Executive, Executive - Event Manager, Executive - Executive Director
Responsible for overall management, promotion, and operation of the facility, including construction, purchasing, policy administration, booking, marketing, finance, food and beverage, box office, advertising, security, production, maintenance, and related operations for an Arena. This position is responsible for the development, coordination and management of all aspects and strategies for the arena and theatre’s entertainment, sporting and all other events. Gives direction to each department, as needed, through each department’s director and works in conjunction with the City of Wichita Falls.
Essential Job Functions:
Arrange for and otherwise book Events at the Center, develop and maintain relationships with reputable promoters, local market contacts, agents and talent affiliates to attract concerts, shows, entertainment events, etc Administration of specific plans and programs prescribed by corporate directives, to include: HR, Sales and Marketing, quality assurance, energy efficiency, safety/emergency procedures, crowd control and crisis management practices, or other areas as needed Generate for client/corporate in a timely manner financial and other reports detailing the arena activities Prepare a proposed annual Operating Budget and submit such proposed budget to client/corporate Oversee day to day operation, ensuring s technical and staff resource needs for all events, oversees plans for allocating those resources, and successfully manages their efficient implementation. Insure all agreements made regarding the Arena Facility are in compliance with the contract, state and federal law Provide final approval for all contracts and agreement Attend conferences and trade association meetings Supervisory Job Functions:
Oversee and manage all aspects of the Facility staff, including but not limited to Operations, Marketing, Finance/Payroll, Security, Janitorial services, Box Office. Demonstrate leadership in words and actions, including training, assigning work, performance appraisal and corrective action, addressing issues head on. Liaison for Corporate and the City of Wichita Falls. Nonessential Job Functions:
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Bachelor’s degree or better from an accredited college or university in Business/Hospitality Management or related field.
Minimum of seven (7) years management experience in an Arena, Convention Center, Hotel or other similar public assembly facility
The ability to research, develop and maintain relationships with artist agents, artist management as well as local, regional and national promoters.
Proven leadership skills
Demonstrated knowledge of event solicitation and presentation, public relations, advertising and media relations and event planning, facility operations, budget preparation and personnel management
Ability to apply conflict resolution and problem-solving skills in a team-oriented environment
Ability to express ideas clearly through both oral and written communication
Superior Sales and Marketing skills
Knowledge of budget preparation and control
Considerable knowledge of safety regulations and other federal, state or local laws and regulations
Effectively work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
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Internal Number: 2018-3707
We are Spectra, the experts in hosting and entertainment. We provide our clients access to a network of partnerships and integrated services that infuse operational excellence, unlock incremental value and enhance the customer experience. We pride ourselves on superior service, strong relationships and a client-focused approach that delivers innovative solutions across a wide range of sports facilities, convention centers, performing arts centers, state fairs, cultural institutions, private events and much more.