Responsible for the overall coordination of all events of held at the Durham Convention Center. Provides professional client services support in the planning, organization and management of all events within the facility, and monitoring the logistics of these events, and all event coordination tasks after events are booked through conclusion, by performing personally or through subordinates the following duties:
Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises Event Managers in accordance with Spectra’s human resources policies and procedures and all applicable laws (including Affirmative Action) to include appraising performance, disciplining employees in conjunction with Human Resources, and addressing complaints and resolving problems. During event hours, directly oversees all operations and departments as related to the event.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Hospitality Management, F & B Management, Business or related field. Equivalent job experience will be considered
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of computers, computer programs, diagramming software and event management software. Should be proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
Other Skills and Abilities
This position demands the ability to work long and irregular hours that may vary due to functions and may include day, evening, weekends and/or holidays.
While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee constantly operates a computer and other office devices such telephones, copy machines, fax machines, etc; occasionally moves about inside the office to access storage areas, cabinets and office machinery; constantly moves about the arena and event sites before, during and after events to service clients and supervise staff; constantly communicates via telephone, email and in-person with others to exchange accurate information, . Employee will frequently lift and move boxes of product and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to work both indoors and outdoors as required by the function. Must have the physical ability to maneuver around facility(ies), at times, walking, standing and/or climbing stairs for 8-10 hours or greater as required.
SPECTRA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYER