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Manager of Visitor Services

Meet Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN 55425
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  • Job Code
    191701558

ABOUT MEET MINNEAPOLIS

At Meet Minneapolis, our mission is to positively impact the economic and social prosperity of our Minneapolis community by attracting visitors, meetings and events that directly support jobs and local businesses, generating critical revenues.

We believe in our shared passion to support the diverse community of Minneapolis through our work and when you're working alongside people who are passionate about their job and the mission of the organization well, that makes working at Meet Minneapolis a whole lot of fun!

Ours is a culture of inclusion and high collaboration. We recognize it's the unique contributions of all of us at Meet Minneapolis that drives our success, and we're committed to building a culture where everyone can thrive and find meaning in their work.

Meet Minneapolis HIGHLY encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds, particularly BIPOC candidates, to apply.

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of Vice President of Destination Services, this position is responsible for the day-to-day operations and staffing of the Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center. This position establishes and maintains an active relationship with stakeholders, tenants, partners and the community, and directly supports the organizational goals of Meet Minneapolis.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Operations

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center.
  • Create and implement working daily operations plan incorporating all functions and partners within the center.
  • Serve as primary contact for retail partner within the center.
  • Manage visitor info services and assist in retail operations.
  • Maintain risk and safety management processes including controls for cash handling and security.
  • Handle facility liaison issues by and between center lessee(s), partners, stakeholders, and Meet Minneapolis departments.
  • Assist in forecasting and budgeting for operations and personnel for the center(s).
  • Act as first point of contact to the building manager(s) for any issues relating to the space(s).
  • Maintain visitor count mechanism and provide reporting as directed.
  • Ensure a safe, clean and well-maintained public center and working environment.
  • Liaise with Meet Minneapolis Administration/IT department to ensure all technology and equipment is functional

Staffing

  • Recruit, train and supervise a staff of both paid and volunteer workers for the Minneapolis Visitor Center.
  • Maintain staff training manuals and conduct staff training and team meetings.
  • Forecast and prepare monthly schedules for all Visitor Center staff.
  • Review and approve timesheets for all paid employees; schedule and approve all time off.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing communication tools to communicate with employees meetings, emails, bulletin board, etc.

Other

  • Represent Visitor Center at all appropriate Meet Minneapolis member and community events.
  • Maintain external relationships pertinent to the overall success of the center and for the visibility of the project, including current and potential members, community leaders and city departments.
  • All other duties or projects assigned by VP of Destination Services

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • 4 year degree or commensurate experience.
  • 3+ years experience within the hospitality industry, tourism, retail services, visitor information services and sales.
  • Experience working in a retail environment
  • CVA (Certificate for Volunteer Administration) is beneficial.
  • Valid drivers license

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Reliable; energetic; organized; detail-oriented; and passionate about Minneapolis.
  • Excellent communication skills second language skills are favored.
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Working knowledge of business-related technology and communications (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Enthusiastic user of social media platforms.
  • Knowledge of the Greater Minneapolis area, hotels, attractions, assets.
  • Passionate adherence to organization goals of Service, Collaboration, Inclusion, Passion and Integrity

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to:

  • Walk, sit, bend and squat
  • Talk and hear
  • Grab, pull or bend items
  • Lift and/or carry items up to 40 pounds
  • View items at a close and distant range
  • Sit, walk and stand for extended periods of time
  • Use computers for extended periods of time

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Fast-paced public and retail work environment
  • General office environment
  • Meet Minneapolis, client and member events
  • Air and ground travel as needed

SALARY

  • Competitive salary and bonus potential.

BENEFITS

  • Meet Minneapolis offers a generous benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD, Life Insurance, 401(k), vacation, sick time, parental leave and personal volunteer time for employees who are benefits eligible.

Note: Job Descriptions are not exhaustive lists of all skills, responsibilities, or efforts associated with a job. They reflect principal job elements essential for performing the job and evaluating performance. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than as at will relationship.

Meet Minneapolis is an equal opportunity employer.





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Posted: 2022-09-14 Expires: 2022-10-16

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