Now Hiring: Assistant General Manager

Application deadline is October 19th, 2021.

Prairie Winds Event Center, located in Orange City, IA, seeks a full-time candidate to perform the everyday activities of the event center. This position will report to the General Manager.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Manage events and event staff to make sure events run smoothly and exceed expectations
  • Oversee and perform set-up/tear-down of tables, chairs, and/or other equipment for each event
  • Manage bar services including but not limited to inventory management, ordering, staffing, occasional bartending, etc.
  • Assist with social media content creation, management, and website updates
  • Lead venue tours to all prospective clients
  • Create floor plans/timelines and organize all details for events
  • Contact event-related vendors to work out details for specific events
  • Cleaning and organizing of facility
  • Maintain facility and property upkeep
  • Assist with all A/V set-up and questions
  • General clerical duties

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Highly organized, hard-working, and responsible
  • Willingness to work nights, weekends, and/or irregular hours
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and as a team to achieve business goals
  • Ability to manage crowds ranging from 1-385 guests
  • Ability to lift 15-20lbs+ and work on your feet for extended periods of time
  • General working knowledge of audio/visual technology and computers (PC, Mac, etc.)
  • General working knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
  • Creative mind, an eye for detail, and ability to always think one step ahead
  • Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1-2 years working in a hospitality environment
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Google Workspace, & Dropbox

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Event Management, Hospitality, Public Relations, Business Administration, or related field

  • Prior experience working in event management, coordination, or hospitality industry
  • Prior experience working with bartending/bar management

If you are ready for a new and exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced, fun environment; please email your resume to Jess at events@orangecityiowa.com today!

Application deadline is October 19th, 2021.