FREEMAN Director of Event Technologies - Multiple Locations in Des Moines, Iowa

Encore believes in the growth and development of every employee. From Driver to Director, you'll see it a hundred times. We believe that our greatest asset is our people, and in that we are serious about preserving the knowledge and expertise that our employees bring and acquire working for our company.

Come join our growing company! We are looking for motivated leaders to join our team in Director level roles at multiple locations throughout the United States.

Are you passionate about audio visual and events? Do you enjoy working with the latest and greatest AV technology? Are you ready for the next step in your career?

We are searching for an energetic Director of Event Technologies who has the drive to make our property the best it's been yet! We need a Director who has great customer service, energy and drive to seek out clients to hold Encore-worthy events. This person will give both our internal and external clients the best service in the industry, handling the overall management and profitability of the local office. Other responsibilities include:

  • Effectively manages the set-up of client events and follows through on all client requests to ensure successful outcomes

  • Manages the local client relationship while providing the utmost in client satisfaction

  • Cultivates a strong and rewarding business relationship with our Hotel partners

  • Ensures all inventory is in good working order and rental condition and secure from theft or damage to comply with all Company security and safety measures

  • Manages the sales process for maximum capture of business and revenue

  • Manages budget for increased revenue and controls expenses effectively including sub-rentals and labor

  • Develop and mentor staff effectively and create an environment of continual improvement and inspire employee morale

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in the Audio Visual and hospitality industry

  • 5+ years of supervisory experience

  • Proven working knowledge using Microsoft Office Suite

  • The ability to manage relationships between clients, staff, and hotel executives

EDUCATION

Bachelor's Degree or related experience

Please indicate all locations in which you are interested in working on your application

Encore, a Freeman company, is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status or any other protected status.

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Encore Event Technologies is the leading provider of unique, creative and innovative in-house audiovisual services for hotels, conference centers, and resorts globally. As part of the Freeman family, Encore Event Technologies partners with hotels and event planners to develop optimum ways to deliver event experiences with maximum impact, utilizing cutting edge technology. Encore Productions, the production division of Encore, is a full-service creative production and event execution company creating large scale events worldwide. With state-of-the-art equipment and hospitality-minded technology professionals, Encore sets the event technology pace for all competitors in the industry, helping clients tell their stories around the world.