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Committee Member Openings

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The Middle Waves board is currently hard at work planning for the 2022 festival, but in the meantime we have some important rolls we need to fill this year for the 2022 fest on a committee level. If any of these volunteer positions interest you, we would love to hear from you! You can email either of our Festival Co-Chairs, Sanee Lombardi, finance@midlewaves.com, or Beth McAvoy, chair@middlewaves.com. Let us know if you have questions about any of the positions.


Sponsorship Committee Seeks Passionate, Hardworking People to join MW’s most glamorous committee.

We’re looking for 1-2 people interested in volunteering as a part of our Sponsorship Committee (the committee that pays the bills). We are looking to fill 2 different roles within the committee: Sponsorship Coordinator and Committee Member.

Sponsorship Coordinator:

Are you an organized person who loves music festivals and doing cool things in your community? Do you weirdly like excel spreadsheets and a solid to-do list? Would you thrive in semi-organized chaos aimed at throwing FW’s biggest party of the year?

This position is responsible for tracking sponsor information and reporting, leading follow-up sponsorship communications after a sponsor has been confirmed, coordinating with the Finance Chair and Ticketing Chair to ensure timely invoicing and ticket delivery, and working with the Sponsorship Chair on all sponsor relations activities leading up to and during the festival. This position will not be responsible for making sponsorship asks. Ability to use Microsoft excel required.

Sponsorship Committee Member:

Are you an extrovert who loves to communicate in all settings? Do you like meeting new people and figuring out what makes them tick? Like to recommend ways for people to spend their money? Would thrive in semi-organized chaos aimed at throwing FW’s biggest party of the year?

This position is responsible for actively recruiting WoW level sponsors ($3,000 – $500) and/or selling group ticket packages, working in collaboration with the Sponsorship Chair and other committee members utilizing Middle Waves materials and sponsor lists.


Finance Committee is looking for a Captain to lead our Vendors to a successful experience with Middle Waves!

Vendor Captain:

This position will perform the pre-festival duties of: confirming logistical and contract details, vendor fee payment follow-up, arrival/departure schedules with all vendors, coordinating with the logistics committee on vendor placement and power needs, and confirming with the marketing committee on vendor placement on the festival map. During the festival, coordinate vendors as they arrive and depart from the grounds. You’ll check in and out vendors and be available to them to answer any questions throughout the festival weekend from Friday morning to Saturday night.



Possible festival weekend duties for all committee members include coordinating on-site sponsor relations activities, such as tours. Previous experience in similar activities is preferred but not required. Training in relevant areas to be provided.

Middle Waves, LLC is a volunteer-run, nonprofit community event. It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit status organization, and relies on the financial support of local businesses and individuals.