The event industry is among the fastest growing career paths in the country. Compass Rose event professionals typically begin with a position as a Seasonal Event Manager or Business Development Representative.
Our Event Managers are hired and trained in the Spring and Summer each year. We look for outgoing, energetic team-players, ideally with event, leadership, hospitality and/or food service skills. Candidates must be at least 21 years old, a licensed driver and willing to drive 24’ delivery trucks. They will interact with our corporate customers and supervise a staff of 20-100+. Each week they’ll travel to a new location to oversee employee and/or family style events with an average of 1000+ attendees. Long weekend work with frequent out-of-town overnight travel should be expected. Event Management is a physical job with a great deal of outdoor exposure.
An Event Manager’s responsibilities include event set up and take down, client interaction, event staff management, quality control, problem solving and on-site vendor coordination.
- Handle all entertainment and logistical aspects of the event site and are face-to-face with the customer on delivery day. They continue Compass Rose Events’ high standards of customer service, professionalism and safety.
- Oversee all catering and on-site food preparation and buffet style food service on the event site. An Event Chef’s responsibilities include safety and sanitation control, food inventory and distribution. Kitchen or catering experience is highly desirable. Compass Rose Events requires Event Chefs to become ServSafe® certified during training.
Business Development Representatives
Our Business Development team serves as the initial point of contact in our sales process with business to business prospecting, lead qualification and appointment generation. Compass Rose Events relies on a team of motivated individuals who are skilled problem solvers with “can do” attitudes. Previous event industry or sales experience is helpful. Excellent computer, written and verbal communication skills are required.
Other positions are periodically available in Sales/Project Management, Operations and Administration. Compass Rose Events is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We post our available positions on Indeed.com.
If you are interested in applying for any position at Compass Rose Events, please email a cover letter and resume.