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National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

MEETING & EVENT MANAGER

This position reports to the Director of Event Services
Status: Regular Full-time

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Event Services Manager is responsible for the planning and coordination of rental events held at the museum. The manager will maximize use of NCSML facilities for corporate and special events. The manager will also focus on building external relationships and marketing available space while keeping customer service a top priority.

The Event Services Manager will:
•Make inside prospecting calls and outside cold calls to generate new business
•Respond to facility rental inquiries promptly and courteously
•Effectively communicate with current and prospective clients to plan rental needs
•Assure accuracy and quality of proposals, contracts and budgets
•Assure successful set-up and execution of events
•Assist in recruiting, training, mentoring and retaining and scheduling department staff
•Manage vendor relationships and product orders
•Review pricing, policies and procedures annually
•Work with Marketing Director to maximize promotional materials
•Ensure facility and rental equipment are properly maintained
•Successfully complete all local, state and/or federal trainings related to the department
•Assume a safe working environment at all times
•Perform other job related duties as needed or assigned

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
•Event management experience and proven record of success within sales
•Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
•Strong organizational skills and ability to plan and prioritize
•Ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast paced environment
•Must be able to lift 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time
•Must be available to work extended hours and a variety of shifts to include some nights, weekends and occasional holidays
•Attend major museum events as required

HOW TO APPLY:
Email cover letter, resume and three references to Shanel Wermerskirchen, Director of Event Services, at: swermerskirchen@ncsml.org

Company
National Czech and Slovak Museum

• Location: Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids, IA

• Post ID: 12936255 cedarrapids
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