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Saskatoon, Canada

Events Manager


Sasktel Centre
(Permanent full-time)

Posting No. 101(292)
The City of Saskatoon is an Employment Equity employer

Duties:
1.     Coordinates all aspects of the building operation and delivery of services to patrons and the event client. Serves as responsible on site manager at events. Ensures that wide standards of customer service levels in all areas are maintained and enhanced.
2.     Ascertains technical requirements and other details from clients, shows the facility, as required, and ensures clients’ needs and requirements are met or exceeded.  Prepares written details for each event, prepares floor plans and distributes to the respective departments.
3.     Directs operations staff, catering, electrical, security and other contractors, involved in delivering event requirements, and arranges technical meetings to ensure completion of all tasks and arrangements.
4.     Maintains and documents facility operating procedures manual and ensures compliance with these procedures in the operations and events of the facility.
5.     Development and maintenance of the venue customer service manual.
6.     Hires, trains and evaluates front of house staff and contracted services, conducting performance management, and when required, disciplinary action.
7.     Schedules appropriate levels of contracted services for each event.
8.     Oversees and manages merchandise sold at events and responsible for event merchandise settlements.
9.     Receives and answers a variety of enquiries concerning the type and availability of services and facilities.
10.  Provides service costs and estimates and rental rates from predetermined schedules.
11.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
·         Successful completion of a recognized, two year, post-secondary diploma program in marketing, hospitality or tourism.
·         Three years’ experience related to the hospitality or public assembly facility industry.  Experience in concert rigging, crowd control and security, alcohol management practices would be an asset.
·         Knowledge of the principles of office management and modern office procedures and systems.
·         Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, concepts and procedures.
·         Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
·         Demonstrated ability to train, motivate and supervise event staff.
·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and employees.
·         Skill in the operation of office equipment, including a computer with Microsoft Office spreadsheet and word-processing software.

Security Requirements:
Acceptable current Criminal Record Check (CRC) upon offer of employment.

Salary:
$70,007.28 to $82,258.56 per annum (2016 Rates)

Closing Date:
Friday, February 15, 2019

Please note they can apply online at www.saskatoon.ca/careers http://www.saskatoon.ca/careers

Updated 2/8/19

Lakeland, FL

 

Marketing Associate

 

Description: This is responsible work in the oversight of all group sales efforts for the RP Funding Center and its events. Work involves the assistance of marketing, advertising, public relations, promotional, and grassroots campaigns for the RP Funding Center. Oversees group clients using the venue ticketing system, accounts payable policies and procedures, and communication with other departments group ticketing, transportation and dining needs. Generates new group sales business through participation in trade shows, grassroots initiatives, and corporate relationship development. Works directly with events and catering departments to create “added value” opportunities for groups, including exclusive activities, tours, behind-the-scenes experiences, and event packages. Maintains all group patron accounts, updating contact information, and coordinating billing and payments. Assists the Marketing Department with print, radio, TV and social media advertising campaigns, season planning and event execution, budgeting, contests and promotions, and creative development. Creates events images and collateral. Plans and executes RP Funding Center’s promotional opportunities at partner trade shows, on-site catering and banquet showcases, and local events. Remains current on national trends in the industry & local market changes to best serve the facility. Generates and distributes email blasts to nearly 1,000 group account contacts promoting upcoming events, group discounts and reservation procedure.
Qualifications:
·         Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Communication, Marketing, or related field.
·         Minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience in sales or marketing, preferably with an arena, convention center, hotel, performing arts facility or other multipurpose public assembly facility
·         Experience in Graphic Design using Photoshop and/or Illustrator required.
·         Experience in photography and videography preferred.

Please apply on our website at http://www.lakelandgov.net/departments/human-resources/job-opportunities/

Updated 2/7/19

Portland, Oregon

Request for Proposal

Metro has issued RFP 3599 requesting proposals for exclusive food and beverage operations management at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland Expo Center, Portland'5 Centers for the Arts, and the Oregon Zoo, with combined annual gross sales of $27M. Interested firms must attend the pre-proposal conference February 12, 2019 at 8:00 AM at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Portland, Oregon  97232. Opportunity details available at: https://orpin.oregon.gov/open.dll/welcome

Updated 1/23/19

Kenya

Exhibition Venue CEO

Company: tfconnect

Location: Kenya

Salary: $100000 – $130000 Per Annum with 30% bonus

 

The Role:

 

Great opportunity to take on a new challenge, creating and building a brand identity for a venue expansion project.  As a skilled CEO, you will be tasked to build, develop and manage a workforce bringing knowledge of exhibitions and events to the new venue. The position requires an abundance of energy, the ability to cope with pressure and meet deadlines, great interpersonal skills, diligent attention to detail, strong time management and organisational abilities.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Primary focus – building and driving exhibitions, events and functions on a local, regional and international level

·         Develop new business opportunities

·         Lead and oversee the company’s plans and develop strategies for the future

·         Responsible for day to day management decisions

·         Build effective relationships with organisers to secure future events

Key Requirements:

·         Previous management experience working within an exhibition venue

·         Recruit and build a framework of marketing, operations and finance team members

·         Decision making skills

·         Self-motivation and management of workload

·         Ability to work under your own initiative/with minimal supervision

·         Pre-existing, extensive network of contacts within the global exhibition industry

 

To apply, click here:

applythis.net/?a=91C1DC0A9.0

Updated 12/12/18

 

Pasadena, California

Sales Manager

Goldstar is seeking a highly motivated closer for the role of Sales Manager for our Venue Relations team. This position will focus on selling Goldstar’s new product integration and may lead to future projects. The Sales Manager will report to the Senior Director of Venue Relations. Goldstar is looking for someone who is passionate about live entertainment, ticketing, and technology and can clearly and effectively sell a new tech product to a large subset of current Goldstar Organizers.

 

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

    Handling a heavy volume of outbound emails and phone calls to develop leads with Goldstar Organizers.
    Providing demonstrations of new technology to Goldstar Organizers.
    Developing a expert level knowledge of new technology and Goldstar’s value proposition.
    Acquiring new sign ups from Goldstar organizers and hitting monthly targets.
    Tracking and organizing a robust sales pipeline.
    Working collaboratively across departments to ensure product growth.

REQUIREMENTS

    Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent experience.
    2-4 years of sales experience with quantifiable sales results.
    SaaS sales experience (preferred)
    A strong knowledge of the arts and entertainment industry (preferred).
    Results oriented, motivated to win, doesn’t take no for an answer.
    Thrives in a fast paced and high pressure environment.


BENEFITS

    Stock options in our fast growing company.
    Complete 401k package that includes both traditional and roth 401k plans with a company match.
    Generous medical, dental and vision benefits.
    Employee ‘comp’ tickets to great events.


Click here to apply.

Updated 12/12/18

Ottumwa, Iowa

Sales & Marketing Manager


Company:  Bridge View Center - VenuWorks

Bridge View Center and VenuWorks is seeking a full-time Sales & Marketing Manager to plan, coordinate, and execute sales activity and marketing functions in SE Iowa’s premier multi-purpose venue which annually hosts 425+ events.  This person will create and perform sales processes and programs to promote venue patronage, usage, and positive awareness of Bridge View Center.  The ideal candidate will be involved with all the behind-the-scenes work to sell, produce and market events—from wedding receptions to corporate meetings to trade & consumer shows, concerts, theater, and other entertainment events.

Applicants should enjoy working with a diverse client base and the general public, keeping customer service the top priority.  Must have ability to work irregular hours, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Benefits, 401K retirement plan, insurance offered.  Salary based upon work experience and education.  Qualifications: 2-year college degree required; 4-year college degree preferred. Relevant experience in similar work may offset educational requirements.  Experience with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and other office equipment preferred.  Applicant must possess current valid driver's license. 

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, references, and salary history to:
Scott Hallgren, Executive Director
Bridge View Center
102 Church Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501
shallgren@bridgeviewcenter.com

Resumes will be received until September 25, 2018 or until the position is filled.  VenuWorks provides customized management solutions for arenas, stadiums, theaters and convention centers throughout the country with services that include operations, catering, concessions, along with the booking and marketing of sports and entertainment events.  VenuWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer / A Drug Free Workplace.  Reasonable accommodations will be considered for those with disabilities.

Updated 9/19/18

 

Exhibition Venue CEO

Company: tfconnect

Location: Kenya

Salary: $100000 – $130000 Per Annum with 30% bonus

 

The Role:

 

Great opportunity to take on a new challenge, creating and building a brand identity for a venue expansion project.  As a skilled CEO, you will be tasked to build, develop and manage a workforce bringing knowledge of exhibitions and events to the new venue. The position requires an abundance of energy, the ability to cope with pressure and meet deadlines, great interpersonal skills, diligent attention to detail, strong time management and organisational abilities.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Primary focus – building and driving exhibitions, events and functions on a local, regional and international level

·         Develop new business opportunities

·         Lead and oversee the company’s plans and develop strategies for the future

·         Responsible for day to day management decisions

·         Build effective relationships with organisers to secure future events

Key Requirements:

·         Previous management experience working within an exhibition venue

·         Recruit and build a framework of marketing, operations and finance team members

·         Decision making skills

·         Self-motivation and management of workload

·         Ability to work under your own initiative/with minimal supervision

·         Pre-existing, extensive network of contacts within the global exhibition industry

 

To apply, click here:

applythis.net/?a=91C1DC0A9.0

Updated 12/12/18