The Assistant, Event Operations will provide event support to Logistics Manager, Mets Events, by sharing in the responsibilities noted below.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Assist in planning and executing non-gameday events from start to finish.
Assist in handling client’s needs leading up to and on event date.
Coordinate load-in/load-out, timeline, access, setup and breakdown for events.
Create custom layouts/floorplans for events using online program.
Work with event vendors during set-up and break-down of events, and handle insurance documents, waivers, and vendor agreements.
Assist in overseeing all part-time Event Crew (moving staff) shifts and create task lists for them to accomplish.
Assist with typing, organizing, and sending event documents (Event Notes, Post Event Notes, Contracts, Daily Updates, Floorplans, Maps, etc.)
Coordinate event specifics with internal departments (Security, Cleaning, Ballpark Operations, Parking, Electricians, Engineers, IT, ARAMARK, etc.).
Arrange and lead tours of event spaces for vendors and clients.
Ensure that all spaces are restored to original layout following events and report any incidences of damage that may have occurred.
Assist in hiring and managing part-time Event Crew for events.
Assist in overseeing relationship with furniture rental companies, place orders for furniture needs, and maintain knowledge of trending and essential items.
Gather, submit, and record all post event invoices and ensure we are sticking to budget.
Maintain furniture inventory of all event spaces.
Maintain Mets Events storage, inventory, and event supplies.
Able to perform manual labor, which may include carrying boxes, pushing, loading, and unloading hand trucks, setting-up directional signage, moving furniture, etc.
Other duties as assigned to assist with the continued growth of Mets Events and the entire New York Mets organization.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
1-2 years of hospitality experience preferred.
Professional demeanor and excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Must be a creative, detail-oriented, passionate “People Person” capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously.
Must be able to manage a team and be authoritative.
Must be able to work in high pressure situations and handle new assignments with short notice.
Experience working in a project-based environment with emphasis on meeting deadlines.
Must be able to work set-up and breakdown of all Mets Events events through the year as required including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Knowledge of Photoshop or floorplan software/program is preferred.
The above information is intended to describe the general nature, type, and level of work to be performed. The information is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The individual selected may perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
The New York Mets recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and value the unique qualities individuals of various backgrounds and experiences can offer to the Organization. Our continued success depends heavily on the quality of our workforce. The Organization is committed to providing employees with the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.
$39,826.24 - $53,101.65