch for festival guests and workers.

Office Assistants
Assist in general office tasks, answer phones, greet visitors in the office.
Assist visitors in accessing the Impakt Media Library

Drivers/Couriers
Deliver materials, equipment and guests around the festival with car or on foot/bicycle
Drivers license and fluency in English required. Experience driving a van preferred.

Press, Guest and Information Desk Attendants
Hand out passe-partouts, welcome press, answer questions.
Fluency in English and good communication skills required.

Promotion and Distribution
Assist with publicity campaign leading up to and during the festival. Distribute flyers and posters in Utrecht and surrounding large cities.
Assist in office tasks such as sending publicity materials to radio/TV etc.

Attendants and Ushers
Take tickets and ensure good crowd control at festival events.
Guard installations and exhibitions

Production Assistants
Assist office production staff in implementing festival events.
Assist the location producer on location at events, screenings, seminars, workshops, music events.

Poll Takers
Invite guests to fill out a poll for Impakt Festival 2011.
Fluency in English and good communication skills required.

What do you get in return?
Of course, a nice time full of film/video, music, new media, and valuable networking with interesting people of diverse nationalities.
Valuable practical experience in the organization of a multi-venue arts festival.
A festival ticket for a day of your choice. When you work three days or more you will get passe-partout for all the days of the festival!
Lunch and dinner on the days you are working.
The festival t-shirt.

For application, please fill in the form.

For more information email to volunteers[at]impakt[dot]nl