Music Festival Event Production - Pitchfork

Submitted by Bigdipper on Tue, 01/10/2017 - 4:01pm

At Pluto, Ltd is seeking event coordinators to help produce sponsor, retail vendor and special feature activations at the 2017 Pitchfork Music festival, July 14-16.  Successful applicants will be motivated, reliable, self-starters who are highly organized and detail oriented.  Applicants will have strong communication skills and be comfortable working autonomously and within a team environment. This is a seasonal position that will build in hours until the week of the event where the hours will be full time to overtime.


Please note, this is not music production.

Skills & Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree, excellent social and organizational skills.
  • MUST Be proficient with Microsoft Suite, QuickBooks, and Excel
  • Minimum 3 years of event management, production or service industry experience
  • Have excellent inventory management ability
  • Be very well organized and have strong attention to detail
  • Excellent writing skills and a keen attention to detail
  • Prior experience working in live entertainment or special events.  
  • Resourceful: this individual must be able to execute tasks efficiently and accurately with little direction
  • Highly organized with acute attention to details (for use when documenting, shipping, reviewing reports and contracts, etc.) 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks efficiently
  • Deliver any and all vendor or artist deposits and reconcile final payments.
  • Collaborate on onsite executions including establishing onsite communications, medical, security, weather monitoring, volunteers, concessions
  • Complete and submit applications for insurance including General liability, special events and liquor liability
  • Complete and Submit Applications and Special Event Permits with the city and Chicago Park district, Coordinate logistics. Including applications for Buildings department, Il restaurant Association, Office Of Emergency Management, Local Fire and police departments
  • Provide set-up, take-down, and general logistical support
  • College degree preferred. Will consider relevant work experience in lieu of degree
  • Must be able to lift/move 25-30 pounds, stand for long periods of time
  • A current driver’s license
To Apply: 

Please send a cover letter with three references and resume to