Special Events Lead

AB InBev | St. Louis, MO

Posted Date 4/16/2021

Grant's Farm is the 281-acre ancestral home of the Busch family. A popular St. Louis destination since 1954, named for Ulysses S. Grant who originally worked a portion of the land. It is a long-standing landmark with more than 900 animal species.

Job Responsibilities

  • Special events coordination to include initial client contact, site visits, prepare event & scheduling template for seasonal event staff
  • Source new business from community by responding to email inquiries with booking requests
  • Discuss pricing for each unique event
  • Prepare contracts and process payment for events
  • Roll out execution of events and manage event team
  • Attend to any client questions or concerns before, during and after event
  • Create special event packages for tour groups and corporate events
  • Field guest complaints and lost/found inquiries from CRG (Consumer Resource Group). Forward to admin office for review as appropriate
  • MOD (Manager on Duty) shifts as needed throughout season
  • Prepare auction certificates, gift baskets or items for community events
  • Respond to donation requests from community based on donation availability.
  • Promotional event planning (i.e. - fall festival and blues watch parties)
  • Respond to customized large tour requests such as Clydesdale Tours, Estate Walks, Double Deer Park Safari’s
  • Coordinate with Corporate Social Media Manager regarding posts or edits to Facebook or GF website
  • Administrative tasks to include menu & sign creation and material purchasing (gift bags, glow sticks) for special events.

Job Qualifications

  • Must be able to stand, lift, walk, carry for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work weekends, evenings, and holidays
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions

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