Crew Application

Join the Star Wars Celebration Chicago Crew

Being a part of the Crew Team at Star Wars Celebration Chicago is your chance to help deliver an unforgettable experience for Star Wars fans from all over the world. You will play a very important role in making this event fun and safe for everyone attending.

The Star Wars Celebration Chicago (SWCC) Crew Team provides world class customer service, helps the show runs smoothly and ensures that everyone has a great time. It’s an excellent way for you to glimpse what life is like as a show organizer, see what goes on “behind the curtain” and contribute to a once in a lifetime experience for fans of the Star Wars Universe.

Lucasfilm and ReedPOP sincerely appreciate everyone who applies for the Crew Team and offers their time to help bring Star Wars Celebration Chicago to life. This job is an important component to the success of the show and we are thrilled to offer this opportunity for our super-dedicated fans. Star Wars Celebration Crew Team applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM CST on February 6, 2019.

Requirements:

  • Must be 21 or older
  • Must be available to work the full length of Star Wars Celebration Chicago (Thursday, April 11 – Monday, April 15, 2019 from morning until evening. Hours will vary.)
  • Do not apply if you plan to work as an exhibitor, artist, guest or panelist at SWCC.
  • Must be willing to wear the appropriate Crew attire for each position. Crew members are not allowed to work in costumes.
  • Must meet the requirements to work legally in the US.

General tasks and qualifications include, but may not be limited to...

  • Line management and crowd control
  • Collaborating with staff on-site to help run portions of the show
  • Room set-up and organization
  • Answering show related questions & giving accurate directions
  • Assist special event organizers with running events

The SWCC Staff is looking for individuals who possess at least several, if not all, of the following attributes...

  • Professionalism When you work on the Crew Team at SWCC, you represent both ReedPOP AND Lucasfilm. We expect that you will treat everyone with respect; present yourself courteously; provide a high level of customer service and always do the right thing.
  • Service-Oriented – Customer service experience is a HUGE plus! You must always be willing to help your fellow Crew and Staff members as well as the fans.
  • Patience
  • A solution based mindset
  • Ability to think clearly under pressure
  • Proactive/Prepared
  • Self-Starting
  • Able to clearly communicate and collaborate with others
  • A true love for Star Wars. Not a requirement per se, but it’s a big plus. You will get asked many questions about Star Wars from the fans.

SWCC Crew Team members are NOT permitted to...

  • Handle or be in charge of money
  • Manage an Exhibitor’s booth
  • Give interviews to press or speak on behalf of the show

Note: Crew Team positions are extremely limited and all applications are subject to approval. If you were qualified as Crew for previous Star Wars Celebration shows, you are not automatically guaranteed a slot for SWCC.

Think you’ve got what it takes to help us deliver the best Star Wars Celebration yet?

Apply Here

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