Position: Events Director
Reports to: General Sales Manager
Leighton Broadcasting - St. Cloud, is looking to grow and develop Leighton Events.
As the Director of Leighton Events, you will be responsible for developing marketing partnerships with area businesses, as well as the overall operation of several of our Leighton Broadcasting – St. Cloud signature events: Daddy Daughter Date Night, the First Steps Baby Expo, the Kids and Parents Expo, Wine Knot, and more.
You will be the essential person in our organization to integrate our existing four radio stations brands within each of these events, as well as deliver upon all sold elements of sponsorships: both prior to and on event day, as well as the overall event day organization.
You will be responsible for maintaining and growing each of these events, as well as developing and researching other revenue generating opportunities. You must be able to manage expenses and revenue to hit event sales projections and be available to attend weekly meetings.
Daily tasks may include: creating agendas for meetings, creating informational sheets for sales promotions and presentations, directing the creation of event promotional materials, assisting the sales team with event based needs, organizing of event entertainment and layouts, generation of sales and billing reports, and other tasks as assigned.
You must have a passion for events and the ability to exude that energy to potential clients. Your attention to detail, record of success and desire to excel are necessary. Your knowledge of computer programs such as Word and Excel is required. Strong communication skills are necessary to compete in this business.
Leighton Enterprises offers a 401K Plan, ESOP, Health, Disability and Life Insurance, Comprehensive Training Programs and vacation time.
Leighton Enterprises is locally owned and an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are an organization that actively gives back to our community through our people, time, talent and treasure.
If you are interested in this great opportunity, please apply today at Leightonbroadcasting.com or submit your resume to Jobs@leightonbroadcasting.com