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Cape Coral Irish American Club

County: Charlotte, Collier, Lee
Categories Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Education
Arts
Political Action/Social Justice
Details: The Cape Coral Irish American Club was founded and incorporated in 2003. We are a non-profit 501c-4 organization that produces an annual Irish Festival for our SW Florida community the proceeds of which go to funding the next festival plus donating to local charities and to our Mahigan Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Our purpose is to advance the knowledge of Irish culture in our community by educating members and all who are interested in our Irish and Irish American history, art, dance, music, literature, language and traditions.
Job Description: Producing an annual festival requires a broad scope of jobs/skills/talents before and during the event, such as:
Project management (creating a timeline of deadlines);
Special Event Planning (scheduling/creating deadlines for multiple teams);
Marketing, Advertising & Promotion (creating/distributing press releases, online posts, print to include newspaper ads, 40-page Ad/Program book; radio and TV spots).
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekdays evenings, Weekends daytime, Weekends evenings
Primary Contact: Mr. Joe Cobb
PO Box 101511
Cape Coral, FL 33910
Phone: (917) 544-2615
Alt Phone: (239) 800-3050
Email: joseph.cobb@comcast.net
Website: http://www.capecoralirishamericanclub.com
Secondary Contact: Mary O'Neill
Phone: (239) 540-2161
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: Before the (1st weekend in March annual) festival - working side-by-side w/experienced (1)special event planners; (2) advertisers/promoters; and (3) setting up the event.

During the festival - volunteering with production crew to provide support services as needed.

Free volunteer T-shirt; entry to festival and all performances including Screaming Orphans.
Additional Information: We are a 100% volunteer org that uses the business skills and experiences of members to produce an annual music/cultural 2-day festival full of continuous live entertainment that attracts 10,000 visitors.
At our Festival we offer space for vendors of Irish goods as well as a large tent called Leprechaun Lane with free arts activities and face painting for kids 3-13.

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