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					CUDM 09

Executive Committee Application

Clemson University Dance Marathon 2008-2009 Executive Board Application
Positions available:  Executive director Internal relations:  Internal director  Marketing (on campus)  Finance  Facilities  Dancer recruitment (2)  Entertainment  Fundraising  Dance Director  Morale (2) External relations:  External director  Family relations  Off-campus marketing  Catering

Due by hand to 341 Sirrine Hall by March 7. Due electronically to cudance@clemson.edu by March 8.

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Executive Committee Application

Clemson University Dance Marathon 2008-2009 Executive Board Application
Below you will find a brief description of each position.  Executive director: must have at least 1 year experience on executive board o Responsible for overseeing all positions below o Expected to assist in planning, organizing, and executing all events o Primary contact person for entire organization o Responsible for contacting Alumni about Dance Marathon to be included at the event each year o Should be readily available to “fill in the gaps” in all areas as needed

Internal relations: (within campus)  Internal director (must have at least 1 year experience on executive board or subcommittee of Dance Marathon) o Responsible for overseeing all internal positions. o Expected to assist in planning, organizing, and executing events when assistance is needed by any of the members below or by the executive director o Must keep Dance Marathon a recognized organization (attend mandatory organizational meetings), keep exec and subcommittees involved in other on-campus organizations (Up ‘Til Dawn, Relay for Life, etc.) o Responsible for taking minutes at each meeting to send out to all exec to keep everyone updated  Marketing (on campus) o Responsible for all marketing and publicity on campus. This includes, but is not limited to, fliers, banners, table tents, articles in The Tiger, etc. o Design and order t-shirts for exec and the event o Establish co-sponsorships  Finance o Responsible for budgeting, keeping an organized flow sheet of costs and revenues from each event, seeking operational and non-operational funding from Student Government  Facilities o Responsible for selecting and booking venues for all events and monitoring any and all equipment that is used during events  Dancer recruitment and relations (2 separate positions) o Greek relations: Due by hand to 341 Sirrine Hall by March 7. Due electronically to cudance@clemson.edu by March 8.

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Responsible for speaking to and recruiting dancers from all Greekrelated organizations on campus  Controls all correspondence with these dancers and keeps them informed of information, updates, and answers questions  On the day of Dance Marathon, this person is responsible for organization during registration and keeps up with dancers who come late and leave early o Student organization relations:  Responsible for speaking to and recruiting dancers from all student organizations on campus (except those that are Greekrelated)  Controls all correspondence with these dancers and keeps them informed of information, updates, and answers questions  On the day of Dance Marathon, this person is responsible for organization during registration and keeps up with dancers who come late and leave early Entertainment o Responsible for entertainment at all events o Must find, correspond with, and book all bands, dancers, and speakers Fundraising o Responsible for coming up with new ways to raise money in addition to DANCE week in November (major promotions week) o Plans and executes these fundraisers with the help of a small committee (3-5 people), and with some, but not excessive, help from the rest of the executive committee o Single-handedly responsible for the Letter Writing Campaign Dance o Responsible for coming up with the dance routine used at Dance Marathon and performing it with a group of committee members o This position is traditionally a Clemson University Rally Cat Morale o Only executive position that will have two chairpersons. Ideally, this would be one male and one female o Responsible for all games and interactions that occur at Dance Marathon o Need a large committee (no less than 8 additional people), who are responsible for keeping morale high and people on their feet o This should be two people with very open, loud, and excited personalities who are able to keep people energetic for 12 hours o Although not required to plan anything before the Dance Marathon event, these two are responsible for attendance at all prior events

External relations:  External director Due by hand to 341 Sirrine Hall by March 7. Due electronically to cudance@clemson.edu by March 8.

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o Responsible for overseeing all external positions below and for correspondence with the hospital about what Dance Marathon needs, keeping them updated on progress and events, etc. o If assistance is needed by any of the members below or by the executive director, the external director is responsible for supplying that as well. Family relations o Responsible for the miracle families who attend Dance Marathon. The hospital will assign these families to Dance Marathon, and from there the family relations chairperson will assign a committee member to that family (so the family relations committee should be equal to the number of families attending Dance Marathon) o This person is also responsible for informing the families of updates and is the core liaison between the families and the executive committee Off-campus marketing o Responsible for all marketing outside of the campus o This includes, but is not limited to, updating the corporate sponsor packet, finding corporate sponsors, writing thank you notes to those who donate, and writing press releases Catering o Responsible for contacting businesses about donating food for the event and receiving all food donations o Must write thank you notes to those who donate o On the day of Dance Marathon, this person is in charge of picking up all food at a designated time throughout the day

Due by hand to 341 Sirrine Hall by March 7. Due electronically to cudance@clemson.edu by March 8.

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Executive Committee Application

Clemson University Dance Marathon 2008-2009 Executive Board Application
Name: Class rank for 08-09 academic year: (circle one) Sophomore Junior Senior email:

Have you ever been involved in a Dance Marathon committee? If so, what academic year and which committee?

Position you are interested in applying for:

What other commitments have you made for the 08-09 academic year? (list all on and off-campus activities that require regular attendance)

What qualifications do you have that you believe will prepare you for the position you are applying for? (ex: experience in leadership, knowledge of University policies and procedures, specific personal attributes, etc.)

Due by hand to 341 Sirrine Hall by March 7. Due electronically to cudance@clemson.edu by March 8.

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What will make you a unique gift to the Clemson University Dance Marathon family?

Due by hand to 341 Sirrine Hall by March 7. Due electronically to cudance@clemson.edu by March 8.

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Executive Committee Application Clemson University Dance Marathon 2008-2009 Executive Board Application

This application is due by hand on Thursday, March 7 to 341 Sirrine Hall or electronically by Friday, March 8 to cudance@clemson.edu (you may get this application off our website at www.clemson.edu/~cudance if you wish). You will be contacted by Sunday, March 9 regarding a time for interview. Interviews will be held on Wednesday, March 12 beginning at 7PM (place TBA). You will know by Sunday, March 16 if you have been selected as a CUDM09 executive board member.

Thank you so much for your interest in becoming a part of this family! Please email any questions or concerns to Casey Dulin (CUDM08 Executive Director) at cdulin@clemson.edu.

Due by hand to 341 Sirrine Hall by March 7. Due electronically to cudance@clemson.edu by March 8.