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At-con, Data entry, Public-facing, Sensitive information handling, Training provided

The Innkeeper team manages the sleeping rooms at the various hotels where Arisia has signed a contract. We manage all the special requests and reservation changes for attendees.

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At-con, Data entry, Email-heavy, Managing Staff, Post-con, Pre-con, Project Management, Public-facing

Responsibilities: The Hotel Division Head manages the relationship between the Arisia convention at the convention hotel.

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At-con, Data entry, Email-heavy, Managing Staff, Post-con, Pre-con, Project Management, Public-facing

Responsibilities: The Events Division Head manages the Events budget, recruits events for the convention, recruits and manages Events area heads, corresponds with Event Organizers, organizes and sc

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Literature Track Area Head

Programming is looking for an area head for our Literature Track.

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Load-In Volunteers

Load In takes place on the Wednesday and Thursday before con. Wednesday’s work is at the NESFA club house in Somerville, Massachusetts and will probably only take a few hours. It involves packing things into a truck so they can go to the hotel.

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Load-Out Volunteers

Load Out takes place Monday of the con, starting midday, with a little bit of work Tuesday morning.

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Main Stage Area Head

The Main Stage Area Head is in charge of most Main Stage events (stage plays, shadowcasts, on stage dance performances etc.). Some of the event runners from previous years have been contacted and a rough schedule has been made.

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Main Stage Audio Design Staff

Arisia’s Main Stage provides a venue for plays, concerts, and (of course) the Masquerade. We're looking for volunteers to design, set up, and run audio for main stage events.

Training can be provided if requested in advance

This a pre-con and at con job role.
Please contact tech@arisia.org for more details or to volunteer.

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Main Stage Build Crew

Arisia Tech is seeking people to help with the setup of our main stage. Tasks range from setting up drapery dividers to running power cables, to setting up theatrical lights.

This a pre-con and at-con job role.

The hours for this position are:

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Main Stage Lighting Design Staff

Arisia’s Main Stage provides a venue for plays, concerts, and (of course) the Masquerade.

Volunteers are needed to design, set up, and run lighting for main stage events.

Training can be provided if requested in advance

This a pre-con and at con job role.

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Masquerade Lighting Designer

Arisia’s Masquerade is usually our largest event. Design of the lighting for each entry is made during the rehearsal process - providing up to 40 opportunities for creating mood.

Typically, the designer will run lighting for the Masquerade show itself. Pre-con coordination with the Main Stage Lighting Designer will ensure that an appropriate palette of possibilities is provided.

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Ops Desk Volunteers

This person will staff the Ops Desk, providing information and things like blue tape for convention staffers. Must be able to answer phone and take notes. Ability to use a computer and printer desired.
This job is at-con only, in short shifts (between 2 and 4 hours long). We'll train!

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Program A/V Staff

Are you the person in your family who sets up the electronics and assembles the IKEA furniture? Arisia’s Programming rooms host readings and panels of all descriptions. Tech supports this content with sound and projection systems.

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