• Event Manager

  • Texas State Aquarium
    Job Description

    Take your career to new depths and put your skills to work in a one of a kind setting by becoming a part of the premiere aquarium showcasing the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. The Texas State Aquarium provides high quality, entertaining programming through education, conservation, and wildlife rehabilitation. We strive to provide our guests with an exciting, educational, and memorable experience.

    Essential functions include but are not limited to:


    • Responsible to plan, coordinate and execute all private events at the Texas State Aquarium within a defined set of guidelines; including but not limited to private parties, corporate events, fundraisers, member events, events hosted by specific Aquarium partners, and Board of Trustee functions.

    • Responsible for hiring, scheduling, training, supervision, and appraisal of on-call Evening Event Coordinators.

    • Process, manage, and approve all rental invoices up to $1000.

    • Maintain accurate and current status of payments and review discrepancies with Accounting, Sales Manager, and Director as needed.

    • Ensure staffing for daily sales operations and  evening event rentals are fully staffed at all times to include meetings and luncheons.

    • Act as the single point of contact for all departments at TSA to organize logistics for catering, liquor and additional event needs

    • Handle all catering and liquor BEOs (Banquet Event Orders)

    • Design and execute event décor and setup.

    • Schedule and conduct tours with clients to prepare for event set up and ensure client satisfaction

    • Ensure communication and relationships with vendors, clients and other departments are well maintained and are always at a high level of satisfaction

    • Supervise/manage/direct the selection, training, development, performance management and work assignments of the Evening Rental Coordinators and volunteers 

      An Associate’s degree or equivalent from two year college or technical school is require or six months to one year related experience and/or training. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also meet the requirements.

      This position offers an attractive benefits/vacation package including a 100% employer paid health plan, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan with a 100% match of the first 5% contributed.

      Please apply online at https://www.texasstateaquarium.org/careers/
      Any applications submitted through the CC Chamber of Commerce, email, mail, or fax will not be reviewed.

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