We are kicking off the 2018 program year and are excited to form a team of dedicated volunteers with diverse professional and lived experiences to help bring SVP Fast Pitch to life! This program does not happen without the dedication of our amazing volunteers – we are grateful for your support!
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Not able to attend the in-person info session? See below for a webinar recap of all information covered including SVP overview, program updates and what to expect as a volunteer.
Content/Editorial Creation : Creation of editorial copy for newsletter, blog, storytelling series. (Flexible hours, 1-2hrs/wk, June-Nov)
Event Planning: Assistance with execution of large-scale Final Showdown event on Saturday, November 10th! Single day event opportunities available for in-session support as well. (1-2hrs/wk July-Sept, ramping up in Oct-Nov)
Graphic Design: Development of digital and print elements for recruitment and event promotion. (1-2hrs/wk May-June)
Photographers: Experienced event photographers and editorial photographers desired for full-season coverage of program events and the Final Showdown. (Flexible hours, Aug-Nov)
Public Relations: Assist with securing media coverage of innovators stories and events (Flexible hours, Aug-Nov)
Search (SEO/SEM): Establishment of search strategy for promotion of program and event happenings. Experience with Google AdWords required. (2-4hrs total, May-June)
Social Media: Planning of editorial calendar, establishment of best practices and deployment of posts across all major social platforms. Preferred platforms include LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – can be an expert on one platform of full suite of social networks. (Flexible hours, 1-2hrs/wk, May-Nov)
Stage Direction/Technical Support: Assist with production and design of Final Showdown event at University of WA. Includes backstage support and technical direction. Expertise in PowerPoint deck development desired. (2-4 hrs/wk, late Sept-early Nov)
Videographer: Create stories and document the progress and experience of innovators and volunteers throughout the SVP Fast Pitch season. Expertise with video editing also desired. (project based, June-November)
While many roles indicate an end to support needed in November, we will be launching an alumni program to better support innovators year round starting in 2019. We will continue to need support in such areas as photography, content and curriculum creation, social media and email marketing.