Mall Of America Events Coordinator in Bloomington, Minnesota
PURPOSE: To assist in planning, sourcing, implementing and executing events at Mall of America and Nickelodeon Universe resulting in increased sales, traffic, sales per square foot, and ridership revenue. To ensure guests of MOA and Nickelodeon Universe have a positive shopping and entertainment experience. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinate and manage assigned phases of Mall and Park events -- including but not limited to: sourcing, negotiating, arranging and implementing common area events. Assist Director, Manager and staff with the responsibilities of the Events Department. Coordinate assigned annual and large-scale events -- including but not limited to: budget, ensuring sponsorship fulfillment, booking weekly entertainment, collateral development, and monitoring the results tracking database. Assist with various community relations events and projects as coordinated with the Community Relations Manager. Resource potential event partners and sponsors for events. Coordinate large event programs, as assigned -- including but not limited to: budget, ensuring sponsorship fulfillment, booking entertainment, coordinating meetings and approving advertising. Work with new tenants on store openings and existing tenants on in-store and common area events. Assist with intern program, as it pertains to assigned marketing programs and events. Provide creative ideas to make Mall of America and Nickelodeon Universe events unique and attractive to potential guests. Maintain the organization of the department including, but not limited to: Photo archives, video archives and the wall photo project Office forms, Promotional Events Handbook, CADs Event storage rooms and event equipment inventory. Serve as events representative on the website, digital media, e-marketing committees, social media and MOA Blog. Answer guest questions and provide assistance when needed. Maintain the safety and cleanliness of the facility. ADDITIONAL DUTIES: Serve as a liaison between marketing and operations departments to ensure communication of Mall and Park events. Assist the Director, Manager and event staff with the responsibilities of the Events Department. Perform other duties as assigned. PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: BA or BS degree with emphasis in Marketing or Business Management 1-2 years of experience in events management and coordination. Strong organization skills. Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills required. Ability to follow building codes, fire and health regulations. Proficient in computer skills including Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, e-mail, and social media apps Flexibility to work varied schedules including weekends, early am, evenings and holidays. PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS: Sitting -- frequently, 50% of time spent on computers, phones and filing systems Walking -- frequently, 50% of time Perform repetitive motion (using keyboard) - frequently, 80% of time Reach at or below shoulder level - frequently, 80% of time Stand and move - frequently, 70% of time Stoop and squat - frequently, 60% Lifting/carry up to 20 pounds -- occasionally, 30% of time Kneel and bend - occasionally, 30% of time Reach at or above shoulder level -- occasionally, 30% of time *Mall of America is an EEO employer: women, minorities, the disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply.