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Director, Booking and Contracts

Location: Arlington, TX
Job # 11303423
Date Posted: 08-27-2018
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Under general supervision of the Executive Director, manage event bookings for UT Arlington’s College Park Center (CPC) and Texas Hall (TXH). Market and promote the venue to prospective clients, promoters, agents and users for sporting, concert, theatrical, corporate and other special events. Assist in coordination of all aspects of the booking process.

1. Identify, market to, and secure new and repeat event opportunities and programming (concert, family, sporting, theatrical, corporate, etc.), including building and maintaining promoter and agent relationships in both the arena and performing arts entertainment industry. Assess the marketplace for event potential, negotiate venue contracts and maintain communication with promoters and agents throughout the planning and event process.
2. Administrative oversight of booking calendars for College Park Center and Texas Hall. Works closely with internal and external users to ensure dates for major University events, UTA Athletics events and Dallas Wings events are held. Receives and responds to inquiries for scheduling events in both venues in a timely manner. Responsible for efficient handoff of event details from the contracting phase to venue directors and other SEF partners. 
3. Conducts analytical assessments of potential events and event forecasts to further develop effective business practices of yield management. Prepare statistics and reports on venue use for upper management.
4. Serves as a member of the Special Event Facilities upper administrative team to develop short- and long-term departmental initiatives and strategies for marketing the venues to promoters/agents/users and booking events.
5. Represents College Park Center/Special Event Facilities to campus and off-campus entities/groups, Intercollegiate Athletics, promoters, talent purveyors and venue tenants, fostering strong relationships and building customer base.
6. Represents the University of Texas at Arlington, the Department of Special Event Facilities and the College Park Center through active involvement in industry associations and conferences.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.

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