VIP Position

VIP Position

Spring 2016 VIP Applications are now open!

Position Description

As one of ASPB’s initiatives, Volunteers seek to outreach to and
engage students with a deep interest in event programming. The aim of the program is
to provide leadership training to students as they assist with events; from conception to
logistical implementation. Entry into the program should be coupled with an interest in
becoming an ASPB Director. This program will allow for a strengthened candidate pool
for the selection process and involvement will increase likelihood of obtaining a
Director position.

VIP Program Overview

There will be up to 5 representatives for the Concerts, Contemporary Cultural, Films &
Lectures, Marketing, Special Events , and Membership division, to serve as Volunteers
in Programming. Once selected, it will be the responsibility of each representative to
fulfill the following requirements each quarter:

  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or above
  •  Attend bi-weekly meetings with division directors
  •  Attend all division events
  •  Complete any assigned projects from leadership or division directors

Division Specific Responsibilities

  • VIPs in programming divisions will assist with logistical aspects as determined by the Directors, to include general programming aspects, Quarter for a Cause tie-in, assessment, and outreach.
  • VIPs in the marketing division will assist with producing and submitting Spotlights, artwork, graphics for the website based on Directorʼs marketing concept; coverage in the Highlander, press releases, maintaining social media platforms, ensuring the event is listed on the UCR events calendar, ensuring that photos are archived and uploaded appropriately and in a timely manner.

**It is highly preferred, but not required, that VIPs in the marketing division have
experience in one of the following areas:

  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Web Design
  • Blogging
  • Filming
  • Video Editing
  • Social Media Platforms (ie Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr)

**VIPs in the membership team (overseen by the Vice Chair) will assist in developing
retention strategies including but not limited to regular socials, birthday recognition,
appreciation cards, and fostering outreach and professional development opportunities