Culinary Village: Hub Lead

DATES OF CONTRACT:  March 4 – March 11, 2019


REPORTS TO:  Event Manager + Event Director


CONTRACT OVERVIEW: The Hub Lead handles the fundamental aspects of managing the load-in of Hub exhibitors, the execution of Hub operations, and the breakdown of the Hub. The position will also assist with additional tasks in the Marion Square Culinary Village, as needed.



  • Act as primary contact to The Hub  once exhibitors once they’ve attended 2019 Culinary Village training sessions.
  • Be present on-site in the Culinary Village Hub March 4 – March 11, 2019
  • Oversee placement of signage over all Hub structures
  • Oversee load-in of exhibitors and assist as needed by exhibitors
  • Enforce rules and regulations as they appear in the exhibitor handbook
  • Be present in the Hub through all hours of Culinary Village to act as main contact to exhibitors and sponsors with activations in the Hub
  • Familiarize yourself with Partner activations within the Hub, and ask Development team if there are any special requests regarding Partners’ time in the Culinary Village
  • Fulfill exhibitor and sponsor requests as needs arise
  • Work with Charleston Wine + Food team in the Culinary Village on Monday following the festival to clean Hub space.
  • Exhibits excellent guest experience skills and can lead volunteers to deliver best in the world guest experience to our attendees and vendors.
  • Act as a brand representative of Charleston Wine + Food and portrays our values of people first, community, diversity and good stewardship.  Recognizes and uses our higher purpose as a guide in every decision made on behalf of the festival: to be a catalyst for connections that inspire curiosity through thoughtful storytelling and meaningful experiences with a sense of place



  • Ability to lift 25 lbs + stand for up to 8 hours, great interpersonal skills and attention to detail. The ideal candidate is a quick problem-solver a strong leader, organized and enthusiastic.