Event Assistant- Winter Park Paint Out

Reports to:

Event Coordinator

Marketing & Operations Coordinator

About the Winter Park Paint Out:

April 19-25, 2020

The Winter Park Paint Out (WPPO) is held each year at the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens the last week of April. Twenty-five nationally acclaimed plein air artists paint live at the Polasek Museum and favorite Winter Park and Orlando locations. Artwork created during the Winter Park Paint Out will be available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds going to support the Museum.


Job Function:

This position is responsible for the coordination and implementation of all Winter Park Paint Out events. Beginning in March, the Event Assistant will directly work with the Event Coordinator in securing all outside vendors for said events, communicating with vendors on a weekly basis, and organizing load-in times and equipment needs. They will be responsible for creating a schedule for the week of Paint Out that will designate bar procedures and staffing needs for each event. During the week of Paint Out, they are required to attend each event and will oversee setup and breakdown.

Required Skills:

One year experience or internship in event planning/hospitality management

Pursuing degree in Events, Hospitality or other related field




February – 4 hours a week (total of 4 weeks)

March – 8 hours a week (total of 4 weeks)

April – 8 hours a week (total of 2 weeks)

Week before Paint Out – 16 hours (daytime)

Week of Paint Out – approx. 40 hours (available from 2-9 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. Saturday)


Total Hours: 120



To Apply:

Please email resume and cover letter directly to Catherine Pinyot, Marketing & Operations Coordinator, at operations@polasek.org.