Position: Event CaptainPosition Type: Part Time/ As needed/ On CallWork Schedule: Typically Saturday and/or Sunday. Nights as needed. Flexibility required.Department: Administration/Group SalesSupervisor: Group Sales Manager
The “Event Captain” will assist with basic duties needed before, during and after an event to help ensure we createa positive experience for our event guests. The Event Captain is the main client contact at each event and primary source ofcommunication between internal staff for the event. This position would be great for college students or those interested in a career in hospitality and events
Basic Function and Responsibilities:• Oversees private events, including on-site management, client interaction and vendor coordination.• Serves as the client contact from start to finish of a private rental. Ensures event venue is set up, broken down and client’s needsare communicated as needed to proper parties throughout the rental.• Responsible for detailed post-event notes that will be shared with the Group Sales team• Miscellaneous event responsibilities – inflatable attendant, golf cart driver, etc.
Work Requirements and Qualifications:• Must be energetic, good with children, creative, have good people and public speaking skills, maintain excellent customer serviceand possess an out-going personality• Must have flexible & creative problem-solving skills and ability to find solutions for last minute event needs• Must be organized and detail oriented• Ability to work closely with other team members, guest services personnel and volunteers• Must be able to work on Saturdays, Sundays and during the evening• Ability to lift 20 lbs and stand for prolonged periods of time• Must be able to work in outdoor climates• Must be 18 years of age
Uniform Requirements:Zoo logoed shirt will be provided. Captain to wear khaki or black pants, or shorts no shorter than mid-thigh. Closed toed shoesrequired. Handbook rules apply
Nashville Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. You will be contacted via email regarding your application. No phone calls, please.