Special Events Manager – Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

January 24, 2012

Summary

The Special Events Manager is responsible for the development, organization, staffing and production of all Kings related events, both in-arena and at off-site locations.

Key Responsibility Areas (KRA's)

  • Identify the needs of internal clients as it relates to special events.
  • Plan, manage and produce special events that meet the needs of internal clients.
  • Ensure that all necessary internal and external resources are procured to ensure. production of successful special events.
  • Ensure that all required information is communicated to and between clients, TED, and all internal and external resources.
  • Deliver projects within or below established budgets.
  • Maintain a vendor and facilities database with regular updates.
  • Clarify TED policies, SOPs and processes to all internal clients.
  • Assist in continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiatives of the areas of their work.
  • Coordinate and manage staffing at various levels and finding ways to meet the ramp up plans related to work load.
  • Be accountable for on time deliverables of expected projects and events.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing improvements to Special Events systems and processes.
  • Responsible for addressing problems brought to his or her attention.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university in Stage. Management, Production Management, Business Logistics or related field.
  • 3-4 years experience in special event planning/management.
  • Effective budgeting skills and broad knowledge of fair market value for the rental and events management world.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent time-management, problem-prevention and problem-solving skills.
  • Capable of working extended hours such as nights, weekends, overtime, and on-call as needed.

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