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Special Events Director
Full Time position. Posted on 02-14-2019.
  • The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is looking for a full-time Director of Events, Tours and Special Events for our busy Events Department.

    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 museum’s events and facilities
    Create annual budget for the events department
    Set annual rates for rentals and update event policies and procedures as needed
    Coordinate museum’s annual gala
    All other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    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 pvining@mightyeighth.org  or mail to Special Events Director 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 Employers


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