Event Operations Coordinator/Event Labor


Event Operations Coordinator/Event Labor
StarEvents - Chicago, IL


Logistics Manager is responsible for confirming orders with vendors, being the on-site contact for vendors, and warehouse management.

StarEvents prefers previous experience in logistical management services and/or event services for the position of Logistics Coordinator.

This position requires attendance at all StarEvents festivals and stretches from early AM set up hours and late PM break down hours.


Seasonal position from February - September
Must be able to work overnight on most weekends

Approximate schedule: 25-35 hours per weekend event, 12-18 hours during weekdays

Attendance at all festivals required, calendar available on starevents.com/events


Assist with planning onsite logistics for events

Manage event packing with the direction of the client and Event Manager

Work with the Event Manager to ensure that the map covers any important features of the venue (bike racks/allies/hydrants etc)

Help to manage logistics staffing for events (if needed)

Help to review a festival site map and logistical spreadsheet

Other duties as assigned


Help with site selection and walk through - identify any issues a venue may have

Map and mark the streets using a grid system

Assist in on-site event execution, including set up and break-down

Ensure all logistics providers and supply orders are placed correctly on the venue

Perform setup and tear down duties

Act as the event “handyman” from everything to tents to generators and lighting

Help to lead logistics provider placement (stage/dumpsters/tents/porter johns etc)

Resolve any logistics conflicts on site

Other duties as assigned


Manual labor required

Excellent communication, negotiation and mediation skills

Able to work well on your own, as well as in a team environment

Ability to perform job duties with a sense of urgency

1-2 years of experience in the field of event management or logistics

Must have moderate understanding of Microsoft Excel, Office and Google Drive

Able to stand for extended periods and tolerate inclement weather

Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation

Fluency in Spanish and English preferred (not limited to)

Able to stand for extended periods and tolerate inclement weather

Able to work long weekend hours from early morning to
late night


Please submit the following with the subject line “Application for Event Operations Coordinator”. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Cover Letter or Mission Statement (under 100 words)
Good quality headshot (this photo will be on StarEvents.com if selected for position)
Start date availability
Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $20.00 /hour

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $20.00 /hour

Job Location: Chicago, IL
Required license or certification:Driver

Required language: Spanish

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