Animethon Web Archive

Welcome to the Animethon Web Archive. To help share our past events we decided to make our old sites available. You can find them here:

ATOA

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Animethon

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

▼ This is how our Animethon Website looked like in 2016. The current version of this Website is animethon.org

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Current Postings

If you are interested in helping to staff Animethon 23 then please read though the list below and use the application form. Any questions please contact HR (hr[at]animethon.org).

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Human Resources

General Staff (Convention)

If you are unsure of where best your skills would work, or don't have any specific preference, best apply to this position.

Programming

Guest Liaison

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join the Guest Team. Guest Liaisons act as our representatives with guests, the liaison will ensure the guest sticks to their itinerary and make sure their requirements are met. To apply, please email your resume to programming@animethon.org

Overview:
- Act as the event representative with our guests at the event.
- Ensure guest(s) sticks to their itinerary.
- Ensure all Guest(s) requirements are met as required.
- Maintain a professional image in front of the guests at all times.
- Good communication and diplomatic skills.
- Decent organizational skills.
- Training sessions are required prior to the event.
- Must be familiar to Edmonton dining and activities.
- Must be able to commit to working full days of the event. Thursday and Friday, Saturday and Sunday or all 4 days for Animethon, Friday and Saturday for ATOA.
- Monday availability is an asset.
- Having a Class 5 Driver's License and over the age of 25 is an asset.
- Japanese language skills are an asset.

Site Operations

Driver

Our first line of contact for our guests and backbone of Logistics. Reports to the Transportation
Coordinator.

Responsibilities:
– Picking up and dropping off various guests, media, staff, volunteers and equipment as required
throughout the event from various locations around the city and surrounding
– Maintaining their rental vehicle as needed and reporting any issues with vehicles to
Transportation Coordinator
– Maintaining Site Kit and water supplies within vehicle and reporting discrepancies to
Transportation Coordinator
– Obeying all traffic laws and city regulations
– Maintaining utmost professionalism at all times.
– Maintaining Dress Code while on duty
– Ensuring that parking tags are kept in good repair and are current/appropriate for the space

Qualifications:
– Good time management ability and organizational skills
– A commitment to teamwork and excellent interpersonal skills
– Strong problem solving and decision making skills, as well as being able to think laterally and
offer creative solutions
– Experience working with inventory, shipping, or equivalent
– The ability to manage change and handle stress in a fast-moving environment, as well as being
able to cope with standby times/downtime in a constructive manner
– Excellent communication (both oral and written)
– A positive attitude toward external suggestions and continued learning
– A flexible approach to working hours
– Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
– Own PPE/Protective Footwear is recommended, but gloves and hi-vis are available from Site.
– Minimum class 5 Drivers or better and a clean abstract – no more than 3 demerits (required)

Logistics Staff

Reponsible for ensuring event is delivered to site, set up, maintained, torn down, and returned to
storage within time frames. Staff answer to the Logistics Manager and Assistant Logistics Manager or
their Team Lead while on a project.

Responsibilities:
– Assist with load in, Setup, Teardown, and load out to and from Site
– Complete all objectives within timeframe
– Work with other departments to complete tasks when necessary
– Deliver requested items to departments during Event
– Monitor/Maintain Logistics Room during Event

Qualifications:
– A logical and systematic approach to work
– Good time management ability
– Strong problem solving and decision making skills, as well as being able to think laterally and
offer creative solutions
– Experience working with inventory, shipping, or equivalent
– The ability to manage change and handle stress in a fast-moving environment, as well as being
able to cope with standby times/downtime in a constructive manner
– Excellent communication (both oral and written)
– A positive attitude toward external suggestions and continued learning
– Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
– Own PPE/Protective Footwear is recommended, but gloves and hi-vis are available from Site.
– Class 5 Drivers and a clean abstract (optional)

Logistics Team Leader

Oversees a small team of Logistics Staff/Volunteers and coordinates runners during the Event,
ensuring delivery to Site, Setup, maintenance, Teardown, and return to storage within time frames.
Answers to Logistics Manager and Assistant Logistics Manager.

Responsibilities:
– Ensure the delivery and setup of various portions of the Event
– Coordinate load in and load out at Storage
– Coordinate a team of Logistics Staff/Volunteers to complete objectives within the time frame set
out by the Logistics Manager
– Report any issues with delivery, Setup/Teardown, or Staff/Volunteers to Logistics Manager or
Assistant Logistics Manager
– Coordinate runners during Event
– Monitor/Maintain Logistics Room during Event

Qualifications:
– A logical and systematic approach to work
– Good time management ability
– Strong problem solving and decision making skills, as well as being able to think laterally and
offer creative solutions
– Experience working with inventory, shipping, or equivalent
– The ability to manage change and handle stress in a fast-moving environment, as well as being
able to cope with standby times/downtime in a constructive manner
– Excellent communication (both oral and written)
– A positive attitude toward external suggestions and continued learning
– Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
– Own PPE/Protective Footwear is recommended, but gloves and hi-vis are available from Site.
– Class 5 Drivers and a clean abstract (preferable)

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