Responsible for all details of assigned events to include rentals, entertainment, outside services.
Work in conjunction with Event Manager to Act as first point of contact in the absence of the manager.
Prepare proposals and detailed cost sheets from start to finish for events under $10,000 (may exceed) as assigned.
Prepare organized worksheets for use by MME and hotel department staff.
Facilitate event set-up by acting as on-site supervisor to crew leads and talent.
Oversee rental load-in/out and setup/breakdown. Monitor rentals for damages and coordinate return shipments.
Interface with hotel departments to resolve issues
Be fluent in MME inventory and be well versed on the Event Image site (AIM).
Research, select, hire and supervise specialty labor, photography, entertainment.
Research, select and procure specialty products and coordinate any special needs.
Perform purchasing process: Prepare Purchase Requests and issue Purchase Orders, distribute to Receiving, close POs when complete. Verify invoices for payments.
Request Fire Permits and Certificates of Liability in conjunction with Risk Management.
Network in the industry to expand vendor base. Research and setup new vendors: request catalogs and pricing, shop and negotiate prices.
Adhere to MME Performance Standards.
Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Strong organization skills with the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast paced work environment.
Detail oriented, possessing creativity, ingenuity and research skills.
Experience negotiating and purchasing.
Excellent communication skills to interface with vendors and property personnel.
Excellent customer services skills.
Ability to mentor and lead a team.
Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
Professional appearance and demeanor.
Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
Able to communicate effectively in English, in both written and oral forms.
2 years event industry experience or 3 - 5 years experience in a related field
Certification in an event related field
Stratton Warren experience.
Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.
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