Volunteer

Phoenix Comicon is looking for enthusiastic and responsible individuals to come on board as volunteer staff members. All positions are volunteer. Please scroll through for all open positions that we are currently interviewing for and seek to fill.

Programming

Gaming Event Staff

Do you never leave home without your dice and a copy of D&D? Do you like building army after army of minis? Or do you just like playing a good ol' wholesome game of Cards Against Humanity? Then roll for Initiative and come join the volunteers over at Game Central!

We need a few volunteers with high charisma stats to help run the Gaming Area over in the Hyatt. Your responsibilities would include loaning out games from the Game Library, keeping track of the sign up sheets for the scheduled games, and answer any general questions that may cross your path. If you choose to accept this quest please contact brett.moore@phoenixcomicon.com for more information.

Rapid Resolution Staff

Programming Support Rapid Response Team members work to help quickly resolve the various issues that will arise during Phoenix Comicon. Issues range from technical, assisting with panellists needs, and controlling any lines that may emerge unexpectedly will go through the volunteers on our Rapid Resolution team. This position is an important part of the Programming Support Team, and those who enjoy a faster-paced job, thinking on their feet, and working on a team will find this to be an excellent position! For more information email Andrew.Reyes@phoenixcomicon.com.

Marketing

Press and Media Event Staff

We're the looking for more volunteers! The Marketing Team is currently looking for Press and Media Event Staff. This team acts as representatives of the convention to the press and media. You will help maintain and create relationships with various outlets, approve Press/Media passes, and assist in staffing the press room. Ever wanted to be in the room while the press interview some of our guests? This could be your chance! To set up an interview email tom.kuipers@phoenixcomicon.com.

Merchandise Event Staff

Ready to help attendees pick up some awesome Phoenix Comicon branded gear at the convention? We're looking for staff to operate our new Merchandise booth. You'll work with our Merchandise Manager and Coordinators before the convention for pre-sales, during the show, and after to help with inventory. Email mary.foltz@phoenixcomicon.com to apply.

Info Desk Event Staff

Work a total of 16 hours at an info desk during the convention to answer attendee questions with accurate information. Attend training sessions and meetings to be prepared for the event. The Information Desk works directly with attendees of Phoenix Comicon answering questions about programming and providing assistance in navigating the downtown area. Email Dawn Crawford to apply.

Operations

Logistics Event Staff

We need 8-10 Full Event staff members that will work 16 hours throughout Thursday - Sunday of PCC, and be available for shifts ranging from the hours of 8 A.M. to 2 A.M. They will be responsible for setup and dis-assembly of the radio room and tracking radios. They have to follow set protocols for checking in and checking out of radios. There will be pre-con requirements for meetings training and radio preparations.

Skills required:

  • Microsoft Excel and Google spreadsheets
  • Professional communication
  • Detail Oriented

People that are interested in applying for staff position can email sherri.dower@phoenixcomicon.com directly to set up a brief 10 minute phone or Skype interview.

Guest Relations

Currently no open positions in Guest Relations

Technology

Onsite Technology Staff

Phoenix Comicon has a lot of technology support to provide the best experience to members AND to the volunteers that help make the convention happen! We need volunteers that have at least basic technology/computer support and basic A/V skills but all skill levels desired. This team supports registration, panels, info desk, and more! Great opportunity to learn and network. 16 years (with parental consistent) or older. Desired shift needs of 4 hours each day Thursday through Sunday with volunteer opportunities needed leading up to the convention. Contact: Josh.Dick@phoenixcomicon.com.