SFA|SFM
  • 17-Jan-2019 to 18-May-2019 (EST)
  • Elizabethtown, KY, USA
  • Full Time

DIRECTOR OF EVENTS

ELIZABETHTOWN SPORTS PARK

LOCATION:                         Elizabethtown, Kentucky

DEPARTMENT:                   EVENTS

REPORTS TO:                    GENERAL MANAGER

STATUS:                             FULL-TIME (EXEMPT)

ETSP SFM, LLC is accepting applications for the position of Director of Events at the Elizabethtown Sports Park, a world-class youth and amateur sports complex with a rich history. The state-of-the-art tournament destination facility boasts 12 soccer/lacrosse/field hockey natural turf fields, 3 quads for baseball/softball/fastpitch, 2 championship turf fields, 3 large pavilions for ceremonies/events/meetings and a multitude of amenities for coaches, officials, and attendees.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Director of Events will be responsible for the management of events and programming. He/she will also work closely with other departments to manage staff scheduling and training. The Director of Events is responsible for the oversight and implementation of all tasks related to event development and execution.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING

  • Participation in planning/strategic meetings
  • Participation in the acquisition & training of staff
  • Development/Integration of facility management software
  • Development of events Key Performance Indicator Reports (KPI)
  • Help with the implementation of marketing plan/strategy
  • Development of events schedule
  • Lead facility program schedule development
  • The overall development, promotion, and sale of facility programs
  • Hire and train Facility Staff
  • Event Development In-house and co-partnerships
  • Assist in Field Maintenance as needed.
  • Office/Administration
  • Marketing/Sales support
  • Work with Corporate Finance Department to track and report profitability 
  • Complete any other special projects and daily assignments as directed by the General Manager 

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • A bachelor's degree in recreation, sports management or related field
  • 3-5 years appropriate experience required
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, problem solving and negotiating skills.
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  •  Must have excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Must be able to work flexible schedules including weekends, nights and holidays
  • Must possess current CPR/FIRST AID certifications or must be willing to obtain them within a specified period of time
  • Prior responsibility in daily P&L management and budget oversight
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