Employment Opportunities

Exhibitor Assistant

Every year, Miami Book Fair opens its doors (and hearts!) to a team of reliable, hard-working individuals who are not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get a little dirty—all for the love of literature. It’s that time of year again. We’re currently looking for candidates to help out with overall Exhibitor Assistance.

Duties include, but are not limited to: providing information to patrons, preparing and stickering books, placing signs on tents, moving boxes, furniture and supplies, taking inventory of incoming orders, helping with the management of our storage areas and event set-up and breakdown.

Help us make the magic happen and be an important part of the 2019 Miami Book Fair—one of the nation’s finest and largest literary gatherings! This is a temporary position from November 1-30, 2019. Candidates will be asked to work weekends and long hours come event time.

If you’d like to be considered, please send your resume to Stephanie Farokhnia at sfarokh1@mdc.edu.

For more information, please call 305.237.3258.


Development Assistant

Miami Book Fair at Miami Dade College is looking for a Development Assistant with fundraising, marketing, administrative and/or sales experience. This is a part-time contractual opportunity for someone with the right experience to join the fundraising team. The Development Assistant helps the Miami Book Fair team in the management of the Book Fair’s Corporate, Foundation, In-Kind and Media Sponsors, including liaising with the sponsors as well as different departments within the Book Fair and the College.  This position is seasonal, for 4-5 months (August through Mid-December.)

SCOPE OF WORK:
The Development Assistant will work with the Miami Book Fair fundraising team to support the organization’s overall fundraising efforts. Specific responsibilities will include following up with individual sponsors/supporters with regard to returning signed agreements, and submitting logos and other materials; maintaining database of confirmed sponsors; coordinating ticket order requests from sponsors and the assembly of the Sponsor Welcome Packets; managing a group of sponsors assigned by manager through the end of the Fair, responding to questions, and facilitating requests; assisting with sponsor registration, sponsor information area, and other various logistical issues; assisting with coordination of special events and receptions; and with  prospect research (foundation and corporate), drafting and development of online proposals and LOIs to potential sponsors and the development of outreach letters and materials to sponsors & prospects.

The goal of this position is to successfully support the Book Fair’s efforts to increase the amount of revenue generated and the number of individual donors and sponsors to the Miami Book Fair.

Interested parties may submit their resume and cover letter to the attention of: Corey Lewis, Manager of Corporate relations at clewis2@mdc.edu.


Driver (Read to Learn Books for Free)

Read to Learn Books for Free is looking for a part-time Driver to work 20-25 hours per week completing deliveries and pickups throughout Miami-Dade County. Must have a current valid Florida driver’s license and possess a personal vehicle with current valid car insurance. Send a cover letter and resume to Mandy Giust at agiust@mdc.edu.