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Producer, Capital Factory/SXSW 2020 (contract position)
📍 Austin, USA

Capital Factory

[Expired] - Producer, Capital Factory/SXSW 2020 (contract position)

Capital Factory
Coworking Space:
Capital Factory
Austin, USA 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701


You will develop the strategy, recruit the partners, and execute the programming that takes place at Capital Factory during SXSW in March, 2020 such as speakers, panels, roundtables, happy hours, breakfasts, lunches, parties, and hackathons. Our venue must be packed full of relevant programming that is well-attended and it needs to make a million dollars too. You will work closely with and coordinate the Venue & Events Team, the Programs Team and the Partnerships Team efforts around SXSW Interactive and SXSW Edu.


Phase 1: August - September. Research viability and potential partners strategies.

Phase 2: October - December. Partner outreach and negotiation.

Phase 3: January - March. Planning and execution.


About you…

  • You have worked on large SXSW events and activations before
  • You have worked on an event based sponsorship that cost more than $1 million
  • You can coordinate multiple different teams and stakeholders who don’t report directly to you
  • You are outgoing and can talk to just about anyone.
  • You are a documentor. You make lists and spreadsheets.
  • You are a problem solver. You look for ways to make things work better and how to turn chaos into systems.
  • You are organized and plan ahead, but you don’t get stressed out when things change at the last minute. Because they will. You roll with it.
  • You plan to stay in Austin and fully committed to this position on a contract basis through the end of March, 2020.

    About our team...

    • We have a passion for startups and technology
    • We have excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • We are professional and presentable and greet everyone cheerfully. We’re ready to deal with an immature student, a pushy salesperson, top VC’s, a fortune 500 CEO, and even the President of the United States.
    • We are excited to work in downtown Austin and have reliable transportation.
    • We have a reliable laptop computer and smartphone.
    • We are security aware. We have a passcode on our computers and phones and use a password manager.
    • We are available during SXSW (Spring Break) and Startup Week.
    • We get to Inbox Zero every day.

      You’ll know you’re successful if...

      • SXSW-related programming and sponsorship generates >$1 million in profit in 2020
      • Every CF venue is full of relevant programming during SXSW
      • You recruit national media partnership(s) for programming and sponsorship


        • Monthly retainer plus commission


        • Co-working membership at Capital Factory
        • Downtown parking space
        • Access to the Omni hotel gym and pool
        Full time