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POSITION: Events Manager

Department: Marketing + Events

Category: Full Time Employee (Exempt)

Reports to: Chief Growth Officer

 Position Description:

The Events Manager is responsible for curating and maintaining the events portfolio for the organization, including but not limited to mega events (Super Bowl, FanFest), DPI signature events (Urban Wine Walk, Urban Ale Trail, Holidays In Downtown) and DPI-sponsored events (M3F,Phoenix Pizza Festival, etc.). The Events Manager grows the portfolio to be consistent with the organization’s mission and to embrace key characteristics

Downtown Phoenix Inc. values (culturally diverse, enhancing neighborhood public spaces, inclusive, family friendly, wallet-friendly, etc.)  

The Events Manager oversees all event logistics from initial planning to execution. The Events Manager coordinates contributions from internal departments, external partners and is an expert in all aspects of event anatomy serving as conduit between event producers and City of Phoenix departments. The Events Manager is a key matchmaker with preferred vendors and venue partners.

Job Duties:

Manage DPI signature events from planning to completion; manage external event producers and partners staging events downtown·        

Serve as direct contact with City of Phoenix, DPP stakeholders, community groups, non-profits and businesses throughout downtown regarding events

Connect marketing team to both DPI-produced events as well as externally produced events, from planning through execution

Identify events consistent with the organization’s mission and advocate to bring those to fruition

Streamline event planning process (e.g. venue selection, permitting, special event liquor licenses, vendor partnerships

Strategically develop processes to increase organization and metrics for events

 Maintain organization’s Venue Menu as key stakeholder deliverable

Explore opportunities for attracting new events and festivals to downtown

 Represent DPI and its affiliates in a wide variety of meetings

Qualifications:

Minimum 4 year bachelor degree in event management, communications, marketing or other related field

At least 5 years of experience in event organization and/or community relations/outreach

Previous experience in wide variety of event management, including permitting, special event liquor licenses, site mapping and vendor/volunteer coordination

Desired Professional/Personal Characteristics:

Deep understanding of the Downtown Phoenix neighborhood

Service-minded

Adept at delegation, communication and matchmaking to achieve optimal results

 Ability to manage budgets 

Strong relationship building skills   

Willingness to work non-traditional hours including nights and weekends when required

Please submit resume and cover letter to Wendy Anderton at wanderton@dtphx.org.

POSITION: Events Manager

Department: Marketing + Events

Category: Full Time Employee (Exempt)

Reports to: Chief Growth Officer

 Position Description:

The Events Manager is responsible for curating and maintaining the events portfolio for…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Mid-level/Managerial
Salary
USD $50,000 - USD $65,000
/ year

Benefits

Health Insurance

Vision Insurance

Dental Insurance

Life Insurance

AD&D Insurance

Short-term Disability

Long-term Disability

403(b)

PTO

Paid Holidays

FUN place to work!

Health Insurance

Vision Insurance

Dental Insurance

Life Insurance

AD&D Insurance

Short-term Disability

Long-term Disability

403(b)

PTO

Paid Holidays

FUN place to work!

Location

On-site
1 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Suite 230

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