Events Manager

Headwaters Center (Ecology, Events, Education)
Full-Time, Year-Round, Salaried
Office Location: 730 Baker Drive Winter Park, CO 80482

TO APPLY: Email Resume & Cover Letter to


The Events Manager will be responsible for the sales and day of execution and operations for events at Headwaters Center. Full time position with competitive salary and benefits.

Events Manager will work on site in Winter Park, Colorado and have the following responsibilities:

  • Communicate effectively with clients, contractors, and vendors throughout the event process including the handling of inquiries, closing of sales, signing of contracts and successful day-of-event execution.
  • Professional and timely response to all external event leads that come in through Tripleseat, The Knot, Wedding Wire, email, phone, website, walk-in, etc.
    • Assist with inquiries from:
      • Winter Park/Fraser Chamber of Commerce
      • Winter Park Resort
      • Grand Foundation
      • Town of Winter Park
      • Middle Park Health
      • Events hosted by Headwaters Center
  • Develop and submit proposals to all leads interested in more information
  • Execute event invoices and contracts that have been approved by the General Manager.
  • Lead and assist with event set-up and tear down. Oversight contractors who fulfill bartending, dishwashing, serving, setup, take down, and volunteer shifts.
  • Oversee event logistics. Step into serving, set-up, tear down, etc roles when needed.
  • Post Event: submit final invoice including all beverage consumption, summarize event and it’s financials, and send customer satisfaction surveys
  • Support and coordinate with General Manager in planning and executing Headwaters Hosted events on a monthly basis.

Skills Required:

  • 3- 5 Years of event management experience. College degree preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Positive attitude and team oriented
  • Detail oriented with excellent time management
  • Reliable source of transportation
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat, and Dropbox. Comfort with Facebook and Instagram social media postings.

About Headwaters:

The Headwaters Center is a multi-use 501 c(3) non-profit organization dedicated to water conservation, education and community outreach. The Center provides unique meeting and event space for rent, hosts a variety of community and cultural programs and provides access to higher education. The Center also houses the Headwaters River Journey, a one-of-a-kind water museum with 31 interactive exhibits showing the vital role headwaters play in our environment, economy and Colorado lifestyle. The center has over 10,000 square feet of interior public space plus an outdoor amphitheater that seats approximately 500.

TO APPLY: Email Resume & Cover Letter to