Event Coordinator (Freelance) at The Riveter
Minneapolis, MN, US

The Riveter is seeking Event Coordinators to join our high growth startup to support in the execution of our events programming. The Event Coordinators’ responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

What You’ll Do: 

  • Managing and overseeing events on the day of including:
    • Welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with staff and vendors, problem-solving, organizing vendors, and managing take-down.
    • Moving furniture for event setup and breakdown
  • Attend pre-production meetings required for any scheduled special events
  • Liaising with events hosts to make sure that all their needs are met
  • Delegate event execution tasks to event hosts where necessary
  • Understanding the complex needs of different events, and diverse clients. Anticipate and plan for possible different scenarios
  • Run AV for events
    • Pre-event testing of Mics, Projector, Touch Screen TV
    • Manage live stream of The Riveter Instagram/Facebook Page

You’re Our Ideal Teammate if You:

  • Have 1+ years experience in Operations, Event Coordination and/or F&B
  • Have a basic understanding of AV and sound systems or willingness to learn
  • Are calm and good-natured under pressure
  • Have strong tactical execution skills
  • Have strong organizational and project management skills
  • Have strong communication skills, and the ability to communicate event overview to clients and vendors
  • Have demonstrated experience working with a small but mighty team
  • Are a self-starter, flexible to work in a collaborative structure and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to lift/move 20-40 pounds and assist with movement of lightweight furniture
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Are available on Evenings and/or Weekends

WORKING HOURS: Hired as needed for onsite event management, usually evenings and weekends.

PM Shifts typically 4PM- 10PM

All Day Shifts typically 8AM- 8PM (weekends)


(10-99) Sub-Contractor

PM Shift (4hr) $60.00

(5-6hrs) $90.00

All Day Shift (7-12hrs) $125.00