Welcome to Trusted Herd’s rundown of our favorite event gigs that hit the site in May! If you’re an event enthusiast or a gig hunter looking for awesome opportunities, you’re in the right place. Trusted Herd, the ultimate hub for event gigs, never fails to deliver on some cool experiences, and May was no exception. In this article, we’ve curated a list of our top 10 most exciting event gigs posted on Trusted Herd during the month of May! So let’s dive in and see what we came up with out of the over 6,000 event jobs, from brand ambassador, to event labor positions, posted by companies in May.
1. XBox Showcase – Los Angeles
Staffed by Karma Casting on Trusted Herd
Xbox, a leading gaming console developed by Microsoft, has captivated gamers worldwide with its powerful hardware and innovative features. With its high-performance capabilities, Xbox delivers stunning graphics, seamless gameplay, and immersive experiences that transport players into their favorite virtual worlds. This particular event gig is calling all the gamers in Los Angeles as Xbox is hosting its second annual experience with awesome viewing sessions, consumer activations, meet & greets, panel sessions and exclusive opportunities. This event is giving us a big case of FOMO, especially if you’re into the gaming scene.
2. Only Murders in the Building – Los Angeles
Staffed by Brand Besties on Trusted Herd
Who doesn’t enjoy a good binge watch of a show? That’s what we have to look forward to with Season 3 of Only Murders in the Building hitting Hulu later this summer! With a cast of Steve Martin, Martin Short, Selena Gomez and many more talented actors, Brand Besties is staffing this event in Los Angeles, California. The team will be engaging as a street team to promote the highly anticipated new season of the show. Some of the best events out there combine well-known entertainment brands, and no question the team that gets to work this event should have a blast!
3. Summer Fancy Food Show 2023 – NYC
Staffed by Icon Marketing on Trusted Herd
Let’s get Fancy! The Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City is all about Hot Trends and Summer in the City. The show, at the Javits Center, is the biggest speciality food industry event in North America! Icon Marketing is looking for a team of outgoing, energetic, and dependable brand ambassadors to represent multiple international food brands at the event, which takes place over 3 days. If you’re extremely extroverted, can engage attendees by yourself, and want to assist with distributing product samples and promotional materials, this truly would be the event gig for you.
4. ESSENCE Festival of Culture 2023 – New Orleans
Staffed by Priceless One Management on Trusted Herd
Have you heard about this one in New Orleans before? ESSENCE is an unbelievable experience as a 3 day party named for its founder and sponsoring magazine that combines amazing music performances with inspirational speakers and engaging conversations about gender, race, culture and art. Priceless One Management is hiring over 30 people for a huge activation looking for bartenders, brand ambassadors, and production assistants. If you’re looking for an event to work, this one that combines on an Empowerment Experience, dozens of vendors around the Superdome, and includes some of music’s biggest names like Missy Elliott, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Megan Thee Stallion, Jermaine Dupri and more, this is the event to work!
5. EDC Pop-up – Las Vegas
Staffed by Elevate Staffing on Trusted Herd
Do you like Las Vegas? Music? and high energy experiences? If you answered yes to any of these, you might know about Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) out at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Brands come out big to engage with attendees at the event and around Las Vegas. Why? Because EDC 2023 drew 520,000 fans who took in 230 acts on 9 different stages! All these people need places to stay, and Elevate Staffing’s client wanted to take full advantage. At one of the MGM properties, Elevate helped their client with a wet sampling station, and photo-booth experience to help drive purchases within the footprint. Music festivals, and the engagements around them, are some of the most fun live events people can work!
6. Unicorn World Event – Miami Beach
Staffed by All Aces Promotional Staffing on Trusted Herd
At the heart of every event is the experience the attendee or consumer feels when they attend. In describing this next event, there’s Life-sized unicorns, a magical forest, and a fun-filled day of unicorn activities and rides! We’re talking about, Unicorn World, the show that has been traveling around the United States, this one down in Miami Beach, Florida. All Aces Promotional Staffing was looking for a big squad to join in on the fun as brand ambassadors and mascots. If you check the box of friendly, professional, reliable, and enjoy kid-friendly environments, this is your event to work.
7. Salesforce Connections and Event and Live Nation Concert – Chicago
Staffed by B9 Models on Trusted Herd
Salesforce Connections 2023 brought over 10,000 people to the great city of Chicago in the month of June. Before that event, there was the job post where B9 Models was looking for brand ambassadors and some managers. If you checked the boxes of bring outgoing, friendly, energetic and well-spoken, this event was a can’t miss. CXN2023 was held at the Wintrust Arena on the near Southside of Chicago. Salesforce brings out some heavy hitters, and this gathering was no different with Dan Levy (from Schitt’s Creek) and the concert portion, which included rock band, Neon Trees!
8. APP Pickleball New York – NYC
Staffed by Turnkey on Trusted Herd
Have you heard of Pickleball before? No?! There’s a good chance you know someone who plays this paddle sport, with the Association of Pickleball Professionals (APP) estimating that 48.3 MILLION Americans have picked up the paddle, ventured towards the “kitchen”, and played in the last 12 months. Pickleball is easy, fun, and is played on a court that’s about 1/3 the size of a tennis court. As the sports’ popularity picks up, the event scene and brands that want in is heating up too. Turnkey was looking for a team to assist in setting up the APP Pickleball Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, NY.
9. Private Group Event: Ice Sculpting – Orlando
Staffed by TeamBonding on Trusted Herd
This one is a unique event, an event you probably never forget because the activity and purpose. With the last 3 years of remote and hybrid work, one could make a strong case that team building has become even more important. That’s where TeamBonding jumps in by offering top-rated team building activities for any size group. The company has done events for Tesla, LinkedIn, Nike, Google, Apple, you name it. Why do companies come to TeamBonding? They do fun events for employees, and this one was no different How about a cutting-edge, and memorable team building exercise around Ice Sculpting?! The event team who was hired headed out to the Orlando World Center Marriott for this cool activity. One preferred requirement? Be able to co-lift 150 pounds of ice! This is why we love event gigs on Trusted Herd, always something new and exciting.
10. NASCAR Chicago Street Race
Staffed by GypsyLife on Trusted Herd
It’s happening, NASCAR is coming to Chicago, and not Chicagoland Motor Speedway, but the heart of downtown Chicago! July 1 and 2 the stock car racing circuit will set up shop in Grant Park for a first time, absolute premium experience at the event of the summer. Not only will NASCAR’s best be racing around by Lake Michigan, but there’s big-time music acts like The Chainsmokers, The Black Crowes, Miranda Lambert, and Charley Crockett. GypsyLife is looking for a team of 11 brand ambassadors to join in on the fun with the Toyota Racing Experience. Occasionally there’s an event that rolls along that you want to be at, why not get paid to attend by working! This inaugural event promises to be an amazing part of Chicago’s summer.
May 2023 had thousands of live event gigs posted directly by companies on Trusted Herd. From music festivals to team building to sporting events and everything in between, the opportunities to experience live events are all right here. Trusted Herd continues to connect talented individuals on the job site platform with exciting, well-paying opportunities, that will leave you wishing to work more events. Search thousands of temporary, event gigs right now on Trusted Herd’s public job page and score the chance to work one of June’s Top 10 events we like!