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Fort Worth Zoo

Event Sales Coordinator

Summary:
This position will assist the Event Sales Department in executing all aspects of Zoo events and attending to correspondence and paperwork.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Event Planning: tickets, contracts, and vendor coordination
• Make reservations for groups coming to the Zoo
• Assist in executing group events:
o Meeting with client(s)
o Event setup and breakdown
o Supervising work crew during event (on-site coordination)
o Maintain hourly employee scheduling
o Responsible for invoices, surveys and follow up letters
• Conduct Event Sales Tours
• Assist with outer market coupon blitzes and consignment
• Run errands as needed
• Ensure staff is offering best guest service

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• Possess skills to operate basic office equipment
• Possess basic knowledge in computer operation
• Valid driver license with acceptable motor vehicle record to maintain zoo standards of insurability

Education and/or Experience:
• Computer skills, organizational and writing/communication skills
• High School diploma required
• Bachelors degree preferred
• Catering and special event experience preferred

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
• Team oriented environment
• Ability to work irregular hours (holidays and weekends)
• Ability to work special events and functions as required
• Ability to work outdoors in heat, cold and inclement weather


Disclaimer
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as a complete inventory of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an at-will basis.

Benefits
This is a full-time position and offers the following benefits:
• Medical and Prescription Drug (Employee Coverage 90% Employer Paid, Dependent Coverage 55% Employer Paid)
• Vision
• Dental
• Basic Life AD&D (100% Employer Paid)
• Short Term Disability (100% Employer Paid)
• Long Term Disability (100% Employer Paid)
• Supplemental Life
• Flexible Spending Account
• 401k
• Paid Time Off (Accrual Equivalent to 5 Weeks Per Year)
• PTO Rollover
• PTO Sell Back
• Free Zoo Membership
• Free Guest Passes
• Discounts on Food, Merchandise, Attractions, Admission and Programs

How to Apply

Apply online at https://us63.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/fwzoo/Posting/View/981

Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth , TX 76110

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