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Events Assistant Manager

Arizona Science Center
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Are you looking for a fun, inspiring place to work? We are looking for you! Arizona Science Center is an exciting, fast-paced, and hands-on environment for our guests and our team.

At Arizona Science Center, we take pride in providing the perfect mix of fun, education, and excellent service to our guests of all ages. We are looking for talented, enthusiastic individuals to join our team!


The Events Assistant Manager provides exceptional front-line customer service and event oversight to Science Center clients and guests. Events at Arizona Science Center include social, corporate, foundation, and community partner, public, and internal programs. A successful candidate will be professional and polite, energetic, enjoy a dynamic work environment, and desire to successfully sell and produce the best events Arizona has to offer. This job is a balance of administrative responsibilities, customer service, event sales, plus event production and management. If this sounds like you, you may be the perfect fit for our exceptional team!

The role of the Events Assistant Manager is to manage and respond to event requests, support the Events Manager in all aspects of event sales, production, and delivery of events at Arizona Science Center, and serve as the events lead for some events.


  • Receive and respond to incoming event requests
  • Schedule and conduct walkthroughs
  • Create event proposals, contracts, and production schedules
  • Track event progress to ensure requirements are timely and in place
  • Schedule support vendors
  • Update internal calendars and participate in weekly event meetings
  • Use Tessitura and other systems for client record keeping
  • Receive and process payments
  • Take monthly inventory and reorder as needed
  • Represent Events team at internal planning meetings as assigned
  • Serve as manager on duty for assigned events
  • Participate in annual planning and goal setting for the department
  • Maintain an active Arizona basic and management liquor training certification, CPR, First-Aid, Food Handlers, and other credentials as needed
  • Knowledgeable on Guest Sales & Services (GSS) systems and procedures as needed to lead events
  • This position will include evenings and weekends.

BENEFITS include, but are not limited to:

  • 21 paid days off annually, including holidays, birthdays, and vacation days
  • 15 days of accrued sick time
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Employer paid Life and Long Term Disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Family membership to Arizona Science Center and 600+ Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC)
  • Admission Exchange Program - Year-round complimentary admission for the employee and one guest to visit the Phoenix Zoo, Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix Art Museum, Heard Museum, Arizona Museum of Natural History, etc.


Arizona Science Center maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all Employees and applicants. We recruit, hire, train, promote, compensate and dismiss employees on the basis of such factors as experience, character, ability and skill, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or heritage, age, marital or veteran status, disability, citizenship, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • A minimum of one-year of event experience is required.
  • Liquor handling experience preferred.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.


Posted: 2023-01-18 Expires: 2023-02-20

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