MTAC is operated by an entirely volunteer staff, and we want YOU to join us in making this convention happen.

Below are open positions within our staff that we’re looking to fill. If you think you’re the right fit for one of these roles, let us know. And if you’re not sure what you’d like to do, you can also join our team of on-site volunteers to help us out and learn what goes on behind the scenes.

Joining MTAC staff gets you:

  • Free attendance to the convention.
  • MTAC Staff tee shirt.
  • Access to MTAC Staff Lounge for meals and snacks.
  • Post-Con Sunday night dinner.
  • Discounted staff rooms and crash rooms.
  • And more!

Gaming

Analog Room Staff

  • At-con: Oversee analog gaming rooms, facilitates checking in and out from analog gaming library, helping attendees with game questions.

Digital Room Staff (x2)

  • At-con: Oversee digital gaming rooms, facilitates checking in and out from analog gaming library, helping attendees with game questions.

Personnel

Volunteer Operations Manager

  • Pre-con: Organization of the numerous (200+) volunteers for the convention, including sign ups and assignment to departments, manage MTAC’s Volunteer Facebook group
  • At-con: Handles the check in of both pre-registered and walk-up volunteers during the convention.

Access Control: Dispatcher/Documenter

  • At-con: Recording of incident times and resolutions, as well as resolution notes for future issues. May be asked to develop an incident report form in coordination with the Director of Personnel and Access Control Senior Manager.
  • Seeking responsible individual who can maintain high attention to detail and confidentiality with sensitive information.

Load In/Load Out Coordinator

  • Pre-con: Assists in annual inventories the Staff Materials, details gaps or needs for convention to obtain for future use.
  • At-con: Works with LILO Manager to organize the stored inventory for delivery to the venue and assigned destinations, as well as picking up inventory to return to the storage unit after the event.
  • Majority of work will be done the Thursday leading into the convention, as well as Sunday as the convention winds down.

Programming

Logistics Manager

  • Responsible for coordinating programming logistics for all fan panels.
  • Pre-con: Maintains documentation and department inventory, coordinates with scheduling and other staff roles on needs for panels.
  • At con: Supports programming staff and panelists.
  • Responsible for the following roles:
    • Panelist Coordinator
    • Prog. Volunteer Coordinator
    • Cultural Liaison
    • Music Coordinator
    • Chibi Events Coordinator

Panelist Coordinator

  • Pre-con: Responsible for coordinating panelist communications before con.
  • At-con: Provides general programming support at con, checks in panelists onsite, maintains panel rooms, and observes panelists in following convention rules.

Main Event Senior Manager

  • Responsible for all Main Events throughout the weekend, directly under the Director of Programming.
  • Pre-con: Works with various event coordinators on creating descriptions, rules, and sign-ups for events run at the convention. Coordinates with various other staff members for when, where, and needs for events.
  • At-con: Ensures main events run smoothly, provide support for coordinators, coordinates with production services and other departments when needed.
  • Responsible for managing the following roles:
    • AMV Contest Coordinator
    • Ceremonies Coordinator
    • Cosplay Contest Coordinator
    • Dance Party Coordinator
    • Formal Events Coordinator
    • Lip Sync Coordinator
    • MC (Master of Ceremonies)
    • Ramen-Eating Coordinator
    • Risque Coordinator
    • LGBTQ+ Speed Dating Coordinator
    • CisHet Speed Dating Coordinator

Ceremonies Coordinator

  • Pre-con: Plans, scripts, and coordinates MTAC Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
  • At-con: Runs ceremonies backstage, coordinating with production services and various on-stage individuals.

Ramen-Eating Coordinator

  • Plans and runs the MTAC Ramen eating contest.
  • Pre-con: Responsible for contest structure, ingredient selection, purchasing, and preparing ramen.
  • At-con: Manages contestant sign-up and running of the contest.

Venue & Exhibitions

Artist Alley Assistant

  • Pre-con: Review artist alley applicants, field AA-related questions.
  • At-con: Check in artists as they arrive on site, assist artists during the convention, various support to AA Manager.

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