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Title/Position: Event Services Manager
Organization: Gateway Community & Technical College
Category: Education
Employment: Full Time
Location: Covington, KY

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*Grant funded

Anticipated start date is 10/1/18

Facilitate planning meetings/conference calls with external clients and appropriate Gateway personnel to review event scope, time, location, cost, and facility needs; and finalize the event contract.

Support the Title III grant team in development and implementation of the Strategic Facilities Management Plan (FMP).

Manage a schedule of on-campus events for external clients and indicate set-up, breakdown, audio/visual, IT, staffing, food service, and other associated needs for each.

Supervise and direct the work of the Facilities Coordinator position and train event staff who will support events as needed.

Provide support at events and monitor event activities to ensure the client and event attendees are satisfied. Prepare space rental reports as needed.

Identify and initiate ongoing marketing strategies to promote Gateway’s event space and rental opportunities to external audiences.

Involve necessary internal and external stakeholders and leverage current partnerships throughout the event planning process. Ensure appropriate messaging is shared at assigned events.  Other duties as assigned

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business, Communications, Leadership, Hospitality Management, Project Management, or related field.

Exceptional customer service skills; Excellent organizational skills; high attention to detail; independent; self-motivated; able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with many individuals at all levels throughout the internal college environment as well as external business and community partners, representing his/her self in a professional and courteous manner; ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally; ability to multi-task, work under deadlines, and prioritize projects to meet deadlines with high levels of efficiency and accuracy.  Must have proficient computer skills in: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

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