Senior Event Planner
Seattle, WA 98101
Enchant’s Senior Event Planner leads the Event Planning Team and is accountable for the overall production of all of Enchant’s events and participates as the department representative on the Senior Leadership Team. The Senior Event Planner’s role and responsibilities are two-fold: development and oversight of all event planning activities during the event cycle’s Planning and Pre-Event phases, as well as the reporting, documentation and wrap-up activities during the Post-Event phase; secondly, the Senior Event Planner is responsible for managing City Managers in their execution of events from November – January during each event cycle.
The Senior Event Planner’s primary role is to direct all aspects of planning, on-site design implementation and run-of-show, staffing, event enhancements, talent booking, reporting and budget management. The Senior Event Planner also manages and coordinates the Event Production Team (City Manager + Production Assistants in each event location). The Senior Event Planner provides direct oversight of the respective City Managers that includes tailoring each event to its respective market, identifying and securing contractors, training, setting goals, and monitoring performance measures. The Senior Event Planner researches and provides strategy documents for all event markets, identifying innovative event opportunities as Enchant continues to be a leader in the holiday event marketplace. The Senior Event Planner will actively meet with partner management staff (MLB staff), manage client communications, establish and negotiate vendor contracts for execution, and manage budgets.
Being able to think quickly is critical. When things do not go as planned, the show must go on and the Senior Event Planner finds solutions before the participants notice an issue.