The Sales & Events Manager has the primary duty of managing the Sales & Event department at the Alameda Fairgrounds. The Event Manager will proactively gather event information from Alameda County Fairgrounds Events Dept and will independently initiate client Food & Beverage contracts. The Event Manager will actively and independently manage all aspects of event calendar and client relations. The Event Manager will clearly communicate and regularly update all dept of changes in events.
The Sales & Events Manager is solely responsible for the effective management and operation of the event dept including effective interaction with perspective and signed clients, event planning support, adherence to budget and cost requirements, and any other tasks assigned by the General Manager. The Event Manager must provide a high level of oversight and support to ensure the smooth running of all assigned events.
This is a key position for the effective and profitable operation of the business. The Event Manager must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work during typical business hours (M-F 10-5pm) as well as variable event-driven schedule which to evenings and weekends as directed by GM. Open availability, professional presentation, outstanding interpersonal skills and self-direction required.
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