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Manager of Special Event Operations

Posted: 11/21/2021

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Department: Special Events Department
Job Title: Manager of Special Event Operations
Reports To: Senior Manager of Special Events Sales and Operations
FLSA: Salary/Non-Exempt
 Job Purpose: 
Coordinate, support and activate Special Events including non-baseball and internal events as well as provide administrative support to the department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate room set up and break down for all events, fulfilling contracts to specifications.
  • Maintain positive and open communication and collaboration between the Cincinnati Reds, DNC, SBM, and customers.
  • Act as liaison between third party vendors in order to obtain additional nontraditional revenues for the Cincinnati Reds.
  • Manage all internal meeting requests on the Reds (staff) portal. This includes approving date requests, building event(s) in online managing system and execute setup/AV needs for the internal customer.
  • Coordinate and execute all game day meetings in addition to assigned non-game day meetings. 
  • Coordinate and work events as needed in the off-season, non-game days and during the busy holiday seasons. 
  • Provide detailed customer support throughout the entire planning process to customers.
  • Manage, schedule, and oversee part-time event staff.
  • Manage the parking calendar for Special Events, attend monthly parking meetings and communicate to team.
  • Perform elated duties and special projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to coordinate meetings and social events, which includes obtaining detailed information from customers and communicating to team.
  • Ability to assist and manage a diverse group of customers. 
  • Candidate must be out-going and have exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize a diversified workload. 
  • Candidate must have knowledge of office administrative procedures and knowledge of use and operation of standard office equipment and computer software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point, Adobe Illustrator, etc.
  • Candidate must be able to handle sensitive and confidential situations as well as demonstrate poise, tact and diplomacy.
  • Work requires continual attention to detail and the ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Work requires an excellent command of the English language.

Work Environment:
  • Work is performed in a typical interior/office work environment however employee may have “game-day” responsibilities where the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
  • Hours may include nights, weekends and holidays, long hours are normal.

  • Adhere to Cincinnati Reds Organization Policies and Procedures.
  • Act as a role model within and outside the Cincinnati Reds Organization.
  • Perform duties as workload necessitates.
  • Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
  • Meet Department productivity standards.

Equal Opportunity Statement:
The Cincinnati Reds are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Cincinnati Reds to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or creed, sex, age, military or veteran status, disability, citizenship status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. The above description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. Additional duties, as assigned, may become part of the job function. The duties listed above is, therefore, a partial representation not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

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