Employment Opportunities

Holiday Season Staff (Part-Time)

The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership is seeking individuals to assist with the execution of various holiday programming activities Downtown during the upcoming holiday season.

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Available positions and descriptions:

Holiday Part-Time Staff ($12/hour): General holiday part-time event staff. Responsibilities may include working in the Holiday Market Information Booth located in Market Square at the Peoples Gas Holiday Market, assisting with children’s programming and activities at the Holiday KidsPlay Area located at the Heinz Hall Courtyard, other general duties at the holiday activations as needed.

Santa’s Elves ($12/hour): Elves serve as welcoming, friendly helpers at Santa’s House in the Peoples Gas Holiday Market to assist guests with taking photos with Santa and help to create a positive guest experience. Responsibilities include general customer service, line management, photo operation assistance, other duties as assigned.

Holly Trolley Docent ($15/hour): Docents will be stationed aboard the Holly Trolley to serve as a friendly guide to the holiday festivities available Downtown. Responsibilities include serving as a tour guide to those riding the trolley, providing information on each weekend’s holiday activities and activations that will be provided as talking points.

Holiday KidsPlay Costumed Character ($12/hour): Characters from “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” family of shows and related children’s series will make appearances in the Holiday KidsPlay area on weekends. We are seeking friendly, outgoing individuals to wear the mascot costumes and engage kids and families as these interactive characters.

Holiday Market Vendor Sales Staff: Many vendors of the Peoples Gas Holiday Market are from out of town and are looking for local part-time assistance in staffing their booths. Your information will be given to vendors seeking extra help and they will reach out to you directly if they are interested in hiring.

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