Event Set Up Crew
Job Details
Gaillard Center - CHARLESTON, SC
Part Time



Organization Background

The Charleston Gaillard Center is an 1,800-seat performance hall located in Charleston, South Carolina. The facility also contains 16,000 square feet of exhibit and meeting space, along with office and public spaces. The Charleston Gaillard Management Corporation (CGMC) is a non-profit 501c3 organization responsible for managing the facility.


The Charleston Gaillard Center's mission is to provide the Lowcountry with a world-class performance hall, elegant venue space, and vibrant educational opportunities inspiring our dynamic community through the power of the performing arts. We seek to enrich the diverse community of Charleston with artistic and cultural experiences that are accessible and unique, and to serve as an education resource for generations to come. For more information about the Charleston Gaillard Center, please visit http://www.gaillardcenter.org.


Position Summary

The Event Set-Up Crew is responsible for event set-up and tear down for events in the Performance Hall and Exhibition Hall. Crew members will be responsible for handling the following equipment: tables, chairs, stage, dance floor, pipe and drape, and other miscellaneous event equipment. This role will coordinate directly with the designated Event Coordinator and report directly to the Exhibition Hall Manager.



  • Set-up and tear down of events tables, chairs, staging, etc.
  • Proper care, movement, and storage of all equipment such as: tables, chairs, staging, dance floor, etc.
  • Ensure all equipment is properly set according to the floor plan created by the Event Coordinator or Exhibition Hall Manager.



  • Previous event-set up experience preferred not required.
  • Reliable transportation required.
  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule: mornings, afternoon, evening, weekends.
  • A positive attitude and willingness to support the team.
  • Ability to perform under stress.
  • Diligence and attention to detail.


Physical Requirements

  • Frequently lifts/carries up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours in length.


Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Must submit to a criminal background check
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States


Pay: $18.95/hour; 3-hour minimum; OT between 12am - 8am




The CGMC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.