Event Staff positions can range from waiters to hostesses, ushers, ticketing operators, security, brand/promotional ambassadors, party staff or general help, depending your specific event or job need.

It is important that you are able to accurately describe the quality of the candidate you are looking for and properly highlight the requirements of the job. To ensure your event staff receive the accurate job information, location, updates, and shift changes, see how to manage your event staff.

Critical components of event staff job description

  • Name of the Event
  • Job Title
  • Job Type (e.g. part-time, hourly, voluntary, etc.)
  • Date
  • Hours
  • Location
  • Responsibilities
  • Requirements
  • Dress Code

When publishing information regarding a specific event, you want to be sure to publish the exact date, time, the available shift hours, and the pay. For existing staff members, you can send job and shift information via your mobile app.

When looking for event staff on an ongoing, on call basis, be sure to emphasize the flexible working hours that may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Example event staff responsibilities

  • Greeting guests
  • Staffing the doors
  • Inspecting equipment after/before event/against an inventory list
  • Setting up venue/equipment
  • Ensuring seating arrangement
  • Operating ticketing or payment collection
  • Ensuring organization and cleanliness
  • Serving food and drinks
  • Undertaking security duties
  • Ensuring high levels of customer service
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Example event staff skills and requirements

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • High energy levels and enthusiasm
  • Good organizational skills
  • Diligence and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively and in a friendly manner
  • Ability to follow written and/or oral instructions
  • Ability to solve problems under pressure
  • Ability to stay calm in fast-paced situations
  • Ability to work a varying schedule in terms of days and hours

Example of qualifications and experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience in prior customer service preferred
  • Experience in prior event work preferred
  • Age requirement

Event staff job description template

{Your Company} has a terrific opportunity for energetic and outgoing Event Staff personnel. Primary responsibilities include greeting guests as they arrive, assisting at staffing the doors, ensuring the seating arrangement, working under the instructions of the event manager and more.

Strong interpersonal and customer service skills are a must. Training is included! Experience in customer service and event work is always preferred, but not required.

Event seasonal work is typically in high demand. We are looking for candidates who are able to work a varying schedule in terms of days and hours.

At {Your Company}, we value teamwork, organization, and excellent communication. If you fit this description, Apply Now!