Private Events Manager

Gateway Arch Park Foundation
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Gateway Arch Park Foundation Private Events Manager Position Description

WHO WE ARE:
Gateway Arch Park Foundation is a non-profit organization partnering with the National Park Service, Great Rivers Greenway, St. Louis City, Bi-State Development, Missouri Department of Transportation, and other civic interest groups to revitalize the Gateway Arch grounds, museum and surrounding areas. We have successfully raised our goal of $250 million for the capital needs of this project and to seed an endowment. With the grand opening of the new museum and exhibits scheduled in July 2018, the organization is transitioning to a conservancy, collaborating with public partners and fundraising for the endowment to meet the future needs of operations, maintenance and programming for the completed project areas. Learn more about us and our exciting vision at www.archpark.org.

POSITION SUMMARY: This is a full time position. The Private Events Manager is responsible for promoting and booking the private event space, from September through May, in the newly built museum and exhibit space at the Gateway Arch to generate private event revenue. This position serves as the liaison between customers, the Foundation, the National Park Service and project partners to meet client expectations and ensure adherence to the requirements of the National Park Service. The Private Events Manager manages customer relations from booking and payment through event execution and post event evaluation, to ensure a positive experience and successful event. This position also works in coordination with the Special Events and Programming Manager in the coordination of special events and programming that enlivens the Gateway Arch Park area, defined as Kiener Plaza, the Arch grounds and Riverfront. The ideal candidate will have familiarity and experience with marketing, event booking and management, customer relations and business management including budgeting, and other fiscal procedures. This position reports to the Executive Director.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Education/Training:
 Bachelor’s degree required with a degree in communications, marketing, hospitality, or a related field preferred.
Experience:
 Minimum of 3 to 5 years direct or comparable experience in event sales and client relations.
 Familiarity and experience with general business management including financial reporting and budgeting

NEXT STEPS:
If you are qualified and interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to info@archpark.org. All resumes and inquiries will be treated as confidential.

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