Tuesday , February 7 2023

Wildlife Conservation Society Jobs – Event Assistant

Website Wildlife Conservation Society

Job Description:

Ideal candidate must be highly driven, maintain a positive attitude while working in a fast paced environment. The Event Assistant is responsible for assisting the Sales and Venue Operations Manager with but, not limited to, vendor load in/out, managing vendors on-site, receiving deliveries, and upholding rules of the park. The Event Assistants top priority will be to ensure a successful event that upholds WCS standards while adhering to WCS policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with Fire Marshall and Department of Buildings inspection
  • Follow all WCS safety and security policies and procedures
  • Assist and give direction to supplemental staff
  • Oversee vendor delivery, load in, set up, while enforcing park rules for guest experience and safety
  • Conducting site visits on behalf of Sales and Venue Operations Manager
  • Oversee vendor load out, enforcing established breakdown procedures
  • Communicate effectively across departments
  • Perform other related duties assigned by Sales Manager
  • Ensure high level of service while maintaining a professional and personable demeanor with clients and vendors
  • Monitor vendors during course of day to enforce and maintain fire safety
  • Assist receiving, stocking and keeping inventory of on-site product

Job Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent (GED) required
  • Must have full availability including day shift, mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must have strong verbal communication skills
  • Prior event or production experience preferred

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must be able to lift 50-pounds
  • Valid driver’s license required; New York residents must possess a valid New York license; valid out-of-state license required for out-of-state residents
  • Must be able to work independently and/or with other team members with limited supervision
  • Must be able to work effectively under pressure and follow instructions
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

Job Details:

Company: Wildlife Conservation Society

Vacancy Type:  Temporary

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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