Main Events Director Responsibilities

The Main Events Director works in collaboration with the Board of Directors to develop strategies for large events. The Director will orchestrate the implementation of the main events, as identified by the Board, specifically 2 large scale events per year. The Main Events Director will ensure that the events are aligned with our strategic goals and timeline for smaller events.

The Main Events Director will work closely with local hotels, casinos, event venues, catering services, restaurants, and bars to develop a database of supporters and encourage competitive bids for implementation of Proud Scholars events. The Director will spearhead each event and work collaboratively with the understudy to develop a team to effectively execute each event.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop, produce and deliver 2 main events from proposal to delivery per year.
  • Delivering events on time, within budget, that meet expectations.
  • Setting, communicating and maintaining timelines and priorities on every project.
  • Communicating, maintaining and developing client relationships.
  • Managing supplier relationships.
  • Managing operational and administrative functions to ensure specific projects are delivered efficiently.
  • Providing leadership, motivation, direction and support to the main events understudy and committees.
  • Being responsible for all project budgets from start to finish.
  • Ensuring excellent customer service and quality delivery.
  • Report on main event committees and strategy group activities as it relates to large scale implementation at all Board of Director meetings.
  • Create and document all activities, processes and procedures for future event management use in a centralized event plan.
  • Advocate on behalf of the Proud Scholars brand with event and sponsor organizations.