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Event Manager - Detroit (Part-time)



Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Hi, we’re Fever
We’re excited you are checking out this job offer.

We are the leading global live-entertainment discovery tech platform with a clear mission: to democratize access to culture and entertainment.

How do we achieve our mission? Fever has developed a proprietary technology that inspires a global community of over 125M people through personalized and curated experiences in their local city whilst empowering entertainment and event creators to reach new audiences and enhance their experience.

Sounds amazing, right?

What is Candlelight?

Since July 2019, Fever Originals has produced a series of classical music concerts in a “candlelit setting” which take place in the most intimate and undiscovered venues all over the world. Cities include: France (Paris, Toulouse, Lyon), Spain (Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, Valencia), Portugal (Lisbon and Porto), and the United States (Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago), and are in the process of expanding to your city! Candlelight has democratized classical music by sharing it with the general public and providing a unique experience for each of our audiences. As of today, Candlelight concerts are present in over 300 cities around the world!

For this role, we are looking for a part-time onsite Event Manager for our Candlelight Concerts located in Detroit. This is a part-time position and our concerts are weekly on Wednesdays and Fridays. Transport costs will not be compensated and will be included as part of the hourly rate.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Act as main point of contact onsite for Candlelight events and staff; communicate directly with Fever Originals manager
  • Full visibility into staff roster; set schedule; communicate with the staffing agency about any reschedules of events
  • Ensuring each staff member is trained in their duties whether it is validating tickets, accommodating guests to their seats, or setting up the candles in the venue in preparation for the concert
  • Drive uHaul with event supplies to and from concert venues (if a candidate is not able to drive or does not have a valid driver’s license, alternative methods of transporting supplies may be arranged)
  • Manage inventory and track supplies for venues
  • Manage any printing needs
  • Manage guest lists for all events
  • Manage the opening and closing remarks at events (this will usually consist of a recorded speech, but may require public speaking on an occasional basis)
  • Weekly reporting to Fever Originals Project Managers about the status of each event; including both the pre and post-event findings and feedback
  • Occasionally assist with evaluating and executing walk-throughs of potential venues
  • Opportunity to partake in an exciting and rapidly growing company and the possibility to manage Candlelight and other Fever Original Events in other areas
  • Represent both the Fever and Candlelight brand fully through professional communication and management; acting as the main customer service representative at every event

Required skills:

  • 1+ years of experience in event management and/or a relevant degree (preferred)
  • Interest and passion for live music and organizing events
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Experience leading an on-site team
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Good ability to work in a pressured environment
  • Knowledge of AV and PA systems (desirable)

Schedule & Pay:

The contract will be for 6 months, ideally starting as soon as possible. The shows run weekly and shift times vary from 4-8 hours/day. The role will be 29 hours max a week and possibly work on certain Holidays, (not including Thanksgiving or Christmas as there will be no concerts those days). There may be an opportunity to extend the contract at the end of the initial 6 months.

Rate: 26$/hour - further details can be discussed during the interview

Our Hiring Process:

  • A 30-minute video call with one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists, to assess professional and cultural fit
  • A 30-minute video call with the local Project Manager and/or Producer to understand in more detail the responsibilities of the job and clarify any questions
  • A (paid) trial work day to assess your fit within the team; after a successful work day, an offer will follow

Thank you for considering joining Fever. We cannot wait to learn more about you!

If you want to learn more about us: Fever's Blog | Tech.Eu |TechCrunch

Fever is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workspace where everyone's background and ideas count. Our main goal is to find the best possible talent regardless of place of birth, racial or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, religion, opinion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, marital status, age or caring responsibilities. We encourage everyone to apply!

If you require any kind of accommodation during the selection process please contact our Talent team so we can help you by providing a welcoming and seamless journey.

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