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Traditional Marketing Coordinator

OVERVIEW

We are looking for a keen eyed Traditional Marketing Coordinator to join the SMASH! Family. This position involves developing innovative ideas and cost effective strategies promote the SMASH! brand and message utilising traditional marketing channels. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, well spoken, highly organised and a team player. You will be negotiating deals with vendors and develop strategies that tie in with the overall SMASH! marketing vision.

(!) Please note that SMASH! is a volunteer run organisation and as such, this is not a paid role. Please consider this before proceeding with your application.

Social Media Coordinator

OVERVIEW

The Marketing department is looking for a Social Media Coordinator to join our SMASH! family! The ideal candidate is reliable and organised, knowledgeable about Social Media at a higher level, demonstrates initiative and has exceptional communication and presentation skills whether you work independently or as a team.

(!) Please note that SMASH! is a volunteer run organisation and as such, this is not a paid role. Please consider this before proceeding with your application.

Event Photographer

We are looking for Event Photographers to join the Visual Media team of the SMASH! family. Our Photographers are responsible for providing high-quality images for print and digital channels, primarily working at the main event in August, as well as at affiliated events. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, well spoken, highly organised and a team player, with a strong passion for event photography, visual storytelling and customer service. This is a voluntary, unpaid position.

If you believe you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2017, apply now!

Why SMASH!?

SMASH Inc is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to bring people of all creative talents together to celebrate Japanese pop culture. From anime to manga and fanart to cosplay, you can find something to see and do at the Sydney Manga and Anime Show (SMASH!). What started as a small university event in 2007 has now grown to be one of Australia’s biggest Japanese pop culture festivals.

As a volunteer run organisation (Yes, our President and all our hardworking staff volunteer their spare time to run SMASH!), we share a collective passion for putting together an event FOR fans, BY fans and we are looking for enthusiastic individuals who share our vision and interest to join us in personally committing to making SMASH! the best convention experience in Australia.

Please take the time to apply for the volunteer positions below. All applications received will be considered for 2017. Only successful applicants will be contacted in September 2016. If you wish to withdraw your application or ask any questions, please contact us at dps@smash.org.au.

Please click through for further information about volunteering as a Staff for SMASH! including conditions for joining.

Join the Crew

Do you want to be part of the team that is the heart & soul of SMASH!? Want to get a taste of all the action from behind the scenes, meet lots of cool like-minded people and make new friends? If yes, you can now officially sign up to be a CREW MEMBER for SMASH! 2017!

Come join us in making SMASH! even more smashing! If you have any questions, feel free to email us at volunteers@smash.org.au.

Applications to volunteer for Crew 2017, NOW OPEN!

Art Panels & Workshop Coordinator

The art panels & workshop coordinator is responsible for assisting the art director and art assistant in creating, compiling and planning art panels and workshops within the art department.

(!) Please note that Smash is a Volunteer run organisation and as such this is an UNPAID role.

Graphic Designer

SMASH! has always valued not only being an entertaining convention but also a great looking one. This is where the design team gets to work! We are looking for a Graphic Designer for our Design Department. This role will allow you to apply your creative skills to the genre of Japanese anime and manga pop culture style, while gaining hands-on experience with a large scale event. This position is suited to people who love this genre and would like to explore with this art further. The role would take a couple of hours a week or you may only be called upon from time to time in the lead up to our convention in August depending on your availability.

NOTE: Smash! is a volunteer organisation and as such the position you are applying for is unpaid

Graphic Design Assistant

SMASH! has always valued not only being an entertaining convention but also a great looking one. This is where the design team gets to work! We are looking for Graphic Design Assistants to support our Design Department. This role will allow you to start using your creative skills, while gaining hands-on experience with a large scale event. Suited to people new to the graphic design industry, looking for real world experience for a couple of hours a week or from time to time in the lead up to our convention in August.

NOTE: Smash! is a volunteer organisation and as such the position you are applying for is unpaid

Trivia Assistant

We are looking for an enthusiastic and witty person to fill the position of Trivia Assistant. The Trivia Assistant is part of the Programming department of the SMASH! Family. The Trivia Assistant is responsible for assisting and reporting to the Trivia Coordinator in implementation, coordinating, presenting and hosting Trivia events. Furthermore, you will be mentoring and training volunteers in the process with the support of the team. People aspiring to be Event MCs, TV broadcasters or hosts are encouraged to apply. This will be the perfect opportunity for you to pick up real world skills.

If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2017, click 'Apply now!'.

Application Developer

The SMASH! IT department is responsible for a range of internal software systems and services that support a wide range of the organisation's activities from the website through to ticketing and on-the-day administration. Many of the systems that help make SMASH! the great success it is have been developed in-house and we continue to streamline existing processes and develop new web-based and client-side solutions to emerging needs.

This role involves ongoing work and coordination with other team members throughout the year. If you're an enthusiastic Web or Application developer and want to assist in this important aspect of running the convention, please read on and apply!

System Administrator

The SMASH! IT department is responsible for maintaining the infrastructure for the conventions's web presence, internal systems, and organising and maintaining redundant on-the-day network services.

This role involves ongoing work and coordination with other team members throughout the year. If you're a Linux Guru or experienced System Administrator wanting to assist in this important aspect of running the convention, you are encouraged to apply.

Event Videographer

We are looking for Event Videographers to join the Visual Media team of the SMASH! family. Our videographers are responsible for producing high-quality footage for our digital marketing channels, primarily working at the main event in August, as well as at affiliated events. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, well spoken, highly organised and a team player, with a strong passion for event cinematography and filmmaking. This is a voluntary, unpaid position.

If you believe you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2017, apply now!

Japanese or Chinese Translator

We are looking for Translators to join the Visual Media team of the SMASH! family. The position will involve translating and transcribing audio and written content, for upcoming film and video projects. As Visual Media is an emerging subsection of the Marketing Department, you will work closely with other members of the Visual Media team to craft high-quality media productions for online and offline publishing channels.

If you believe you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2017, apply now!

Location Sound Recordist

We are looking for a Location Sound Recordist to join the Visual Media team of the SMASH! family. This position involves working closely with the Videography Coordinator to record sound for interviews, from spoken dialogue to ambient room sound, in order to provide a high-quality audio track for transcription and video production. You will be primarily working at the main event in August, possibly at affiliated events as well. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, well spoken, highly organised and a team player, with a passion for production audio and sound quality. This is a voluntary, unpaid position.

If you believe you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2017, apply now!

Photography Coordinator

We are looking for a keen-eyed Photography Coordinator to join the Marketing Department of the SMASH! family. This position involves managing the photography team and the publishing of images for internal and external use.

If you believe you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2017, apply now!

(!) Please note that Smash! is a volunteer run organisation and as such, this role is unpaid. Consider this before proceeding with your application.

E&S Fashion/Art Account Coordinators

We are looking for two Fashion/Art Account Coordinators to join the Exhibitors and Sponsors Department of the SMASH! Family. Account Coordinators are primarily responsible for approaching businesses to negotiate for exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at SMASH!, as well as liaising with the exhibitors and artists of SMASH! all year round.

If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2017 apply now!

(!) NOTE: This is a volunteer run organisation and as such the role you are applying for is unpaid. Work is completed in volunteer's own time at a rate of and hour or two per week depending on the role they have applied for.

Website Coordinator

We are looking for two Website Coordinators to join the Marketing Department of the SMASH! Family. The Website Coordinators will be responsible for maintaining the SMASH! website that is accessible and suitable to purpose.

If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2017, apply now!

E&S Anime Account Coordinators

We are looking for four Anime Account Coordinators to join the Exhibitors and Sponsors Department of the SMASH! Family. Account Coordinators are primarily responsible for approaching businesses to negotiate for exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at SMASH!, as well as liaising with the exhibitors and artists of SMASH! all year round.

If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2017, apply now!

(!) NOTE: Smash! is a volunteer run organisation only. As such, all positions are unpaid and work required to be done varies week to week basis, on just a little time per week.

E&S Artist Circle Co-ordinator

We are looking for two Artist Circle Co-ordinator to join the Exhibitors and Sponsors Department of the SMASH! Family. The Artists Coordinators are primarily responsible for liaising with artists to negotiate for exhibition opportunities at SMASH!.

If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2017, apply now!

(!) NOTE: This is a volunteer run organisation and as such the role you are applying for is unpaid. Work is completed in volunteer's own time at a rate of and hour or two per week depending on the role they have applied for.