Job Details

Events Assistant

  2024-05-29     Monterey Museum of Art     559 Pacific Street     20.00 hour  

JOB TITLE: Events Assistant

REPORTS TO: Manager of Events and Community Cultivation

DEPARTMENT: Advancement 

STATUS: Part-time/Non-exempt 

SALARY: $20/Hour


The Monterey Museum of Art seeks a highly organized and motivated part-time Events Assistant to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will support the planning, coordination, and execution of various events, ensuring that all logistical and administrative details are handled efficiently. This role requires excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, changeable environment. The Events Assistant will collaborate closely with the Manager of Events and Community Cultivation and other team members to produce successful events. 


  • Assist in the planning, design, coordination, and set up of events, including large-scale annual fundraisers
  • Support the logistical aspects of events, such as venue setup, vendor coordination, and materials preparation, equipment orders, and pick-up or delivery of supplies
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to events, including expenses, contracts,  schedules, and attendance lists
  • Help with creation and distribution of promotional materials and invitations
  • Assist with on-site event management, including assisting attendees, volunteers, vendors, and event partners
  • Perform administrative tasks such as data entry, filing, and inventory management
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Previous experience in event planning preferred
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including events and weekends, as required by event schedules
  • High level of attention to detail and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Positive attitude and a proactive approach to tasks
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time 


The Monterey Museum of Art cultivates curiosity in the visual arts and engages community with the diversity of California art – past, present, and future. Featuring a diverse permanent collection of nearly 

10,000 objects, the Monterey Museum of Art (MMA) organizes over fifteen temporary exhibitions each year. Emphasizing education and public programs, MMA is deeply committed to serving as a collaborative center where art and community engage. With a dedicated team of twenty-five full and part-time staff, and more than fifty volunteers serving as board members or docents, the Museum actively seeks candidates with diverse experiences and backgrounds and a passionate commitment to the arts and culture sector, museums, and public education.

Please send a résumé and cover letter to

We will only contact those candidates selected for further screening.

The Monterey Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

apply below | save job

Apply for this Job

Login Apply as a Guest

Get more jobs like these sent to your email. Register

Back to Search

Want an email alert with jobs like this one? Sign up today!