Who Is Volunteering At Melbourne Writers Festival As A Creative Producer

714 Words Sep 10th, 2016 3 Pages
- I am a long time subscriber to the Voiceworks’ publication, and member of Writers Victoria, also having worked recently and volunteered in the past with Express Media’s sister organisation The Emerging Writers Festival as a Creative Producer. Since coming to Melbourne in 2013 for university— Express Media, its programs, literary prizes, events and opportunities have had a significant impact on my writing journey. I’d like to give something back to one of the many literary organisations/publications in Melbourne that have given something to me.
- Concurrently with my degree, I was chosen as one of five Creative Producers for the Emerging Writers Festival this year. In doing so I’ve gotten a taste for the work and needs behind a literary organisation, more so than I ever did volunteering at Melbourne Writers Festival as general assistance the year before. As a Creative Producer, I was required to organise, facilitate and manage various projects and events within this years’ festival and take initiative as issues/problems arose during festival production and events.
- In addition to this experience I have had a number of team member and leading roles; from working my way up from cashier to shift supervisor and manager at Red Rooster, to my more recent position as 2IC in the Coles Collingwood Deli Department. In all of these roles I have been responsible for a wide range of both practical and administrative tasks which has included; scheduling meetings, keeping records in a…

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