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Events Associate

Company: VisArts
Location: Rockville
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

VisArts is seeking a dependable, energetic individual to join our Events Department as a *part-time **weekend + evening events staff member *whose main role will be to assist our team with event setup and takedowns. This position reports to the Events Manager and Events Director.The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of special events logistics, be able to lift a minimum of 25lbs, and the capacity to work a flexible schedule, which includes late night and weekend shifts.VisArts is a small, nonprofit arts center with contemporary art galleries; a studio artist program; a supported studio program for artists with disabilities; art classes and camps; community outreach programs; and event rental space. We're a caring, creative community and our mission is to transform individuals and communities through the visual arts.VisArts is actively recruiting applicants from all backgrounds so that our staff more closely matches the diversity of our community. We believe a diverse team creates a better experience for our community, a better place to work, and a better world to live in. We strongly encourage BIPOC, AAPI, and/or LGBTQ+ applicants.*What We're Looking For* - Experience working with customers and a customer-centered attitude - Ability to read and execute a floor plan - Experience with using power tools - Ability to work on a ladder - Ability to lift a minimum of 25lbs and bulky objects - Availability to work weekends, including late nights and/or early mornings - Strong work ethic - Ability to work outdoors, including in heat and cold - Reliable transportation and the ability to drive to and from VisArts - Positive attitude and team spirit!*License/Background Check* - Driver's License required - Criminal background check (if hired)*Requirements* - Open weekend availability for late nights, early mornings, and long hours. - Peak season availability (April-June and September-November)*Schedule* - 8 to 10-hour shifts*What We Offer* - $17-$20 per hour, based on experience - Friendly co-workers - Convenient location (Rockville Town Square, three blocks from Metro)VisArts is an equal opportunity employer, and we evaluate applicants regardless of their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or family status.*FAQ**1. **Is a college degree necessary for success?*No. We're looking for an individual with at least one year of relevant work experience.*2. **What's it like to work at VisArts as a BIPOC, AAPI, and/or LGBTQ+ employee?*VisArts has a long history of working with, and championing, a diverse culture and community. Some employees and many instructors, artists, students, campers, counselors, and volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds - and we're serious about creating a work culture that better reflects our diverse community.Job Type: Part-timePay: $17.00 - $20.00 per hourBenefits:* Employee discount* Paid time offSchedule:* 10 hour shift* 8 hour shift* Weekend availability

Keywords: VisArts, Rockville , Events Associate, Other , Rockville, Maryland

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