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Sub-Committee Positions now open!

As we all know, it takes more than just a committee to run a convention. Apart from the many, many volunteers that devote their time to the con (Yay!), we also need people to help out the committee throughout the year. We could not possibly do half the events we have without these people. So if you want to help out more but aren’t sure if you’re ready to run for the board, then subcommittees is a good way to start~!

 

The positions and their descriptions are below.  Have a good read and if you think you’re right for the job, apply away!

 

The following positions are available:

 

Cosplay:

 

The organisation of the Cosplay Competition at Wai-Con.

The duties include:

  • Acquiring all items required for their competitions at the con (and prior) between themselves and the logistics coordinator
  • Writing (in consultation)and communicating a ruleset for all competitions
  • Coordinating the running of each competition on the day, and communicating the winners to Head of Competitions.
  • Taking opportunities to promote their competitions and listen to constructive feedback
  • Answering all questions about their comps promptly
  • Reports to Head of Competitions

 

Art:

 

The organisation of all art competitions through out the year and at the convention itself.

The duties include:

  • Acquiring all items required for their competitions at the con (and prior) between themselves and the logistics coordinator
  • Writing (in consultation)and communicating a ruleset for all competitions
  • Coordinating the running of each competition on the day, and communicating the winners to Head of Competitions.
  • Taking opportunities to promote their competitions and listen to constructive feedback
  • Answering all questions about their comps promptly
  • Encouraging fangroups and artists to enter their works
  • Reports to Head of Competitions

 

AMVs:

 

The organisation of the AMV Competition at Wai-Con.

The duties include:

  • Acquiring all items required for their competitions at the con (and prior) between themselves and the logistics coordinator
  • Writing (in consultation)and communicating a ruleset for all competitions
  • Coordinating the running of each competition on the day, and communicating the winners to Head of Competitions.
  • Taking opportunities to promote their competitions and listen to constructive feedback
  • Answering all questions about their comps promptly
  • Reports to Head of Competitions

 

Video Games:

 

The organisation of all Video Games competitions through out the year and at the convention itself.

The duties include:

  • Acquiring all items required for their competitions at the con (and prior) between themselves and the logistics coordinator
  • Writing (in consultation)and communicating a ruleset for all competitions
  • Coordinating the running of each competition on the day, and communicating the winners to Head of Competitions.
  • Taking opportunities to promote their competitions and listen to constructive feedback
  • Answering all questions about their comps promptly
  • Reports to Head of Competitions

 

Karaoke/Wai-Factor:

 

The organisation of all Karaoke related competitions through out the year and at the convention itself.

The duties include:

  • Acquiring all items required for their competitions at the con (and prior) between themselves and the logistics coordinator
  • Writing (in consultation)and communicating a ruleset for all competitions
  • Coordinating the running of each competition on the day, and communicating the winners to Head of Competitions.
  • Taking opportunities to promote their competitions and listen to constructive feedback
  • Answering all questions about their comps promptly
  • Reports to Head of Competitions

 

Registrar:

 

During the year, Registrar will be receiving preregistration forms and processing them. They will also be taking memberships for PANIC at events and generally through the mail.

During the convention, Registrar has to organise and man the front desk (preregistration and day registration).  This position reports to the Secretary.

 

Documentations

 

This position handles the paper work side of PAniC.  Dealing with forms and laws in which we abide by and keeping them neatly filed away.  This position is also responsible for leading the PAniC Media Team and documenting events and the Convention.  This position reports to the Secretary.

 

Volunteers:

 

Volunteers deals with the organisation of all things volunteer-ee at the convention!

This includes:

  • Organisation of the Volunteer Handbook
  • Organisation of Rosters
  • Organising the Volunteers After Dinner with help from the Events Co-ordinator
  • Reports to Vice President

 

Online Communities Manager:

 

OCM is a Forum Mod, as well as making sure things like events and other advertising are on our groups on Facebook, Twitter Tumblr, or any other online sources that may be relevant.  However, this will also include management of semi-official sources, such as Wikipedia and other informational pages.  This position reports to the Marketing Co-ordinator.

 

Graphic Design:

 

Designing all art content that will advertised or used through the promotion of Wai-Con.

This will include but is not limited to:

  • Wai-Con Logo
  • Merchandise Art Work
  • Pass Art work
  • Advertisement Art Work

Please note, that if you apply for this position, you MUST provide a portfolio of your previous work.  This position reports to the Marketing Co-ordinator.

 

Programme Book:

 

Programme Book deals with the co-ordination of the Wai-Con programme book.

Their duties include:

  • Working with Marketing and Graphic Design to come up with layout of the book
  • Organising the content for the book with various board members
  • Organising printing
  • Reports to Marketing Co-ordinator

 

Merchandise:

 

The duties of Merchandise include:

  • Inform Marketing and Vice President of the merchandise they would like to include.
  • Order Merchandise
  • Put VIP bags together
  • Organise Designs for merch at PAniC HQ
  • Reports to Marketing Co-ordinator

 

Catering:

 

Order and deliver Pocky, Ramune and other Japanese snacks and drinks for the Convention and PAniC related events.  Sourcing water for volunteers and traders at Wai-Con.  This position reports to the Logistics Co-ordinator.

 

Screenings Coordinator:

 

The screenings co-ordinator works with various Australian anime distributors and organises the screening timetable for the convention.  This position reports to the Panels and Guests Co-ordinator.

 

Bootlegs:

 

Bootlegs patrol the convention looking for bootleg products that traders might be selling.  It is up to them to address and enforce the bootleg policy that we have at Wai-Con. This position reports to the Traders Co-ordinator.

 

APPLICATIONS:

Nominations close April 21st! If you are interested in applying for a Sub-Committee Position fill out the form below and send it to secretary@panic-wa.org

Details of interviews will be sent out upon applying!

Sub Com Application