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Event Manager

The Contemporary Art Center has a current need for part-time staff (10-15 hours/week) at events typically Friday and Saturday evenings starting as early as 5:00 till as late as 2:00am. Some week-night and Sunday afternoon/evenings could also be available. Must have a vehicle and a driver’s license. Needs to able to lift, stack and move chairs, tables, wet mop the floor, lift garbage into a dumpster. Must be able to lift 50 pounds over head.

The ideal candidate: responsible, a problem-solver, detail-oriented, confident but sensitive with good people skills, ability to communicate in writing, speaking and on the phone, have basic knowledge about art or at least interest in learning. Basic proficiency at database entry, office work, typing and light graphic design work. Knowledge of Word, Publisher and photo programs and is willing to learn membership database software. Computer tech and graphic design experience is a plus.

The assistant will take admissions/stats at CAC while overseeing monthly poetry and dance events. While managing rental events, which are most often wedding receptions on Saturday evenings, the assistant will perform office duties, like updating the membership database and light office work. When the event ends the assistant is expected to work with the party to organize their exit and put away tables, chairs, etc. to set the facility back to its original state.

Interested candidates email: cac@peoriacac.org or call 309-674-6822