Center Needs 2008 Utah Pride Festival Director

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The Utah Pride Center is looking for a qualified candidate to coordinate all aspects of the 2008 Utah Pride Festival.

The position requires skills in budgeting and financial management, festival operations, logistics, development, fundraising, media relations and marketing. Along with these duties, the festival director will need to supervise a part-time college student intern, vendors and suppliers, support corps and a large volunteer staff in preparation for and throughout the duration of the Festival.

Eligible candidates need at least five years’ experience in event production or planning or equivalent experience. A bachelor’s degree is also preferred.

The position reports directly to the Utah Pride Center’s Executive Director. It is a contract position and the salary is negotiable.

To apply send resume and cover letter to apply@utahpridecenter.org (no phone calls). The position is open until filled. The job code is PRIDE08.

The Utah Pride Festival is an annual festival lasting five days with the final day (Pride Day) attracting well over 20,000 to a wonderful downtown Salt Lake City location at Library Square.  Most major activities for the 2008 Utah Pride Festival are scheduled for June 6-8, 2008.  Each year the festival features performing and visual arts exhibitions, film screenings, a Pride Dance, Opening Ceremonies, a Pride Parade, a Grand Marshall Reception and musical entertainment as well as food, information and retail booths.  

For more information visit the Utah Pride Center at utahpridecenter.org.


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