PART-TIME EVENT ASSISTANT

The Part-time Event assistant assists in various tasks during on-site setup and breakdown of various equipment needed, then working directly with the client, their customers and guests to insure a fun and glitch free experience. Candidates can look forward to a ever changing work environment, traveling, working with a array of various sound, lighting, and photo equipment, and yes; even roller skates! All while working at some of the best private events, corporate events, proms, concerts, college campus activities, weddings, and anything in-between. Enjoy growing and learning with the DV-E team!
 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Have lots of interaction with the client, their customers and guests
  • Assist with loading and off loading equipment for each event
  • Setup/breakdown various equipment at each event site
  • Help people have a good time
  • Lift heavy cases and equipment at times
  • Drive large vehicles safely carrying company equipment
  • Spend various amounts of travel time to and from each event

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must live within a 30 minute drive of Staunton, VA
  • Must be regularly available on evenings, nights, both weekdays and weekends
  • Must be able to schedule and keep dates several months in advance
  • Must be willing to travel for at times multiple days both in and out of state
     
  • Excellent communication, listening, and customer service skills
  • Quick email response
  • Must be a people person and always willing to go over and above to serve others
  • Proactive, self-starting, tenacious work habits and the ability to work independently or with a team
  • Handle ones self professionally in in-person, over the phone
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to always learn new things
  • Drive to follow through and double-check work
  • Be able to lift and carry up too 50lbs
  • Demonstrate high energy, strong work ethic, and a sense of urgency
  • A deep passion for special events and hospitality
  • Ability to delegate, follow up, and relate to customers and staff members well
  • A strong love & knowledge of music (the foundation of our company is DJ related)

OTHER

  • Experience in the event industry is NOT required, but a plus!
  • Must have excellent dress, appearance, and hygiene

BENEFITS
Pay is varied based on each event or task. This is a freelance position, no other benefits are offered.