On the Rocks is Recruiting!

OntheRocksPicOn The Rocks Festival is returning for its sixth year, and we are looking for talented individuals to join our committee! On The Rocks is the largest student-run arts festival in Scotland, hosting a week’s worth of events every spring that range from theatre to photography exhibitions. The event is a huge production that allows over 40 events annually to happen across St Andrews, the majority of which are sell-out. This year’s festival will take place from the 5th-13th of April 2014. On The Rocks is seeking talented students to fill several important roles on our committee. It is a great way to get experience producing one of St Andrews best events of the year. Please visit our website at www.ontherocksfestival.com for applications and full job descriptions. Applications are now open, and will close Friday 11th October. For questions or more information please find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ontherocksfestival or email us at ontherocks@st-andrews.ac.ukDesignerAs designer, you will play an integral role in devising and creating the “look” of the festival for 2014. You will utilize the branding from the previous year while also expanding and building upon the image of On The Rocks.  Web DesignerThe web designer will be in charge of maintaining our website. You will collaborate with the designer and press team to update its look and feel to match the rest of the festival’s publicity this year. Our website is currently created in Weebly so experience with this technology would be preferable, but experience with similar technologies is also a plus. Community Events AssistantAs community projects assistant, you will work to increase the involvement of the local population of St Andrews with On The Rocks Festival. You will be contacting and meeting with a variety of groups in St Andrews, while helping execute several art projects and workshops before and during the festival. Good communication and organisational skills are required. Press OfficersAs a press officer, you will collaborate with the rest of the press and publicity team to devise a strategy for achieving maximum media coverage leading up to and during the festival itself. Press officers will act as liaisons between festival events and the various press outlets to assure all events are attended and reviewed by the media. Other duties will include drafting and sending out articles, press releases, and interviews leading up to the festival, as well as allocating press passes.  Project OfficersOn the Rocks is looking for project officers to manage our own events within the festival such as Art On the Rocks, the opening party, and the Music Cafes. Although the events team will work together throughout the year, each member will take lead on a particular project. Applicants should be creative, organised, flexible and able to cope in a fast paced, high-energy team.