Volunteer

Phoenix Comicon is looking for enthusiastic and responsible individuals to come on board as volunteer staff members. All positions are volunteer.  If you wish to volunteer during the event please see the Volunteer Relations staff either in the Gilbert Room at the Hyatt Regncy or at the Exhibitor Hall Manger tables in the Exhibitor Hall. Any Pheonix Comicon Info Desk staff will be able to guide you.

Please scroll through for all open positions that we are currently interviewing for and seek to fill.  All departments (Operations, Programming, Marketing, Guest Relations, and Technology) have open positions.

Volunteer Benefits: All volunteers receive Volunteer Benefits based on their position.  For our 2014 Volunteer Benefit please click here.

Volunteer Agreement: All volunteers are required to sign our Volunteer Agreement which can be reviewed here.

Volunteer Frequently Asked Questions: Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about being a Volunteer here.

Programming

Comic Book Programming Staff

Each coordinator will need staff that can help plan and execute the comic book programming and charity art auction.  If you are interested, please contact  shawn.demumbrum@phoenixcomicon.com

Comic Book Programming Volunteers

Comic book programming needs volunteers to help with specific tasks related to comic book programming and the charity art auction during the convention.  If you are interested, please contact  shawn.demumbrum@phoenixcomicon.com

 

Marketing

Outreach Staff

WE WANT YOU! Come out and be part of this FUN and ENERGETIC Phoenix Comicon family! These team members work the months before Phoenix ComiCon and are free to enjoy the benefits of their work during the event. You can use your Pop-Culture knowledge and excitement along with your happy, outgoing and creative personality to build relationships with businesses throughout Arizona. You may have the personality and talent to be part of this outgoing and dynamic teams; talk to us to see if your skillset will fit. Don't worry if you've never done this work before; we will teach you. Build your personal resumé by volunteering and working for one of the most dynamic and fun groups of like-minded people you will ever meet! You will enjoy the adventure!

Outreach Manager: lydia.cota@phoenixcomicon.com

Relationship Team

Relationship Team Members

We are interviewing for volunteers (6) for the Relationship Team. Under the direction of theRelationship Coordinators, these staff members use their relationship-mining skills to create partnerships. These staff contact businesses, establish and maintain relationships, work to provide SWAG for our volunteer force, negotiate sponsorships and advertising. They concentrate approximately 3-5 hours per week within their own schedule to communicate in person, by phone and by email depending on the organization and task. If you enjoy talking about things you enjoy (i.e. Phoenix Comicon), you can help us make this a GREAT user experience for our AMAZING volunteers and FABULOUS attendees!

Please submit your resumé to lydia.cota@phoenixcomicon.com

Info Desk Event Staff

The Information Desk works directly with attendees of Phoenix Comicon answering questions about programming and providing assistance in navigating the downtown area. The Information Desk is open before the Con starts and often is staffed after the main Con floor closes. We have a variety of sites this year and you may NOT be in the main building. Volunteers need to be able to handle pressure and be open-minded. Professionalism is a must as you are dealing with a variety of beliefs, ages, genders. All volunteers will attend monthly training sessions and meetings to be prepared for the event. We are looking for team players that like to work with people. Knowledge of genres is a plus.

Customer Service experience preferred but not required.

Contact Dawn.Crawford@phoenixcomicon.com for more information. 

Press/Media Badge Liaison

Reports to the Press and Media Coordinator. Responsible for approving Press/Media credentials and helping to distribute press materials as needed.

Contact Tom.Kuipers@phoenixcomicon.com for more information.

Operations

Packing and Clean Up Crew

We are seeking individuals who would be available Sunday evening from 6 pm to approximately 10 pm to assist with packing and cleaning the Phoenix Comicon areas.  Volunteers will work with the various departments throughout the Convention Center and hotels.  Volunteers for this position will receive a single day event pass for Phoenix Comicon 2015.

 

Guest Relations

Technology

Photo Booth Event Staff

Photo Booth event staff with be responsible to sell photo booth opportunities to attendees, answering attendee questions, putting photos out for attendee pick up. Staff will also assist with helping attendees through the photo taking process.

Contact  bruno.meuer@phoenixcomicon.com

Onsite Tech Staff

People with computer and /or AV experience for onsite technical work. This includes setup, take down, running and troubleshooting.

Contact bill.garmen@phoenixcomicon.com

Online Tech Staff

Looking for people with programming and/or web development experience to help create, enhance and run our tech before the convention.

Contact josh.noble@phoenixcomicon.com