Special Events Staff

Norfolk FesteventsNorfolk, VA

6 months ago


Job Title

Part-Time Seasonal Positions at Norfolk Festevents

Job Location

Norfolk, United States

Job Overview

Join Norfolk Festevents, Ltd., the region’s premier special events organization, and be part of a team that helps make our region a great place to live, work, and play! We are currently hiring for several part-time seasonal positions in various departments.


  • Pay: $14.00 - $18.00 per hour
  • Job Types: Part-time, Internship
  • Benefits:
    • Flexible schedule
  • Schedule:
    • 12 hour shift
    • Holidays
    • Monday to Friday
    • Weekend availability


Production Department:

  • Set up festival equipment, stages, and park decorations
  • Ensure visually appealing and safe events for guests

Sales Department:

  • Regulate vendor load-in and load-out
  • Equip and support vendors during events
  • Manage bar sales, inventory, and setup

Marketing Department:

  • Coordinate comprehensive marketing campaigns
  • Provide customer service and information hub for events

Programming Department:

  • Assist with booking artists and organizing exhibits
  • Support performers and manage festival set-up, themes, and decorations


  • Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Work Location: In person
  • Application Question(s):
    • Do you have a driver's license?
    • Do you have reliable transportation?
    • What department are you interested in?
    • Are you seeking an internship or a paid part-time seasonal position?

We're excited for you to apply!

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That get hired for this type of internship

  • Management Science9%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations4%

  • Communication4%

  • Psychology4%

  • Marketing4%

  • 254 other majors72%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

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Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Norfolk, VA | $3,299/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,461

  • Miscellaneous$879

  • Food$418

  • Utilities$286

  • Transportation$255


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Other essential interview questions:

  • How do you stay organized and prioritize tasks?
  • Tell me about a time when you had to deal with a last-minute change when planning an event.
  • What’s your experience with social media?
  • Where do you see yourself in five years?
  • How do you stay on budget for an event?
  • How do you stay aware of industry trends?
  • Do you prefer to work independently or on a team?
  • How do you measure the success of an event?
  • Tell me about a time when you had to deal with a difficult or angry client.
  • What event planning tools have you used?

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