Pop-Up Shop Manager

Pop-Up Shop Manager (Seasonal)

Location: Savannah, Georgia
Term: Savannah Music Festival 2024
Dates: Starting March 26 through April 14, 2024, Tuesday – Saturday: 11:30 – 6:30 PM, Sundays: 1:30 – 5:30 PM (Mondays off)
Pay: Hourly, $18.50/hour

The Savannah Music Festival is seeking a Festival Pop-Up Shop Manager to provide patrons with an exciting merchandise shopping experience during the festival. The Festival Pop-Up Shop Manager is a seasonal position that manages the Festival Pop-Up Shop. Responsibilities include keeping track of inventory, assisting with training volunteer assistants, and selling merchandise for the festival while helping to create a successful, organized, and unique Festival Pop-Up Shop experience for everyone.


  • Setting up Festival Pop-Up Shop in downtown Savannah pre-festival and breaking down Festival Pop-Up Shop post-festival
  • Manage SMF Pop-Up Shop and the sale of festival merchandise
  • Manage SMF Pop-Up Shop’s role as an information hub for the festival
  • Identify volunteers needs and manage volunteers
  • Maintain a secure and organized merchandise area
  • Complete inventory of merchandise
  • Work closely with Savannah Music Festival finance and marketing staff to ensure merchandise operations are efficient
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Previous retail experience preferred
  • Previous retail leadership experience preferred
  • Experience with SquareUp POS platform preferred
  • Fluency in monetary transactions
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to work effectively with a wide variety of people.
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving environment, prioritize and to independently troubleshoot and work under pressure
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accountability with inventory
  • Willingness, availability, energy, and stamina to work long hours and weekends 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
  • Ability to move and lift items that weigh 50-75 lbs chest high
  • Thrive in a busy environment and handle onsite adjustments seamlessly

How to apply

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