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If you’re interested in getting involved with Phoenix Comicon 2013 in a big way, look no further!

They’re currently looking for someone to be the head honcho on all things tech:

Director of Technology

Interested individuals should contact Phoenix Comicon Convention Director Matt Solberg at:

Reports to Convention Director

Support Phoenix Comicon’s goal to be the signature pop-culture event of the Southwest by working with the other Directors to identify data and technology needs and investigating, developing and supporting systems to fill those needs. Oversee and manage a team of volunteers involved in the creation, implementation, or support of technology based software and hardware systems to enhance Phoenix Comicon.

We need a very strong communicator who has knowledge and\or interest in technology at multiple levels including web development, e-commerce, data and reporting, online collaboration, along with onsite hardware based needs. Organization and management skills will be key in this role and the candidate will be identifying technology needs and developing a staff to support those needs.

This position is volunteer.

Administrative duties

  • Work with Phoenix Comicon leadership to establish department goals
  • Identify staffing needs
  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers

Department functions

  • Develop technology roadmap for the convention
  • Identify technology needs and develop systems to fill those needs
  • Design and support the website in conjunction with the Marketing department
  • Design and support data collection and management systems
  • Determine how technology can be used to streamline work that supports the convention
  • Develop and implement systems to support staff efforts and enhance attendee experience

Time Commitment

  • As head of the Technology department a commitment is needed to communication frequently with your team, through email, phone calls, and in person meetings.
  • Ongoing requirement to fully execute on departmental tasks from six months prior to convention, through convention, and post-convention.
  • Attend 80% of bi-weekly meetings January through May
  • Attend Phoenix Comicon

Also, being the Director of Technology immediately crowns you the King Geek at a geek convention. Bonus!