Buck 2013 – Looking for Staff Applications

Well the folks over the giant pond are currently in the planning phase of BUCK 2013, the United Kingdom’s G4 pony convention. The dates set for next year is August 30th – September 1st, 2013. At the moment though they are currently looking to fill up their staff application box, and asked us to spread the word. Details from the organization below:

Calling all British Bronies!

The Brony UK Convention is recruiting staff! All the way from the Committee to the Gophers, from the Techs to the Floor Team. Whatever your vocation, we’ve got a position that fits you.

We emphasize that we’re looking for bronies in the United Kingdom as we’ll be holding the con in the UK. If you’re across the pond or elsewhere, we’d greatly appreciate if you could spread the word to any Brit Bronies that you know – the more applicants, the better!
Calling all British Bronies!

The Brony UK Convention is recruiting staff! All the way from the committee to the gophers, from the techs to the floor team, whatever your vocation, we’ve got a position that fits you.

We emphasize that we’re looking for bronies in the United Kingdom as we’ll be holding the con in the UK. If you’re across the pond or elsewhere, we’d greatly appreciate if you could spread the word to any Brit Bronies that you know – the more applicants, the better!

APPLY NOW! to crewreg@bronyuk.org

WHEN APPLYING:
We are looking for people with experience and talent for many of the positions, please provide experience relevant to the position within your application. Put the Job Title in the Subject Line of the Email. You can apply for more than one position in your email.

You will need time; home internet access (and Skype); a mobile (that works).

You will also need to provide:
Name:
Address:
Mobile No.
Photo ID. (after a successful application and appointment to a position – although regular photos do help with giving us an idea who you are for your application)

WHAT TO EXPECT:
Being on committee/crew is a ton of fun. You get to find out what’s going on early and really get into the thick of things on the day. This time we want a lot more staff so that all our staff can get breaks. This will mean that you will be able to enjoy some of the convention in your down-time.

You won’t have to pay for your entrance ticket, you get an awesome t-shirt and there are munchies in the Staff room. Come join in on the atmosphere!

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COMMITTEE

Floor Manager: Event scheduling, managing the physical running and logistics of events. Floor Manager duties include coordinating staff schedule, and being a mediator between different interests of the event (security/venue/tech etc.); liaise with floor teams, Venue Manager, Security Manager, Guest Manager, Media Officer, Quartermaster.

Registration Manager: Managing ticket sales; liaise with registration teams, Guest Manager, Publicity Manager & Venue Manager.

Venue Manager: Manage organisation of venue, organising insurance, catering and room setup, any other equipment as provided by the venue; liaise with Floor Manager, Security Manager, Guest Manager, Publicity Manager & Registration Manager.

STAFF

Web Officer: Manage the websites, twitter, flikr, facebook, youtube etc; liaise with Publicity Manager and Media Officer.

DEPUTY MANAGERS

Deputy Floor Manager: Event scheduling, managing the physical running and logistics of events. Floor Manager duties include coordinating staff schedule, and being a mediator between different interests of the event (security/venue/tech etc.); liaise with Venue Manager, Security Manager, Guest Manager, Media Officer, Quartermaster

Deputy Registration Manager: Managing ticket sales; liaise with Guest Manager, Publicity Manager & Venue Manager

Deputy Guest Manager: Manage the VIPs, Guests of Honour, Performers and Vendors; liaise with Guest Team, Vendor Team, VIP Team, Registration Manager, Floor Manager and Venue Manager

2 Venue Liaison Officers: Manage organisation of venue, organising insurance, catering and room setup, any other equipment as provided by the venue; liaise with Floor Manager, Security Manager, Guest Manager, Publicity Manager & Registration Manager

Deputy Crew Officer: In charge of organising the crew. Also deals with breaks for all staff; liaise with the Floor Manager with regards staff scheduling.

Media Team

3 Media Crew: To set up streams, projectors, cameras and other equipment, as well as overseeing the related events.

Equipment Team

Quartermaster: To look after all equipment owned by BUCK or hired. To receive and check items on delivery, ensure collection or postage for return, and to sign out any equipment during the event. Also to liaise with security and floor managers to ensure the safety and security of equipment.

4 Equipment Crew: To set up audio equipment and assist performers with set up, and to oversee the related events.

Van Driver (25+): One of the equipment team should be over 25 years old and be able to drive a Luton van. A suitable license is a must.

Floor Team

4 Supervisors: Supervise an area of the convention
6 Deputy Supervisors:
Supervise an area of the convention
12 Stewards:
To look after an area of the convention
7 Gofers:
Assigned to support events
1 Executive Runner:
Assigned to support the Chairman / Vice chairman

Merchant Team

2 Merch Officer Assistants: To assist the Merch Officer and Deputy Merch Officer

Security Team

3 Security Crew: Event security (SIA registered preferable)

First Aid Team

3 First Aiders: First Aid support

REGISTRATION CREW

2 Registration Crew: To organise the ticket sales, and any related issues.

4 Concierge Crew: To assist with registrations at the door during the event and to man the information points. You should be able to learn and remember the schedule, and help disseminate info when things change.

2 Vendor Registration Crew: To organise the Vendor registrations and any related issues.

GUEST CREW

4 Guest Crew: To look after the Guests of Honour and Performers

4 VIP Crew: To look after any VIP Guests

Got all that? Phew, thats a lot of people – but if we’re going to make BUCK as mind-blowing as possible, we’ll want to hear from all you talented bronies! Remember:

APPLY NOW! to crewreg@bronyuk.org!

If you have any questions about any of the roles, or require clarifications before you can send through your application, then give us a bell via crewreg@bronyuk.org

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