Wednesday, March 3, 2010

World Music, Inc. Art Contest Manager Needed

World Music, Inc. is a not for profit organization with a mission to foster and promote cultural diversity through music, the arts, and educational programs for the purpose of creating unity in our communities as inspired by our beloved friend and brother, The Honorable Robert Nesta Marley.
World Music, Inc. is seeking a volunteer to manage an art contest, the winner of which will have his or her art featured as the primary design for the 16th Annual Peoples’ Festival collateral materials.

This position is available immediately and will run through June 1st. We have a planning meeting on March 4th from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 506 W. 9th St., 3A, to which your presence is requested. We will host a reception to announce the winners sometime during the week of May 24th to the 31st.

Manager will be responsible for:

Helping to develop the criteria for the art needed
Developing registration form
Distributing information to artists in the region by any means necessary for the purpose of getting entries
Reviewing and processing all applicants’ registrations within 24 hours of receipt
Following up with all inquiries and returning calls within a 24 hour period
Keeping 16th Annual Peoples’ Festival production manager updated of status and needs on a weekly basis.
Help plan the Art Exhibit for the May Art Loop in Wilmington.
Secure a location for the art loop / we are looking at Wilmington Library
Work w/ Marketing and Promotion Committee to get word out of this exhibit
Design and prepare voting sheets
Securing 5 judges who will be present to vote at the May Art loop
Develop voting sheet for the judges
Develop method of notification to winners
Help with planning of reception in May to announce winners.
Ensure that art gets returned to rightful owner (other than winners) by May 30th.

Volunteers receive two tickets to the festival, one volunteer shirt, and one pass for a meal at the festival. Free entry to World Music events during the year. And most importantly the satisfaction of knowing you took part in the success of a positive community event like this one!

Contact: and Questions, call (609) 247-4656.

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