The High Five Program is a sustainability event marketing organization, specializing in creating incentive campaigns for large scale music events. We are currently hiring our largest task force ever to support our biggest project of the year, Electric Forest Festival.
High Five created and runs the Electricology department for this 80,000 person two week campout. We give away thousands of prizes to get the attendees to keep the clean festival. We also work with the waste management department to help divert as much recycling and compost from Michigan landfills as possible. It is in short, a bitchin' opportunity to see the inner workings of one of the most well run entertainment productions in the country.
Potential Skills & Qualities from Desirable Candidates: GPA 2.0+ // Focus of Studies could be: Sustainable Resource Management, Music Business, Hospitality, Communications, Marketing, or any major/minor with similar interests // Proficient in Google Docs & Sheets, various social media platforms, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator a plus, photography a plus // Prefered skills include good customer service, problem solving, ability to navigate large crowds, enjoys concerts, responsible with company resources, ability to handle trash bags, attention to detail, muster positive attitude when tired, engage with thousands of people.
Sustainability Major Goals: Learn how to set record diversion rates, become a recycling expert. Take our lessons for temporary city building and apply to real city planning projects. Acquaint student with the variety of platforms used to communicate difficult and misunderstood public service information in creative and sustainable ways. Educate entertainment crowds on sustainable practices and incentivize them to use three bin waste stations. Project Planning skills, waste sorting experience, industry contact building should all be priorities. 240 Hours for Credit
Areas of Festival Placement: Welcome Toll Bag Crew, Daytime Recycling Zones Educational Games, Day or Night Venue Waste Stations Educating at Cans on Compost, Identifying Contaminants for Waste Services, Prize Cart Crew in Campgrounds
Business Major Goals: Learn how to execute meaningful activities and crucial operations concepts in a large scale music festival environment. Acquaint student with the variety of platforms used to communicate difficult and misunderstood public service information in creative and profitable ways. Incentivize entertainment crowds on production issues and promote compliance through sponsored activations. Project Planning skills, production experience, industry contact building should all be priorities. 240 Hours for Credit
Areas of Festival Placement: Production Outreach Team, HQ Inventory Team, Welcome Toll Carpool Contest Crew, Day or Night Store Prize Drawings, Prize Cart Crew in Campgrounds, Prize Cart Crew at Night post Headliners from Back Stages
Note: This is an unpaid internship but there is a food stipend for onsite days.
What: Day Seminar with All 2018 Team Members
Details: Training on Staff Handbook, Site Walk, Work Assigned
Skills: Team Building, Safety & Protocol, Hospitality Training
8 Hours // One day of Travel to Festival Site // May 10, 2018
What: Weekly Workbook Agenda
Details: To Do’s, Idea Sharing, Creating Educational Games
Skills: Planning & Organizing Activations for 80K Festival Guests
40 Hours // Telecommuting // May 10 - May 25
What: Implementing Incentive Program at 80K Person Music Festival
Details: Daily 9 Hour Shifts High Five Locations 24hrs
Skills: Executing Activations, Problem Solving & Metric Taking
90 Hours // Two Weeks Onsite Living // Food Stipend TBD plus Uniform // June 19 - July 2
What: Social Blitz
Details: Daily Social Media Tasks & Engagements (cross platform)
Skills: Translating Activations from Deliverables to Consumers
42 Hours // Telecommuting // May 10 - July 16
What: Creating, Purchasing & Scheduling Elements
Details: Daily/Weekly To Do’s manifesting Plans from Workbooks
Skills: Budgeting & Developing Activations
40 Hours // Telecommuting // May 29 - June 15
What: Post Fest Exit Survey & Report
Details: Report of Metrics, Story of Experience, Idea Sharing, Critiques
Skills: Data Reporting & Summary Analysis
20 Hours // Telecommuting // July 9 - August 3
Please remember, this is not a free ticket to a music festival. This is a serious job that will require weeks of work before, during, and after the primary event to ensure class credit.
All student hires will be asked to provide appropriate documentation for their school before work starts.
The application should take 5-10mins to complete.