Director, Event Development

Columbus Crew SC

Application Deadline Ended

Apply by Ended 7/25/2023
Director, Event Development | Columbus Crew SC

Director, Event Development

Columbus Crew SC

Apply by Ended 7/25/2023

Posted 3 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Columbus, OH, USA

Job Type

 Job Description

  • Establish, build and proactively maintain positive relationships with event organizers, promoters, agents, managers, industry representatives and other venue booking personnel.
  • Actively contact event organizers/agents/promoters for potential events and submit offers and/or deal terms while coordinating availability of venues.
  • Remain current on industry developments, touring artist availability and trends.
  • Prepare, track and maintain proformas, estimates, contracts and agreements for all events.
  • Serve as the primary liaison between event personnel and internal Crew departments, including but not limited to Marketing, Ticketing, Stadium Operations, Legal, Finance and Communications.
  • Collaborate to create secondary events and festivals at Crew properties.
  • Attend industry conferences, networking events and meetings as required to build relationships for future opportunities, in addition to cold-calling and lead generation to generate new business.
  • Ensure settlements for assigned events are created and executed in a timely fashion. Work closely with the Finance Department to judiciously execute settlements and payments for all events.
  • Organize and maintain all event files in an accurate, comprehensive fashion for club leadership.
  • Track status of contracts, payments, expenses and invoices.
  • Assist with preparing event budgets and long-term strategic plans.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven success working in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency and ability to balance ever-changing priorities.
  • Mindset that building and maintaining relationships throughout the industry and with clients is essential for success in the role.
  • Ability to assess situations and problem-solve to find effective solutions should challenges arise.
  • Walking throughout the stadiums and stadium grounds.
  • Being a team player who proactively assists in the success of events, including when tasks fall outside of the standard job description.
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