Corporate Event Operations Manager
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Windy City Fieldhouse is looking to hire an experienced, enthusiastic, customer focused and passionate corporate operations manager to join our events management team. This person must be capable of assisting in the management of multiple, concurrent events from the initial planning stages through execution. The successful candidate must possess exceptional attention to detail and strategic thinking coupled with high quality standards and superior service. The candidate must have the ability to develop cooperative and strong relationships with diversified clientele and assist in managing many different event types that range from Summer Picnics to Amazing Race Scavenger Hunts and other Team Building events. Exceptional attention to detail is a must for this job.

Requirements
  • “Owning” the delivery of several different event segments from the point the event is sold to final execution
  • Reviewing contracts, agreements and all paperwork related to the execution of an event
  • Work within a team to ensure company policies and procedures are being followed appropriately to ensure delivery of an exceptional event every time
  • Creating new event ideas and programs
  • Managing many Corporate Events throughout the year

Requirements

  • Minimum 3-6 years business experience ideally in producing high quality corporate meetings and events
  • Highly proficient with MS Office programs (Word, Excel)
  • Consistent professional approach, with willingness to take ownership and responsibility both within and outside one’s job domain
  • High energy level and very positive attitude
  • Ability to present ideas, expectations, and information in a concise, well organized manner
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Team oriented
  • Professional work ethic
  • Excellent time management skills
  • B.A./B.S. from accredited institution or equivalent in related discipline

Benefits

  • Medical/Dental insurance (with contribution)
  • 401(k) with 3% safe harbor employer contribution & profit sharing
  • Two weeks vacation or more based on experience
  • Free parking
  • Open access to our sports facility

Additional

  • Hours: Must be willing to work on average 45 hours per week including some weeknight events and approximately 8-10 weekend days. During the peak season of June-September, hours are generally higher at roughly 50+ hours per week while averaging closer to 45 hours per week in the offseason.
  • Location: Chicago, IL