Director of Events & Programming

 

Location: Dallas, Texas (Preston Center)

Role: Director of Events & Programming

55 Seventy is a private membership club that is reinventing the wine club experience by creating a community of life long learners with through our unique programming. Our members store wine in our cellar and have the opportunity to discover top-tier, small production wineries from around the world at our upscale tasting room in Preston Center. We offer a wide variety of programming and events such as educational seminars, live music, poker night, trivia night, mahjong, executive speaker series, meet and greets, traditional wine dinners, wine and food pairings, casual tastings, etc.

We are seeking a Director of Events & Programming to be an integral part of team and elevate our Member’s experience. This person will lead the planning and execution of all programs and events (club events and private member events) and will be responsible for curating and managing a full calendar. 

The annual salary range for the position is negotiable for the right candidate but we anticipate a range of $60,000 - $80,000 + bonus, medical benefits, 401k match, and company paid travel (yes we will pay for your vacation!). Projected start date is July 2022.

The Director of Events & Programming is responsible for all aspects of developing and executing programming and events in the club, and will work closely with management to build a dynamic schedule of creative, social, educational, and culinary events to meet the needs of the members. This position will play a pivotal role in defining the club’s membership dynamic and needs to ensure a diverse representation of Dallas' wine, art, business and social community.  

This position will require the candidate to work frequent nights and weekends!

Job duties & responsibilities:

  • Curate and develop a calendar of unique, exciting on-brand events each week for members to attend and enjoy. Event size ranges from 5 – 50 members and range from casual happy hours to curated elegant wine dinners.

    • Event examples are wine dinners, tastings, poker night, women’s executive series, cooking classes, art exhibits, live music, live art shows, etc.

  • Manage and develop relationships and schedules for 100+ wine tastings each year.

  • Coordinate and manage the successful execution of each club event and private events held by members.

  • Develop marketing materials for events to generate interest and registration from members.

  • Analyze and report registration, attendance, satisfaction for each event.

  • Communicate with management and provide suggestions and feedback for future events.

The ideal candidate will possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Strong passion for hospitality, events, and wine.

  • Five (5) years of leadership experience in event management, program management, or related role.

  • Ten (10) years of experience in a related role requiring guest satisfaction, coordination, strategic planning or general management.

  • Exceptional communications skills, both verbally and written.

  • Strategic thinker with strong business acumen.

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, hospitality, travel industry management or related field; but relevant experience can substitute for degree requirements.

To apply, please send a resume to wine@55seventy.com. We'd love to hear more about your interest in the position and get to know you better! 

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