Meeting & Event Manager

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

Cedar Rapids, IA Hospitality & Tourism / Human Services & Non-Profit
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
The Event Services Manager is responsible for the planning and coordination of rental events held at the NCSML. The manager will maximize use of facilities for corporate and non-profit events. The manager will also focus on building external relationships and marketing available space while keeping customer service a top priority.
 
The Event Services Manager will: 
  • Respond to facility rental inquiries promptly and courteously
  • Effectively communicate with current and prospective clients to plan rental needs
  • Assure accuracy and quality of proposals, contracts, and budgets
  • Assure successful set-up and execution of events
  • Assist in recruiting, training, mentoring, retaining, and scheduling department staff
  • Facilitate vendor relationships and product orders
  • Participate in inventory management
  • Review pricing, policies, and procedures annually
  • Work with Marketing Director to strategize marketing and advertising efforts 
  • Conduct inside prospecting and outside communications to identify and generate new business
  • Ensure facility and rental equipment are properly maintained
  • Successfully complete all local, state and/or federal trainings related to the department
  • Troubleshoot client issues and requests in a calm and efficient manner 
  • Assume a safe working environment at all times
  • Perform other job related duties as needed or assigned
  • Assist in planning multi-department internal events 
  • Attend major museum events as required 
 
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  
  • Event management experience and proven record of success within sales 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to plan and prioritize
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time
  • Must be available to work extended hours and a variety of shifts to include some nights, weekends and occasional holidays

Application Instructions:

Email cover letter, resume and three references to Sarah van Deest, Director of Event Services, at: svandeest@ncsml.org

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Meeting & Event Manager

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

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Job ID: 68085

Posted 29 days ago

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