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Community Engagement Assistant | Grant Park Music Festival | Millennium Park

The Grant Park Music Festival (the Festival) in Chicago, Illinois seeks a full-time Community Engagement Assistant for the 2022 summer season, June 15 – August 20. The Community Engagement Assistant is a key member of the team working to produce live events for music lovers of all ages in the most spectacular locations across Chicago, including the Festival’s home at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. The Community Engagement Assistant supports the Festival’s lifelong learning and community engagement initiatives and gains valuable experience in event/concert planning and production, marketing, and program evaluation.


  • Assist with logistics and operational needs for Festival education and community engagement programs
  • Work with Teaching Artists to assist with set-up, scheduling, and logistics for Classical Campers program participants, ordering buses, confirming schedules
  • Serve as primary staff contact for participants in the Festival's Visiting Masters and Young Artist Showcase programs, managing student needs for the series and assisting with stage management
  • Assist with efforts to maximize awareness of Festival Connect activities in partnership with the Festival’s Marketing and Education and Community Engagement teams
  • Assist with evaluation and analysis of education and community engagement activities


  • Three years or more of college-level education completed or two years of professional experience
  • Thorough knowledge of, and passion for, live music (classical music a plus)
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; demonstrated ability to be highly adaptable and resourcefulInterest in actively engaging with Festival visitors of all ages and backgrounds
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and basic computer tasks
  • Ability to work outdoors at times and possibly in inclement weather
  • Must be available June 6 through August 20


  • $15.50/hour; typically 30-40 hours/week. This position is non-exempt
  • Some nights and weekends (generally Saturdays) are required during the Festival season (June 15, 2022 – August 20, 2022)
  • Position Start Date: late May 2022 (specific start date TBD by mutual agreement)

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT https://grantparkmf.applicants...

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Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Chicago | Millennium Park