The Raleigh Convention and Performing Arts Center Assistant Director reports to the Raleigh Convention and Performing Arts Center Director. Candidates for this role must be dynamic leaders with demonstrated ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with citizens, clients, interdepartmental representatives as well as City Council and City management.
The Assistant Director must have the ability to understand and develop long term strategies to best use all facilities. The ideal candidate must stay engaged with industry professionals to understand other facilities and work towards best practices. The Assistant Director will have primary oversight for event management, outdoor and special events, sales, facility maintenance and marketing and social media.
Candidates must possess exceptional interpersonal skills, must be capable of working with a variety of people and must be able to grasp new tasks, concepts and assignments with the ability to create flexible and unique solutions. The Assistant Director will supervise and manage convention center staff daily.
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Duties and Responsibilities Ability to strategize and understand long term goals to optimize all facilities. Assists in planning, directing and coordinating Raleigh Convention & Performing Arts Complex facilities and events including Duke Energy Center Performing Arts Center, Red Hat Amphitheater, Walnut Creek Amphitheatre and outdoor festivals. Coordinates strategies for facility optimization. Develops and maintains relations with the community, clients and potential clients including strong inter-departmental relations Reviews, and administers applicable permits, licenses, and contracts as necessary. Analyzes information and evaluates solutions to select the best option available to resolve issues with speed and efficiency. Stays current on industry trends and networks with industry professionals. Recommends and develops special projects.
Bachelor's (4-year) college degree or equivalent. Applicants may substitute additional relevant experience for the required education.
At least 5 years of relevant experience is required. Applicants may substitute additional relevant education for the required experience. Relevant experience and industry involvement is also preferred.
Must have exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a variety of people.
Must have the ability to grasp new tasks, ideas and concepts and have the ability to create flexible and unique solutions to unknowns.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
Certification in Public Assembly preferred, Certification in Facility Management preferred.
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