The Events Manager position is responsible for planning, organizing, and controlling assigned events within the leased spaces of the Greensboro Coliseum complex, a total of 10 managed venues. This position is one of seven event managers on staff and facility hosts more than 1,100 event days annually. This position is responsible for establishing and maintaining contact with lessees and promoters after events are booked and through the conclusion of the event. Duties include meeting with clients to agree upon specific schedules and requirements for each event scheduled, preparing event outlines for staff, creating scaled drawings, and assisting with event billing information. Other specific duties are to determine final event staffing levels and provide cost estimates for events; oversee event staff and supervisors during certain events including ticket takers, directors ushers, police, fire, overnight security and EMS; compiling and distributing information concerning event requirements to appropriate Coliseum operations and maintenance staff assigned to work events; as well as other duties as assigned. This position involves significant public contact in managing events and customer service issues related to client needs as well as guest experiences with event staff and the facility. This employee must have excellent verbal and written communications skills. Work schedule may vary depending on facility events including nights and weekends. This job also includes regularly walking from one venue to another and satellite work locations. This job is Exempt and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
"OR" three years of education from an accredited college or university "and" eight years of related industry field.
3-4 years of event management and/or supervisory experience working in a public assembly facility or similiar facility
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite of products
Valid Driver's License
Experience working with event booking software (i.e. Concentrics CAD software or related software)
Work Schedule: Daily work schedules are based on event activity with a base schedule of Wednesday through Tuesday; (most events are at nights and on weekends).
The Greensboro Coliseum Complex is a multi-building facility designed to serve the citizens of Greensboro and the surrounding area through a broad range of activities, including athletic events, cultural arts, concerts, theater, educational activities, fairs, exhibits, and public and private events of all kinds including conventions, convocations and trade and consumer shows. It is both a primary center of activity for the community and a leading economic generator for this region.