The Event Manager position shall Manage event information, coordinate event functions and Manages guest services, event security and outside partners.
Coordinates facility contract security, sworn security and contract first aid services. Directs part-time staff and volunteers. Requires evening and weekend work in excess of 40 hours per week and the ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three years event operations experience in a similar type facility; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Degree in management or business related field preferred.
Experience working in a computer network environment utilizing Microsoft Word and Excel programs.
Knowledge of event production and operations including coordinating events with promoters, pre-event planning, organizing physical facility and staffing.
Located in Evansville, Indiana, the Ford Center is a beautiful, exciting, multi-purpose 11,000-seat arena and is the region’s center for sports and entertainment. The 290,000 square foot facility is home of the NCAA Division I University of Evansville Aces Men’s and Women’s basketball and theSPHL Evansville Thunderbolts. The arena floor has over 20,000 square feet of usable space and can be modifi...ed for basketball, hockey, concerts, conventions, rodeos, expos and a variety of other events.
Ford Center is managed by VenuWorks, a full management service to theatres, arenas and convention centers. In addition to its facility management service, VenuWorks manages food and beverage and operations, as well as performs feasibility studies, does consulting work and provides event booking and promotion services.