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Racine, WI 53402
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Exempt, salaried
JOB PURPOSE: The Special Events/Sales Coordinator develops, coordinates, and executes special events, seasonal festivals, promotions, concerts, and details pertaining to special guests or organizations.
TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESULTS:
- Develops related policies and procedures
- Develops, administers, and monitors assigned budgets
- Directs a variety of special events through coordination with other departments
- Updates recorded information hotline
- Assures proper notification of special events to all affected departments
- Develops expense and revenue projections for events
- Contracts for equipment, facilities, services, and entertainment
- Monitors contract compliance
- Develops various promotional materials
- Inspects event sites and plans efficient set-up
- Decorates grounds for events as necessary
- Manages the work of event staff
- Recruits and trains volunteers as needed
- Oversees event and responds to operational issues
- Provides event analysis and cost evaluation
- Prepares related reports and correspondence
- Responsible for the readiness and safety of all facilities as operations duty manager
- Represents the Zoo in interactions with guests and the general public
- Resolves a variety of employee issues affecting operations
- Coordinates and implements established emergency plans
- Provides complex interpretation of organization policies, procedures, and emergency plans
Bachelor s degree and 2-5 years experience working in events/sales is desired. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to accept direction and also lead a team; possess strong observational, written and oral communicational skills, and have accurate record keeping abilities. They must be highly adaptable and the ability to lift 35- 50 pounds.
Must have, or ability to learn basic first aid, and CPR. Willingness to work overtime and be available based on special needs/circumstances on a 24-hour basis, work outdoors, and risk periodic exposure to fairly predictable and controllable hazards associated with wild animals and zoonotic diseases.
Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Wisconsin s driver s license.
Temporary to full time, insurance provided once hired on.