PT Activations Manager—DISPATCH

Rate of Pay: 

Salary: $40/hr

Commitment: 6-10 hrs/week, minimum 10 weeks

DISPATCH is searching for an enthusiastic Activations Manager with a "can-do" attitude to assist our organization in running events that increase the organization’s visibility. Come work with a quickly growing and fun group of people promoting the Arts & Culture scene here in Minneapolis-St. Paul. Check out the publication or our website and social to see that we’re excited about the things happening around town and participating in them!

There are two immediate needs for this position: Activations that happen at large public events that feature our old-timey newsstand and newsies handing out papers, and managing a weekly pop-up market.

The event manager will be tasked with:

  • Setting up, tearing down, and staffing the DISPATCH presence at events like Art-a-Whirl, Open Streets, and more
  • Working with paid staff at the events
  • Managing a weekend pop-market + the vendors

The ideal candidate for this role should demonstrate exceptional organizational abilities, superb interpersonal skills, multi-tasking skills, and excellent time-management. There’s a flexible schedule, but all events are in-person. All of the activations will be planned, these events need someone to show up on the day of and execute!  

Activations Manager Responsibilities:

Brainstorming and implementing event plans and concepts.

Liaising and negotiating with vendors.

Handling logistics.

Developing event feedback surveys.

Obtaining permits.

Handling post-event reports.


Activations Manager Requirements:

Communication and marketing skills.

Project management experience.

Good leadership skills.

Highly Organized.


Good time management.

Proficiency in various event software.

Expert interpersonal skills.

Risk management experience.


Contact information

Taylor Carik
Web site

Posted June 7