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.
Choose a department from the list below to see what we're looking for.
Not sure where to start? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll get you started.
We are looking for Phoenix and Tucson area Street Team staff. As part of Street Team, you go to local events, talk to people to let them know what Comicon is and answer general event questions, and help recruit volunteers. Costumes aren't required for this team, but this is one of the few volunteer roles where costuming isn't just allowed, but encouraged. Email email@example.com to set up an interview.
Info Desk Staff works shifts at an Info Desk during Phoenix Comicon to answer attendee questions with accurate information for a total of a minimum of 16 hours over the course of the event. Info Desk staff is expected to:
To apply, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This volunteer position in the Marketing Department requires a commitment not only at our Phoenix Comicon event, but participation in the months leading up to our convention as well. Visual Media Photo Booth Event Staff work at our Street Team event photo booths, as well as the free photo booth(s) at Phoenix Comicon, in scheduled shifts. Visual Media Photo Booth Event Staff:
Please inquire about this position by emailing a brief overview of your photography experience, as well as a link to your portfolio, to Amanda Kechely at email@example.com.
Visual Media Video Event Staff are volunteer videographers and video editors in the Marketing Department. Together they create video projects for social media, as well as training resources used by all departments. In addition to being team players, all Visual Media Video Event Staff must be able to independently manage time efficiently in order to complete requested video tasks. Being able to stick to project schedules and adhere to strict deadlines is a requirement. They must also be personable, professional, and punctual.
Videographers will participate with the completion of various marketing and training projects prior to Phoenix Comicon. In addition, at our convention, they will take video of the general event experience, panels & spotlights, parties, and other event activities. In order to execute all tasks, they must:
Editors will also participate with the completion of various marketing and training projects prior to Phoenix Comicon. In addition, at Phoenix Comicon, they will edit shot list footage to create video content to be released during our convention. In order to execute all tasks, they must:
Please inquire about these positions by emailing a brief overview of your videography experience, as well as samples of your work, to Amanda Kechely at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for people that are passionate about Comicon and that are business minded, have a strong sense of organization and customer service oriented. Must be able to work a minimum of 16 hours over the course of the convention with hours that range throughout the day into the evening of the four days of the convention. Must be able to lift/carry or push a cart to designated areas. Able to use excel/google sheets for tracking purposes. Staff will be expected to attend Logistics Team meetings and Saturday All Hands meetings.
Reports to Line & Access Control Managers. Will manage a team of 6-15 volunteers. Independently and effectively assess situations, and respond accordingly. Effectively manage volunteers and attendees during potentially stressful situations. Responsible for a safe and efficient environment for staff, attendees, guest and vendors. Duties may include: line control, event monitoring, patrolling, line management in various areas, and crowd control. Meet with Coordinators from other departments within Phoenix Comicon to assess their individual needs. Additional duties that may be unforeseen at this time.
Reports to Line & Access Control Coordinator. Responsible for a safe and efficient environment for staff, attendees, guests and vendors. Duties may include: line control, event monitoring, patrolling, line management in various areas, 18+ panel management, and crowd control.Must be able to stand/walk for length of your shift. May be required to self manage for short periods.
Contact email@example.com for additional information or to apply for either of these positions.
The Phoenix Comicon Technology Team is looking for ten good developers and five Quality Assurance specialists to ensure quality software is delivered to all of our customers. The ideal candidate will be as passionate about delivering quality software as they are about the Phoenix Comicon. We need volunteers who can code, test, deploy or manage our website, mobile apps and infrastructure. We are looking for people who have experience with (or want to learn):
Come join us to learn new technology, new skills and be a part of a great team and help us build the future of Phoenix Comicon.
If you are a Developer interested in volunteering, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a Quality Assurance Specialist interested in volunteering, please contact email@example.com.
Reports to Books and Authors Track Coordinator. Lead the team that manages the Author Signing Lounge. Responsible for helping Authors and the bookseller (Mysterious Galaxy) get set up in the Author Signing Lounge and for ensuring a smooth flow of fans purchasing books and having books signed by Author Guests during scheduled signings in the Author Signing Lounge.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to apply