Pinnacle Venue Services has an exciting opening for the Director of Events & Operations of the Birch Run Expo Center located in Birch Run, Michigan. The facility is a one hundred and ten thousand (110,000) square-foot multi-purpose venue. It includes two vast exhibition halls, 35 acres of outdoor space, and ample venue parking. The Center hosts a multitude of events including trade shows, concerts, sporting events, banquets, corporate events and weddings.
The Director of Events & Operations will direct all aspects of event supervision including notification of set-up and production, as well as oversight of event staff. It will oversee all building security and is responsible for the overall management of operations of the facility, including policy formulation, production, maintenance, housekeeping, purchasing, contracted services, and construction. This position will assure the highest quality service to all tenants and/or stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have: •Demonstrated knowledge of facility operations and personnel management •Ability to apply conflict resolution and problem-solving skills in a team-oriented environment •Experience in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, contractors, and facility users •Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. •Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays and irregular hours.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently operate a computer and other office devices such as calculators, telephones, copy machines, and printers. Employee must constantly communicate via telephone, email and in-person with others and exchange accurate information. Employee may occasionally be required due to business demands and event operations to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Minimum of three years of increasing responsibility in facility operations and management.
Graduate of an accredited four-year college
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office programs; experience with AutoCAD preferred
Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays and irregular hours
About Pinnacle Venue Services/Birch Run Expo Center
Pinnacle Venue Services was founded by venue industry veterans Doug Higgons and Tom Paquette in November 2014 with one simple goal—to provide venue owners and operators customized services that produce results and address their clients’ needs.
We provide services that make a difference, whether it is venue management, securing entertainment content, identifying and correcting operating ineffici...encies, or designing and implementing emergency procedures and policies and providing the critical staff training. Our services produce tangible results.
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