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Summer Camp Leader

Racine, WI 53402

Posted: 03/14/2019 Industry: General Labor Job Number: 12578
JOB TITLE: Special Events/Sales Coordinator

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.

  • 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.
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