The Baltimore Architecture Foundation (BAF) is seeking an Event Planner for its 2019 Doors Open Baltimoreevent.
Doors Open Baltimore is an annual event held by major cities around the world to promote public appreciation of architecture and the built environment. This free event will welcome the public to explore Baltimore’s architecture from the past and present. Participating sites “open their doors” to the public for the weekend and free guided tours and special events are held at select sites.
The event planner manages outreach with participating sites and tour guides, coordinates overall event logistics, and works closely with Baltimore Architecture Foundation staff and the volunteer Doors Open Baltimore committee to ensure the objectives and deadlines are met.
The BAF will host the 6th Doors Open Baltimore on October 5-6, 10am – 4pm. The event will include approximately 50 participating sites and 12 guided tours. Partner organizations include museums, art studios, theaters, churches, social clubs, manufacturers, and more. Doors Open Baltimore is a major festival in Baltimore and continues to grow rapidly each year.
Visit last year’s website for more details. http://www.doorsopenbaltimore.org/
The Event Planner is an independent contractor with the Baltimore Architecture Foundation. The Event Planner will consult with BAF staff overseeing the event and will coordinate activities with the Doors Open Baltimore planning committee. The position will requires attending monthly planning meetings at the BAF offices, weekly meetings with BAF staff, and meetings with participating sites across the city as required. The event planner is also required to be available during the Doors Open Baltimore weekend on October 5-6 and the kick-off lecture the week of the event.
The position will begin on March 4 and carry through to the event on October 5-6. After the event, the event planner will attend the November 12 event debrief meeting and participate in providing feedback about the program.
Scope of Work
The Event Planner will be responsible for:
The Baltimore Architecture Foundation is offering a flat fee of $12,000.
About the Baltimore Architecture Foundation
Launched in 1987 by AIA Baltimore, the Baltimore Architecture Foundation is a non-profit educational organization with a focus on public outreach. The Foundation is a member-based organization with a board of directors drawn from the architectural, business, and cultural communities. http://baltimorearchitecture.org/
Email resume and cover letter. The BAF is accepting applications through February 22.
Job Type: Contract