|Performs professional and administrative work directing and coordinating operations of the Orlando Centroplex, which consists of five (5) facilities (Orlando Arena, Expo Centre, Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, Citrus Bowl Stadium and Tinker Field) with approximately 100 employees and operating budgets in excess of $8.0 million. Work is performed under the administrative direction of the Chief Administrative Officer and performance is reviewed for results obtained through reports and conferences.|
|Plan, organize, and direct operations of five (5) facilities within the Department to ensure efficient and cost effective delivery of service to entertainers, promoters, and patrons.
Evaluate, analyze and prepare recommendations regarding operations; develop and implement long-range goals and objectives.
Develop and implement organizational procedures, policies, and guidelines to measure operational effectiveness.
Plan and coordinate budget preparation, analysis and fiscal administration; monitor to ensure compliance.
Research, review, recommend and implement all contractual and vendor services.
Direct and control effective marketing, public relations, and customer service programs; negotiate for facility use; initiate policies to develop facilities as resources for local economic stimulation.
Serve as City representative and liaison to Orlando Orange County Convention Bureau and other organizations/agencies in convention trade show industry.
Perform related work as needed to facilitate accomplishment of departmental goals and objectives.
|Broad and in-depth knowledge of principles, practices and methods of entertainment, convention/meeting industry and facility management.
Advanced knowledge of financial analysis and applications of accounting principles and procedures to comprehensive fiscal administration.
Thorough knowledge of marketing and promotions strategies and techniques.
Ability to plan and organize operations of multi-use facilities.
Ability to develop long-term plans and programs and to evaluate work accomplishments.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with: employees, City officials, citizen and professional groups, promoters, news media, and the general public.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to manage the operations of several entertainment/convention facilities.
Ability to negotiate with promoters, entertainers, vendors, and representatives of various organizations.
Ability to plan, market, promote, coordinate, and schedule major events.
|Bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration or related field required. Requires Seven (7) years experience in responsible administrative/management capacity at a convention or multi-purpose facility; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
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