RACSTL is Recruiting Team Members for a New 50-50 Raffle Initiative

May 9, 2024

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The Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis is excited to launch a new initiative this summer to raise money to support local artists, arts programs, and arts organizations—the RACSTL 50/50 Raffle! The Raffle is a fun, engaging way for people to help RACSTL raise money and win money at the same time! The first RACSTL 50/50 Raffle will be held on May 20 at racstl5050.org. This initiative will operate online and in person, and we your need help!

RACSTL is looking to hire several Fundraising Associates to sell raffle tickets at various arts and culture events. Ideal candidates are friendly, motivated, positive, and have a passion for fundraising. Our most successful Team Members love the arts and St. Louis. See the full job description: Fundraising Associate – 50-50 Raffle Ticket Seller.


  • This independent contractor role will receive IRS Form 1099 at the end of the year.
  • This position pays $20 an hour, plus a 3% commission on total gross raffle tickets sold, with no cap on the commission amount.
  • All event admission fees where in-person sales take place are covered directly by RACSTL.

How to Apply:

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter (that includes your answers to the questions below) to info@racstl.org.

  1. Why do you want to fundraise for the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis (RACSTL)?
  2. Tell us about how you would approach someone to sell a 50/50 raffle ticket.
  3. How do you handle rejection?

Who We Are Looking For:

We are looking for someone with strong sales and customer service skills. We don’t expect you to have sold 50/50 tickets before, but prior experience processing credit cards would be nice. We’ll train you and make sure you feel confident and prepared. Folks who are detail-oriented and have strong organizational skills are encouraged to apply, as well as people who have strong communication skills and can positively engage with and in large crowds. We need self-starters who will challenge themselves to sell as many raffle tickets as possible. The more you sell, the more you make, and the more RACSTL can give to our local artists and arts organizations!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Approach attendees to explain the details of the 50/50 raffle.
  • Engage in thoughtful conversations and answer questions with attendees about the raffle and RACSTL.
  • Accurately handle the sale and distribution of the tickets, following program requirements.
  • Be able to process raffle sales using a credit card reader and raffle software device.
  • All raffle ticket sales will be cashless and tracked electronically.

Dates of In-Person Sales:

  • PrideFest: June 29-30
  • Music at the Intersection: Sept. 14-15
  • Evolution Music Festival: Sept. 28-29
  • Grovefest: Oct. 5

Are you ready to help make a difference? Apply now!