EVENT MANAGER - Ted Constant Convocation Center (Norfolk, VA)
Supervise and coordinate all Multi-Purpose Room events (trade shows, banquets, meetings.)
Facility contact for Multi-Use Hall events.
Assist Director of Events/Operations in advancing and planning all arena events.
Oversee Operations Manager and all Arena conversions
Assist in hiring, training, scheduling and managing of conversion staff.
Manage event support staff (stand-by, fire panel) during events.
Supervise all event staff (ushers, ticket takers, security) with quality guest services and crowd control.
Oversee hiring, training, scheduling, and management of event staff.
Prepare event staffing sheets (postings, staff info sheets, WGO, etc.).
Assist with the day to day operations of the building.
Responsibilities will include ODU Football at Foreman Field.
Maintain all Arena event equipment (staging, basketball equipment, etc).
Oversee opening or closing of Arena for a move-in or move-out.
Build and maintain tenant relations.
Assist in the purchasing of event equipment.
Assist with event settlements and reconciliation.
Other duties as Assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in sports management or related filed from an accredited college/university.
Must have experience with event and/or conversion coordination in a similar work environment, including experience with direct employee supervision.
Proven leadership and organizational skills.
Ability to function in a multi-tasking environment.
Strong written and oral communication is vital.
Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as required based on event calendar/ as required.
Computer skills, including data processing, MS Office applications and Internet
Physical Demand and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing duties of job, employee is frequently required to stand; walk and climb stairs; 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 75 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.
The duties of this position are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors in all types of weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud during event days and minimal during non-event days.