Events Manager APPLY NOW

Lexington, Kentucky
Events
50000 usd / year
Sat, Jun 11, 2022
Full time

Shop Local Kentucky is currently seeking a full-time events manager. This person will oversee all in-store and external events for SLK. Up to 50% travel is requested as we do pop-up shops across the state. The perfect applicant will expand our events department by researching opportunities for in-person shops. They will oversee a new partnership located in Bowling Green, Kentucky and be responsible for four events in the fall and multiple events across the November - March months at Western Kentucky University.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts short- and long-term planning and management for events and sales.
  • Develops and recommend the budget, marketing plans, and objectives and manages within those approved plans.
  • Maintains or exceeds budgeted sales and profits in all event areas.
  • Recommends, develops, and implements effective marketing plans for generating event revenues.
  • Evaluates each piece of event business to ensure business can be properly serviced.
  • Assembles creative and innovative event attractions based on internal capabilities or outsources to qualified vendors.
  • Trains, supervises, and works with event staff, to solicit and book pop-up shops, as well as the planning, merchandising and execution of the functions.
  • Leads event team to build long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of sales objectives.
  • Administers all phases of the event department, including but not limited to sales, planning, marketing, servicing, and administrative procedures.
  • Coaches employees to reflect company service standards and procedures.
  • Oversees in-store events and merchandising.
  • Oversees pop-up shop at Evans Orchard for fall. 
  • Will oversee events spanning the state including a new partnership running event located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. 
  • 30-50% Travel
  • Must have weekend availability.
  • In-person position at our Lexington, Kentucky based headquarters. 
  • A company vehicle will be provided for all travel.




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