🎉 Director of Events Position at WADA: Join the Creative Force! 🌟

Overview: The Warehouse Arts District Association (WADA) is on the lookout for a dynamic Director of Events. Be the mastermind behind unforgettable cultural experiences and play a crucial role in shaping our vibrant community.

How to Apply:

Apply by submitting your résumé and cover letter to volunteer@wadastpete.org with the subject line “Director of Events – [Your Name].”


🎪 Strategic Event Planning and Execution:

  • Organize and coordinate events for seamless execution.
  • Manage cast and crew, ensuring a professional experience.
  • Act as the onsite manager during events.

👥 Team Management and Collaboration:

  • Lead and manage a team of event personnel.
  • Collaborate with various departments for effective planning.

📣 Stakeholder Engagement and Communication:

  • Represent WADA and events to benefactors, media, and stakeholders.
  • Handle communications with staff, sponsors, and talent.

📅 Logistics and Planning:

  • Manage event software, RSVP lists, and seating charts.
  • Conduct ROI analysis for optimal resource allocation.

🎯 Marketing and Promotions:

  • Develop strategies for maximizing event revenue.
  • Utilize SEO techniques for website traffic and engagement.

🌐 Online and Social Media Presence:

  • Maintain and update website and social media platforms.
  • Design marketing materials for print and web.

📊 Post-Event Analysis and Reporting:

  • Provide post-event analyses, recaps, and attendance reports.


  • Proven experience in event planning.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in SEO and social media for event promotions.
  • Background in arts, culture, or entertainment is a plus.

Compensation, Benefits, Work Conditions:

  • Salary: Commensurate with experience.
  • Additional earnings: percentage of event profits.
  • Benefits: sick leave, personal days, holidays, vacation days.
  • Occasional evening and weekend commitments required.

Join us in fostering a lively arts community and curating experiences that leave a lasting impression! 🎨✨

All building entrances are on the ground floor, accessible without barrier from the parking lot. Second floor studios and classroom may be accessed via stairs or elevator. The elevator accommodates space for a wheelchair and companion. All galleries, exhibition spaces as well as the outdoor theatre are accessible and prepared to seat disabled patrons. Contact us to learn more or request assistance.