~~Each summer Hudson River Park produces over 70 free summer events designed for people of all ages and interests. Events encompass large-scale music concerts, a multi-day dance festival, family events, fitness events, an outdoor film series, and many other offerings – all of which take place in a beautiful waterfront setting. These unique events are designed to bring the public to New York City’s premiere waterfront park and make the time they spend at Hudson River Park an extraordinary experience.
Qualities essential to this position are: previous experience with management, a basic understanding of audio technologies, and that the applicants be friendly, communicative, team-work oriented and be capable of interacting with the public to promote Hudson River Park and its events as a summer destination. Additionally, these positions are labor intensive as described below.
HRPT is currently accepting resumes for the seasonal position of Events/Promotions Supervisor. The Supervisor position will be responsible for assisting the Director of Marketing and Events in managing 6 seasonal events/promotions staff members as well as executing tasks alongside the full seasonal events crew. This position is part of a team responsible for assisting in the operations and production of all Hudson River Park summer events and execution of selected grassroots marketing initiatives.
Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, delegating tasks and assisting the Director of Marketing and Events as needed, supervising and executing event set-up and break-down (including audio and video equipment, screens, barricades, signage, tents and seating areas), managing and executing event promotional plans (street team marketing, filling boxes of promotional materials throughout the park), market research (survey taking within the park & at events), limited data entry, staffing the Hudson River Park information tent at each event, providing detailed written event reports as requested and assisting to provide a safe environment on-site.
This position provides extensive experience in many areas of event promotion and production, as well as great experience in a management role. It is manual labor intensive and requires persons who are willing and able to work evenings and weekends regardless of weather conditions. The start date is Wednesday, June 1st 2016, and the job end date is Monday, August 22nd, 2016. The position will be 30-40 hours a week, with occasional opportunities for overtime. Exact shift days and hours to be determined.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid, clean Driver’s License. Resumes and cover letters should be emailed to email@example.com or faxed to 212-627-9224.
Indicate SUP-40 in email or fax.
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.
The Hudson River Park Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer