ABOUT PENGUIN PRODUCTIONS
Penguin Productions is seeking students who:
- Will plan major events on campus and in the community.
- Demonstrate creativity and commitment to an organization.
- Desire programming experience and growth opportunities.
- Collaborate, contribute, and communicate well in a team setting.
- Have a passion to improve student life on campus and the Youngstown community.
We are looking for students majoring or interested in:
Music Industry, Event Management, Music Recording, Photography, Videography, Graphic Design, Journalism, Professional Writing and Editing, Communication Studies, Telecommunications, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management, Advertising, Public Relations, Nonprofit Leadership, Student Affairs, Marketing, Business Administration, Management, Finance, Information Technology, Computer Science, AND MORE!
General objective of the organization:
Penguin Productions was established on the campus of Youngstown State University to create, promote, organize, and produce student and community-orientated events. Past Penguin Productions events include Federal Frenzy, Fall Fire Fest, Live on Lincoln, Life in Color, and collaborative productions with JAC Live and Covelli Centre. Previous national acts include Judah & the Lion, Smallpools, Reel Big Fish, Zella Day, Ludacris, Jerreau, Josh Kelley, Third Eye Blind, Goo Goo Dolls, Andy Grammer, and Red Wanting Blue.
Penguin Productions Student Programming Board
Position Title: Penguin Productions Member
Length of Position: Summer 2019-Spring 2020
Hours: 5 hours per week (additional hours will be required leading up to and on the days of events)
This is an unpaid volunteer position
- Assist collaboratively in the development, implementation, evaluation, and assessment of campus-wide events including: Fall Fire Fest, Federal Frenzy, and Concert Series.
- Attend mandatory weekly Penguin Productions meetings every Wednesday from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
- Attend mandatory weekly Penguin Productions team meetings (Activities, Talent, Marketing, Hospitality, Outreach, Operations, or Business).
- Read and respond to weekly Penguin Productions emails and discussions.
- Actively assist in the event organization, logistics, staffing, volunteer recruitment, supervision, sponsorship, marketing, promotion, and evaluation.
- Must be a current YSU student in good academic standing.
- Attend mandatory orientation training (tentative dates: Wenesday, June 12, 2019 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. OR Wednesday, August 14, 2019 from 1:00-5:00 p.m.)
All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 26, 2019.
Upon review of applications, applicants will be invited to interview with a small group consisting of Student Activities Staff (including the Assistant Director of Programming) and current Penguin Productions members. Applicants invited to interview will be asked to provide a resume and cover letter at the time of their interview. Interviews will begin on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 and continue through Friday, May 31, 2019.
Please direct any questions to Carolyn Jesko, Assistant Director of Programming, Student Activities at 330-941-3575 or firstname.lastname@example.org.