Event Staff

Cambridge, MA 02138

Posted: 05/14/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Office Services Job Number: 83689

A prestigious university in Cambridge, Massachusetts is currently searching for event staff to help with several commencement ceremonies. The event staff will be responsible for controlling the flow of foot traffic in and out of the commencement buildings as well as distribute programs, usher guests to their seats, and assist with student processions.

Hours: Approximately 5-6 hours on Thursday 5/30/2019

Responsibilities of Event Staff:
  • Provide hospitality, Logistical support, guest services or materials to event participants and guests
  • May be involved in event ticketing, seating, registration
  • May prepare or distribute print of electronic materials and signage
  • May staff a welcome or information desk, ensuring the physical, AV, or food and beverage set up of an event
  • May accompany or assist guest speakers or presenters, ensuring their materials can be projected or printed for distribution

Requirements for Event Staff:
  • Ability to remain highly organized during large or complex events
  • Ability to maintain good communication with the event coordinator and other event staff
  • Ability to follow the direction of the event coordinator 
  • Previous experience with events in business, nonprofit or academic setting preferred
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

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