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Event Manager | Canada - Spectra

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Facility/Venue Management
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Overview
Event Manager is responsible to act as liaison between venue and event to ensure all details required for the successful execution of the event are completed within the terms of the event contract.


Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment, and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

Responsibilities
  • Act as venue liaison with all parties involved in event
  • Advance event/show with appropriate event representative in a timely fashion
  • Create event set ups/seating plans and coordinate requirements with Box Office
  • Prepare event estimates as determined by requirements of event
  • Communicate all event related info to appropriate departments and staff as well as prepare event data sheets prior to each event for facility personnel
  • Direct regular event meetings to discuss upcoming events
  • Hire, train, schedule and manage event staff
  • Coordinate and settle all event financial matters with Finance Department
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with facility staff, service providers and facility users
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
  • Conduct industry related studies and recommend modifications to departmental service delivery methods and operational policies and procedures as appropriate
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications
  • Minimum of three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in event management/coordination preferably with a convention center, sports facility, performing arts facility or other multi-purpose public assembly facility
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in event and/or hospitality management or other related field
  • Additional years of experience may be substituted for formal education
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to function in fast-paced, constantly changing, high pressure environment
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Familiarity with terminology used in entertainment and convention settings
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing duties of this job, employee is required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to          adjust focus. 


ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Coordinates, Organizes, Manages and Supervises Events to insure all needs and expectations are met in order to result in ultimate customer satisfaction
 
AUTHORITY:
Act as required within confines of event contract, vendor/supplier contracts event budget and building codes 
 
Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/
 
Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.