Here is the Executive Summary of the Report: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) is a boon to the Austin economy, bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars annually. The City of Austin and its organizers have worked cooperatively to ensure the safety of the thousands of attendees at its sponsored events from pre-planning to working side-by-side during the festival to address issues as they occur. SXSW, first established as a music-only festival in 1987 with 700 registrants, now encompasses separate music, film and interactive conferences that have grown to approximately 80,000 registrants this year. SXSW remains the read full story >
High Beam is looking for administrative help for the SXSW planning season, which runs through mid-April 2014. Duties include evaluating data entry, checking pricing spreadsheets for accuracy, and reviewing contracts and leases. This is not an event planning position. If you have superb office skills, experience with Excel, excellent grammar and spelling, and a maniacal attention to consistency and detail, please send an email with your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. The ability to read legal documents is a plus. This is an hourly position without benefits, compensation DOQ.