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February 16, 2016

DDF Project Coordinator

Detroit Creative Corridor Center
Detroit, MI
Experience: Event Planning/Coordination

POSITION SUMMARY
The Project Coordinator, Detroit Design Festival (“DDF”) will work with the DDF Creative Director and Deputy Director, to coordinate engagement and logistics, assist with design, marketing and communications, manage purchasing and vendors, and otherwise provide support in the planning and execution of DDF 2016 and Drinks x Design. The Project Coordinator will report directly to the DDF Creative Director and the Deputy Director.

Specifically, the Program Coordinator, will be charged with the following duties for Drinks x Design and DDF 2016:

DUTIES FOR THE DETROIT DESIGN FESTIVAL:
• Coordinate activities for the DDF/Unesco Design Pavilion, Street Team, Design Installations, Youth Day and other related projects
• Coordinating DDF participant engagement including outreach, development of application process, and communication regarding;  DDF goals, objectives and expectations;  Distribution of DDF promotional materials;  Notifying potential participants of all DDF-related meetings
• Assisting with the development of print and digital promotional materials, including providing feedback on design, drafting and editing copy, and managing timelines for deliverables
• Identifying and submitting necessary paperwork for approval of all vendors
• Coordinating vendors and vendor expectations
• Assisting in the tracking of DDF events, including: Communicating duty to track attendance for each day event occurs and provide feedback on experience to DDF participants;  Assisting to compile data for all DDF participants;  Assisting DC3 in collecting feedback from participants in the month following DDF

DRINKS X DESIGN DUTIES:
• Engage trade associations and other design-focused partners to promote their DDF programming
• Promote DDF to Drinks x Design attendees year round and engage new partners
• Coordinate programming to highlight work or engage professionals in the dedicated discipline for that month
• Contacting and arranging venues
• Managing volunteers Obtaining and managing supplies
• Day-of event coordination

TO APPLY
Send a cover letter and resume to info@detroitc3.com

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