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Event Staff

The Event staff are responsible for properly organizing and managing Museum events. They create a positive and enjoyable experience for guests while ensuring Museum property is always kept safe, clean and properly maintained. This job is part-time with limited hours.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Event Staffing (100%) – Maintains an enjoyable, safe, clean and well organized event by:

  • Assisting with table and chair set up and breakdown
  • Assisting with food and beverage preparation, setup and clean up
  • Cleaning, recycling and ensuring a clean environment at all times
  • Placing event décor, linens, table settings, etc.
  • Greeting vendors and guests and directing them as appropriate
  • Enforcing venue policies and procedures
  • Answering questions and providing directions
  • Operating the elevator as needed
  • Follows Museum safety procedures in performing all duties of the job
  • Assisting the Event Manager with rental inquiries, scheduling site visits and file maintenance as needed
  • Coordination of events in the Event Manager’s absence
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Event Manager

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3 years of minimum experience working with the public in a special events setting, experience in the hospitality industry preferred.
  • Willingness and flexibility to work with a diverse population of guests, vendors, clients and staff.
  • Reliable, prompt and must have reliable transportation to arrive on time.
  • Must be able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.

Physical Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift and carry items up to 50 lbs.
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours including various days, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Interested candidates, please send letter of interest and resume to Catena Bergevin, Director of Advancement, at cbergevin@thewestmoreland.org. No phone calls, please.