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Event Manager – Ford Center – Evansville, IN

This position shall Manage event information, manages event functions and Manages guest services, event security and outside partners at the Ford Center and Victory Theatre. Coordinates facility contract security, sworn security and contract first aid services. Directs part-time staff and volunteers. Requires evening and weekend work in excess of 40 hours per week and the ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

1. Manage the hiring, training, payroll and scheduling of all Guest Services and Event Security part-time staff and volunteer personnel.
2. Plans and coordinates a variety of facility events, including ice hockey & basketball games, family shows, concerts, sports and trade shows, conferences, and banquets.
3. Supervise the performance of the Event Services part-time staff and volunteers.
4. Gather accurate event information, produce event data sheets, and ensure that event setups are accurate for all events. Create floor plans for ticket office scaling and production via AutoCad.
5. Implement and maintain proper scheduling and supervision of contract services for all events.
6. Review and implement policies and procedures for Event Services and make recommendations to Executive & Associate Director for modifications as necessary.
7. Maintain on-going professional relationships and communication with tenants, user groups, and volunteers.
8. Point of contact for touring, promoter and other event producers for all event production needs.
9. Monitor and maintain facility compliance with ADA requirements, making appropriate recommendations for services and accommodations.
10. Maintain regular, schedule office hours, which will include nights, weekends, and holidays.
11. Perform other tasks as assigned.

Submit cover letter and resume to: cholman@thefordcenter.com

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