Job Opening: OpenVillage Festival producer in Brussels
On October 19-21 we are launching a new phase in the edgeryders story. The OpenVillage Festival brings together people who are experimenting new ways in which we can provide care for one another. As individuals, groups, communities. It is also where we barnraise for Edgeryders Reef.
We are looking for one person to lead the production of the event, in Brussels.
You’d need to commit to the work (part time) for the next months: July/August-October. The main responsibilities would be:
Identify and reach out to Belgium-based people doing interesting work in communities working to provide health or social care to individuals from all over. As part of this, you will:
- organise 3 regular events like Aperos or dinners in Brussels (relatively intimate, hosts + cca 6-8 people interested)
- follow the callendar of key local events, and get in touch with organisers and speakers/ session leaders to join an Apero/ Evening talk and dinner
Scout for venue, organise the space, logistic equipment, catering for up to three conference days
- identify & contract service providers
- ensure timely payments are made
- Build and manage a team of minimum 5 volunteers for the 3 days. Volunteers will be in charge of check in desks; communicate the rules of the space to participants; timekeep during sessions; social events; kitchen schedule (if a community kitchen will be available); recycling facilities; giving directions and guiding participants to key rooms, side venues etc.
The work will require you to have your own company registered/ ability to invoice. We have a rough idea of the budget available but are open to discussing the details.
Deadline: The position will be filled as soon as we find someone suitable. New tasks or a subset of these tasks can be taken on board depending on the person’s availability and skillset. Interested? Write to firstname.lastname@example.org or come to the weekly edgeryders community call, Wednesday at 18:00 CET in our usual google hangout.
Throwback to 2014: this is what Edgeryders events tend to play out…
LOTE4: The Stewardship.