Current Job Openings:

Events Assistant

Position Summary
Recognizing the connection that events and programming play in creating an active and lively Waterfront, WPB seeks to hire an outgoing, dynamic, and energetic Assistant to assist in the execution of programs at our Waterfront parks.

Primary Relationships
This position reports to the Events Manager. Within the Organization, the position has a primary working relationship with the Events Manager, Director of Marketing Communications, and service providers. Outside the Organization, the position coordinates, primarily, with the general public and service providers.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

● Accountable for assisting with on site set up and management of all annually occurring Waterfront Partnership events and programming including, but not limited to, Fun on the Waterfront Outdoor Concert Series, Harbor Market, and Films on the Waterfront.

  • Fun on the Waterfront Outdoor Concert Series:
    ▪ Assist with overall event set up and break down
    ▪ Organize and work the Waterfront Partnership tent and Photobooth while acting as a brand ambassador for the organization
    ▪ Post photos and updates on Instagram stories and other social media platforms as needed
    ▪ Take photos during the event and engage with attendees.
    ▪ Assist with bar duties such as pouring beer, batching cocktails, maintaining the register and other bar related tasks as needed.
    ▪ Organize and maintain an inventory of all event supplies
  • Harbor Market, outdoor pop-up Food Truck market:
    ▪ Assist with overall event set up and break down
    ▪ Organize and work the Waterfront Partnership tent and Photobooth while engaging with attendees and acting as a brand ambassador for the organization
    ▪ Periodically wipe down tables and help keep area clean
    ▪ Post photos and updates on Instagram stories and other social media platforms as needed
    ▪ Organize and maintain an inventory of all event supplies
  • Films on the Waterfront:
    ▪ Assist with overall event set up and break down
    ▪ Organize and work the Waterfront Partnership tent and Photobooth while engaging with attendees and acting as a brand ambassador for the organization
    ▪ Post photos and updates on Instagram stories and other social media platforms as needed
    ▪ Organize and maintain an inventory of all event supplies

Qualifications

● General experience with marketing, advertising, public relations, or a related field
● Minimum one year of experience working in events
● Passion and knowledge for working in Baltimore City and the Waterfront areas
● Prior experience in a customer service environment
● Friendly, approachable, upbeat with outgoing and positive attitude
● Proactive and takes initiative
● Working knowledge of social media platforms and tools
● Must be well-organized and able to work independently and as part of team
● Comfortable working on site at events that take place in all weather conditions
● Ability to lift and move objects weighing approximately 30lbs
● Reliable transportation
● Must be available to work evenings and weekends

Availability

Must be able to work the following:

  • Harbor Market:
    ▪ Wednesdays and Fridays (April 12, 2019 – October 11, 2019) 10am-3pm
    o Fun on the Waterfront Outdoor Concert Series
    ▪ Every 1st and 2nd Friday (May 3, 2019 – September 27, 2019) 3pm – 9pm
  • Films on the Waterfront:
    ▪ Saturdays July 20, 2019: 6pm-10pm and September 7, 2019: 4pm-10pm
  • NOTE: the position is required to work 2 (two) 11 hour days per month (May – Sept.)

Compensation

This is a contract position of 10-16 hours per week. Compensation is $16/hour.

To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to events@waterfrontpartnership.org. Be sure to include “Event Assistant” in the email subject line. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please no phone calls. Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore is an equal opportunity employer.

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