orga open call

Our team is looking for some help to make the fourth edition of klink happen! If you want to help out and recognize yourself in any of these roles, write us a message at info@klinkfestival-dessau.de. We’ll invite you to one of our organization meetings so you get to know the team and see where your talents can be put to use. If you want to help out but don’t perfectly fit the descriptions below, don’t worry and just get in touch anyway! We are open to new ideas and would love to meet motivated people who have some time to spare.

Permissions Master

Click here if you like to be in control!

We need someone to take care of the permissions for the festival. This involves insurance, GEMA, the security concept, alcohol license and a few more like that. Luckily, we’re well organized and all the forms are already collected for you, they just need to be sent out in time and you will be the contact person for any follow ups. 

What we offer:

  • Access to this unique community festival!
  • Being part of a motivated organization team and all the necessary support from those who have done this before you (you’re not alone!)
  • We meet once every two weeks and in these meetings you can discuss any other ideas you have for the festival or take on other responsibilities depending on your interests
  • A nice addition for you CV

Your superpowers:

  • Crossing off to-do’s
  • You never miss a single detail
  • Being nice in emails
  • Speaking and writing German
  • Calendar-friend, you don’t want to miss a deadline

Timeline: Pre-festival focused

Workload: ⭐️

Designer

Click here if you are creative and organized

Our design team is looking for some help! If you have CC suite and can adapt a key visual into different media formats easily then hit us up. You’ll be editing images, creating graphics and giving shape to new ideas. We work with a request sheet so it’s good if you can check in regularly.

What we offer:

  • Access to this unique community festival!
  • Being part of a motivated organization team and all the necessary support from those who have done this before you (you’re not alone!)
  • We meet once every two weeks and in these meetings you can discuss any other ideas you have for the festival or take on other responsibilities depending on your interests
  • A nice addition for you CV & portfolio

Your superpowers:

  • An eye for aesthetics
  • Practicing to make fast media
  • Good with deadlines and constructive feedback

Timeline: Pre-festival focused

Workload: ⭐️⭐️

Awareness Team

Click here if you care deeply

We want everyone to feel safe at klink. That’s why we will work with an awareness team for the second time this year. As a part of this team, you’ll work on the awareness concept and prepare the  workflow of the team for during the festival. You’ll need to think for/with vulnerable groups in mind and make sure the festival functions as a safe space for them. If you have a first aid licence, it’s a plus!

What we offer:

  • Access to this unique community festival!
  • Being part of a motivated organization team and all the necessary support from those who have done this before you (you’re not alone!)
  • We meet once every two weeks and in these meetings you can discuss any other ideas you have for the festival or take on other responsibilities depending on your interests
  • A nice addition for you CV

Your superpowers:

  • You’re empathetic and a good listener
  • Natural caretaker
  • You have a deescalating presence
  • Keeping calm in every storm

Timeline: A little bit of prepping and recruiting some time before the festival and making sure the crew is running smoothly during the event, together with the location teamleads.

Workload: ⭐️⭐️

Workshop Coordinator and Contact Person

Click here if you want to organize crafty workshops!

An essential part of klink are the workshops where we learn new skills. As part of the workshop team you will help coordinating this part of the program. This means scouting workshop facilitators, keeping in contact with those interested, creating the schedule and planning and prepping the workspaces , organizing necessary materials and budgets. During the festival you’ll welcome and brief the workshop leaders and make them feel welcome.

What we offer:

  • Access to this unique community festival!
  • Being part of a motivated organization team and all the necessary support from those who have done this before you (you’re not alone!)
  • We meet once every two weeks and in these meetings you can discuss any other ideas you have for the festival or take on other responsibilities depending on your interests
  • A nice addition for you CV and a good network of creative people from the area

Your superpowers:

  • Friendly and patient communicator
  • You know how to activate people and are not afraid to knock on some doors (repeatedly)
  • Natural networker
  • You enjoy learning and digging out good ideas for activities

Timeline: Quite some planning before the festival. During the festival you’ll mostly be busy during the day, when the workshops are taking place.

Workload: ⭐️⭐️⭐️

The amount of work is relative, of course you never have to take on more than you can. Being part of the orga-team is voluntary (unpaid) and we want to be mindful of everyone’s time and efforts. Some roles will require you to attend the bi-weekly meetings while for some others you can step in a bit closer to the festival.



Social Media Managers

Click here if you dream of likes!

As a social media manager you’ll be working with the communications team to make the best content for the festival! We work with a schedule before the festival, but there’s a lot of room for your own ideas. During the festival days you with one or two others will be responsible for documenting the atmosphere through stories and making some content for reels. 

What we offer:

  • Access to this unique community festival!
  • An Instagram account with nearly 1000 followers
  • Being part of a motivated organization team and all the necessary support from those who have done this before you (you’re not alone!)
  • We meet once every two weeks and in these meetings you can discuss any other ideas you have for the festival or take on other responsibilities depending on your interests
  • A nice addition for you CV

Your superpowers:

  • Selecting pictures, writing caption and engaging with the community comes naturally to you
  • You could basically be an influencer
  • At home in the digital world, instagram is your favourite app!
  • Patient and friendly communicator
  • Visually oriented and you know what will look good on the feed

Timeline: Pre-festival is pretty chill (following schedule), very active during the festival 

Workload: ⭐️⭐️

Crew Lead

Click here if you can make anyone feel valued for their contribution

As a crew lead you’ll make sure to look out for the ‘fun’ factor of the crew! It’s important that anyone who helps out feels valued. Before the festival, you’ll be recruiting the volunteers, making the Google form to fill in and the shift plan for helpers at the festival. You’ll also help with organizing the crew meetings in the week before the festival, make sure everyone gets their food & drinks coupons and t-shirt and make everyone feel welcome.

What we offer:

  • Access to this unique community festival!
  • Being part of a motivated organization team and all the necessary support from those who have done this before you (you’re not alone!)
  • We meet once every two weeks and in these meetings you can discuss any other ideas you have for the festival or take on other responsibilities depending on your interests
  • A nice addition for you CV and a nice network of lovely people in Dessau

Your superpowers:

  • People person
  • You can get anyone excited even for little tasks
  • Organized and can handle questions
  • You know how to solve problems and jump in where necessary

Timeline: A little bit of prepping and recruiting some time before the festival and making sure the crew is running smoothly during the event, together with the location teamleads.

Workload: ⭐️⭐️

Moderator Hype Person

Click here if you love the crowd!

As a moderator you’ll present the acts that come on stage and keep the mood high between the musical performances. You’ll be handling the mic, presenting bands and providing entertainment (no need to do a whole stand up gig though).

What we offer:

  • Access to this unique community festival!
  • Being part of a motivated organization team and all the necessary support from those who have done this before you (you’re not alone!)
  • We meet once every two weeks and in these meetings you can discuss any other ideas you have for the festival or take on other responsibilities depending on your interests
  • A nice addition for you CV

Your superpowers:

  • Being comfy on the stage
  • Funny and easy going
  • You love to have your voice amplified

Timeline: During the festival

Workload: ⭐️

Area Decorators

Click here if you are good at making stuff

GENERAL AREA – If you want to dig into the VorOrt area hands on and help us prepare and build up for the festival then this is the job for you! You’ll be creating a concept for the area, building, printing, painting. From chilling areas to graffiti walls or signs with directions, you can get creative! We love to (re-)use materials that we find to sustainably create that DIY klink vibe, so being crafty is a must.

STAGE DESIGN – Need a bit more focus? This year we would love to give the stage some extra love. If you have ideas for cool backdrops, the best way to make plants crawl up the sides or know the perfect touches to create cozy vibes then help us out and make the stage your project!

What we offer:

  • Access to this unique community festival!
  • Being part of a motivated organization team and all the necessary support from those who have done this before you (you’re not alone!)
  • We meet once every two weeks and in these meetings you can discuss any other ideas you have for the festival or take on other responsibilities depending on your interests
  • A nice addition for you CV & portfolio

Your superpowers:

  • You can make the coolest things out of scrap materials
  • Spermüll collector (you spot the best furniture on the streets!)
  • You love making people smile and have an eye for detail

Timeline: Concentrated to a few weeks before the festival. Although if you have bigger project ideas you can of course start anytime!

Workload: ⭐️