Vancouver Celebrates Diwali Festival (Diwali Fest)
ARTS MARKETING + EVENT MANAGEMENT (June 2005 – May 2007)
Managed festival event logistics, marketing, sponsorship and PR for the second and third annual Vancouver Celebrates Diwali Festival (now in its 12th year).
–Marketing: responsibilities included garnering media sponsorships, writing press releases, web content, and production / branding of marketing collateral – posters, postcards, transit shelter ads. Arranged interviews with media in television, print and radio.
–Event Management: responsibilities included artist and volunteer recruitment and scheduling, venue selection, contracts, fundraising and grant writing,