Event Booking Coordinator - Austin FC (Austin · TX)

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Austin FC joined Major League Soccer (MLS) as the League’s 27th club in January 2019. In June 2021, Austin FC began play in the new, 100% privately financed, $260 million, state-of-the-art Q2 Stadium. 
 
Austin FC is actively seeking a passionate and proactive Event Booking Coordinator who will support managing of clients from initial contact to booking, planning, and execution of events held at Q2 Stadium and St. David’s Performance Center. Additionally, this position will be responsible for managing follow-up with clients, post-meeting/event evaluations, and maintaining detailed records of all client interactions.
 
This unique opportunity to help build a major league property and establish the core identity of a major league brand is a once-in-a-lifetime and career-defining opportunity. The position is based in Austin, TX. Austin has continuously been selected by U.S. News and World Report as a top city to live in the last six years, while Forbes placed it at the top of its “Cities of the Future” list.
 
Are You Someone That:
  • Has a positive attitude, strong work ethic and passion for flawless execution?
  • Can communicate effectively with a wide range of people? 
  • Is motivated by understanding a client’s needs and crafting creative solutions to meet those needs?
  • Can maintain a positive attitude even in difficult situations?
  • Works well within in a collaborative, team-driven, and goal-based environment? 
  • Has a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations?
 
You Will:
  • Support bookings and other events at Q2 Stadium and St. David’s Performance Center as required; and
  • Coordinate and manage all information input into the  booking system. This includes revising and updating booking data to ensure accurate information is maintained to provide the greatest utilization of the venues and spaces; and 
  • Ensure Stadium Operations Department is updated on all new, revised, or cancelled bookings; and
  • Provide Director of Event Booking with regular updates on outstanding contracts and other reports as needed; and
  • Coordinate site visits, provide tours to prospective clients, and organize proposal details with Director of Event Booking and Manager of Event Services; and
  • Serve as liaison between facility and clients regarding space availability for events; and
  • Serve as Manager on Duty as needed; and
  • Coordinate with internal Austin FC departments on projects as needed.
 
You Have:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, oral and written
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications and an event booking software preferred
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, as well as the ability to prioritize responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
  • English language proficiency is essential and Spanish/English bilingual skills are a plus
  • High-level attention to detail
  • Interest in sales, negotiation, contracts, and closing process
 
Other Details: 
  • It is the policy of Austin FC not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 
  • All selected candidates are subject to passing a background check prior to employment. 
  • Hours are variable and can easily include early mornings, evenings, weekends and some holidays in addition to the traditional Monday through Friday hours.