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Vice President, Special Events

Houston Astros

Apply by 5/31/2024

Posted 1 month ago



Houston, TX, USA

Job Type

Job Description

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Develop and oversee all major stadium events such as concerts and large-scale non-baseball sporting events. Duties to include sourcing event, conducting opportunity analysis, negotiating contract, coordination with promotor (and other departments within the Club), marketing the event and settlement with promotor.
  • Guide strategies for all non-baseball revenue events and ensure alignment with organizational goals by driving disciplined return on investment analysis. Develop business cases and proposals for current and new events including market potential, financial projections and feasibility assessments.
  • Identify opportunities to expand and diversify the department while pushing to meet/exceed departmental goal; additionally, will oversee department budget, including revenue and expense forecasting.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally with live event promoters as well as governmental agencies.
  • Hire department staff and facilitate organization’s goal of creating a first-class environment for clients/guests through all phases of the event planning/execution.
  • Identify and recommend new/creative ideas for driving organizational revenue.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

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Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or related field or equivalent number of years of experience.
  • 10+ years of revenue generation/event management.
  • Proven track record of leading successful large-scale revenue generation efforts.
  • Strategic thinker who can excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated experience relationship builder both internally and externally.
  • Communication, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.

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