Join the Symposium Team!

Interested in working at our 30th Annual Symposium? We are in need of talented and dedicated individuals to fill the following work-trade and contract positions. These positions require that you are able to attend our Annual Symposium October 10-14, 2019 in Bethesda, Maryland. 

Tech Assistant (paid contract) 

Technical Assistant(s) needed to assist the Technical Supervisor with setup and breakdown, maintenance and trouble-shooting of all technical AV necessities including. This includes:

  • Laptop & powerpoint projectors for all classrooms and meeting spaces
  • Sound set up for all classrooms, pre-symposium events, keynote event, and post-symposium intensive 
  • Sound and tech for the Thursday evening event, Herb Crawl, Saturday evening Reception, and Sunday movie night

Required Skills:

  • Technical proficiency working with sound equipment and powerpoint projectors
  • Flexible, good communicator, problem solver and able to work under pressure
  • Dependable and punctual
  • Ability to take direction and give support as needed

Email CV and letter of interest to office@americanherbalistsguild.com 

Photographer (work-trade)

Seeking a photographer experienced with event photography to document Symposium.

The perfect candidate is comfortable working with people in a busy setting to get engaging, quality images that will be shared on the AHG website and in promotional materials. Photographer must be able to work closely with AHG staff and Symposium Committee to create professional, aesthetically pleasing images. 

This is a work-trade position. In return for services, Photographer receives a free Symposium ticket and a complimentary pass to the mixer on Thursday night. Meals and lodging are not included. Photographer also receives a set of all class recordings upon submission of event photos. 

Required Skills:

  • Skilled in professional event photography and portraiture 
  • Organized and responsive
  • Friendly, professional demeanor
  • Flexible and able to take direction 
  • Dependable and punctual

Email website link or portfolio, CV, and letter of interest to events@americanherbalistsguild.com

Pre-Symposium Temp Help (mid-September to early October):

Seeking Temporary Office Assistance. Must be local to Asheville, NC (temporary contract position paid hourly):

Assist with packing, printing, cleaning, and other office tasks. Required skills: basic computer skills (Excel, Word), punctual, flexible, friendly, able to work in a busy office setting. MUST BE LOCAL TO ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA.

Email CV and brief letter of interest to office@americanherbalistsguild.com