Conference Assistant for the 2nd Literature Conference

Job Description

Period: 10 April 2019 - 10 August 2019 (5 Months) - $600-$800 / month

Requirement: 1 to 2 days a week

Pre-requisites: Preferably 19 years old and above, and interested in literature topics.
Internship programme can be considered for students.


The conference is slated to be on Saturday 27 July 2019. The theme of the symposium is “Metamorphosis of Singapore." The conference will be focusing on papers that explore the theme in poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and drama over time from a wide range of perspectives and disciplines. Papers in English, Chinese, Malay or Tamil will all be considered.


Conference Assistants are expected to:


  • Identify and facilitate partnerships with potential donors, venues, programme partners, sponsors, and any other partnerships befitting to the organisation;

  • Oversee, co-ordinate and reply all enquiries

  • Implement and oversee all executions of programmes and plans by conference organizers

  • Prepare, invite attendees and schedule publicity materials for conference programmes

  • Collate participants’ particulars and entries for the conference;

  • Inform participants’ about event details or other necessary information preceding and succeeding the conference;

  • Read up about participants’ conference paper materials and work;

  • Assist in completing paperwork required for conference;

  • Assist in registration of guests and participants of conference;

  • Assist in set up and take down of event venues;

  • Usher guests and participants of conference to relevant locations;

  • Issue survey forms and collect surveys

  • Update social media platforms with live updates of events at conference;

  • Attend to guests’/answer to queries whenever needed;

  • Report all issues and concerns to Executive Committee;

  • Give shoutouts to conference event supporters, sponsors and organisers after the event.

  • Any other admin duties, when necessary

  • Be available on Sat 27 July 2019 to assist with conference event

  • Be available for briefing, orientation, and post-event meeting (dates to be confirmed later)


Please email your resume / details to by 14 February 2019.
Only selected applicants will be notified for an interview in late-February 2019.

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