Special Events Manager

Special Events Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Special Events Manager to join our team.


  • Recruit and schedule volunteers, as needed, to execute events;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Develop and monitor event timelines to ensure deadlines are being met;
  • Develop strategy, financial targets and, as identified, sell sponsorships for events;
  • Conduct post-event evaluations and P&L report communicating outcomes;
  • Initiate and manage the development and production of all event-related graphic and printing projects;
  • Research, advise and oversee the booking of approved entertainment for events;
  • Prepare, distribute and communicate the details of all banquet and event orders and resumes for all events;
  • Coordinate with other departments to help achieve goals, facilitate operations and maximize benefits of programming and special events;
  • Develop and implement metrics to measure event success outcomes based on attendance, expense, income generation and/or other pre-determined goals;
  • Ensure all events are consistent with all local, state and federal laws and permits;
  • Assist with development of social media/PR strategy for events;
  • Oversee and assist with the operations of events including set up, execution and tear down;
  • Act as on-site contact for events, as needed;
  • Assist with administrative and analytical duties of the F&B department as requested by F&B Director.


  • Five (5) years professional experience in special events/marketing;
  • Travel up to 50% of the time;
  • Five (5) years’ experience in meeting planning – handling corporate events/conferences/tradeshows/incentives as a full-time position;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with a high skillset in PowerPoint.