Merchandise Coordinator

Merchandise Coordinator (seasonal)

Location: Savannah, Georgia
Term: Savannah Music Festival 2023
Dates: March 23-April 8, 2023

The Savannah Music festival is seeking a Merchandise Coordinator to provide patrons with an exciting merchandise shopping experience while maintaining a secure and clean area.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Schedule staffing requirements for the festival, identify volunteers and hire additional staff
  • Manage hired staff/volunteers
  • Prepare merchandise advancing, floats, ipads, mifis, etc. for each concert
  • Assist in setting up merchandise area prior to patron entry into venue space
  • Maintain a secure and organized merchandise area
  • Work with artist or their representative to ensure that all necessary merchandise paperwork is completed
  • Complete inventory of artist and SMF merchandise
  • Lead venue cash reconciliations and post-concert merchandise close-out
  • Other duties as require

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Previous retail experience preferred
  • Previous retail leadership experience preferred
  • Fluency in monetary transactions
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot and work under pressure 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness, availability, energy, and stamina to work long hours during 17-day Festival
  • Collaborative working style with a hands-on approach to teamwork
  • Ability to interact with artists and Festival staff professionally and personally
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Be able to lift upwards of 30 lbs

How to apply
This is a contracted position for the time period stated above. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@savannahmusicfestival.org. No phone calls, please.