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  • Event Manager

    Location US-TX-Wichita Falls
    Job ID
    2018-3874
    Group
    Spectra - Venue Management
    Location Name
    Spectra VM - Wichita Falls Multi-Purpose Events Center
    Category
    Program Management
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Event Manager position shall be responsible for all event production as the liaison for the facility and the promoter. Responsible for all event planning, event day operations and tear down, including but not limited to all front and back of house activities and personnel during events.

     

    The Multi-Purpose Events Center complex in Wichita Falls is comprised of four facilities. The 7,380 seat Kay Yeager Coliseum and 57,141 sq. ft. Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall are located adjacent to each other with beautiful outdoor space on the Wichita River. The 50,000 sq. ft. J.S. Bridwell Agricultural Center is located across our pedestrian bridge of the complex. The 2700 seat Memorial Auditorium is located just three blocks away. MPEC offers 1,100 free parking spaces for the Coliseum and Exhibit Hall plus 900 free parking spaces for the Agricultural Center. MPEC also has on-site RV sites for use by facility groups. To make your experience at MPEC complete, we offer an in-house full service catering department for any of the facilities.

     

    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for advancing event information with show promoters, including event related cost estimates
    • Communicating event related information to all departments within the facility including Operations, Maintenance, Technical Services, Box Office, Parking and Security
    • Manage event-staffing levels including ushers, ticket takers, crowd directors, and emergency medical personnel, IPD, IFD and IATSE Stagehands
    • Indirect staff supervision of thirty facility staff members.
    • Properly interpret and make decisions in conformance with established state and local laws and facility policies.
    • Prepare billing information and work with the accounting department to settle events.-Assist with planning of changeovers.
    • Coordinate equipment rentals with outside vendors for miscellaneous event related equipment.
    • Creation, distribution and reporting of various surveys.
    • Perform other tasks as assigned by Assistant General Manager.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of four (4) years of increasing responsibility in event management.
    • Graduate of an accredited four (4) year college with degree emphasis in management or industry-related field (i.e. entertainment, sports, meeting planning, recreation, and business)
    • Ability to work flexible and sometimes demanding schedules including: nights, weekends, and holidays.

     

    SPECTRA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYER.

     

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