Event Manager

  • Cousins Properties
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Aug 14, 2019
Full time Brand Management/Marketing Event Management Event Planning Marketing Program Management/Planning Strategy

Job Description


Event Manager

Portfolio Management Property Management


PostedAugust 13, 2019


Austin, TX, USA

Job Details


·         Responsible for managing the individual component of events at Fareground to ensure all events run smoothly and are aligned with Cousins’ standards.

·         Facilitate all event details to meet or exceed customer expectations and requests.  This will include working with the vendors at Fareground for catering & bar requirements, delivery dates, and handling logistical tasks.

·         Ensure everything is organized on-site prior to the event, manage staff, and ensuring all arrangements are made for post-event clean-up.

·         Resolve all event situations on site as they arise.

·         Oversee the approval process for client events and venue rentals

·         Implement & oversee a calendar of relevant programming for Fareground designed to bring in food & beverage customers for the vendors.

·         Full responsibility for identifying and booking events during significant event weeks including, but not limited to, SXSW, ACL, Formula One and Austin Startup Week.

·         “Brand” management for Cousins & Fareground. Focus on business communications, advertising/marketing, community relations, sponsorships, Fareground vendors, etc.

·         Create a presence for customer meetings along with events that benefit the community.

·         Continually develop and manage the event strategy for Fareground.

·         Responsible for all Fareground marketing including managing all social media platforms (existing and new). Creating original content to engage with customers and represent the Faregorund/Cousins brand.

·         Oversee and maintain the Fareground website and manage all the info@fareground domain inquiries. This includes making sure that all info is up to date with vendors, hours, etc.

·         This individual will also be responsible for managing/tracking all budget and profit/loss statements for events.

·         The position will have full accountability for marketing & sales for Fareground events and ensuring the emphasis is on the ROI for the value of events.

·         Full responsibility for increasing focus on customer’s seminars, conferences, and appreciation events & company gatherings.

·         Plan and execute events at Fareground specifically for the customers of 111 Congress & all Cousins’ customers utilizing the vendors who provide food and beverage service to Fareground.

·         Proactively develop community relationships to attract for-profit & non-profits events to be held at Fareground.

 Cousins’ Austin Portfolio

 ·          Work with the Cousins’ management teams across the portfolio to establish a customer relations program and implement events at each building providing consistency and branding across the portfolio.

 Skills & Qualifications:

 ·         Focused, Excellent organizational skills

·         Resourceful, creative, multitasker

·         Excellent interpersonal skills & writing skills

·          Detail Oriented

·         2 or more years of experience in customer service, event planning or event coordination

·         2 or more years of experience with direct marketing

·         Proven track record of managing web-related marketing efforts

·         Bachelor’s degree preferred

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office required