Virginia’s largest nonprofit outdoor event planning and production company, based in Norfolk, Virginia, is seeking an experienced contract negotiator, results oriented, data-driven, highly motivated, professional to fill the opening for full time, Entertainment Director.
OPEN POSITION: Entertainment Director – Full Time Position
TYPE: Salaried with Benefits REPORTS TO: CEO and President
Qualifications: Minimum 5 years recent professional entertainment and special events experience, preferably with 5 – 10 years of entertainment and programming experience and college degree.
Characteristics and Required Skills: The Entertainment Director is responsible for leading the Programming Department with the Co-Entertainment Director to achieve the company’s goals under the direction of the CEO, President and Board of Director’s. The position works directly with all organizational departments and outside groups to construct the overall programming and creative direction for each festival/event per calendar year, to include all programming elements, entertainment, children’s activities, themes and creative planning within the goals and mission of Norfolk Festevents.
Additional Qualifications and Job Duties:
Requirements for Employment: Candidates must have clear criminal and driving records and comply with a criminal record and DMV record check, must have valid driver’s license, possess the physical ability to work in an outdoor setting in all types of weather conditions, and possess the physical capacity and stamina to perform duties associated with the position (up to 18 hour work days on event dates, carry weights up to 50 lbs, lifting, walking, climbing steps and scaffold towers), flexible schedule to accommodate work related activities on weekdays, weeknights, weekends and some holidays.
Applications will be accepted via EMAIL ONLY. Candidates should submit cover letter, resume, 3 current professional references and salary requirements to email@example.com, subject “Entertainment Director Application”. No phone calls, please.