Westmoor Manufacturing, makers of Panhandle Western Wear and Rock and Roll Denim in Fort Worth, Texas seeks Assistant Events Coordinator/Manager for special events across the United States.
We are seeking an experienced Assistant Events Manager to assist Events Manager in overseeing and organizing events including Pop Up stores at Rodeos, Fairs, and Music Festivals as well as booths and displays at trade shows and markets. The Assistant Event Coordinator/manager helps plans and implements all details of the event from staffing, planning, set up and tear down as well as managing retail during the event with a focus on budget and time constraints. Must possess excellent communication skills, fresh ideas, be a team player, a good leader and motivator and be extremely detail oriented.
Responsibilities of Assistant Events Manager
• Plan events from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives
• Come up with suggestions to enhance the event’s success
• Prepare budgets and ensure adherence
• Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers
• Assist in hiring personnel (permanent and seasonal)
• Coordinate all operations
• Lead promotional activities for the event
• Supervise all staff leading up to event and during event
• Approve with management all aspects of the event
• Ensure event is completed smoothly and problems are dealt with in a strategic way.
• Analyze the event’s success and prepare reports
• Proven experience as event manager
• Skilled in project management
• Knowledge of KPIs and marketing techniques for event management
• Computer savvy; proficient in MS Office, Excel
• Outstanding communication and negotiation ability
• Excellent organizational skills
• A knack for problem-solving
• Customer-service orientation
• A team player with leadership skills
• BS/BA in PR, marketing, hospitality management or related field is preferred
• Extensive travel required
• Willingness to undertake manual labor
Competitive Salary, Full Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision) 401K, Vacation, Sick days, and Personal Time as well as comp time following events.
No Solicitors or phone calls please.
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