Seasonal Programming Assistant

Bethlehem, PA Seasonal $12.00/hour

Seasonal Programming Assistant

 Arts Quest Values Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Our employees are the most valuable assets we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and the organization’s achievement as well.

At ArtsQuest a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace is one where all employees feel valued and respected whatever their age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and/or veteran status. We embrace and encourage our employees’ characteristics that make them unique, because we value and appreciate diverse life experiences.  

Reports to: Senior Talent Buyer and Executive Director of Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks

Direct Reports:  None

Position Overview:

The Programming Assistant is responsible for serving as promoter representative for the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks Summer Concert Season and other events as needed. This position will assist in fulfilling artist hospitality and accommodations in accordance with artist agreements and respective budgets for Levitt SteelStacks’ performances and presentations.   



  • Assist in the scheduling and fulfilling of contract requirements for events at the Levitt Pavilion and during Musikfest.
  • Assist the Performing Arts team with hospitality needs of the Artist entourage including but not limited to: running tasks, transporting artist entourage, coordinating schedules and runs, stocking and organizing inventory for green rooms.
  • Review all performer contracts in advance of engagements and identify required arrangements.
  • Ensure the safety of all staff, volunteers, patrons, performers, and crew during events.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Advance all Levitt season shows and ensure all production, volunteers and event teams have necessary show information.  
  • Serve as promoter rep for majority of Levitt season shows; including prepping green rooms prior to artist arrival, serving as artist point of contact on show day, settling with artist including payments and merchandise settlements. 
  • Work all days of Musikfest including running for main stage, supporting on site coordinator with set up, operation and tear down of all hospitality areas and other duties as assigned


Hours will vary based on schedule and department needs but will not average less than 30 hours per week. Show days are typically 8 hours on average for the free concert season, and 16 hours on average for the Levitt Gated concerts (about 5-10 per summer). Musikfest is August 4-14, 2022 plus festival set up and tear down, which will account for approximately 190 hours.

Season employment will be from: April 2022 - Approx. Sept 12, 2022

 Work Culture:

ArtsQuest has a culture of CARES; Creativity, Adaptability, Risk Taking, Evaluation and Sustainability; In order to be successful at ArtsQuest you must be willing and able to take ownership, and make significant contributions to the success of the organization:

  • We value a collaborative work style as well as the ability to work cross-functionally.
  • We not only work in a performing arts center, a cultural center, an office environment in close vicinity with other staff members, across multiple buildings, we also work outdoors in all types of weather during festivals and events.
  • We sometimes work long and unusual hours, including some evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Candidates from under-represented communities are encouraged to apply!

FLSA Status:  Seasonal-Hourly

ArtsQuest is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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