We’re building something new in Victor, NY. A destination devoted to sports. A place where the community will gather and be inspired. To create this new experience, we’re building a team that will dream big, obsess over the athlete (our customer), create awesome experiences and challenge every ‘normal’ thing about retail.
This is a new role for a new type of experience – we’re seeking an Event Planner. A key differentiator at the new DICK’S will be the experiences we’re creating. If you’re a seasoned event planner, a meeting maven, a community connector (ok, you get it) – this could be your next big move.
The role you’ll play:
Directly responsible for managing all planning related to in-store and Field events including: cost planning, ROI analysis, staffing coverage, internal and external communication, event day-of execution (setup to tear down) and ensuring all appropriate event waiver needs are in 100% compliance.
Become an expert on all event space capabilities; provide information on event space configurations and capacities, and recommend the most effective set up for the event type and size based on event space availability.
Establish and maintain relationships with event customers, gaining insight into specific needs and event requirements.
Oversee complex budget development, management and reconciliation while identifying opportunities for efficiencies and cost savings on all events.
Create event documentation to include agendas, event portfolios, overviews, and proposals.
Manages and monitors reservations scheduling tool.
Maintains cleanliness/maintenance & equipment needs for store events.
Establish and maintain relationships with prospective and current vendors used for various events.
Adhere to established policies and procedures related to safety, loss prevention and standard operating procedures, as well as to laws and guidelines of external governing entities.
Perform other tasks as assigned supporting the greatest sports retail experience out there!
Our teammates go beyond the expected, providing genuine, helpful and friendly service to help athletes perform at their best and enjoy their sport.
HAVE A PASSION FOR SPORTS.
We believe that sports make people better and we’re determined to be the best sports company in the world. Whether you’re an athlete or sports enthusiast, we bring our passion for the game into everything we do.
GET BETTER EVERY DAY.
The journey is never over. We know that to be the best, we must get a little better each day. We focus on delivering 1% more in everything we do.
What we’re looking for
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Communications, Marketing or related area
3+ years of large event planning experience, a mix of profit & non-profit experience is ideal
A plus: strong current relationship in our Victor/Rochester region
Tremendous passion and experience in event planning
Project management experience with a business leader mindset
Excellent communication, project management, operations and organizational skills
Strong relationship building experience
A passion for relentless improvement, embracing and driving positive change