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JOB TITLE: Event Manager
Do you have a passion to care for something beautiful? Take pride in your work by caring for client’s who join us for their wedding or event. We’re looking for that right individual to join our team and help bring events to life. Our family owned and operated company hosts over 100 events a year! We know that the happiness of our clients is credited to our outstanding team. We care just as much about employee satisfaction as we do our clients and want you to love the company you work for. This position requires a person with a unique variety of skill sets. Though challenging, this is a very rewarding position with multiple opportunities for creative outlets and for you to shine as an industry leader.
High school diploma or GED certificate required. Degree in Management /Hospitality related programs preferred but not necessary.
Wedding planning experience preferred.
Experience in management and leading a team is required; minimum of 1 year.
Experience in the hospitality industry is required.
Experience in Microsoft and Google Suites a plus.
We’re looking for a driven self-starter with ability to multitask while excelling in a collaborative setting. Weddings require a strong attention to detail and we need an individual with
unique creativity when working with clients as quick problem solving is a must. This individual must be highly social as networking with other industry vendors to establish quality working relationships is required. Office days involve, tours, client meetings, and computer work; but on event days, the ability to work on your feet for duration of 8+ hours is key. Conducting venue tours and booking new reservations is a critical part of this position. This individual must have an approachable presence with good customer service skills and a professional appearance. An essential part of this position is the requirement to oversee job functions in all departments for successful event completion. This includes handling customer conflict resolution in a confident and professional manner, evaluate and address issues to make improvements accordingly and maintain an operating environment that assures consistent guest satisfaction. This individual is responsible for training new Event Staff and Bartender staff and ensuring their proper integration into our team.
Maintaining a pro-active human resource function to ensure employee motivation, especially during our busy season, is a must. This individual is encouraged to assist with creating and implementing marketing projects such as monitoring company social media accounts, creating blog posts, working with event photographers and/or couples to obtain rights to images, etc. Monthly management meetings to brainstorm ideas for company growth allow for team collaboration and individual ideas to flourish. Assistance in any and all
departments as needed and perform all other related duties to host successful events is required.
This position requires an individual comfortable working in a multitude of environments; indoor air conditioned office, outdoors spring - fall and varying temperatures indoors
when working an event.
PAY AND SCHEDULE
Ability to work weekends is essential. Individual schedules vary around our event but a typical schedule would be Tuesday through Saturday. PTO, health insurance, continuing event education and other benefits offered. This is a full time seasonal position (40+ hours a week May - November) with slightly fewer hours in the winter (32+ December – April). Salary is based on experience
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Send resume or application to Events @ CountryLaneLodgeIowa.com.