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Assistant Manager, Events

Pro Sports


Location: Washington, DC
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 05-19-2017

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director of Events, the Assistant Manager of Events will assist the Ballpark Operations events department with the execution of internal, external and game-day events. The Assistant Manager will focus the majority of her/his efforts on the execution of game day and small internal events, while also assisting the larger Events Team in the execution of larger internal and external events.

The Nationals are a military-friendly organization actively recruiting veterans and spouses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Event Execution

-Serve as client contact for the majority of game-day group sales events, managing all operational and logistical needs for the client.
-Assist the Events Team in the execution of non-game day internal and external events.
-Manage internal and external relationships with clients and departments to ensure open lines of communications involving all event details.
-Produce all event production documents related to group sales game-day events.
-Schedule and attend client site visits to ascertain event set-up and then create the documents that will communicate those details to the rest of the organization.
-Communicate with Levy Restaurants to ensure food order has been received, understood, and can be executed in the space that has been booked.
-Manage execution of event to ensure efficient and high-quality event production leading to customer satisfaction.

Other

-Manage inventory and purchasing of internal event supplies.
-Other duties as assigned.


Requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

-Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent military experience.
-Minimum of 3 years of experience in event production and operational management.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

-Demonstrated ability to assist in the coordination of a wide variety of public and private events.
-Demonstrated ability to be resourceful and dependable.
-Must be familiar with floor plan layouts and event management terminology.
-Must have excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills.
-Must be highly organized and detailed oriented.
-Proven ability to effectively collaborate with internal team, cross-functional team, and external parties.
-Knowledge and proficiency in Internet communications technologies, (e-mail, Web, blogs, etc.) and MS Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
-Uphold Core Values: Excellence, Performance, and Accountability. These core values set the tone in everything we do, help us succeed on and off the field, make a difference in the community and provide the best guest experience in sports. It is important that the person in the position commits themselves to these core values so that we can constantly move forward in the same direction – Together.
-Knowledge of event management software, including Ungerboeck Software International and Social Tables - preferred.

Physical/Environmental Requirements

-Office: Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work will require weekend and/or evening work.
-Game-Day and Event: Job requires employee to function in a high activity and heavily crowded outdoor professional sports venue. May work at heights. Employee will be exposed to inclement weather of varying degrees. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time, walk long distances, and climb up/down stairs. The employee is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or sit and must lift and/or move up to 45 pounds.

 

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