The fundamental reason this position exists is to manage city private and non-profit events requiring the use of public roadways, space, and right of ways. The employee serves as the central point of contact for city wide events; and provides liaison functions to clients in regards to city services and requirements. The essential functions are: supervises two or more employees; coordinates city wide events; solicits, sells, and books leases for special events; coordinates all city government services pertaining to events; and performs administrative duties. The employee reports to the Riverfront Superintendent.
Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, or marketing, and one year of experience in planning, coordinating, and promoting special events in a large public assembly facility of which at least six months must be in a supervisory capacity. Experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
NOTE:Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must work nights, weekends and holidays as required. Physical ability to lift unassisted equipment and supplies up to 50 pounds as needed to load, unload and set up for special events.