Part-Time Event Staff (Redcoats)

  • Destination DC
  • Washington, DC 20001
  • Jul 26, 2022
Full time Consultant

Job Description

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.


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


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


  1. Positive attitude with a professional demeanor.


  1. Excellent communication skills are required


  1. Bilingual proficiency is a plus especially Spanish


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


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


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


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