Corporate Event Operations Manager Chicago, IL 60647
Windy City Fieldhouse is looking to hire an experienced, enthusiastic, customer focused and passionate corporate operations manager to join our events management team. This person will be capable of assisting in the management of multiple, concurrent events from the initial planning stages through execution. The successful candidate will possess exceptional attention to detail and strategic thinking coupled with high quality standards and superior service. The candidate will have the ability to develop cooperative and strong relationships with diversified clientele and will assist in managing many different event types that range from Summer Picnics to Amazing Race Scavenger Hunts and other Team Building events. Exceptional attention to detail is a must for this job.
"Owning" the delivery of several different event segments from the point the event is sold to final execution
Reviewing contracts, agreements and all paper work related to the execution of an event
Work within a team to ensure company policies and procedures are being followed appropriately to ensure delivery of an exceptional event every time
Creating new event ideas and programs
Managing many Corporate Events throughout the year
Minimum 3 to 5 years business experience ideally (but not required) in producing high quality corporate meetings and events
Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point)
Professional work ethic
Excellent time management skills
B.A./B.S. from accredited institution or equivalent in related discipline
Must be willing to work on average 50 hours per week including some weeknight events and approximately 10-12 weekend days. During the peak season of June-September, hours are generally higher at roughly 55 hours per week while averaging closer to 50 hours per week in the offseason.
Consistent professional approach, with willingness to take ownership and responsibility both within and outside one's job domain
High energy level and very positive attitude
Ability to present ideas, expectations, and information in a concise, well organized manner
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Superior interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills
Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
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