Director of Meetings and Special Events

The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is looking to fill the full-time position Director of Meetings and Special Events

Job summary

Oversee all aspects of the Events department to include room rental, customer service, marketing, preparing department budget and personnel management

Duties and responsibilities

Lead and manage all operations of the events department

Hire, train, schedule and manage all events staff

Actively sell and book Museum facilities

Negotiating and managing all rental and booking contracts

Meet with clients to coordinate event details

Manage onsite events and oversee bar operations

Book adult group tours that require room rental/catering services

Acting as official liaison between internal staff, vendors and clients

Participate in marketing the museums events and facilities

Create annual budget for the events department

Set annual rates for rentals and update event policies and procedures as needed

Coordinate museums annual gala

All other duties as assigned


BA in business, events management or related field

Minimum of three years experience in events management, preferably with managerial responsibilities

Strong attention to detail and strong computer and organizational skills

Excellent customer service and people skills

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to work well with others in a team situation

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Physical requirements

Standing for long periods while on site at events

Work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays

Email resume and cover letter to or mail to

Director of Meetings and Special Events Search, P.O. Box 1992, Savannah, GA 31402. No phone calls please.

The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply for this position using the contact information below.

Position Type: Full Time
Company: National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Address: 175 Bourne Ave, Pooler, GA, 31322
Phone: 912-988-1834
Fax: 912-748-0209
Salary: DOE