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Event Assistant (Part-Time)

The Engine Accelerator

The Engine Accelerator

Administration
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024
We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Part-Time Event Assistant to join The Engine’s Community Operations team. This is an entry-level position, perfect for students looking to gain valuable experience in event management, customer service, and administrative tasks. As an Event Assistant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth execution of events while providing exceptional service to our clients and attendees.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Customer Service: Welcome guests with a friendly demeanor, provide event information, and assist with any inquiries
  • Front Desk Support: Manage the event check-in process, handle guest registrations, and direct participants to the designated areas
  • Event Set-Up: Assist in the preparation and set-up of event spaces, including arranging seating, decorations, and equipment. Follow directions from the event lead to ensure all logistical requirements are met
  • Technology Support: Help with simple audiovisual setup and troubleshoot basic tech issues during events
  • Administrative Tasks: Assist with basic data entry, maintain guest lists, and support

Qualities of the ideal candidate

  • Strong communication skills and a customer-friendly attitude
  • Reliable, punctual, and adaptable to changing tasks
  • Interest in events and a willingness to learn
  • Comfortable with basic technology
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow directions
  • Positive attitude and a team player

Schedule and Compensation

  • Part-time position, irregular schedule determined by the needs of events
  • Must be available to support a minimum of 4 events per month
  • Hourly pay determined by experience, between $18-$30 per hour
  • Guaranteed at least 3 hours of work per event shift