» Everfree Northwest Update: Charity Proceeds Delivered, Staff Positions Available

Everfree Northwest

Although it’s the offseason, there are still some loose ends to wrap up from cons, and this one is a pretty big one. At Everfree Northwest 2013, the crew there held a big charity auction, and raised a bunch of dough. Well, now that money is in the hands of those who need it. The EFNW crew has delivered the proceeds of its charity auction, totaling $21,070, to the Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Meanwhile, several staff positions have opened, like web content administrator, secretary of the committee, director of information technology, and more. If you want to get involved with the staff, send an email to [email protected]. Check behind the cut for the full list of openings.

Charity Proceeds Delivered

The money raised from Everfree Northwest’s Charity Auction – a total of $21,070 – was formally donated today to Everfree Northwest’s chosen charity, Seattle Children’s Hospital. The money will go to aid the hospital in its mission to help prevent, treat, and cure disease in children. Specifically, the generous gifts of our lucky auction winners have gone to directly benefit the revolutionary research of Seattle Children’s Dr. Michael Jensen.

Imagine, for a moment, no radiation, no chemotherapy. Imagine the body’s own cells could be tailor-made to fight cancer at its source and allow a patient to move on to a normal life without the devastating, exhausting side effects of traditional oncology treatments. It’s through your generosity, dear Pony friends, that research like this can move forward:

We are proud and humbled to convey your loving gift to a truly worthy cause. This year you shattered last year’s already stunning $13,535 with a jaw-dropping $21,070. Needless to say, we are eagerly awaiting next year’s charity auction!

From Left to Right:

Markarian – Board President

Going Once – Charity Director and Auctioneer

Royal Coat – Convention Chair

Flips Sautee – Business Director

MLP Tales – Director of Support

Harmony Strings – Charity Coordinator

If you wish to make a donation to Seattle Children’s, you can do so from the hospital’s website here.

Staff Positions Open

Are you looking for a way to get involved in the My Little Pony community? Select staffing positions are currently open for Everfree Northwest 2014, Seattle’s premier My Little Pony convention and one of the largest MLP conventions in the world! Join our team and come help us spread the magic of friendship.

Listed below are Everfree Northwest’s current staff openings. To apply or to request more information please send an email to [email protected].

– Staff Position -Web Content Administrator (Open until 9/23/13)

Job Description: Ensuring that requests to update the website are done as quickly as possible while maintaining the vision of the Media and PR teams. It is the responsibility of this position to manage the content of the EFNW website on a day to day basis and by the request of Directors. (Troubleshooting and system design performed by other positions in IT.) Some Web Design experience desired, must be available to respond to website requests within a few hours.

– Secretary of the Committee (Open Until 9/20/13)

Job Description: Accurate meeting notes/recordings, staff newsletters, meeting agendas, and staff meeting scheduling will be top priority. This position works directly for and reports to the Chair of the Committee and must be able to attend staff meetings regularly in person. May be asked to demonstrate record keeping abilities, including handwriting or typed notes.

– Director of Information Technology (Open until 9/20/13)

Job Description: Management skills are a must for this position, including heavy project management, focus on deadlines, staff management, and systems analysis. The individual selected must be available to Directors and other staff regularly, frequently responding to communications is essential. Minimal IT experience required, but priority may be given to those with IT experience.

– Administrative Assistant for Publications (Currently no due date)

Job Description: Manage scheduling, facilitate email communications, filter design submissions, and generally assist the Publications Director with the production of convention materials and other administrative tasks. Being proficient in the Office Suite or a comparable set of office productivity software is preferred. 

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