Events Manager

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA


Posted: 12-May-24

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Salary: Open

Internal Number: 280370

Vacancy ID: P019072

Position Summary/Description:

The Event Manager coordinates and administers complex performing arts technical services and facilities management, as well as the teaching and supervising of students learning the trade. This position is one of two Event Managers that report to the Associate Director of Event Services. Together, they oversee delivery of all events related services including student and contracted staffing as well as the scheduling, maintenance, inventorying, and upgrading, of event related equipment (venue audio, lighting, video, tables, chairs, linens, etc.) for two dedicated performance venues, 26 meeting rooms, and off-site programs using Carolina Union services. The Event Managers work with the Associate Director of Event Services, the Reservation Manager, and the Guest Services Manager to ensure successful event support. This position keeps current on event technology trends, maintains and updates technical proficiencies, and supervises, trains, and evaluates a student staff team of approximately 40 students. This position works within the larger team of the Event Services office and communicates on a regular basis at meetings, in 25Live, and via email regarding event support needs and production updates.

Education and Experience:

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree preferably in the Theatre Arts, and some experience that provides the employee with the functional work experiences needed to perform the work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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