IFEA and Live Event Jobs
Current available jobs in Event Management:
» Guest Services and Office Manager - Macon Baseball (Macon, GA)
» 2019 PGA Championship Director - PGA of America (Farmingdale, NY)
» Director of Events - Savannah Bananas (Savannah, GA)
Barrett-Jackson is always looking for help at their four auctions around the country! Please submit your resume if you live in the vacinity of the auctions. Positions we hire for:
- Bidder/Office Registration
- Guest Services Greeters
- Event Labor Operations
- Sponsorship Move in/out
- Brand Ambassadors
These are event only based positions. Please inquire!
Macon, Georgia has made a bold move to bring baseball back to historic Luther Williams Field. The team will be in the Coastal Plain League, one of the top leagues in the country in summer collegiate baseball. The team will start playing in June 2018.
Steve DeLay and Jon Spoelstra, two sports industry veterans with more than 60 years of experience between them will own and operate the team. Steve and Jon have operated teams all over the country in the NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and minor league baseball. They’ve written books on ticket sales that are used by hundreds of teams around the country. Steve and Jon are bringing their expertise to Macon to make sure the new Macon baseball team will be a resounding success. Todd Pund, an industry veteran himself has been hired to be the team president.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
We have a unique position for someone who has a friendly disposition, likes people and also has a little bit of bookkeeping experience.
You’ll be the first person our fans interact with when they call our office. You’ll also be the person greeting our fans when they come to the stadium. On game nights, you’ll be the person handling the scheduling, training and management of our game day staff (with the help of some experts in the field).
From a finance side, we want someone on the ground who can help us with game day accounting and administrative work. We use an outside expert to handle the majority of our accounting, bill paying and payroll but need someone who can work with that outside accountant and be our on-the ground bookkeeper back up.
Do you have a year or two of experience in an administrative assistant/office manager type role? You also need to be organized and diligent with a sharp attention to details.
Since you’re going to be interacting regularly with our fans, you have to be friendly, out-going and customer focused. Our motto is “Do what’s right for the customer.” If you have that mind-set, we want you.
You won’t make crazy money working for Macon’s new baseball team but you’ll have a lot of fun doing it. It’s the perfect starting point for a young person wanting a career in sports or someone looking for an entirely different excitement in going to work. The salary is in the $25-$30,000 range with bonuses that could pay you another $2500-$3000. There are health benefits as well. If you’re interested, click here to apply. When you apply record in your Teamwork profile a video that tells us why you’re the best person for the job and how you’ll treat our fans. Make it dazzling and you’ll get our attention.
Direct, sequence, manage, and coordinate the full resources of the PGA of America (human, financial, relationship, and otherwise) in order to ensure that the 2019 PGA Championship meets and exceeds the goals and objectives for all internal and external stakeholder groups.
RESPONSIBILITIES (Specific areas of responsibility include but are not limited to):
Develop the proper goals and objectives, elicit the necessary consensus, and then create, deploy, and monitor the appropriate tactics for all functional areas of the Championship and the full resources of the PGA of America in order to achieve the stated and agreed upon goals and objectives.
Responsible for planning and operating the Championship within the PGA Board approved Budget. Prepare and monitor the Championship budget to assure the Championship achieves maximum profitability and does not exceed the planned expenses. Seeks bids, analyzes data, submits recommendations, and fills out the proper paperwork as part of standard financial protocol.
Work in coordination with the Chief Championships Officer, Senior Director of Championships, Director of Operations, Manager of Volunteer Operations, Manage of Ticketing, and Manager of Corporate Hospitality Services to provide a proper working relationship with The PGA of America, in order to facilitate the Championship.
Keep the Senior Director of Championships, General Chair and other necessary parties apprised of Championship finances.
Recruit, interview and select staff that have appropriate technical and personal abilities to help further the championships goals and objectives. Work closely with the Director of Human Resources and PEO Representative on staff relations.
Serve as spokesperson for the Championship avoiding any controversial issues. Keep PGA Headquarters staff appraised of any issues developing in the local community and speaks only to questions as they pertain to the operations, marketing and administration of the event.
Serve as the primary contact and liaison with local, state and regional governmental leadership. Work with the host club committee representative assigned to government relations for local/state government agency issues pertaining to the operations and administration of the event. More specifically to ensure a well-planned traffic and transportation system is implemented for the safety and comfort of all spectator groups to-and-from and on the Championship site. In doing so, achieving a recognizable and successful relationship with the Host City, county, and/or state officials in conjunction with the host committee is paramount in supporting these important areas of planning. Areas to include, but not limited to parking, road traffic support, police, fire and medical coordination, licenses and permits, and public safety planning.
Work in coordination with the General Chair, Executive Committee and Committee Chair-people at the host club to ensure all matters are discussed and agreed to by all parties involved and that the flow of information to and from the club is carried out in a proper, timely and efficient manner. Good communication that builds confidence and trust between both parties not only for the success of the Championship, but also for the betterment of securing a strong relationship with the host site for the future. Debriefs all committee chair people and aid in the preparation of a detailed, written critique to be available for future Championships.
Develop and execute a marketing plan to ensure that all corporate hospitality and ticket sales for the Championship match the goals established by The PGA of America and the host club. Responsible for media purchase and placement, including the selection and direction of an outside agency if deemed necessary.
Work with PGA Foundation, PGA Section and host venue to create, define, execute and report on a measurable Community Relations/PGA REACH program surrounding the Championship. Represent the PGA at community activities to enhance the organization’s community profile.
Conduct and manage the everyday business of running the Championship Office with such administrative assistance as may be agreed upon by headquarters and the host club.
Supervise championship office staff to ensure proper procedures are followed for the administration of the Championship.
Serve as the primary liaison with representatives of all entities doing business in connection with the Championship. Exercises primary coordination of them within the timetables set out in conjunction with the Senior Director of Championships and the host club committee.
Oversee annual improvement of various organizational tools/documents for communicating the operation and administration need of the Championship. Tools like, but not limited to, the master operations checklist, event production/construction timeline, facilities listing, and various vendors related checklists.
Work closely with fellow PGA staff members in various departments who are located in the National Office, other on-site Championship Directors and their marketing/corporate service staff.
Work closely with PGA Headquarters departments in the implementation of PGA Partner activations and activities. Maintain a positive working relationship with Partners/Sponsors in order to achieve their goals and objectives as they relate to their overall Championship activation.
Involvement and oversight of multiple championships at different venues based on future championship rotation schedule.
This is a supervisory position responsible for the performance management and hiring of employees for the championship.
Responsible for preparation and oversight of the assigned Championship budget and for monitoring results.
Ensure the Championship stays within budget as well as the implementation of cost savings and revenue generating activities while ensuring that the Championship maintains a reputation as the leader in major Championship golf.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in business administration or related field.
10 years of experience in directing, administering, marketing, selling, representing and operating a similarly scaled financial experience.
Four years team management experience.
Job Knowledge/Technology: Must have knowledge of all operational areas of Championship management, along with working with volunteers, club staff, sponsors, community leaders and government agencies. Knowledge of community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization. Ability to set targets, design growth plans and capture new business. Ability to analyze pervious established standards in all areas of the operations, marketing and administration to ensure the Championship maintains its position as a major and a place of prominence in the industry. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to travel required, including overnight travel for up to two weeks at a time. Ability to stand for extended periods of time during events. During event week the ability to work up to extended hours for several days in a row.
Relocation required every 2 to 3 years based on Championship event site. This Championship will be located in Bethpage, NY thorugh 2019. Candidates must have the ability to relocate based on furture Championship sites.
The PGA of America is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. DFWP.
The Savannah Bananas have become a worldwide brand with appearances on ESPN, MSNBC and CNN. The team is growing exponentially after selling out their entire season and selling merchandise all over the world. We are in the entertainment business and believe we can change the world by providing the most unique form of sports and entertainment 365 days a year.
We are looking for someone to lead our Events Division at Grayson Stadium and host special events at our ballpark year round. Our stadium can accommodate up to 5,000 fans and we have a private indoor Stadium Club as well as a Triple Level Beer Deck to entertain.
We like to think big and different with our events. In addition to our baseball games, in our first year we hosted over 50 additional events at the Stadium including Tap of the Morning Beer Festival, a Craft Beer Kickball League, Chase Rice Concert, Movies at the Ballpark, 5K races and the Midnight Garden Ride. Now we are looking to take it to the next level with our events. If it's normal, we like to do the exact opposite. We have some big ideas but need someone to help lead the efforts and take Ownership in the position.
The Director of Events will facilitate all events at the ballpark and take all inbound inquiries. Most importantly, this person will aggressively look to host new events and work with promoters and the Savannah community. The Director will oversee event day staff and work directly with the Director of Operations on all events.
Our company's name is Fans First Entertainment and our mission is simple, Fans First, Entertain Always. Our employees are our biggest fans and we have built an amazing culture where we have fun and take care of each other. As we grow quickly, we take time to find the perfect people that fit our culture and know how to work hard and play hard. We will always go out of our way to care for each other and for our fans.
This Director of Events will be a huge role in our organization as we grow. So we are looking for serious candidates who aggressively want to make a difference in the world.
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