Now Hiring: Events Assistant

If you are interested in applying for this position, click the email link below to send your resume to: jobs@slugmag.com, Attention: Angela H. Brown. Please, no phone calls.

Job Title: Events Assistant 

Reports to: Executive Editor and Community Development Manager (depending on the project)

Critical Tasks & Responsibilities: 

  • Represent SLUG Magazine at all community events
  • Represent SLUG Magazine at all SLUG events
  • Assist with SLUG Magazine’s presence at numerous community and SLUG produced events throughout the year
  • Assist in running monthly meetings with SLUG’s Brand Ambassador Team
  • Work to recruit, train and coordinate SLUG Magazine’s Brand Ambassador team
  • Assist with annual SLUG Magazine Events including but not limited to:
    • The SLUG Cat: An Alley Cat Urban Cycling Race
    • The SLUG Games Amateur Ski and Snowboarding Contest Series
    • SLUG Mag’s Brewstillery
    • SLUG Magazine’s Annual Anniversary Party
    • SLUG Localized
    • SLUG Picnic
  • Work with Executive Editor, Community Development Manager and Lead Designer to ensure all SLUG branded event websites are updated
  • Develop new programming activities for the SLUG Magazine event booth
  • Develop new systems for inventory management of SLUG merchandise
  • Develop new merchandise sales goals and incentive programs for SLUG Brand Ambassadors
  • Communicate and inform SLUG staff and volunteers about the events where the SLUG Magazine Booth is booked
  • Develop new systems for tracking the success of community event participation
  • Provide weekly progress reports to Executive Editor
  • Promote events where the SLUG Magazine booth is booked
  • Prepare SLUG booth and supplies for various events
  • Unpack and organize SLUG booth and supplies after events

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience representing an organization on-site, at community events
  • Ability to work in an event environment for extended periods
  • Ability to work outdoors in severe climates
  • Able to work weekends and evenings
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Must be able to lift 20+ pounds
  • Passionate event production
  • Previous retail and cashier experience
  • Previous inventory management experience

Required Competencies: 

  • Attention to detail
  • Time management skills
  • Maturity and ability to professionally represent SLUG Magazine, both on and off the clock
  • Leadership and team-building skills
  • Maintain SLUG Magazine’s core values of quality and transparency
  • Ability to work under stress
  • Creative thinker
  • Willingness to give SLUG their very best work
  • Professional, positive and friendly attitude
  • Passionate about community
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate with senior management
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Leave personal drama at the door
  • Customer service skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to accept new and difficult challenges

SLUG Magazine fosters a highly skilled, creative, energized and empowered workforce. This is a full-time position. Compensation is discussed at time of interview.

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