Virginia Arts Festival
Norfolk, VA
Corporate / Trade Show | Concert / Event

Expires: 04/01/18

Job Dates

3/1/18 - 7/1/18



The Virginia Arts Festival, entering its 22nd season, is a 10 week festival with a 75-plus performance schedule. We are looking for a Seasonal Backstage Artist Hospitality Coordinator. This position will be responsible for reviewing artist hospitality riders, working with event managers before, during, and after events to ensure the success of the artist hospitality; will work with local restaurants that may be able assist with full meals, conduct grocery shopping as needed, and keep track of the proposed budget. The Backstage Artist Hospitality Coordinator reports directly to the Production Director and the Production Manager. Employment dates vary based on season, and staff is typically scheduled on an as needed basis. There is some pre-season work available, but most work opportunities can begin late March and continue through the beginning of July. This is part-time, seasonal position.

Local applicants preferred but open to all to apply. Visit www.vafest.org for more information on the Festival performance schedule and locations. To apply, email resume and cover letter to gdamanti@vafest.org please include Hospitality Coordinator in subject line; or you may mail your information to:

Virginia Arts Festival
Hospitality Coordinator Search
Attn: Gregg Damanti, Director of Production
440 Bank Street
Norfolk, VA 23510

2 plus years in catering and food service
A working knowledge of theatrical and festival backstage rules and conduct
An understanding of different types of dietary restrictions
A personal vehicle
A cell phone with email, text, and online capabilities

No phone calls please. Thank you. EOE.


Gregg Damanti

Production Director

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Virginia Arts Festival

440 Bank Street

Norfolk, VA 23510

Posted: 10/12/2017 09:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 10/31/2016 15:00 EST

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