Event Manager - Drake's: The Barn

Drake's Brewing Company

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The Barn Event Manager reports to the Barn General Manager and Assistant General Manager and works in conjunction with Drake’s Marketing Team. This position is responsible for all logistical aspects of events held at Drake’s: The Barn and involves working closely with the Sacramento community and multiple departments within the company.


  • Manage all aspects of Barn events from communication with clients & community partners, coordinating staff & equipment, working with vendors, legal & health permitting, security, supervision on-site throughout larger activations, post event recaps and budget reports
  • Create a program outline for 2020 events & activations in an organized format that can be shared with marketing team and Barn leadership team
  • Work with Barn Managers to set event revenue goals for 2020
  • Provide event information for marketing team & Barn management team following deadlines outlined in Drake’s Retail Marketing SOP
  • Manage online ticketing platform for special events, respond to questions from the public, procure P&L reports after events
  • Manage relationship and communication with Fulcrum Property Management, City & Chamber of West Sacramento, Raley Field, local breweries, local schools, Center for Land Based Learning and many other organizations that work with Drake’s as a community partner
  • Demonstrate understanding and compliance of all ABC laws for holding events on the property and off-site 
  • Manage inventory and maintenance of all in-house event equipment

Job Requirements:

  • Two years, minimum, of event planning experience required
  • Two year, minimum, of front-line management experience required
  • Proven work experience demonstrating strong leadership skills
  • Proven work experience demonstrating logistical planning & strategic decision-making
  • Experience with management of large-scale beer events, preferred
  • Organized, detail oriented, responsible and enthusiastic about craft beer
  • Experienced working with a team, excellent communication skills, positive and proactive attitude
  • Proficient skills in writing and email etiquette
  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, and Google Calendar/Drive
  • Must be over 21 & have a CA driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Able to lift up to 60lbs on a regular basis, comfortable maneuvering event equipment
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