Career Opportunities Lawrence, KS, USA
Mar 11, 2019Part time
The Events Coordinator for the Lawrence Arts Center will lead events through the organization of facility rentals, bar management, and house management in an exciting and fast-paced environment in alignment with our mission to create meaningful arts experiences for the community through education, exhibitions, and performances. Salary range is 25-30K with excellent benefits. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Organize rentals and serve as the Lawrence Arts Center liaison with all departments from the signing of a contract through the execution of the event including coordinating physical space preparation. Maintain current contracts, prepare estimates, and work closely with Chief Operating Officer (COO) for all post-event payout, collections, and accounting requirements. Hire, train, oversee, schedule, and prepare payroll information for bar and house management staff. Ensure alcohol compliance for all bartenders and events. Process inventory and place alcohol orders as needed, following deadlines as set out by the COO and prepare concessions budget. Work each opening night of performances and serve as scheduling backup to House Management staff as needed. With departmental assistance, recruit and supervise front of house volunteers for performances and events. Attend Performing Arts production meetings and Tech Staff meetings and serve as integral role within departments and staff. Ensure ADA compliance for all events. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 3-5 year experience in event planning Willingness to work a flexible schedule Supervisory experience Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Knowledge of alcohol laws and compliance Excellent customer services skills (written and verbal) Extreme attention to details and self-motivated Ability to work independently and also as a team with various staff Ability to problem solve rationally and with common sense (sound judgement) Sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time Ability to lift and move items up to 40 lbs. TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and list of 3 business references.