Event Director

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Traverse City-Cadillac,MI

Heritage Broadcasting

DESCRIPTION

About the role:

Nan Bop Farm, launching spring 2022 in Cadillac, Michigan is seeking a passionate Event Director who is looking to elevate their career and foster a connection with residents of Northern Michigan and beyond.

Do you love being the go-to person for the production and management of best-in-class weddings and events? Are you obsessed with making sure every guest has a great time down to the finest unique detail? Can you consistently define (and measure) what makes an event successful? Do you possess an engaging, professional and client-facing presence?  Then look no further – this role is for you

You thrive on helping identify, optimize and creating event design strategies. You are organized and a strong self-starter who can spearhead the overall operations of weddings, meetings, and special events for the communities we serve. You also have the aptitude to embrace and understand event technologies and are positioned to plan and deliver virtual and live events.

Our culture is teamwork and collaboration for successful delivery. We are looking for individuals who embody this and naturally promote that mindset.

You’re good at:

  • Advising senior leadership and peer groups regarding event strategy, objectives and program goals, making recommendations to achieve maximum impact for our business.
  • Participating in the selection of external vendors, negotiate contracts to fulfill project and business needs, while optimizing budget and perform vendor management and expectation setting responsibilities
  • Creative problem solving; Applying experience and critical thinking and consultation to drive solutions and results.
  • Working under high pressure situations and promoting positivity and focus on solutions.
  • Contributing events-related content to our Social Media platforms across all mediums, working closely with our digital services agency – Lake Effect.
  • Providing world-class customer service.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You have 3+ years’ experience as the lead events (weddings) manager/planner for rapid-growth and/or startups, or equivalent in a dedicated event planning and management experience.
  • Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) or equivalent certification desired.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage planning and execution of small, medium and large-scale events
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with and lead cross-functional partners during event planning process
  • High degree of knowledge in tracking and compiling events metrics to ensure accurate reporting, and leading event debriefs with all stakeholders to provide summary reports.

 

In addition, we hope you’ll appreciate:

  • Great and inspiring company culture.  Entrepreneurship mentality.
  • Rest and relaxation. 3 weeks paid time off.  9 paid holidays
  • Comprehensive benefits.
  • Prepare for the future.  401(k) with a company match to provide a better future in your retirement years.
  • Development opportunities.  We are growing which in turn provides opportunities to grow both personally and professionally.
  • Ability to live in beautiful Northern Michigan and take advantage of the sandy beaches to the snowcapped mountains and everything in between.

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