Sazerac House Events Manager

Job Locations US-LA-New Orleans
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/5/2022 3:46 PM)
# of Openings
1
Category
Other
Type
Regular Full-Time

Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! With almost 400 years of rich history, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since the 2000s, Sazerac has averaged double digit growth every year! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton’s, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits, including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Seagram’s V.O., Myers’s, Goldschläger, Parrot Bay, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka. 

 

We’re proud of our award-winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville office has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” four times, and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of “world’s most award-winning distillery” through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Sazerac House Events Manager manages all Sazerac  House events and select brand events; develops and directs consumer and community  events; books and solicits Corporate and Leisure meetings and events; implements the meeting/event portion of the strategic plan; manages all VIP events and visits to the Sazerac House.

 

  • Work with Marketing Services Team to control costs, generate revenues and ensure exceptional customer service.
  • Ensure world class customer service is provided to Meeting and Event attendees as well as Sazerac Sales & Marketing teams on VIP visits.
  • Develop complete understanding of the focus brands for the Sazerac House. Integrate with brand management team for alignment on core brand building platforms within the Sazerac House. Work with LA State Manager on participation in New Orleans events and solicit involvement where appropriate. Provide donations and sponsorships for organizations from the Sazerac House based on budgets. Assist in tastings of the product. Manage Sazerac House and Brand activities such as Tales of the Cocktail and other tasting opportunities to generate "raving fans" of Sazerac Company brands. Coordinate with marketing team to generate brand-specifc events
  • Work with Marketing Services Team to generate increases in meetings and events throughout all Sazerac House facilities, as it relates to Meeting and Events Visitors through implementation of the strategic plan. Assist PR & Events Manger in producing press releases and developing schedule of releases to maximize publicity for all Sazerac House events.
  • Monitor and evaluate priorities and processes as they relate to meetings and events. Make recommendations on changes needed based on event growth. Identify and complete processes necessary for the smooth operation of all Sazerac House events.
  • Build and use CMS for all major external contacts to build usage of Sazerac House facilities. Provide excellent follow up to meeting and event organizers to generate repeat business.
  • Use PDS as a tool to monitor performance and evaluate skills. Participate in PDS discussions with supervisor.
  • Work with the team in the development, organization and implementation of the Sazerac House HomeplaceStrategic Plan, as it relates to meeting and event generation.
  • Participate in CDS discussions as they relate to meetings and events. Make recommendations for improvements.

Salary range - $89,000 - $133,000  

  • Placement within the salary range is calculated based upon years of directly relatable experience for the position.

Qualifications/Requirements

MUST

  • Ability and willingness to work non-traditional hours (nights/weekends)
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an org
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Ability to project a professional image
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5 years relevant experience (minimum)
  • A valid driver's license

PREFERRED

  • Working knowledge of MS Office Products (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Requires Experience consulting, managing and setting up VIP Guest Visits
  • Requires Sales experience
  • 3 years relevant experience (minimum)
  • Requires Experience in New Business Development

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