Request for Expression of Interest
Individual Contractor or Agency – Talent & Program Manager
Victoria’s Capital City Comic Con is seeking an individual contractor or agency to fill our Talent & Program Manager role for a 9-month term. The individual contractor or agency will be responsible for program development including talent recruitment, contract negotiations, fulfillment and performance scheduling. See the full RFI for more information about the project, qualifications, and how to submit a proposal.
Closing Date & Time:
Submissions will be accepted up to 5:00 pm on Friday July 19, 2019
Questions must be received before 5:00 pm on Friday, July 12, 2019
Seeking a Talent & Program Manager:
The Talent & Program Manager will work in collaboration with the Stakeholder Committee to generate overall program concepts and ideas. They will also be responsible for providing insight and suggestions on talent. The Talent Manager will utilize their experience and event knowledge to support the growth of our event in its third year. The Talent Manager must review proposals/contracts for cost and profitability when selecting talent. Throughout the process of contracting and hiring talent, they’re responsible for doing so in a way that aligns with the event budget. They may also be responsible for securing funding.
The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the Comic Con industry. They will also understand how to promote Capital City Comic Con to secure talent who will provide a measurable return on investment. This is a part time opportunity and the successful candidate will have other opportunities and bring with them a wealth of experience and contacts.
About the Organization:
Capital City Comic Con is a non-profit convention, going beyond the efforts of mere mortals, a terrific trio of community-minded organizations: Destination Greater Victoria, Downtown Victoria Business Association and The National Toy Museum of Canada run by Cherry Bomb Toys, is dedicated to bringing Capital City Comic Con to Victoria, B.C year after year. The convention is spread over two iconic buildings in the heart of downtown Victoria, B.C. – the Victoria Conference Centre and historic Crystal Garden right across the street.