NOW HIRING: Event Assistant
The Lighthouse is a busy and beautiful waterfront event venue located in the beautiful Glen Cove Marina. We pride ourselves in creating memorable experiences for our clients with a smile and unsurpassed professionalism. To get a better feel for our company and brand, check out our website: www.thelighthousegcm.com.
We are currently on the hunt for an EAGER and DEPENDABLE Event Assistant. Our staff is small (yet mighty), and joining our team means joining our tight-knit (and fun) family.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for part-time weekend work. Event experience is a plus, but we will offer training/shadowing. The right candidate will also have the opportunity to train as one of our Luxury Wedding Assistants and assist with coordination.
We are looking for someone able to commit up to 8 – 16+ hours a week. EVENING/WEEKEND AVAILABILITY (Friday night - Sunday night most importantly) is a must.
Now, let’s talk some more about YOU!
We’re looking for someone that is:
Enthusiastic about the events industry
In possession of a valid driver's license
Professional in appearance and demeanor
Patient and calm in nature
Dependable and responsible
Willing to go above and beyond
Quick on your feet
Able to lift 40lbs
Able to follow instructions
Able to take constructive criticism
Able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time
Able to operate AV equipment, HVAC systems and alarm systems
Experienced with social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest)
Typical Event Assistant Duties:
Unlock/lock the building before and after events
Oversee/assist with setup and breakdown of tables/chairs, etc.
Interact with clients and event guests to ensure venue needs are being met
Stock/maintain restrooms during events
Check equipment/grounds for cleanliness
Ensure all venue policies are being followed by clients as outlined in their contract
Communicate with client’s vendors and answer any questions they may have
Effectively handle any situations or emergencies that may arise during events
Ensure client’s “End-of-Night” checklist has been completed/perform walk-through with client before locking up
Occasionally assist on-site wedding coordinator in executing our "luxury" weddings (there is a pay differential for this higher-skilled aspect of the job)
TO APPLY: Please send your resume, availability, and cover letter explaining why YOU would be the perfect fit to firstname.lastname@example.org
* RESUMES WITHOUT COVER LETTERS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED*