Destination DC
  • Convention Services
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • 18-20 $18.00 - $20.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

No Benefits

Destination DC is seeking part-time temporary event staff to support meetings and conventions. We are seeking candidates who are friendly with outgoing personalities. Customer service experience is required. NO AGENCY PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

The Redcoat position is a part-time seasonal, at-will position to help clients host their meetings in the metropolitan Washington, DC area at the Convention Center and various hotels throughout the year. They work on an on-call basis with no guaranteed number of days or hours. Redcoats may be asked to work between the hours of 5:30 am and 10:00 periodically. Some clients may require extended hours all of which are accommodated. There are a variety of jobs, which include the following:

Registration Typist/Cashier: Collects fees and inputs attendee information in client's computer system. This also may involve more complicated on-site registration of exhibitors and attendees. 45 wpm typing skills are required.

Registration Non-typing Clerk: Disseminates materials, badges, and information regarding the meeting to attendees and/or exhibitors.

Room Monitor: Scans badges, collects tickets, hand outs and/or collects questionnaires and literature during meeting sessions. May require long periods of standing during some events.

Information Clerk: Works an information booth in order to assist people with locating various areas and locations in the convention center or hotel. A broad knowledge of the DC/MD/VA area is a must).

Stuffing: Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds to fulfill a client's needs and stand for long periods of time. May collate materials to be distributed to attendees during a meeting. At times this may include inserting materials into binders, folders, or bags.

Experience, Competencies & Education

1. High school diploma or GED

2. A minimum of 1 year customer service experience is required

3. Positive attitude with a professional demeanor.

3. Excellent communication skills are required

4. Bilingual proficiency is a plus especially Spanish

5. Must be dependable, punctual and have a strong work ethic

6. Proficiency with computer technology and demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Internet Explorer or other web-based browsers.

7. Extensive knowledge of and enthusiasm for the city and its facilities

8. The position requires interaction with the public, candidates must be vaccinated for COVID-19.

To apply:

Apply on-line:

Applicants must include a copy of their resume.

Please note: We are not accepting calls from candidates, recruiting agencies or staffing firms for this position.

*** Please be aware that the applications are reviewed on a monthly basis ***

Destination DC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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