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Programming Department

Prize Room Staff

The Programming Department is looking for volunteers to staff the prize room. The prize room is a fun, magical land of merch, and you get to hang out there and help panel winners pick their prizes! For more information about the position or to apply please email prizes@sakuracon.org.

Prize Room Requirements:

  • Help con attendees redeem prize coupons they’ve won at events
  • Be responsible, punctual, and show up for all shifts
  • Be cheerful and helpful with attendees and other convention staff
  • Keep the prize room clean and organized
  • Help with room set-up Friday morning and take-down Sunday evening
  • Customer service experience is a plus, but not required
  • Must be at least 18 years old

Assistant Live Programming Manager Position

The live programming manager is looking to fill their assistant role.  The ideal candidate will have several years experience volunteering for Sakura-con, preferably has coordinator or assistant coordinator level experience, and has familiarity with the live programming department. An assistant live programming manager will use their skills to help collate data from across live programming departments, be a point of contact for both attendees and staffers, and help identify and solve problems that arise both before and during the convention. If interested please send your resume, cover letter, and answers to the the below questionnaire to live.programming@sakuracon.org by Sunday, October 20th.

Assistant Live Programming Manager Questionnaire

  1. Describe the most challenging experience you have had leading a group of people and the experience you gained from it.

  2. Describe your management experience and how it will help you in the role as the Assistant Live Programming Manager.

  3. Describe a time when you have had to work with other groups or departments to complete a task and how you went about making sure all pieces of the task got accomplished.

  4. A coordinator has not hired enough staff and is not answering e-mails.  What approach would you take to resolve the situation and what measures would you take to make sure they stay in communication.