In Person Event Owner

From the creators of The Original Paint Nite, Yaymaker hosts locally crafted events in 1,500 cities all over North America. By partnering with thousands of like-minded Event Owners, Yaymaker gets people to come together to create and have fun. Our one-of-a-kind experiences include the Original Paint Nite, Ukulele Maker, Chunky Blanket Maker and many more. 

The Event Owners who host our creative experiences consistently “wow” customers! This role goes beyond teaching and requires the perfect combination of performance and creativity colored by your own authentic style. As an In Person Event Owner,  you are showcasing your brand while upholding Yaymaker’s high expectations. You will lead amazing events where people come together  to escape the expected and share in fun, creative experiences.

You are: 

  • A people-person who excels at forging long-term relationships with your customers.

  • Passionate about building your personal brand while upholding high standards.

  • A team player, who loves contributing to the greater good.

  • Customer service oriented with an understanding of urgency.

  • Social media savvy with the ability to relate to customers and promote events  through the use of social channels. 

  • An entertainer at heart with the ability to make and create  genuine connections.

  • A professional at heart with the ability to work directly with venue owners. 

  • A go getter with the ability to acquire additional venues to hold events in. 

Required Duties: 

  • Be the MC / Event Owner of both public and private Yaymaker events.

  • Clearly and concisely articulate instructions to guests so they can leave with a finished product that they’re proud of in ~2 hours or less.

  • Manage the flow of the experience while providing individual support to guests as needed.

  • Work events for high priority groups such as corporate clients and private fundraisers, presenting a delightful and professional presence. These events may require a larger time commitment or additional effort to make sure clients have a superb experience.

  • Have the availability to work additional hours on special projects and provide operational support for the team as needed.

  • Engage guests using photos and social media while also promoting your upcoming events.

  • Acquire additional venues in conjunction or at the request of your manager.

  • Occasionally work in the capacity of a Co-Host supporting another Host at your Manager’s discretion or if a shift becomes available.

  • Maintain a high average rating from customers in post-event surveys:
    - Consistent weekly averages above 9.0
    - 90-day average above 9.0.

  • Submit monthly availability in our scheduling system at least three month in advance for:
    - at least 5 shifts per week and at least 2 Saturdays per month

  • Have the opportunity to work and or learn different Nite types, including but not limited to;  Paint Nite, Trivia,  Chunky Blanket Maker and more. 

  • Cross-train in all Nite types and be willing to work both public and private events.

  • Feel comfortable training new staff as needed.

  • Be allotted 1 shift drop per month. Prior to scheduling, you are responsible for inputting accurate availability into our internal scheduling system. Once scheduled, you are responsible for ensuring your shift is covered if you are unable to make the shift and your manager must approve the shift swap; except if you are utilizing sick time.

  • Be evaluated every 90-days to ensure you are meeting performance standards.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Significant level of subject matter expertise and skills in applicable fields.

  • Communication and performance skills
    - A fun, confident personality! (calling all “social butterflies”)
    - Comfortable with speaking publicly in front of a crowd. (show sizes ranging from 30-200 people)
              - Ability to simplify and explain steps for completing art and other projects.                                                   - Ability to interact with high level corporate executives and clients

  • Minimum age of 21.

  • Ability to work the expected duration of the assigned event (or as we call it, an “experience”), which can vary from 1 to 6 hours.

  • Consistent interaction with customers through social media channels. ( A minimum of two hours weekly updating and refreshing social media)

  • Upkeep and maintenance of your artist page with updated pictures as needed or at the manager’s request. 

  • Response to all customer emails within 48 hours of receiving them and partnering with your manager when necessary. 

  • An average show capacity of 20 or more for all public events (on average). 

  • Ability to to lift 50 pounds and set up an event in thirty minutes or less.

  • Minimum average attendance of 80 percent or higher of show capacity ( Four week average).

  • Trustworthy with a high level of discretion when  dealing with high profile clients.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Daily availability (Show times starting as early at 6am and ending as late as 11pm local time)

  • Proficiency with social media 

  • Great written and verbal skills 

  • A willingness to grow your fan base 

  • A drive to increase average attendance at your event 

  • Ability to sell and upsell as needed  

Join Us! 

When you join the Direct Operations team at Yaymaker, you will join a team that’s pioneering creative social experiences, supporting local communities, and bringing a little more positivity to the world.  

Our part-time  Event Owners bring  our locally crafted experiences directly to our guests and  enjoy flexible work schedules.

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